Sunday, December 17, 2017

  • Giza’s “Hangyaku Refrain”

    Giza’s “Hangyaku Refrain”

    Were you recently wondering where LiPS had wandered off to? Looks like back in March, they changed their name to ギザ (Giza)! And in addition, they're also releasing their first sing ...

  • WeZ Reboots as BabyKingdom

    WeZ Reboots as BabyKingdom

    A few years back, WeZ decided to change the way that "WeZ" was pronounced. But a few years later the band has stated that they felt in need of a fresh start and now, they're making ...

  • NIA to Tour Europe in April

    NIA to Tour Europe in April

    NIA (New Improve Ansia), who  you may have known as ANSIA before their name change in December 2015, has announced that they will be touring Europe throughout the month of April. T ...

  • JILLED RAY Begins Anew as glamhaze

    JILLED RAY Begins Anew as glamhaze

    Ever wondered where the members of JILLED RAY ended up after they ended activities in late November? Well, you won't have to look very far. JILLED RAY as we know it did end activit ...

  • Alice Nine Officially Changes Name to “A9″

    Alice Nine Officially Changes Name to “A9″

    Since Alice Nine made their comeback last March, it's been up for debate whether to continue calling them "Alice Nine" or "A9." The band has finally cleared that up for us. Alice N ...

  • Venue Name Changes

    Venue Name Changes

    If you've been following S-T or the vkei scene for a while, there are probably a lot of venue names you recognize even without ever coming to Japan. Don't be thrown off guard by th ...

Giza’s “Hangyaku Refrain”

Giza’s “Hangyaku Refrain”

Were you recently wondering where LiPS had wandered off to? Looks like back in March, they changed their name to ギザ (Giza)! And in addition, they're also releasing their first sin ...

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WeZ Reboots as BabyKingdom

WeZ Reboots as BabyKingdom

A few years back, WeZ decided to change the way that "WeZ" was pronounced. But a few years later the band has stated that they felt in need of a fresh start and now, they're makin ...

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NIA to Tour Europe in April

NIA to Tour Europe in April

NIA (New Improve Ansia), who  you may have known as ANSIA before their name change in December 2015, has announced that they will be touring Europe throughout the month of April. ...

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JILLED RAY Begins Anew as glamhaze

JILLED RAY Begins Anew as glamhaze

Ever wondered where the members of JILLED RAY ended up after they ended activities in late November? Well, you won't have to look very far. JILLED RAY as we know it did end activi ...

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Alice Nine Officially Changes Name to “A9″

Alice Nine Officially Changes Name to “A9″

Since Alice Nine made their comeback last March, it's been up for debate whether to continue calling them "Alice Nine" or "A9." The band has finally cleared that up for us. Alice ...

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Venue Name Changes

Venue Name Changes

If you've been following S-T or the vkei scene for a while, there are probably a lot of venue names you recognize even without ever coming to Japan. Don't be thrown off guard by t ...

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Alice Nine’s A9 Fund Project

Alice Nine’s A9 Fund Project

We haven't heard much from Alice Nine since their departure with PS Company back in August, but now they're back...just not in the way you might have expected. Alice Nine (now kno ...

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MiLLa Begins Anew as Mediena

MiLLa Begins Anew as Mediena

MiLLa had only a 7-month run before they put an end to band activities at the end of 2014, but those of you who were lucky enough to become a fan of them in that short time don't ...

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ROMANESQUE A LIVE Gets Re;aL

ROMANESQUE A LIVE Gets Re;aL

Been wondering about ROMANESQUE A LIVE since they went on hiatus? Wonder no more - the band is back on the scene, and they're about to get Re;aL. ...

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MeteoroiD Tones it Down and Changes it Up

MeteoroiD Tones it Down and Changes it Up

Fans and band members alike may be mourning the departure of guitarist Yutori, but MeteoroiD has a lot more in store for you. ...

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New Names: DIALITE and ZeR’O

New Names: DIALITE and ZeR’O

Fans of Another and NEMETH, keep an eye out! Both bands have decided to change their names. More details below! ...

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Temporary Band Silhouette Becomes MAJOLICA

Temporary Band Silhouette Becomes MAJOLICA

It's hard to say this wasn't seen coming. Last year, a ragtag group of visual indies musicians put together the unit Silhouette with a catch: the band would dissolve six months af ...

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PS Company Cracks the Glowsticks and Gets Ready for RAVE

PS Company Cracks the Glowsticks and Gets Ready for RAVE

Here's some sure-to-be-controversial news: PS Company has picked up Kyuushuu indies five-some RAVE. The announcement was made at their oneman at Fukuoka DRUM SON last night, where ...

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D’SKO Hops Labels, Renews Image

D’SKO Hops Labels, Renews Image

While celebrating their second anniversary on January 23rd, D'sko had a few potentially exciting announcements for their fans. First and foremost, the band has officially become a ...

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Rubik to become TesRoa

Rubik to become TesRoa

Rubik, a band who is no stranger to band troubles over their seven-year history, has decided to move into the future with a name change. After March 10th they will officially chan ...

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XI Ends, LICKER is Reborn

XI Ends, LICKER is Reborn

Fans of Kansai-based XI may have been disappointed to learn that on December 12th, XI would be ending band activities. The good news? No one is going anywhere! XI has become LICKE ...

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From LIZARD’S TAIL to Bordeaux

From LIZARD’S TAIL to Bordeaux

LIZARD'S TAIL is a band that started in September of 2012, who we haven't formally introduced here on Shattered-Tranquility.net. However, before we get into the introductions, the ...

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WeZ Changes Name Pronunciation

WeZ Changes Name Pronunciation

Have you ever gotten into an argument with a friend over how to pronounce Dir en grey? Do you pronounce SID like Vicious or more like "she'd oh"? MERRY as in Christmas or with mor ...

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LiLiCAL (ex-JilZ / JILLS BLUE ROSES) 2nd Single + Sample

LiLiCAL (ex-JilZ / JILLS BLUE ROSES) 2nd Single + Sample

The band once known as JILLS BLUE ROSES has been through quite the variety of name changes. Just last year they changed from JILLS BLUE ROSES to JilZ★, and at the beginning of thi ...

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Ansia: Not Just a Name Change

Ansia: Not Just a Name Change

This one's going to be a bit of a doozy, so be prepared! Remember auncia? We haven't reported on them since they released their single "Dearly" in 2011, but thanks to reader Mitsu ...

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