Daily Archives: June 7, 2012

Daily Archives: June 7, 2012

An important announcement from Matenrou Opera

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An important announcement from Matenrou Opera

Matenrou Opera has updated their OHP with the announcement that their drummer Yu will be taking a break from activities for the next few months. Their announcement reads as follows: June 7th, 2012 An Important Announcement We are truly grateful for the support that you have shown Matenrou Opera. From the start of our previous tour, our drummer, Yu, had been going to the hospital due to a conditioninhis left arm. After several months of treatment, he has received a …

Royz @ Aomori QUARTER

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Royz @ Aomori QUARTER

Article: Ku Photography: Ku & K Not for republication. Wednesday, April 18, 2012 – There aren’t many live houses in Aomori Prefecture that regularly bring in visual kei bands. The reason is simple: out in such a remote area of Japan, far from the packed live house crowds of Tokyo or Osaka, Aomori just doesn’t have as many fans of the niche genre. Quarter, however, probably sees the most traffic for touring visual kei acts in the prefecture. Though it rarely …

Short Interview with Royz

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Short Interview with Royz

Royz is a colorful indies band which has made quite an impact since its formation in 2009. Even though they’re still small in Japan, they’ve gained a steady following overseas – without ever having performed abroad. This time, I was able to meet with the band shortly before their April 18th performance in Aomori City to ask a few questions about the band, their latest single, and their thoughts on their overseas following. Interview: Ku Translation: Alicia Photography: Ku & …