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The Scoop on Suzume’s Expulsion

The Scoop on Suzume’s Expulsion

At the end of last week we dropped the bomb on you about Hyper Pocket kicking out drummer Suzume. We briefly touched on the turn of events that led to this measure, but now we have the full blog post ...

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Suzume Expelled from Hyper Pocket

Suzume Expelled from Hyper Pocket

It's not every day that a band member is forced out of a band, and when it happens it almost always causes a stir. We're used to being left with vague details and a lot of questions, but Hyper Pocket ...

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CELL’s Serious Announcement

CELL’s Serious Announcement

The visual kei industry nowadays is more than familiar with announcements of announcements. That is, when something big is about to happen we oftentimes hear about it vaguely in advance, with a public ...

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New Years Live Digest

New Years Live Digest

Are you in Japan this holiday season and looking for a place to party when the ball drops? Japan isn't particularly known for Western-style parties on New Year's Eve. In fact, it tends to be a more se ...

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Sudden Departure for Femme Fatale’s Chargeeeeee…

Sudden Departure for Femme Fatale’s Chargeeeeee…

It's recently come to fans' attention that Femme Fatale's drummer, Chargeeeeee... will part ways from his band mates and with little time left. On October 21st, he will play with Femme Fatale for the ...

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ex-Belmosaic Members are Back in Xaa Xaa

ex-Belmosaic Members are Back in Xaa Xaa

At midnight, we learned about a new band on the scene in Osaka: Xaa Xaa (pronounced ザアザア "zaa zaa") is a four-person unit with members from Belmosaic and Schwarz-welt which will make its live debut wi ...

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MoЯGuE to Disband

MoЯGuE to Disband

Just before midnight tonight, MoЯGuE members have announced that following their live on December 16th the band will split. MoЯGuE, who has not been in the scene for long, resumed activities this past ...

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THE BLACK SWAN Looks Hopeful with “THE HOPELESS”

THE BLACK SWAN Looks Hopeful with “THE HOPELESS”

THE BLACK SWAN, fronted by ex-Nega Jin, is a band that attracted quite a lot of attention from its mysterious beginnings early this year and is only gaining steam now. On October 15th the band will re ...

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ViViD’s SINGLE COLLECTION Band Score

ViViD’s SINGLE COLLECTION Band Score

ViViD is releasing a new band score chock-full of beloved single tracks from over the years. Fans and aspiring musicians can pick up this book starting October 10th (today, JST!) for full sheet music ...

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Live Schedule: THE GALLO

Live Schedule: THE GALLO

Houyoku Tenshou Autumn Cup TOUR October 9 (Thu) @ Sendai Macana Acts: THE GALLO, inc.RIBON, Elm, the Raid., Sick2, Sibile Bashir, Chanty, Panorama Kyokou Xenon Open/Start: 4 PM / 4:30 PM Advance/Doors ...

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XIBALBA Ceases Activities

XIBALBA Ceases Activities

Tohoku-based band XIBALBA announced to fans on October 5, 2014, that the band will cease activities and thus disband after a final one-man performance on Christmas Day. The four-member unit has been a ...

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Lin and CELL Shake It Up

Lin and CELL Shake It Up

Starting at the end of October, two of the most kote kei-reminiscent bands left in the scene will embark on a coupling tour together -- Kisaki-led Lin, and ex-La'mule-packed CELL. Tickets for the tour ...

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GOKIBURI’s Tama to Retire

GOKIBURI’s Tama to Retire

In spite of the band's recent trek to majordom, it was recently announced that bassist Tama will be leaving the band. Fans have until October 18th to catch GOKUBURI with its current lineup. Member com ...

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AvelCain + THE GALLO Collaborate!

AvelCain + THE GALLO Collaborate!

In just a few days, AvelCain and THE GALLO will embark on a three-city two-man tour, hitting of course the three major locales in visual kei: Nagoya, Osaka, and of course, concluding with Tokyo. The t ...

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THE GALLO “NERO”

THE GALLO “NERO”

THE GALLO announced their second full-length album, "NERO," a little while ago, despite its release date off in December. Fans have been eagerly awaiting news regarding the album, as its track list ha ...

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Site Renovations

Site Renovations

Hello, readers! As many of you may have noticed we went offline for several hours in the evening on Saturday (EST), and the result is... this! We've completely renovated the Shattered-Tranquility.net ...

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Red Desire LILIA & A Look Back at Royz

Red Desire LILIA & A Look Back at Royz

After saying farewell to Kazuki last month and heading into the future with Royz, we'd like to take a look back to the spring at Royz's Red Desire LILIA tour, and even farther back, to the beginnings ...

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Visual Kei Ticket Scalping Makes Headlines

Visual Kei Ticket Scalping Makes Headlines

It was reported on Monday morning that two company employees, both women, aged 39 and 29, had charges brought against them by the Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department for ticket scalping. The news mig ...

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LuLu Reemerges

LuLu Reemerges

We have some good -- if not somewhat vague -- news for LuLu fans! Visual kei's favorite medical band has announced a return to the stage on July 6th under the name lUlU3.2! The announcement comes with ...

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