Saturday, May 25, 2019

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
  • 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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    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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    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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    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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    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, ...

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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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    xaa-xaa Updates Fans After Accident

    xaa-xaa Updates Fans After Accident

    A few days ago, we told you about xaa-xaa's highway traffic accident and the damage it caused to both members and their schedule. Yesterday, they gave fans another update with bot ...

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    xaa-xaa Involved in Traffic Accident, Drummer out of Commission and Shows Canceled

    xaa-xaa Involved in Traffic Accident, Drummer out of Commission and Shows Canceled

    On the night of October 27th, xaa-xaa was heading back towards Tokyo after finishing a show in Osaka. While on the highway, they were involved in a traffic accident that caused in ...

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    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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