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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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SOPHIA’s Activity Pause

SOPHIA’s Activity Pause

Sad news for SOPHIA fans today. It was announced on Natalie.mu that SOPHIA would be stopping all band activities after their countrywide tour. Natalie.mu's article: It has come to light that after the ...

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Kyo Official Website

Kyo Official Website

DIR EN GREY fans have had a lot to look forward to so far this year: their new mini album, "THE UNRAVELING," EU tour dates, and a nationwide tour. Now Kyo, their vocalist, has opened his own official ...

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Introducing: JILUKA

Introducing: JILUKA

We have yet another new band to introduce to you today, readers! JILUKA is a 4-piece band whose activities will officially begin on May 6th at Shibuya REX. May 6th @ Shibuya REX with: 「xxx」is D£AD / Z ...

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Introducing: Jupiter

Introducing: Jupiter

We hesitated a bit with posting this information since it was brought to our attention on April Fool’s Day,  but now we can confirm that this is, indeed, true! Jupiter is a 5-member band with Universa ...

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VAMPS ZEPP Tour & Live DVD Details

VAMPS ZEPP Tour & Live DVD Details

Earlier this month, VAMPS announced their nationwide ZEPP tour beginning this summer, titled "VAMPS LIVE 2013"! It will be their first tour since switching to Universal Music. If you have plans to vis ...

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MANNEQUIN’s One-Day Revival

MANNEQUIN’s One-Day Revival

Any MANNEQUIN fans still out there? Earlier this month, bassist TATSURO announced on his blog that MANNEQUIN will be having a one-day revival performance at Ikebukuro CYBER on June 29th! Ticket prices ...

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emmuree Loses Drummer Yuki

emmuree Loses Drummer Yuki

Sad news for emmuree fans today. On their March 20th performance at Takadanobaba AREA, drummer Yuki announced his retirement from the band. His last show with the band will be on June 6th at the same ...

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HERO’s Major Debut

HERO’s Major Debut

HERO announced earlier this month that they will be making their major debut this summer! Their last official live as an indies band will be on April 27th at Zepp Tokyo. They are making their major de ...

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Introducing: VOW

Introducing: VOW

We've got a new band based in Tokyo to introduce today. VOW is a 4-piece band that will begin its live activities starting from May 21st, 2013. On March 20th, they made their first audio release with ...

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Acid Black Cherry’s “Shangri-la” Project

Acid Black Cherry’s “Shangri-la” Project

Acid Black Cherry made a big announcement earlier this month, but details have finally been posted. "Shangri-la" is a project that spans all of 2013 (and possibly 2014?). It was inspired by the concep ...

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