Thursday, October 19, 2017

Injury / Illness

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Injuries, illnesses, and hospitalizations in the visual kei scene.

  • Absences
  • Cancellations
  • Crime
  • Departures
  • Disbandments
  • Dismissals
  • Hiatus
  • Injury / Illness
  • Name Changes
  • Obituaries
  • Postponements
  • Revivals
    • Acid Black Cherry’s Yasu Cancels Tour, Goes on Hiatus Due to Poor Health

      Acid Black Cherry’s Yasu Cancels Tour, Goes on Hiatus Due to Poor Health

      Acid Black Cherry, one of the more major names in the Visual kei industry, has had to throw in the towel for a bit due to health problems. On his official website, staff wrote that ...

    • Devil Kitty’s Akina Suffers Stroke

      Devil Kitty’s Akina Suffers Stroke

      It may be a while before Devil Kitty's guitarist returns to the scene. On Friday, August 11, Devil Kitty's guitarist Akina was hospitalized due to poor health condition. There, he ...

    • Yoshiki to Undergo Emergency Surgery

      Yoshiki to Undergo Emergency Surgery

      After consulting with a number of esteemed doctors, it has been determined that X JAPAN's leader and drummer Yoshiki will undergo emergency surgery on May 16th, 2017. The drummer h ...

    • Koudai of Royz Out of Commission

      Koudai of Royz Out of Commission

      It seems as if a fair number of bandmen are falling ill as of late, and unfortunately, Royz is no exception. The band announced that after the end of today, November 13th, bassist ...

    • RAVE’s Mikuru Passes Away Due to Illness

      RAVE’s Mikuru Passes Away Due to Illness

      Back in July, we were informed that RAVE's guitarist Mikuru was taking a break from the band due to an illness he had been suffering from. Unfortunately, his illness continue to wo ...

    • Közi Hospitalized with Acute Laryngitis

      Közi Hospitalized with Acute Laryngitis

        Közi (ZIZ, DALLE, VAMQUET, ex. Malice Mizer) has been feeling a little under the weather lately, and apparently it was more serious than he thought. On September 23rd, the g ...

    Acid Black Cherry’s Yasu Cancels Tour, Goes on Hiatus Due to Poor Health

    Acid Black Cherry’s Yasu Cancels Tour, Goes on Hiatus Due to Poor Health

    Acid Black Cherry, one of the more major names in the Visual kei industry, has had to throw in the towel for a bit due to health problems. On his official website, staff wrote tha ...

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    Devil Kitty’s Akina Suffers Stroke

    Devil Kitty’s Akina Suffers Stroke

    It may be a while before Devil Kitty's guitarist returns to the scene. On Friday, August 11, Devil Kitty's guitarist Akina was hospitalized due to poor health condition. There, he ...

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    Yoshiki to Undergo Emergency Surgery

    Yoshiki to Undergo Emergency Surgery

    After consulting with a number of esteemed doctors, it has been determined that X JAPAN's leader and drummer Yoshiki will undergo emergency surgery on May 16th, 2017. The drummer ...

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    Koudai of Royz Out of Commission

    Koudai of Royz Out of Commission

    It seems as if a fair number of bandmen are falling ill as of late, and unfortunately, Royz is no exception. The band announced that after the end of today, November 13th, bassist ...

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    RAVE’s Mikuru Passes Away Due to Illness

    RAVE’s Mikuru Passes Away Due to Illness

    Back in July, we were informed that RAVE's guitarist Mikuru was taking a break from the band due to an illness he had been suffering from. Unfortunately, his illness continue to w ...

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    Közi Hospitalized with Acute Laryngitis

    Közi Hospitalized with Acute Laryngitis

      Közi (ZIZ, DALLE, VAMQUET, ex. Malice Mizer) has been feeling a little under the weather lately, and apparently it was more serious than he thought. On September 23rd, the ...

