Wednesday, October 17, 2018

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
    • 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 ...

    • 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 both ...

    • 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 inj ...

    Shonenki’s Kou Misses Live Due to Sudden Illness

    Shonenki’s Kou Misses Live Due to Sudden Illness

    An unfortunate and currently-developing story for Shonenki fans today. Shonenki is in the midst of a rather busy in-store and live event schedule, but that doesn't stop illness fr ...

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    RevleZ’s Ren in an Accident

    RevleZ’s Ren in an Accident

    RevleZ hasn't had an easy time recently, as they just lose their drummer, Rui, on October 1st due to family circumstances, and at the end of September announced that their guitari ...

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    Curious Incident of the Dog in the PWO

    Curious Incident of the Dog in the PWO

    Fans of the popular Dog in the PWO have doubtless been worried about the state of the band after vocalist Haru was reportedly hit by a car last week. S-T is here to bring you all ...

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    Inugami Circus-dan Forms Inugami Circus-dan Z Due to Vocalist’s Surgery

    Inugami Circus-dan Forms Inugami Circus-dan Z Due to Vocalist’s Surgery

    犬神サアカス團 (Inugami Circus-dan) had a grave announcement to make at their live this past July 12th, but with a twist. ...

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    Ensoku’s Minoru Takes a Break & New Single Announcement

    Ensoku’s Minoru Takes a Break & New Single Announcement

    We've got some bad news and we've got some good news for  えんそく (Ensoku) fans today. ...

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    Kazu’s Neck Injury Forces Live Changes for the god and death stars

    Kazu’s Neck Injury Forces Live Changes for the god and death stars

    For fans of the god and death stars, most were eagerly waiting for their upcoming Toumeihan tour with 兎-usagi-, which kicks off on July 12th. On the eve of the tour, they made an ...

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    Amber Bullet’s Hideto Passes Away

    Amber Bullet’s Hideto Passes Away

    It is with great sadness we bring news of another death in visual kei. Yesterday, Wednesday June 18th, former bassist of Amber Bullet, Hideto - real name Hidetoshi Sakai -, passed ...

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    JOL Joins Naine for Final; Announces Impending Hiatus Due to Injuries

    JOL Joins Naine for Final; Announces Impending Hiatus Due to Injuries

    Naine fans will have an official drummer for their last handful of lives. As Naine fans know, after their upcoming One Man "NEW ANSWER IS NEW ENDING-- CATASTROPHE" at Shibuya WWW, ...

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    Paranoid≠circuS Drummer Yusura Departs after Trauma

    Paranoid≠circuS Drummer Yusura Departs after Trauma

    Recently we've noticed a disturbing pattern in visual kei: numerous musicians are succumbing to varying degrees of injury or illness. NIGHTMARE's guitarist Hitsugi and MEJIBRAY's ...

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    D.I.D’s Member Comments on Akane and Hiatus

    D.I.D’s Member Comments on Akane and Hiatus

      Like many fans, Shattered-Tranquility has been waiting for translations of D.I.D's member comments, which came to fans through twitter, rather than comments on their ameblo ...

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    Akane Admitted to Hospital for Schizophrenia, Bipolar Disorder; DID Goes on Indefinite Hiatus

    Akane Admitted to Hospital for Schizophrenia, Bipolar Disorder; DID Goes on Indefinite Hiatus

      Terrible and very sudden news was announced just an hour ago from D.I.D's official home page. After their hiatus back in the winter due to guitarist Satoshi leaving the ban ...

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    Hitsugi Fractures his Bone & NIGHTMARE’s TABOO

    Hitsugi Fractures his Bone & NIGHTMARE’s TABOO

    Last week, we reported that MEJIBRAY's Meto had had a bad fall, resulting in a bone fracture. Unfortunately, he wasn't the only affected party in the incident. Earlier today, NIGH ...

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    More on Mejibray’s Meto and Additional Postponements

    More on Mejibray’s Meto and Additional Postponements

    Just a few days ago, we told you about drummer Meto of Mejibray's nasty fall that resulted in several postponed performances on their ongoing one-man tour. Unfortunately, fans, th ...

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    ViViD’s Ko-ki Gets Injured, Cancels Shows; Florida Performance

    ViViD’s Ko-ki Gets Injured, Cancels Shows; Florida Performance

    MEJIBRAY's Meto isn't the only one with this problem right now, unfortunately. ...

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    MEJIBRAY – Meto’s Bone Fracture Causes Concert Postponements

    MEJIBRAY – Meto’s Bone Fracture Causes Concert Postponements

    A slight bump in the road for MEJIBRAY, one of the scene's hottest upcoming bands. Just days ago, drummer Meto suffered a bone fracture after a nasty fall, and as a result, a few ...

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    LIPHLICH’s Vocalist Kuga Returns

    LIPHLICH’s Vocalist Kuga Returns

    Exciting news for fans of LIPHLICH today.  In mid-March, it was announced that LIPHLICH's vocalist Shingo Kuga would be taking a rest from lives for a bit due to damage to his voc ...

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    R-Shitei’s Hirotaka Returns

    R-Shitei’s Hirotaka Returns

    リハ中。黒いドラムヘッドや!やらしー! pic.twitter.com/NiLdTxSqEu— R指定 宏崇-hirotaka- (@r_shitei_hiro) May 11, 2014 (At rehearsal. Black drum heads! Naaasty!) Some great news for fans of R-Shite ...

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    Arlequin’s Injured Kuruto to Return

    Arlequin’s Injured Kuruto to Return

    It wasn't too long ago that we announced that Arlequin's guitarist, Kuruto, was injured while playing at their Esaka Muse live on March 30th. Fans were very worried as he had been ...

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    Lustknot. to go on Activity Pause due to Vocalist’s Mental Illness

    Lustknot. to go on Activity Pause due to Vocalist’s Mental Illness

    Back in late February, we brought you the news of Lustknot.'s vocalist Yuki taking a break from activities due to his declining health. At the time, not much was known about his p ...

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    LIPHLICH’s Kuga Goes into Full Activity Pause

    LIPHLICH’s Kuga Goes into Full Activity Pause

    Despite vocalist Kuga's temporary rest from singing due to throat polyps and the upcoming release of their latest single "GRATEFUL NONSENSE," fans of LIPHLICH were certainly hopin ...

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