Sunday, June 24, 2018

  • Visa Issues May Prevent SUGIZO Appearance at Coachella

    Visa Issues May Prevent SUGIZO Appearance at Coachella

    X JAPAN is scheduled to perform on April 14 and 21 at Coachella Music Festival, but they may be down one member. SUGIZO revealed that he has encountered some issues in getting his ...

  • Random Fact: What Made Genki (ex. MeteoroiD) Take the Stage Again?

    Random Fact: What Made Genki (ex. MeteoroiD) Take the Stage Again?

    When MeteoroiD disbanded a year ago, fans were devastated to not know where their favorite members would end up. Guitarist Mikado has admitted on Twitter that he no longer wants to ...

  • Takeru (ex. SuG) Starts Solo Project “sleepyhead”

    Takeru (ex. SuG) Starts Solo Project “sleepyhead”

    If you've been following Takeru on Twitter since SuG's disbandment, you've probably noticed that he's been uploading mysterious photos of a moon waxing since January 17. The reason ...

  • Schwarz Kain Losing a Member

    Schwarz Kain Losing a Member

    Today, Schwarz Kain had a disheartening announcement for fans. On March 7 at the band's Ikebukuro RUIDO K3 show, bassist Ayaka will leave the band. According to their official anno ...

  • Carpe diem Calls it Quits

    Carpe diem Calls it Quits

    Carpe diem is making it final. On February 27, 2018, Carpe diem will officially disband. On Twitter, the band wouldn't give a specific reason for their disbandment aside from the d ...

  • Eins:Vier First Release in 20 Years

    Eins:Vier First Release in 20 Years

    Eins:Vier, one of the biggest names in Visual kei in the 90's, is back (for now, at least). On March 14, they will release "Self Cover Best 2018 Searching Red Light" in two types. ...

Visa Issues May Prevent SUGIZO Appearance at Coachella

Visa Issues May Prevent SUGIZO Appearance at Coachella

X JAPAN is scheduled to perform on April 14 and 21 at Coachella Music Festival, but they may be down one member. SUGIZO revealed that he has encountered some issues in getting his ...

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Random Fact: What Made Genki (ex. MeteoroiD) Take the Stage Again?

Random Fact: What Made Genki (ex. MeteoroiD) Take the Stage Again?

When MeteoroiD disbanded a year ago, fans were devastated to not know where their favorite members would end up. Guitarist Mikado has admitted on Twitter that he no longer wants t ...

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Takeru (ex. SuG) Starts Solo Project “sleepyhead”

Takeru (ex. SuG) Starts Solo Project “sleepyhead”

If you've been following Takeru on Twitter since SuG's disbandment, you've probably noticed that he's been uploading mysterious photos of a moon waxing since January 17. The reaso ...

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Schwarz Kain Losing a Member

Schwarz Kain Losing a Member

Today, Schwarz Kain had a disheartening announcement for fans. On March 7 at the band's Ikebukuro RUIDO K3 show, bassist Ayaka will leave the band. According to their official ann ...

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Carpe diem Calls it Quits

Carpe diem Calls it Quits

Carpe diem is making it final. On February 27, 2018, Carpe diem will officially disband. On Twitter, the band wouldn't give a specific reason for their disbandment aside from the ...

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Eins:Vier First Release in 20 Years

Eins:Vier First Release in 20 Years

Eins:Vier, one of the biggest names in Visual kei in the 90's, is back (for now, at least). On March 14, they will release "Self Cover Best 2018 Searching Red Light" in two types. ...

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MORRIGAN Member Quits Over Various Troubles

MORRIGAN Member Quits Over Various Troubles

On January 12, MORRIGAN lost their guitarist Pitty. He had been taking a break from the band following a bad case of acute tonsillitis...or was he? The next thing MORRIGAN knew, h ...

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Kuroyuri to Kage is Over.

Kuroyuri to Kage is Over.

Well, they're not over quite yet, but it's happening soon. At the end of last year, Kuroyuri to Kage announced that following their upcoming one-man show on August 4, 2018 at HOLI ...

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NoGoD to Lose a Member Soon

NoGoD to Lose a Member Soon

One member's twelve years of NoGoD history is going to come to an end. On January 11, NoGoD made a disappointing announcement to fans; in April 2018, bassist Karin (華凛) will leave ...

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chariots to Disband after the Disappearance of KAZ

chariots to Disband after the Disappearance of KAZ

Back in September 2017, chariots updated their website with an announcement that explained that guitarist KAZ had been unwell. He was told by doctors that he shouldn't continue wi ...

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CHIYU (ex. SuG)’s Spring Solo Debut

CHIYU (ex. SuG)’s Spring Solo Debut

We heard about Chiyu (ex. SuG's) upcoming acting debut, but the New Year brought a whole lot more news. In April 2018, CHIYU will make his solo debut with a mini-album and a Japan ...

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MEJIBRAY’s Tsuzuku and Koichi End Contract with Management

MEJIBRAY’s Tsuzuku and Koichi End Contract with Management

The closure on MEJIBRAY's supposed activity pause is becoming clearer. As of December 31, 2017, the contracts for MEJIBRAY's vocalist Tsuzuku and bassist Koichi have ended. That m ...

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lynch.’s Akinori Returns

lynch.’s Akinori Returns

It looks like lynch.'s beloved bassist is getting a second chance. It's been a little over a year since lynch.'s Akinori was arrested for illegal marijuana possession and dismisse ...

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Schwarz Kain Re-releasing Sold Out Mini Album

Schwarz Kain Re-releasing Sold Out Mini Album

Schwarz Kain, a band we introduced to you back in July 2016, has been on a roll. In the span of just over a year, they've released two singles, a mini-album, a full album, a coupl ...

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lix Returns to the Scene

lix Returns to the Scene

lix, who has been on indefinite hiatus since 2014, has announced their comeback in the New Year. On April 13, 2018, lix will restart band activities with an event show that they w ...

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GAZ (ex. Malice Mizer, Kneuklid Romance) Passes Away

GAZ (ex. Malice Mizer, Kneuklid Romance) Passes Away

This may be the first time you're hearing his name, but you've probably heard his drumming before. On December 22, 2017, drummer GAZ passed away. He was a member of Kneuklid Roman ...

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SuG Makes Disbandment Official

SuG Makes Disbandment Official

In September, SuG fans were heartbroken to hear the band's announcement that they would enter an indefinite hiatus. While this most often equates to "disbandment," you could say i ...

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DEVIZE to Disband in March

DEVIZE to Disband in March

The end of the year tends to bring big announcements from bands, and DEVIZE is no exception. They have announced that they will disband at the end of March 2018. No reason has bee ...

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llll-Ligro-  Back in Action

llll-Ligro- Back in Action

It's certainly been a while since we heard from llll-Ligro-, a band who went on hiatus after a scandal involving one of their guitarists. Some members had continued on in a projec ...

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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 t ...

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