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    RAVE’s Teary-eyed Heroine and Resting Guitarist

    RAVE’s Teary-eyed Heroine and Resting Guitarist

    It hasn't been long at all since RAVE's last release, but they're on the verge of releasing another one very, very soon. 「ナミダヒロイン」 (Namida Heroine) will be released on July 13th. ...

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    BugLug Delays Release but Keeps on Playing

    BugLug Delays Release but Keeps on Playing

    For those of you who have been keeping up with the news on BugLug's Issei and his serious head injuries, you know that he's been undergoing treatment to recover. Specifics on his ...

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    BugLug’s Issei Moved Out of Intensive Care

    BugLug’s Issei Moved Out of Intensive Care

    BugLug fans and visual kei fans alike were thrown for a loop when the band announced vocalist Issei underwent emergency surgery for severe head injuries. As a result, the band has ...

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    BugLug’s Issei Seriously Injured, Band Suspends Activities

    BugLug’s Issei Seriously Injured, Band Suspends Activities

    BugLug, who was about to kick off an encore tour for their 47-prefecture tour "GAMBLING JAPAN," had some unexpected and unfortunate news for fans. Vocalist Issei sustained serious ...

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    Synk;yet to Lose Shiori

    Synk;yet to Lose Shiori

    For fans of Synk;yet, it looks like they'll be losing a member soon. Announced earlier this month, it appears that their bassist Shiori will soon be leaving due to an ongoing medi ...

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    NIGHTMARE to Enter Temporary Hiatus

    NIGHTMARE to Enter Temporary Hiatus

    NIGHTMARE had an announcement for fans that will shock many, but you shouldn't worry. Following the end of 2016, NIGHTMARE will enter a temporary hiatus. There is no start or end ...

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    PATA Hospitalized, X JAPAN Plans Postponed

    PATA Hospitalized, X JAPAN Plans Postponed

    X JAPAN was set to rock London's Wembley Arena next month--not to mention the release of their new album on March 11th--but unfortunately, fans will have to wait a little longer. ...

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    DaizyStripper Postpones Shows Due to Flu

    DaizyStripper Postpones Shows Due to Flu

    The flu season is upon Japan right now, and for some more than others, it strikes at the worst time. DaizyStripper just kicked off their 47-prefecture tour "47 Runners High," but ...

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    defspiral’s Masaki on Break due to Herniated Disc

    defspiral’s Masaki on Break due to Herniated Disc

    Right on the heels of their third album "BRILLIANT WORLD" releasing this month, defspiral have announced some news regarding their drummer, Masaki. According to a statement on the ...

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    AvelCain’s Karma Back in the Game

    AvelCain’s Karma Back in the Game

    It was barely a day ago that we told you about AvelCain's vocalist Karma needing to take a break from musical activities. We're pleased to inform you that, as of today, Karma is b ...

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    AvelCain’s Karma Out of Commission

    AvelCain’s Karma Out of Commission

    In the midst of their hectic schedule, AvelCain has fallen on some hard times. On October 24th, the band announced that frontman Karma would be taking a break due to a sudden turn ...

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    Melvel’s Ryu Takes a Break for Mental Health Recovery

    Melvel’s Ryu Takes a Break for Mental Health Recovery

    Melvel is holding a free one-man show next January, but it's not exactly celebrating a happy occasion. Melvel's Ryu has actually decided to take a break from band activities. Afte ...

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    Sel’m’s MANJ” Takes a Break Due to Impending Surgery

    Sel’m’s MANJ” Takes a Break Due to Impending Surgery

    Sel'm is diligently preparing for their upcoming one-man this Sunday, but unfortunately, drummer MANJ" won't be able to perform. Sel'm announced yesterday that due to a worsening ...

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    HOLLOWGRAM’s Ryo Involved in Traffic Accident

    HOLLOWGRAM’s Ryo Involved in Traffic Accident

    On June 12th, Ryo (HOLLOWGRAM, TAG, KEEL, ex. 9GOATS BLACK OUT) was involved in a traffic accident that put him out of commission for two shows coming up with TAG, a duo unit also ...

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