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Chiyu (ex. SuG) Makes Acting Debut

Chiyu (ex. SuG) Makes Acting Debut

The end of SuG may have already happened, but it's the start of a new journey for many ex-members. Bassist Chiyu has announced his acting debut with a lead role in a Japanese TV drama series. "Ochanom ...

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Kaya to Appear at DragCon and J’Fest

Kaya to Appear at DragCon and J’Fest

Kaya (Schwarz Stein, ex. Femme Fatale) has been overseas a few times before, but not quite like this. Kaya announced that he will make an appearance at RuPaul's DragCon in Los Angeles, the world's big ...

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MORRIGAN’s Morbid Album Release in December

MORRIGAN’s Morbid Album Release in December

MORRIGAN, one of the newer bands taking the Visual kei scene by storm, has announce the release of a brand new album in December. "THE CORPSE MANSION" hits stores December 6th. It costs 3,240 yen and ...

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ZERO MIND INFINITY Ending Activities This Year

ZERO MIND INFINITY Ending Activities This Year

ZERO MIND INFINITY, which originally began as a continuing session band of Visual kei veterans in 2016, has announced that they will end activities at the end of 2017. With less than two months remain ...

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xaa-xaa Updates Fans After Accident

xaa-xaa Updates Fans After Accident

A few days ago, we told you about xaa-xaa's highway traffic accident and the damage it caused to both members and their schedule. Yesterday, they gave fans another update with both good news and bad n ...

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Grimoire’s Stellar New Release

Grimoire’s Stellar New Release

Grimoire, the 4-unit band that revolves around a boy and the friends he created, is releasing their fourth single on December 13th. "Uranometria" (ウラノメトリア) will be released in two types; the limited e ...

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Daiki (ex. LOST ASH) Ends Music Career

Daiki (ex. LOST ASH) Ends Music Career

When LOST ASH disbanded in December 2015, fans of vocalist Daiki were relieved to hear that the singer would continue on as a solo artist. He held shows nearly every month in 2016, but as time wore on ...

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xaa-xaa Involved in Traffic Accident, Drummer out of Commission and Shows Canceled

xaa-xaa Involved in Traffic Accident, Drummer out of Commission and Shows Canceled

On the night of October 27th, xaa-xaa was heading back towards Tokyo after finishing a show in Osaka. While on the highway, they were involved in a traffic accident that caused injury to both staff an ...

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DIAURA Dictatorial Garden Toyosu -unbreakable decision- 9.3.2017

DIAURA Dictatorial Garden Toyosu -unbreakable decision- 9.3.2017

Since we last reported on DIAURA in 2016, the band has only gained speed. The band's loyal followers, Gumin (愚民), gathered at Toyosu PIT on September 3rd, also known as "Gumin no Hi." In past years, D ...

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DADAROMA’s New Single: Good Drugs, Bad Drugs

DADAROMA’s New Single: Good Drugs, Bad Drugs

It's only been a few months since DADAROMA released "Pornograph" (ポルノグラフ) in July, but they're already ready for their next single release. On November 1, DADAROMA will release "Ii Kusuri to, Warui Ku ...

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SuG’s shinpei Announces Support Gig

SuG’s shinpei Announces Support Gig

If you're wondering where the members of SuG end up, don't worry - we're keeping tabs on them! SuG's drummer shinpei announced that he will perform in October as a support drummer for the group SCUM. ...

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DIAURA’s 4th Full Album Release

DIAURA’s 4th Full Album Release

DIAURA has announced their 4th full album release! On November 29, 2017, "VERSUS" will be released in two types. The limited edition comes with 15 tracks and a DVD, and the regular edition contains 14 ...

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SuG’s Takeru to Delete Social Media Accounts

SuG’s Takeru to Delete Social Media Accounts

It has been a few weeks since SuG entered an indefinite hiatus with their final show at the Nippon Budokan. With members looking to start on new paths in their lives, some members are choosing to star ...

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The Sudden End of Artemis

The Sudden End of Artemis

Fans of Artemis may have been confused in the myriad of news that's been popping up about the band since the end of July. Unfortunately, there isn't a happy ending for fans. Artemis, who has been toge ...

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SuG’s Last Live “HEAVY POSITIVE ROCK” at Nippon Budokan

SuG’s Last Live “HEAVY POSITIVE ROCK” at Nippon Budokan

When SuG announced their first ever Nippon Budokan concert to celebrate their 10th anniversary, there weren't many fans who expected it would also be their last show ever – perhaps even the band thems ...

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Can You Help Golden Bomber and Honda Reach 100 Million “Me”s?

Can You Help Golden Bomber and Honda Reach 100 Million “Me”s?

You can always count on Golden Bomber to do something we don't quite understand. Golden Bomber, in collaboration with Honda, has begun the "Memememeshikute Challenge." In this challenge, internet user ...

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Acid Black Cherry’s Yasu Cancels Tour, Goes on Hiatus Due to Poor Health

Acid Black Cherry’s Yasu Cancels Tour, Goes on Hiatus Due to Poor Health

Acid Black Cherry, one of the more major names in the Visual kei industry, has had to throw in the towel for a bit due to health problems. On his official website, staff wrote that neck problems (and ...

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Random Fact: How HOLYCLOCK’s Ryutaro Found His Mother

Random Fact: How HOLYCLOCK’s Ryutaro Found His Mother

When it comes to artists--especially in visual kei--members are pretty strict about keeping their professional life separate from their private life. This can manifest in the form of a stage name, alt ...

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HOLYCLOCK to Enter Indefinite Hiatus in September

HOLYCLOCK to Enter Indefinite Hiatus in September

Sometimes the band lifestyle isn't for the best. HOLYCLOCK has announced that at their September 21 show at LIVE HOUSE D', they will go on indefinite activity pause, and for a surprisingly honest reas ...

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SuG to Enter Indefinite Hiatus in September

SuG to Enter Indefinite Hiatus in September

SuG has been charging towards their first Nippon Budokan show for months now, but unfortunately, it will mark an end as well as a milestone. SuG has announced that following their Nippon Budokan show ...

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