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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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News from GAKIDO

News from GAKIDO

I call this the Grand Gakido Update! A few days ago, Shutaro made an important announcement on his official blog. The band name is changing from it romanized name, GAKIDO, to its original name in Japa ...

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DIR EN GREY to Perform at DOWNLOAD Festival

DIR EN GREY to Perform at DOWNLOAD Festival

DIR EN GREY updated their OHP and Facebook with an exciting announcement yesterday! The band will be performing in the popular "DOWNLOAD Festival," taking place at Donington Park in Derby, UK. Day tic ...

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exist trace One-man and New Visual

exist trace One-man and New Visual

BARKS News gave us a peek into exist†trace,'s recent activities! This notorious all-girl visual kei band has made a dramatic image change. Their new visual features monochrome outfits and direct, demu ...

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MoNoLith’s HAYATO Hospitalized

MoNoLith’s HAYATO Hospitalized

Some urgent news from MoNoLith today. It seems their drummer, HAYATO, was hospitalized due to a retinal detachment. As a result, he is taking time off to recover and a support drummer will take his pl ...

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Introducing: Lucifer’s underground

Introducing: Lucifer’s underground

A few days ago, Hina (ex-hurts) announced on his blog that a new band named "Lucifer's underground" has formed! The only information released so far is the band members and their first live taking pla ...

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GremlinS Break-up

GremlinS Break-up

2013 doesn't seem to be a very stable year for a lot of bands so far. Members Se~ya and Kazuya announced on their blogs a few days ago that GremlinS will be disbanding. Seya left this message on his b ...

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Carat’s New Single & Mini Album

Carat’s New Single & Mini Album

We introduced Carat back in July, and now they are releasing their first single! On February 20th, 「lost.../恋愛的戦争-Love is war-」 (renaiteki sensou-Love is War-) will be released, priced at ¥1260. The C ...

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Introducing: Yeti

Introducing: Yeti

Just in time for the release of their first mini-album, we bring you: Yeti! Yeti is a 4-piece band that formed last year. They simply introduce themselves with these eerie words: "They come out of now ...

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VAMPS Changes to Universal Music

VAMPS Changes to Universal Music

In a shocking report, VAMPS their label change to Universal Music's "Delicious Deli Records" Label on their home page! They also announced their cooperation with Live Nation, a touring company that ha ...

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L’Arc~en~Ciel to Release Live DVD in 13 Versions

L’Arc~en~Ciel to Release Live DVD in 13 Versions

L'Arc~en~Ciel has struck again! Last year, the band toured 10 countries in their WORLD TOUR 2012, ending at the Japanese National Stadium for their final show. That show has been recorded and will bec ...

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