Friday, September 21, 2018

  • DADAROMA to Lose Drummer, Enter Hiatus

    DADAROMA to Lose Drummer, Enter Hiatus

    DADAROMA fans woke up to some shocking news the other day. The band had two pieces of disappointing news. One: their drummer Yusuke will leave the band. Two: DADAROMA, as a band, w ...

  • 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 ...

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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Mebius Ends Activities After Drummer Quits

Mebius Ends Activities After Drummer Quits

Mebius has overcome some obstacles in the past, but unfortunately, this looks like the last one they'll have to overcome. Mebius lost drummer Sunny almost one year ago. He was rep ...

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Vanikill down one

Vanikill down one

Some of you longtime S-T readers may remember a band by the name of D’SKO. This promising crew from the S-CUBE stable had seemingly flown under our radar for the better part of a ...

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Hiro and Takeshi to Leave G.A.I.A

Hiro and Takeshi to Leave G.A.I.A

For fans of the band G.A.I.A, this probably isn't the news you wanted to hear. Late last month and a while since the release of their second 「[-]MAKER」(Nega MAKER,) G.A.I.A have a ...

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VIVALET’s Guitarist Leaves

VIVALET’s Guitarist Leaves

VIVALET fans were not expecting this. With the band having just released some new music a couple months ago, things were looking good for VIVALET. However, guitarist Ren had more ...

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wonder【Age】plus+ Loses Bassist

wonder【Age】plus+ Loses Bassist

Sad news for wonder【Age】plus+ fans. Last month it was announced on bassist Yuduki's blog that Yuduki would be leaving the band. The following notice was and translated by S-T.net' ...

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Uncooperative Member Booted Off f.e.s

Uncooperative Member Booted Off f.e.s

Band members all have some reason for leaving a band! Some wish to pursue a different career, some have musical differences with other members, some have more personal reasons...a ...

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My Fairytale succumbs to Lawlessness

My Fairytale succumbs to Lawlessness

We haven’t spoken much about My Fairytale since we introduced them last fall. Unfortunately, they have now popped back on our radar for a rather undesirable bit of news: it appear ...

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Shellmy Announces “Departure from Visual kei”

Shellmy Announces “Departure from Visual kei”

Do you know what day it is, readers? I hope you do. Keep that in mind as you read this breaking news from Shellmy. Today, April 1st, Shellmy has announced their official departure ...

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From the Cradle to the Grave

From the Cradle to the Grave

Bad news for Cradle fans; the band has decided that after guitarist Loki’s departure last week, the group will continue on until the summer before breaking up next August. Prior t ...

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The 3rd Birthday Loses Yu-chi-

The 3rd Birthday Loses Yu-chi-

The 3rd Birthday may have just dismissed guitarist Folie in December, but that wasn't the end of the band's misfortune. Much to the disappointment of fans, guitarist Yu-chi- left ...

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ZONBI lose one of their living dead

ZONBI lose one of their living dead

[ぞんび] (Zonbi) have been plenty busy since we introduced them back in 2013. Since then, they have 5 singles, a mini-album, and a ton of live appearances to their credit. However, i ...

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Yeti down to three

Yeti down to three

After releasing their first video collection and finishing their oneman tour, Yeti have some distressing news. Guitarist Aramaki Yukihisa will depart the group following their con ...

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Melvel Says Goodbye to Kazuya, Hello to Hyoga

Melvel Says Goodbye to Kazuya, Hello to Hyoga

We introduced Melvel, a group with an interesting band concept, back in May. Unfortunately, they've already said goodbye to one of their own. On January 18th, drummer Kazuya retur ...

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SAVAGE Will Be Missing ENYA

SAVAGE Will Be Missing ENYA

It seems another bassist has decided to call it quits. Before you SAVAGE fans get too worried, SAVAGE will be continuing with their lives; they just won't have ENYA around anymore ...

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LUCHe.’s Hikaru Back Out of the Picture

LUCHe.’s Hikaru Back Out of the Picture

LUCHe. fans may not be sure exactly what is going on. Just last month, Hikaru had reportedly taken time out of the band due to an illness, but now it seems he will departing the b ...

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Li’call to Lose Kanata and Disband

Li’call to Lose Kanata and Disband

Li'call is still relatively new to the visual kei scene, but unfortunately, their time is coming to an end. On December 3rd, Li'call announced two disappointing pieces of news. Fi ...

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Black Gene For the Next Scene Loses Sala

Black Gene For the Next Scene Loses Sala

Unforunately, Black Gene For the Next Scene is going to enter the 2015 scene one member short. Drummer Sala has been with the band for three long years, but now he has announced t ...

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F1rst MiX’s Disbands Following Lien’s Retirement

F1rst MiX’s Disbands Following Lien’s Retirement

F1rst MiX's has only been around since February of this year, but unfortunately, December will mark their end. On November 29th, F1rst MiX's announced their plans to disband follo ...

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08012209XX6’s Yue Goes AWOL

08012209XX6’s Yue Goes AWOL

  The visual kei world isn't unfamiliar with the concept of band members taking a break from the band due to health concerns. But what about when the band member in question ...

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