Monday, August 19, 2019

A9 Changes Name Back to Alice Nine.

A9 Changes Name Back to Alice Nine.

Since breaking away from PS Company in 2014, the band formerly known as Alice Nine (or アリス九號 in Japanese) operated under the name A9. It gave the band a fresh start and a slightly ...

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ex. WIZARD’s Masumi Passes Away

ex. WIZARD’s Masumi Passes Away

You may have read our previous articles regarding ex. WIZARD's Masumi battle with lung cancer and fans' efforts to support him. This morning, Masumi's Twitter account was updated ...

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NOCTURNAL BLOODLUST Returns with New Member, Mini-album Announcement

NOCTURNAL BLOODLUST Returns with New Member, Mini-album Announcement

After a scandal that left both members and fans of NOCTURNAL BLOODLUST heartbroken, they're finally back and have a new face in their ranks. Lin (ex. abstracts) has joined the ban ...

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sleepyhead’s TEKKO Performance Canceled

sleepyhead’s TEKKO Performance Canceled

sleepyhead, who had plans to perform at 2019's TEKKO in Philadelphia, has unfortunately had to cancel their appearance last-minute. According to project leader Takeru, he was unab ...

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Minus Jin-Say Orchestra Unable to Contact Bassist

Minus Jin-Say Orchestra Unable to Contact Bassist

Minus Jin-Say Orchestra is disbanding in June, as most fans probably already know. It looks like they may face the end with one less member (at least for now). On March 28, the ba ...

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Ex. WIZARD Guitarist Diagnosed with Stage 4 Lung Cancer

Ex. WIZARD Guitarist Diagnosed with Stage 4 Lung Cancer

Fans of Wizard, who went on hiatus in 2013, will surely remember guitarist Masumi. You may even be keeping up with him on Twitter, on which he had two announcements to make to fan ...

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LIRAIZO’s Drummer Takes a Break Due to Injury

LIRAIZO’s Drummer Takes a Break Due to Injury

If you notice a different drummer playing in LIRAIZO, your eyes aren't playing tricks on you - it's a different drummer. A few days ago, LIRAIZO announced that drummer Suzune is g ...

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Janne Da Arc’s ka-yu Leaves Amid Allegations, Band Breaks Up

Janne Da Arc’s ka-yu Leaves Amid Allegations, Band Breaks Up

Unfortunately, this does not appear to be an April Fool's joke. ka-yu, the long-running bassist of Janne Da Arc, officially left the band on March 31 amid suspicious activity he h ...

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Mikansei Alice Dismisses Bassist after No Contact

Mikansei Alice Dismisses Bassist after No Contact

Fans of Mikansei Alice have finally gotten some closure. For months, Mikansei Alice has been working as a band one member short. Fans may know officially that bassist Shiori had b ...

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DIAURA to Start New Label

DIAURA to Start New Label

This summer will bring some big changes for DIAURA. On August 1, they'll officially start up their new label "N.D.G." The band said they want to use this new label to "create a ne ...

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VIVARUSH’s Label Fires Bassist

VIVARUSH’s Label Fires Bassist

VIVARUSH, under KERBEROS Entertainment, announced on March 2 that their bassist Kyuse had been dismissed from the band due to contract violations. An official comment and member c ...

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Vexent Breaking up in May

Vexent Breaking up in May

DAMY isn't the only band breaking up in May. On January 19, Vexent announced that they will disband after performing one last solo show at Takadanobaba AREA in Tokyo on May 24. Th ...

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DAMY to Disband in May

DAMY to Disband in May

DAMY's time is coming to an end sooner than fans would like. On January 19, DAMY announced that the band will break up in May. Their final show will take place on May 6 (Mon) at T ...

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Chanty’s Chitose to Leave in April

Chanty’s Chitose to Leave in April

2019 has some big changes in store for Chanty. On December 28, Chanty announced that guitarist Chitose would be leaving the band on April 10, 2019. Chitose has found another path ...

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Jack Caper’s Guitarist Goes AWOL at Christmas Eve Show

Jack Caper’s Guitarist Goes AWOL at Christmas Eve Show

Jack Caper (ジャックケイパー) members and fans didn't have such a great Christmas. On December 26, Jack Caper posted a Tweet regarding the disappearance of their guitarist Hinata. He fail ...

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vistlip’s Vocalist Continues to Suffer Poor Health, Causes Postponed Shows

vistlip’s Vocalist Continues to Suffer Poor Health, Causes Postponed Shows

vistlip fans are probably in the know already, but back in late November, vocalist Tomo had surgery to remove a progressive giant lung cyst. The surgery was successful, but during ...

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Minus Jin-Say Orchestra to Disband in June

Minus Jin-Say Orchestra to Disband in June

Just before the end of 2018, Minus Jin-Say Orchestra had a disappointing announcement for fans. According to their official website, they will be disbanding on June 2, 2019. We've ...

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A9 Reveals Tora in Recovery from Heart Surgery

A9 Reveals Tora in Recovery from Heart Surgery

Yesterday, A9 announced on their official homepage that guitarist Tora recently had a health scare. We should let you know first that the announcement comes post-surgery, and he i ...

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NOCTURNAL BLOODLUST’s Cazqui and Daichi to Leave Band Following Staff Money Scandal

NOCTURNAL BLOODLUST’s Cazqui and Daichi to Leave Band Following Staff Money Scandal

A few days ago, NOCTURNAL BLOODLUST made a shocking announcement: both of their guitarists Cazqui and Daichi will take their leave of the band at the end of 2018. It's not because ...

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DuelJewel’s Comeback

DuelJewel’s Comeback

In 2016, DuelJewel fans were devastated when the band broke up due to Hayato's poor vocal condition. The band had been together since 1997 (with a brief pause in 2012). We're sure ...

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