Wednesday, October 18, 2017

  • 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 ...

  • Ken Morioka Passes Away

    Ken Morioka Passes Away

    Ken Morioka, originally of SOFT BALLET, passed away on June 3rd due to sudden heart failure. His brother updated his website and official accounts with the sad news. We've translat ...

  • ADAMS’ Shota Passes Away

    ADAMS’ Shota Passes Away

    On November 28th, ADAMS was playing in Warsaw, Poland on one of the stops of their "Original Love" world tour. During one of the songs, member Shota suddenly collapsed and, after a ...

  • IZABEL VAROSA’s Drummer Passes Away

    IZABEL VAROSA’s Drummer Passes Away

    IZABEL VAROSA, a band that was only around from 2004-2006, produced a few visual kei veterans that are now in bands like RE-LITE. RE-LITE posted on their website about the unfortun ...

  • One last breath of VIRGIN AIR

    One last breath of VIRGIN AIR

    It’s bad enough when a band breaks up, but the closing of a label is always cause for concern. Virgin Air Entertainment has closed their doors after approximately four years in bus ...

  • 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 ...

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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Ken Morioka Passes Away

Ken Morioka Passes Away

Ken Morioka, originally of SOFT BALLET, passed away on June 3rd due to sudden heart failure. His brother updated his website and official accounts with the sad news. We've transla ...

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ADAMS’ Shota Passes Away

ADAMS’ Shota Passes Away

On November 28th, ADAMS was playing in Warsaw, Poland on one of the stops of their "Original Love" world tour. During one of the songs, member Shota suddenly collapsed and, after ...

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IZABEL VAROSA’s Drummer Passes Away

IZABEL VAROSA’s Drummer Passes Away

IZABEL VAROSA, a band that was only around from 2004-2006, produced a few visual kei veterans that are now in bands like RE-LITE. RE-LITE posted on their website about the unfortu ...

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One last breath of VIRGIN AIR

One last breath of VIRGIN AIR

It’s bad enough when a band breaks up, but the closing of a label is always cause for concern. Virgin Air Entertainment has closed their doors after approximately four years in bu ...

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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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Moi dix Mois’ K Passes Away Suddenly

Moi dix Mois’ K Passes Away Suddenly

Just days after writing about Moi dix Mois' upcoming overseas show in Russia, we have sad news for you today. ...

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Yuuze (ex-~E’m Grief~) Passes Away

Yuuze (ex-~E’m Grief~) Passes Away

There is a level of grief that death brings, and a certain level of needed respect and solidarity. That is why, with very heavy heart, Shattered-Tranquility must announce the deat ...

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AURA’s Guitarist PIE Passes Away from Lung Cancer

AURA’s Guitarist PIE Passes Away from Lung Cancer

For fans of old Visual Kei, this will come as some disappointing news to you. On December 28th, AURA's guitarist PIE (Pronounced "pii"), affectionately known as "Tatsumaki no Pie, ...

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Amano Tonbimaru of Guruguru Eigakan has Passed Away

Amano Tonbimaru of Guruguru Eigakan has Passed Away

We always hate the be the bearers of such horrible news, and this is no exception. Announced on their webpage, the former vocalist and leader of the band グルグル映畫館 (Guruguru Eigakan ...

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Raion’s Sora Commits Suicide

Raion’s Sora Commits Suicide

For fans of 来音 (Raion,) we have some sad news today. It appears that Sora, also formerly the guitarist of KiraLez, committed suicide last week. Due to the circumstances, they've c ...

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Yu-Jin (ex-Vivid) has Passed Away

Yu-Jin (ex-Vivid) has Passed Away

  There is nothing more heartbreaking than reporting the death of a legend of the Visual-Kei music scene. Yu-Jin, popularly known as the guitarist for the band Vivid (era 199 ...

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Ex-Anima Bassist Passes Away

Ex-Anima Bassist Passes Away

Some sad news from Anima, who have recently restarted activities after a long hiatus. Announced a few days ago on member's blogs, it appears bassist 千鳥 (Chidori), who left the ban ...

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Kaito from Xenon passes away

Kaito from Xenon passes away

Sorry to be the bearer of bad news yet again, but it has come to our attention that recently, Xenon's guitarist, Kaito, has passed away. The following message was posted on his mi ...

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Isshi passes away

Isshi passes away

It has been announced on the shiki∞project OHP that vocalist Isshi "fell into an eternal sleep" at his home on July 18th. A funeral has already taken place for his relatives and c ...

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Former X JAPAN’s TAIJI passes away

Former X JAPAN’s TAIJI passes away

This is definitely surprising news, and it's quite the story. According to reports from Natalie.mu and Sankei.jp, on July 11th, TAIJI was on a Delta flight from Japan to Saipan. D ...

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Charlotte vocalist Kazuno dies of sudden illness

Charlotte vocalist Kazuno dies of sudden illness

From a message on the OP: To all the fans of Charlotte... Kazuno, the vocalist of our humble company's artist, Charlotte, succumbed to sudden illness and passed away on April 5th, ...

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Moran mini-album details

Moran mini-album details

Moran has released the tracklist for their upcoming mini-album, Apples. For those that don't remember, the mini-album is comprised of songs written by ex-bassist Zill before his u ...

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HEISEI ISHIN vocalist Taku has died

HEISEI ISHIN vocalist Taku has died

Sadly, it has just been announced that 平成維新 (Heisei Ishin) vocalist 拓 (Taku) has passed away today, December 10th. No explanation has been given. A funeral service/wake will be he ...

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Daisuke Flower Offering

Daisuke Flower Offering

On August 16th there will be a flower offering ceremony for the late Daisuke, who passed away earlier this month. It's sponsored by the studs and will take place at Zepp Tokyo bet ...

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