Tuesday, January 15, 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
    • 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 ...

    • 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 is ...

    • 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 ...

    • 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 ...

    • 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 ...

    • 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 wit ...

    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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    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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    Project JILKA Ends Due to Member Illness

    Project JILKA Ends Due to Member Illness

    JILKA was a 2-member project that started activities in February 2015, but their activities have already come to an unfortunate end. On May 25th, JILKA announced that due to bassi ...

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    2nd awake Goes on Live Activity Pause

    2nd awake Goes on Live Activity Pause

    2015 just isn't the year for 2nd awake. Earlier, the band announced that they dismissed their bassist over embezzlement, and now they have more unfortunate news. Due to a change i ...

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    R-Shitei’s Drummer Hospitalized

    R-Shitei’s Drummer Hospitalized

    R-Shitei fans were all wondering what was going on with drummer Hiro, and if he'll be making appearances at upcoming lives. Shattered-Tranquility's Shannon translated the two anno ...

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    Minerva’s Lukia Goes on Temporary Hiatus Due to Severe Depression

    Minerva’s Lukia Goes on Temporary Hiatus Due to Severe Depression

    On April 4th, Minerva announced that drummer Lukia - who just joined the band officially last December - would be taking a break from band activities due to severe depression. Rea ...

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    Zen of AvelCain Bounces Back

    Zen of AvelCain Bounces Back

    Fans of AvelCain were surely worried to hear that illness forced bassist Zen to take a break from live activities for a bit. He's been out of commission since around March 2nd, bu ...

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    Activity Pause for the god and death stars

    Activity Pause for the god and death stars

    Those of you who have been following the god and death stars may not be surprised by this. Unfortunately, drummer Ootaka Jun has not been in good health for a while, and it is rea ...

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    AvelCain’s Zen Temporarily Out of Commission

    AvelCain’s Zen Temporarily Out of Commission

    AvelCain has a pretty packed schedule for 2015 so far, so this unfortunate bit of news could definitely be considered bad timing. On March 2nd, AvelCain announced that bassist Zen ...

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    SuG’s Takeru on Temporary Activity Pause Due to Tonsillitis

    SuG’s Takeru on Temporary Activity Pause Due to Tonsillitis

    It's only one month until SuG's new album "BLACK" is released on March 4th, but fans might have to wait a little longer to hear SuG's Takeru live again. Fam Entertainment announce ...

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    SID shed some light on Mao’s health problems

    SID shed some light on Mao’s health problems

    There has been some concern as of late regarding the health of SID vocalist Mao. Recently, Mao detailed his struggles in his blog, which has given a surprising amount of insight a ...

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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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    LUCHe.’s Hikaru Returns

    LUCHe.’s Hikaru Returns

    Back in October, LUCHe. announced that guitarist Hikaru would be taking leave of the band in order to recover from an illness. That made the line-up just four members: Tohma, Nozo ...

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