Monthly Archives: August 2012

Monthly Archives: August 2012

UNDER CODE PRODUCTION to cease activities

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UNDER CODE PRODUCTION to cease activities

In a message posted to his blog today, KISAKI announced that UNDER CODE PRODUCTION will cease to exist next year. 【UNDER CODE PRODUCTION Dissolution】 In March 2013, UNDER CODE PRODUCTION will face its tenth anniversary. At the same time it will “dissolve”. For now the reason is being withheld, but it’s the conclusion of years of complications and drawn-out trouble. Making this “the greatest 10 year anniversary” and burning out with the related bands & the important companions [fans] who …

GANGLION’s first album and oneman

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GANGLION's first album and oneman

GANGLION have announced that near the end of the year, they’ll be releasing their first full album! Their first album, “WORLD”, will be coming out on November 28th. They’re currently recording the album now, so more details will be available at a later date. Along with the release, they’ll be having a release tour, which finishes with their first oneman live! December 1st @ Shibuya REX December 2nd @ Atsugi Thunder Snake December 7th @ Shuunan TIKI-TA December 8th @ …

Kaya to Release Live DVD, One-Man Shows

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Kaya to Release Live DVD, One-Man Shows

  It’s weird that this slipped my radar until today, but it still is great news!  Kaya will be releasing a DVD of the Vampire Requiem Concert on April 30th of this year. The title of the DVD is 「薔薇の葬列 -Vampire Requiem-」 (Bara No Soretsu -Vampire Requiem-) and it will be released on October 20th.  I have added the setlist below, which can be found on Kaya’s Ameblo. The DVD, which will also contain the PV for Kaya’s newest single …

Solaris.★ down two

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Solaris.★ down two

2012 is proving to be a turbulent year for Solaris.★. After the departures of Shizuku and Yoku last spring, the band now faces another change to their line-up after the announcement that bassist Sena and drummer Rio will also leave their ranks. Both members posted messages to their blogs explaining this decision: Sena We had our one year anniversary oneman today. Did everyone have fun? Thank you to all our fans that didn’t make it And to everyone who made …

POPCORE to Disband

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POPCORE to Disband

Some sad news for fans of POPCORE today. They’ve stated today that they will be disbanding come October. They announced today that after several discussions with the members, they have decided to disband at their last oneman. They are very sorry for the announcement, but with the support from fans, they are devoted to continue on until the end. Their final oneman,「Next new core’s」, will take place on 2012.10.20 at Ikebukuro BlackHole. They’ll also be releasing a DVD to attendees that night, …

New Single and Tour for DIAURA

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New Single and Tour for DIAURA

News from DIAURA today! They’ve announced they’ll be releasing a new single in October, and will be embarking on a oneman tour to finish off 2012. Their single, 「Evils」, will be released on 2012.10.24 in two types. Type A will be CD+DVD at ¥2300, and type B will contain three tracks at ¥1890. Samples of each song are available on their website, be sure to check it out! Tracklist: 1. evil 2. Inferiolity Complex 3. to ENEMY (Re:Mastering) (B Type …

Nico Nico Nama Weekly – August 27th-September 2nd 2012

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Nico Nico Nama Weekly - August 27th-September 2nd 2012

ニコニコ生 [nico nico nama] hosts many online live broadcasts every day. These are the shows featuring visual kei artists in the week of August 27, 2012. Name: 生dwangya ゲストはHEROと”樹威”率いるGOTCHAROCKA [nama dwangya guest ha HERO to "Jui" hikiiru GOTCHAROCKA] Date: August 28 Start: 20:00 JST Guests: HERO / GOTCHAROCKA Broadcast page: here Name: アンドTV [AND TV] Date: August 28 Start: 21:00 JST Guests: アンド [AND] Broadcast page: here Name: 爆烈!ナイトメア [bakuretsu! Nightmare] Date: August 28 Start: 23:00 JST Guests: ナイトメア [Nightmare] …

Royz’s 7th Maxi-Single,『INNOCENCE』

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Royz's 7th Maxi-Single,『INNOCENCE』

Royz is coming out with a new maxi-single, titled 『INNOCENCE』, on October 24th! There are 3 types:  type A, type B and type C. Type A is a limited edition, and B and C are regular editions. Each type comes with 2 out of the 10 types of trading cards! Here are the details! 『INNOCENCE』 TYPE A (Limited Edition) CD+DVD/ 2 Tracks/ ¥1,890 1.) INNOCENCE 2.) (Title Undecided A) +PV for INNOCENCE +Bonus: Entry ticket, postcard ☆Get it here!☆ 『INNOCENCE』 TYPE …

Weekly Discussion Question– Round 25!

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Weekly Discussion Question-- Round 25!

