Wednesday, January 18, 2017

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Codomo Dragon’s just dust in the wind, dude.

Codomo Dragon’s just dust in the wind, dude.

Can’t get enough Codomo Dragon? The band’s recent summer tour has taken them across all 47 prefectures of Japan and back. The final tour stop was none other than Tokyo’s Zepp Diver City, which is the ...

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Some kick-ass music to keep you awake at night

Some kick-ass music to keep you awake at night

We introduced Insomnia not long ago, and it’s already time for their first album! “ARCANA” comes out January 18th, check it out below!   OHP ...

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Soan Solo Sandwich with Extra Mustard

Soan Solo Sandwich with Extra Mustard

We mentioned ex-Fatima and Moran drummer Soan’s solo project awhile back, now it’s time for their first mini-album! Soan and Chanty vocalist Akuta's latest is [慟哭を鼓動として道とする音] (Dokoku wo Kodo toshite M ...

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SID’s Latest Single!

SID’s Latest Single!

The latest single by VK luminaries SID is coming your way soon! [硝子の瞳] (Garasu no Hitomi) is coming out January 18th in 4 different types. It will also be featured as the theme song for the upcoming f ...

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Sounds of Sugizo

Sounds of Sugizo

[音] (Oto) is the latest album by Sugizo! It comes out Friday, December 23rd, check it out!   Oto 3000 yen Tracklist 1. IRA 2. Raummusik 3. VOID 4. Decaying 5. Proxima Centauri 6. Lux Aeterna 7. T ...

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VRZEL’s 2nd Mini-Album!

VRZEL’s 2nd Mini-Album!

It’s time for VRZEL’s second mini-album! “The Fivefold Dew” includes 5 great new tracks from these 5 great dewds! It's coming out Wednesday, so pre-order your copy today!   The Fivefold Dew ¥3,02 ...

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JILUKA’s “DIVINE ERROR”

JILUKA’s “DIVINE ERROR”

As promised, here’s all the juicy deets on the new Jiluka single! “Divine Error" comes out on Wednesday in two types, see below for tracklists!   Divine Error (A Type) ¥1,800 Tracklist [CD] 1. -D ...

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DEVIZE: Something new to listen to!

DEVIZE: Something new to listen to!

Wooo! Some DEVIZE in time for the holidays! 『喰葬』(Jikiso) -Erosion- comes out December 14th and includes two tracks:   Jikiso ¥1,200 Tracklist 1.喰葬 (Jikiso) 2.メビウス (Mebius)   If that wasn’t e ...

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Sibile Bashir’s First Album!

Sibile Bashir’s First Album!

It seems like they’ve been around forever, but Sibile Bashir have yet to release a full album…until now! [中野合衆国] (Nakano Gashukoku) comes out December 14th in two types:   Nakano Gashukoku (Limit ...

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December Dad-O-Rama!

December Dad-O-Rama!

Just when I wanted to make more patriarchal puns, it’s time for another DADAROMA release! 「造花とカラシニコフ」(Zoka to Kalashnikov) comes out today in two types, check it out!   Zoka to Kalashnikov (Limit ...

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Rave – Ukiyo

Rave – Ukiyo

Time for a new single from the talented gentlemen of the band Rave! "Ukiyo" comes out tomorrow in 3 types, let's check it out!   Ukiyo (Type A) ¥1,800 Tracklist [CD] 1. UKIYO 2. これまでとこれからと (Kore ...

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Mr. Snowman, Give me a Single!

Mr. Snowman, Give me a Single!

Vistlip has just become an adult! The band’s 18th single, “Snowman” is out November 30th, which is a little early for Christmas but has plenty of wintry charm nonetheless! There are 3 different types, ...

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Avanchick’s First Album!

Avanchick’s First Album!

Here it is: After 2 years together, Avanchick’s first album! 明日もし世界が終わっても (Ashita Moshi Sekai ga Owattemo) comes out Wednesday in two types, see below for details:   Ashita Moshi Sekai ga Owattem ...

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Have you danced with a Kiryu in the beautiful moonlight?

Have you danced with a Kiryu in the beautiful moonlight?

Can you believe it? It’s time for Kiryu’s 15 single! 「月下美人」(Gekka Bijin) comes out November 23rd in 4 types:   Gekka Bijin (Limited Type A) ¥1,800 Tracklist CD 1.月下美人 (Gekka Bijin) 2.相克スル螺旋 (Soko ...

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DEZERT’s Greatest Hits: Part 2!

DEZERT’s Greatest Hits: Part 2!

Dezert has been rather prolific throughout their long career, however many of their releases seem to be rather difficult to find. Last year the band released the first volume of their rarities collect ...

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Yoshiki in Europe and more!

Yoshiki in Europe and more!

We at S-T have been covering the ongoing success of Yoshiki and his film “We are X,” and the news just keeps on coming! Last week on Friday, November 11th, Yoshiki performed at the prestigious Classic ...

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Return of the Prodigal Planet Children

Return of the Prodigal Planet Children

Hey, did you know it’s almost the 10th anniversary of Planet Child Records? This popular label is going to have an anniversary live on January 9th at Osaka Muse. What is the lineup, you ask? Is it Sic ...

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VABEL to disband

VABEL to disband

Bad news for fans of VABEL; the bands been going strong for a few years now, but unfortunately they will soon be disbanding. The last time you will be able to see them is at their last show on Novembe ...

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X Japan: Costume Contest in NYC!

X Japan: Costume Contest in NYC!

In our continuing coverage of X Japan documentary "We Are X," we have more news for those of you coming to the big apple to see the NYC premiere! There will be two more Q&As with Yoshiki on the day of ...

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exist trace updates!!

exist trace updates!!

Last month we introduced you to the latest exist†trace release. "ROYAL STRAIGHT MAGIC" comes out November 16th and includes the following tracks:   ROYAL STRAIGHT MAGIC 2000 yen Tracklist 01. Psy ...

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