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Famous Artists Hit A DEAD END

Famous Artists Hit A DEAD END

DEAD END fans, Japanese Rock and Visual Kei fans...your tribute album has come. DEAD END will be releasing a tribute album on September 4th, 2013, featuring TONS of upcoming and famous artists. This m ...

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Pure Sound Echoes Worldwide

Pure Sound Echoes Worldwide

Here's some AWESOME news for overseas V-kei fans! (I'm super excited about it, too!) If you've been around Tokyo or Osaka, or been keeping up with all of the good V-kei gossip for years, maybe you've ...

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Ansia: Not Just a Name Change

Ansia: Not Just a Name Change

This one's going to be a bit of a doozy, so be prepared! Remember auncia? We haven't reported on them since they released their single "Dearly" in 2011, but thanks to reader Mitsu, we've learned a lot ...

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Yameki Invades the Scene (Introduction)

Yameki Invades the Scene (Introduction)

It's pretty rare that we get a tip about a release from the artist himself, but this is one of those times! Today, we bring you news of foreign visual kei. ...

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VAMPS Cross Running Water for EU Fans and Bring New Album

VAMPS Cross Running Water for EU Fans and Bring New Album

Going against their vampirical limits of not being able to cross running water, VAMPS have announced several overseas tour dates and an upcoming album release! ...

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MIYAVI’s (Dirty) Secret Horizon

MIYAVI’s (Dirty) Secret Horizon

No, it's not what you think. Samurai rock guitarist MIYAVI released two new PV's off of his new album "MIYAVI" that dropped on June 19th. Both "Secret" and "Horizon" can be viewed on Miyavi's official ...

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BORN’s Ryoga Responds to Eyeball Licking Accusations

BORN’s Ryoga Responds to Eyeball Licking Accusations

You’ve all probably heard about the fire BORN has been under for their unsanitary exploits, and it seems the band has now gotten wind of it, too. As we reported a few days ago, the Shanghaiist wrote a ...

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DIR EN GREY TOUR2013 GHOUL

DIR EN GREY TOUR2013 GHOUL

DIR EN GREY is wasting no time with tours this year! Just after getting back from their short European Tour, DIR EN GREY has already announced a new Japan tour for this coming fall. This 15-stop tour ...

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Jupiter First Album, One-man, Tour, and…!?

Jupiter First Album, One-man, Tour, and…!?

For those of you who have been following Jupiter, we've got a lot of treats in store for you today! The band updated their OHP with a few big announcements. First, Jupiter is releasing their debut alb ...

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VAMPS News

VAMPS News

When VAMPS makes news, they really make news. We have three big announcements for you readers today. First, VAMPS has been chosen as one of the performers in this year's MTV Video Music Awards Japan! ...

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X JAPAN Aims for 2014 World Tour

X JAPAN Aims for 2014 World Tour

Natalie.mu has some very, very exciting news for us today! Today, members of X JAPAN attended the grand opening of Madame Tussauds in Tokyo. Madame Tussauds is a famous doll-making company that specia ...

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BIOSPHIA joins CROW MUSIC

BIOSPHIA joins CROW MUSIC

On May 12th, CROW MUSIC made an exciting announcement on their website. BIOSPHIA has joined the company as one of their bands! Fans should still use BIOSPHIA's OHP to contact them, but those intereste ...

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DIR EN GREY’s Kyo Diagnosed with Tonsilitis

DIR EN GREY’s Kyo Diagnosed with Tonsilitis

An urgent announcement was just made on DIR EN GREY's Official Facebook. It seems that vocalist Kyo has been diagnosed with tonsilitis and is currently being hospitalized in Tokyo. Their next show is ...

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GACKT Responds to Recent Accusations on LINE

GACKT Responds to Recent Accusations on LINE

GACKT doesn't seem to be catching a break lately; in addition to his tax investigation last year, new and more serious allegations have been risen against him. A few days ago, his OHP made an announce ...

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GACKT Best of the Best vol.1 MILD & WILD

GACKT Best of the Best vol.1 MILD & WILD

In the midst of his first solo tour in 4 years, GACKT has announced the release of not one, but two best-of albums! They are respectively titled "MILD" and "WILD". Tracklists have not been released ye ...

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Black Gene For the Next Scene PV Recruiting

Black Gene For the Next Scene PV Recruiting

Here is the continuation of The Grand Update post that was made earlier. For the PV of their upcoming maxi single, "CHANGE TO CHANCE," Black Gene is looking for YOUR help to film it! The band is takin ...

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Black Gene For the Next Scene: The Grand Update

Black Gene For the Next Scene: The Grand Update

As some of you readers might have noticed, the site has been a bit stagnant lately. As such, we have fallen behind on updates for a few bands. Therefore, this shall be deemed Black Gene For the Next S ...

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Jupiter’s Debut Single

Jupiter’s Debut Single

If you've been waiting to hear more from Jupiter, wait no longer! On July 24th, the 5-member group will release their debut single, "Blessing of the Future" via Universal Music. It will be released in ...

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MERRY Restarts Activities

MERRY Restarts Activities

Back in February, Merry went on hiatus due to the concern of the health of vocalist Gara. Today, the band announced their official revival in August 2013! On August 10th, Merry will hold an outdoor li ...

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Introducing: VAMPIRE ROSE

Introducing: VAMPIRE ROSE

Here's something out of the ordinary, even when it comes to Visual Kei. This band has been around since the summer of 2012, but since we have not introduced them on Shattered Tranquility yet, this is ...

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