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V-Leases: February 13, 2019

V-Leases: February 13, 2019

Here's what was released during the week of February 13, 2019, according to Brand X. CDJapan links are provided when available. 1. gremlins "mischievous" gremlins "mischievous" - 2,160 yen 1. michievo ...

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La’veil MizeriA to Release First Album

La’veil MizeriA to Release First Album

La'veil MizeriA has been together for six years, and it's finally time for them to release their first full album. They'll release "Zetsubou ga Kanaderu Higyaku-iro no Shuuen wo Nanji ni Sasagu..." (絶 ...

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Details on MUCC’s Concept Album

Details on MUCC’s Concept Album

If you've been keeping up with MUCC and their recent releases, you'll know they have a new album coming out in just under two weeks. It's not your average MUCC album, though - it's a concept album. "K ...

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the GazettE World Tour Munich Show Date Changes, Ticket Info

the GazettE World Tour Munich Show Date Changes, Ticket Info

Many of you may already know that the GazettE announced a world tour that will make stops in North America, South America, and Europe. In a recent update on B7 Klan's Facebook page, they revealed that ...

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sleepyhead Releasing 2nd EP and U.S. Performance

sleepyhead Releasing 2nd EP and U.S. Performance

Are you ready for the second phase of sleepyhead? On March 13, sleepyhead will release their new EP "meltbeat." It comes with a total of four tracks that promise to be fresh and edgy rock tunes, and i ...

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YOSHIKI to Create Theme Song for Hollywood Film

YOSHIKI to Create Theme Song for Hollywood Film

YOSHIKI continues to make a name for himself in the international music scene. The X JAPAN leader has been chosen to write the theme song for xXx 4 starring Vin Diesel. The film is in pre-production n ...

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Kizu to Release New Single this Spring

Kizu to Release New Single this Spring

Kizu continues to bring the goods to fans. On March 19, Kizu will release their new single "Heisei" (平成) in two types. Both Type A and Type B include three tracks for 1,620 yen. Details on track names ...

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Vexent Breaking up in May

Vexent Breaking up in May

DAMY isn't the only band breaking up in May. On January 19, Vexent announced that they will disband after performing one last solo show at Takadanobaba AREA in Tokyo on May 24. Their official announce ...

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DAMY to Disband in May

DAMY to Disband in May

DAMY's time is coming to an end sooner than fans would like. On January 19, DAMY announced that the band will break up in May. Their final show will take place on May 6 (Mon) at TSUTAYA O-WEST in Toky ...

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BabyKingdom to Join B.P. Records

BabyKingdom to Join B.P. Records

At the B.P. Records New Year's Countdown show on December 31, BabyKingdom and B.P. Records had an exciting announcement. BabyKingdom will be joining the ranks starting in April 2019. That means they'l ...

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Chanty’s Chitose to Leave in April

Chanty’s Chitose to Leave in April

2019 has some big changes in store for Chanty. On December 28, Chanty announced that guitarist Chitose would be leaving the band on April 10, 2019. Chitose has found another path that he wants to chal ...

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Jack Caper’s Guitarist Goes AWOL at Christmas Eve Show

Jack Caper’s Guitarist Goes AWOL at Christmas Eve Show

Jack Caper (ジャックケイパー) members and fans didn't have such a great Christmas. On December 26, Jack Caper posted a Tweet regarding the disappearance of their guitarist Hinata. He failed to show up to the ...

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vistlip’s Vocalist Continues to Suffer Poor Health, Causes Postponed Shows

vistlip’s Vocalist Continues to Suffer Poor Health, Causes Postponed Shows

vistlip fans are probably in the know already, but back in late November, vocalist Tomo had surgery to remove a progressive giant lung cyst. The surgery was successful, but during recovery, he suffere ...

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Mathilda’s First Mini-Album

Mathilda’s First Mini-Album

Mathilda (マチルダ), a rather new face in the Visual kei scene, is releasing their first mini-album for the New Year. "Kiseki ni Iru" (キセキニイル) will be released on January 1, 2019 for 2,484 yen, and it's o ...

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Minus Jin-Say Orchestra to Disband in June

Minus Jin-Say Orchestra to Disband in June

Just before the end of 2018, Minus Jin-Say Orchestra had a disappointing announcement for fans. According to their official website, they will be disbanding on June 2, 2019. We've translated the offic ...

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A9 Reveals Tora in Recovery from Heart Surgery

A9 Reveals Tora in Recovery from Heart Surgery

Yesterday, A9 announced on their official homepage that guitarist Tora recently had a health scare. We should let you know first that the announcement comes post-surgery, and he is recovering smoothly ...

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Tensai. Bans Fans to Enforce Concert Rules and Manners

Tensai. Bans Fans to Enforce Concert Rules and Manners

When indies Visual kei bands gain a certain number of fans, a fair amount of them will post notices on their homepage outlining some basic rules for fans. They usually includes things like, "no saving ...

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Introducing: SIGMA MEMORIA

Introducing: SIGMA MEMORIA

It's been a while since we did a band introduction, so we figured, "Why not introduce a band with some new tunes being released soon?" SIGMA MEMORIA (シグマメモリア) is a five-member band with a mix of old a ...

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ADAPTER.’s New Album Release

ADAPTER.’s New Album Release

On November 7, solo artist ADAPTER. (THE BEETHOVEN, Metronome) will release his first full album in nearly three and a half years. "Kinu Gyokuto no Sukigokoro" (金烏玉兎の数寄心) will be available for 3,240 y ...

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NOCTURNAL BLOODLUST’s Cazqui and Daichi to Leave Band Following Staff Money Scandal

NOCTURNAL BLOODLUST’s Cazqui and Daichi to Leave Band Following Staff Money Scandal

A few days ago, NOCTURNAL BLOODLUST made a shocking announcement: both of their guitarists Cazqui and Daichi will take their leave of the band at the end of 2018. It's not because of the typical "dire ...

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