Thursday, July 19, 2018

  • 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 ...

  • 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, he ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 me ...

  • 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 couple ...

  • Daiki (ex. LOST ASH) Ends Music Career

    Daiki (ex. LOST ASH) Ends Music Career

    When LOST ASH disbanded in December 2015, fans of vocalist Daiki were relieved to hear that the singer would continue on as a solo artist. He held shows nearly every month in 2016, ...

1000 leaves Tokami

1000 leaves Tokami

Tokami has had a lot of lineup changes throughout their long career, but since 2005 the band has had but one drummer: 1000 (Sen). Unfortunately, due to ongoing health issues, 1000 ...

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DEEP RAVE Loses 3 of 4 Members

DEEP RAVE Loses 3 of 4 Members

DEEP RAVE is another band that didn't exactly end 2015 on a good note. At the end of December, the band announced that 3 of its 4 members--KENGO, HIRO, and SHIGE--will quit the ba ...

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Artemis Loses Grave

Artemis Loses Grave

As 2015 comes to a close, many bands are gearing up to start 2016 anew. For some, that means the loss of important members. Artemis is unfortunately one of those bands. On Decembe ...

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LIPHLICH Suddenly Loses Drummer

LIPHLICH Suddenly Loses Drummer

In an unfortunate and sudden turn of events, LIPHLICH is down one member. Drummer 丸山英紀 (Maruyama Eiki) announced just days ago that he would leave the band on December 15th. Witho ...

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Masashi and Yuki to leave Jupiter

Masashi and Yuki to leave Jupiter

A few months shy of their upcoming "CREATED EQUAL" tour, Jupiter have announced a new--and disheartening--development. At their tour final on April 29th, bassist Masashi and drumm ...

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Hikaru’s Departure from THE GALLO

Hikaru’s Departure from THE GALLO

Amid Halloween celebrations last night (or rather, this morning), a notice was posted across THE GALLO members' social media accounts and OHP announcing the sudden departure of le ...

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DiCE Loses Three Members

DiCE Loses Three Members

Sad news for DiCE fans! Within the next few weeks, DiCE will be losing three members--guitarist Nia, bassist Yuduki and drummer Sakuya. Nia, Yuduki and Sakuya will leave DiCE foll ...

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Vanikill down one more

Vanikill down one more

The last time we mentioned Vanikill was because of the departure of one of their members, as well as the band’s name change from D'SKO. This time, it is vocalist Shito who is leav ...

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DICTATOR CIRCUS Loses Two Members and Announces Hiatus

DICTATOR CIRCUS Loses Two Members and Announces Hiatus

DICTATOR CIRCUS has some sudden news--bassist Ibuki has left the band and will be retiring from the scene, drummer Tatsuya will be making his departure in a few months, and DICTAT ...

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Kira to Leave DEZERT

Kira to Leave DEZERT

Despite the promises for a DVD this summer, DEZERT are announcing something completely different--a lineup change and the cancellation of said release. At their live on September ...

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Dangan NO LIMIT Loses Ren

Dangan NO LIMIT Loses Ren

For fans of Dangan NO LIMIT, there's not much time to enjoy them in their current lineup. Announced recently, their guitarist Ren is planning to leave the band next week due to ca ...

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Reirei loses Reito

Reirei loses Reito

After releasing their second single 「うたかた百鬼夜行」(Utakata Hyakki Yakou) back in May, Reirei have some bad news for their fans--due to musical differences, their bassist Reito will be ...

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A.S.K Loses Guitarist Nayuta and Enters Hiatus

A.S.K Loses Guitarist Nayuta and Enters Hiatus

It's been nearly two years since we introduced the Tokyo-based A.S.K., but their 8th single 「虫唾」 (Mushizu) released earlier this summer may be a their last for a while; following ...

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Carnival Loses Vocalist and Enters Hiatus

Carnival Loses Vocalist and Enters Hiatus

For fans of Carnival, the excitement over their second demo release back in July is certainly going to be shortlived. Announced on August 1st, it appears they're already going dow ...

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JENNIE Loses Sora and Enters Hiatus

JENNIE Loses Sora and Enters Hiatus

It was only a couple of months ago that we introduced you to JENNIE, a 4-member band based in Tokyo. Unfortunately, less than a year after their formation, JENNIE will have to put ...

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The Dice lose vocalist and enter activity pause

The Dice lose vocalist and enter activity pause

Fans of the Dice may already know this, but following one of the band’s shows earlier this month, vocalist MISS seems to have suddenly left the group. The band have decided to con ...

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Zonbi to change vocalists

Zonbi to change vocalists

Lately, every time we bring up these guys it’s due to a lineup change, but this one’s a biggie! Zonbi’s vocalist atom had decided to call it quits earlier in the month, and since ...

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SAKURA Loses Two Members, Gains a First Anniversary One-man

SAKURA Loses Two Members, Gains a First Anniversary One-man

We introduced SAKURA, a 5-member band that started activities in February, back in April. They successfully pulled off their first one-man live on June 18th, but they had two very ...

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Vegirama’s Vocalist Departs, Announces Marriage

Vegirama’s Vocalist Departs, Announces Marriage

Vegirama has an important message for you fans--vocalist IkkI will leave the band, following their oneman live on September 6.  It's not uncommon for band members to leave due to ...

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Drummer of Crimson Shiva Leaves Unexpectedly

Drummer of Crimson Shiva Leaves Unexpectedly

Crimson Shiva fans are shocked at how quickly it happened, but the drummer has left the band. The band and Aki have explained in detail the reason for the this, and Shattered-Tran ...

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