Hi there lovelies! It’s time for the discussion question of the week! The Visual-Kei scene is richly diverse, and there’s gotta be something they all have that makes them successful. But at the same time a lot of bands don’t succeed well in the scene sometimes. Here’s a little something for you to consider: What is critical for a band’s success in the Visual-Kei scene?   Remember a few things: ・ Be respectful of others’ opinions. If you don’t agree with …

An update on RUKA

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An update on RUKA

The other day, it was announced that ナイトメア (Nightmare) had postponed their Sapporo KRAPS HALL fan club live due to RUKA being hospitalized. Their OHP has been updated with the following message from RUKA regarding his condition. An announcement from RUKA from our performance at SHIBUYA-AX on our 「天下逆走」 (Tenka Gyakusou) tour. ーーー Message from RUKA ーーー I’m sorry for making everyone worry. Honestly speaking, before our current fan club tour, I started feeling strange physically, and upon talking to the management, …

2the DISCOLAND First Mini Album

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2the DISCOLAND First Mini Album

We introduced 2the DISCOLAND back in February, but now the band is releasing their first mini album entitled 「DIM LIGHT」, according to their official mailmag. The general release date is not set yet, but you can be one of the first to pick it up if you go to their Takadanobaba AREA show on October 15th! Tickets will cost 3000¥ advance, 3500¥ at the door. Tracklist: 1. MASSIVE 2. JERRY WITH A SHOTGUN 3. MILKCAKE COMPLEX 4. INCUBUS 5. quiet …

SuG 「sweeToxic」 PV preview

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SuG 「sweeToxic」 PV preview

Back in June, SuG announced the release of a new single titled 「sweeToxic」, scheduled to drop on September 19th. For those of you who can’t wait until then, the band has uploaded a short version of the PV for the title song on YouTube! This PV and its making of can be found on the Limited Edition Type A of the single. The clip has a decidedly different flavour than the previously shared preview of 「fat inside horror」, to be …

Vior Gloire First Album, In-Store Events and One-Man

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Vior Gloire First Album, In-Store Events and One-Man

  There seems to be a lot of activity for UnderCode Productions bands this year! Vior Gloire will be releasing their first full length album on October 24th. The title of the album is 「Gloomy and wakeful night」and will include 10 tracks and cost ¥3000. While we do not have the current track list, you can still purchase the album on CDJapan. Besides the album, there’s a lot more going on for Vior Gloire before the end of the year! …

Suzaku (朱) to release First Album and In-Store Events

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Suzaku (朱) to release First Album and In-Store Events

  Excellent news! The band Suzaku (朱) will be releasing their first full-length album on September 26th titled 「絶彩執」(Zessaishū). The track list has yet to be placed on either the official site or the member blogs, however we do know that there will be 10 tracks and included with the limited edition there will be a DVD with the PV for「腐れ恋 」(Kusare Koi). The CD is ¥3800 and you can purchase it here through CD Japan!   In addition to …

New Single for lynch.

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New Single for lynch.

Lynch. is releasing a new single titled「LIGHTNING」, which is to be released on October 24th. There are 2 tracks and it costs ¥1,050. You can pre-order it on CDJapan here!   Source: OHP

Angelo’s 5th Album

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Angelo's 5th Album

Angelo has announced that they will be releasing a new album, called RETINA, on November 14th! The full details are not out yet, but it is known that there will be 4 types: first press edition A, first press edition B, a limited edition and regular edition. You can pre-order them on CDJapan (just click on the type). Keep your eyes peeled for full details later!   Source: OHP

FENRIL down one and first single

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FENRIL down one and first single

We introduced FENRIL back in May when they first opened their official homepage. Today, we bring both good and bad news. To start off with the bad, they announced on Tuesday that guitarist zirk has withdrawn from the band. zirk had been absent from their lives due to poor physical health since the beginning of July and the decision for his departure was made after many discussions amongst the members. FENRIL will continue to perform together with a support guitarist. …

Kanon Wakeshima’s New Single

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Kanon Wakeshima's New Single

I think we can say that we saw this piece of news coming! Kanon Wakeshima is releasing a new single on November 7th, called 「ファールプレーにくらり / サクラメイキュウ」(FOUL PLAY ni Kurai/Sakurameikyuu)! There is a regular and limited edition of the CD. The regular edition is CD only, but the limited edition comes with a bonus DVD! Here are the full details: Regular Edition CD / 4 tracks/ ¥1,260 1.) ファールプレーにくらり (FOUL PLAY ni Kurai) 2.) サクラメイキュウ (Sakurameikyuu) 3.) ファールプレーにくらり (FOUL PLAY …

New Band – ViolenSusLuxion

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New Band - ViolenSusLuxion

A new band has been discovered – ViolenSusLexion! Their activities began in May 2012, but now they are scheduling lives and have a single available for free download on their website. It is entitled “Lost of Memory.” Let’s introduce the members: Vo.  椿(Tsubaki) Gu. Leon. (Twitter) Ba. SEIGO (Twitter) Dr. kanon They are set to perform at Ikebukuro CYBER in an event sponsored by SUICIDE ALI. A few more dates are listed, but details are upcoming. We’ll update the schedule …

HALLOWEEN JUNKY ORCHESTRA 2012

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HALLOWEEN JUNKY ORCHESTRA 2012

VAMPS has announced this year’s largest Halloween live event: 「HALLOWEEN JUNKY ORCHESTRA 2012」. It will feature VAMPS, along with Acid Black Cherry, BREAKERZ, kyo (D’ERLANGER), Tommy february6, Tommy heavenly6, Tatsurou (MUCC), Anna Tsuchiya, Ryuji Aoki, K.A.Z (VAMPS), Hitsugi (Nightmare), Aki (SID), RINA (SCANDAL), and Kanon Wakeshima. The event will take place in Kobe at the World Memorial Hall on October 20 and 21, starring only VAMPS, Acid Black Cherry, and BREAKERZ. It will also take place in Tokyo at the …