Sunday, March 26, 2017

  • One-Day Revival for Irokui

    One-Day Revival for Irokui

    Fans of イロクイ (Irokui) remember the day that they announced their disbandment. However, even after disbanding, the ex-Irokui members didn't wander away from the scene! Some members ...

  • Synk;yet’s Shiori Returns to the Stage as Rino Exits

    Synk;yet’s Shiori Returns to the Stage as Rino Exits

    Last year, bassist Shiori left Synk;yet in order to properly recover from an ongoing medical issue. It's been a little while since we've heard about Shiori...but it look likes his ...

  • Rides in Reincarnation

    Rides in Reincarnation

    Here’s the latest from promising newcomers Rides in Revellion! The band’s latest single 『リインカーネーション~(Reincarnation)F.A.T.E./Rusty Nail~』was supposed to be coming out next month, th ...

  • LEZARD’s New Look, New Sound, and New Frontman

    LEZARD’s New Look, New Sound, and New Frontman

    In June of last year, LEZARD's vocalist Lime made his departure from the band. Since then, the band has been searching for a new vocalist. They finally found one, and he's got a so ...

  • BugLug’s Issei Makes Recovery, Returns to Scene

    BugLug’s Issei Makes Recovery, Returns to Scene

    Way back in May, BugLug's vocalist Issei took a plunge down the stairs that caused head injuries serious enough that he underwent emergency surgery. After a long and surely arduous ...

  • DaizyStripper to Make Major Debut This Summer

    DaizyStripper to Make Major Debut This Summer

    At the end of 2016, DaizyStripper had some exciting news for fans. In Summer 2017, DaizyStripper will make their major debut on CJ Victor Entertainment. This is, well, major. Victo ...

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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The 3rd Birthday Ends Activities

The 3rd Birthday Ends Activities

Maybe you saw it coming, but many didn't expect The 3rd Birthday to end activities so suddenly. While a specific reason has not been given, the announcement was made earlier this ...

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BugLug’s Issei Seriously Injured, Band Suspends Activities

BugLug’s Issei Seriously Injured, Band Suspends Activities

BugLug, who was about to kick off an encore tour for their 47-prefecture tour "GAMBLING JAPAN," had some unexpected and unfortunate news for fans. Vocalist Issei sustained serious ...

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SCREW to end activities this year

SCREW to end activities this year

More unfortunate news guys, VK darlings SCREW will be moving on after this year. The band will break up after their November show at TSUTAYA O_EAST. Here are the member's comments ...

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girugamesh Disbanding

girugamesh Disbanding

If you've checked girugamesh's website lately, you may have noticed "last live" on the opening page. I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but it's true. Shortly after their Europe ...

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Velvet Eden’s Last Requiem

Velvet Eden’s Last Requiem

It looks like this is the end for Velvet Eden; after a career spanning nearly 20 years and a final oneman performance last month, Dada and co seem to be calling it quits. The grou ...

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Mike to Leave Nihilizm in May

Mike to Leave Nihilizm in May

Nihilizm celebrated their 2nd anniversary back in November 2015. Though they haven't been around very long, it seems guitarist ミケ (Mike) is already calling it quits. The band anno ...

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SHAPE SHIFTER down one

SHAPE SHIFTER down one

Some unfortunate news for fans of SHAPE SHIFTER, their bassist Jin will be leaving the group soon. His last show with the band will be Tuesday at Takadanobaba AREA. SHAPE SHIFTER ...

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Synk;yet to Lose Shiori

Synk;yet to Lose Shiori

For fans of Synk;yet, it looks like they'll be losing a member soon. Announced earlier this month, it appears that their bassist Shiori will soon be leaving due to an ongoing medi ...

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NIGHTMARE to Enter Temporary Hiatus

NIGHTMARE to Enter Temporary Hiatus

NIGHTMARE had an announcement for fans that will shock many, but you shouldn't worry. Following the end of 2016, NIGHTMARE will enter a temporary hiatus. There is no start or end ...

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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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Xenon to Disband this May

Xenon to Disband this May

It looks like the days are numbered for Panorama Kyoko Xenon. Despite recently releasing their 10th single 「Othello-オセロ-」on March 9th, Xenon recently announced that they're planni ...

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D=OUT and Kouki Hanamizakura to Leave PS Company

D=OUT and Kouki Hanamizakura to Leave PS Company

PS Company surprised fans of D=OUT and 花見桜幸樹 (Kouki Hanamizakura) with an announcement yesterday. On April 30th, D=OUT and Kouki Hanamizakura will leave PS Company. While they're ...

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Yoshiki’s X-tra Special Charity Auction!

Yoshiki’s X-tra Special Charity Auction!

During the Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami in 2011, artists from all over Japan supported various charitable endeavors to help the victims in Tohoku. X Japan member Yoshik ...

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Elektel-shiki’s Sudden Hiatus

Elektel-shiki’s Sudden Hiatus

Despite returning from a two-year hiatus in summer 2015, Elektel-shiki is already saying goodbye to fans again. On February 24th, Elektel-shiki announced that they would be enteri ...

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AvelCain to Disband in July

AvelCain to Disband in July

We have some unexpected and unfortunate news from AvelCain, who we interviewed just two months ago. AvelCain will disband on July 27th, 2016. There has been no explanation regardi ...

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Hotaru’s AREA Homecoming!

Hotaru’s AREA Homecoming!

Hotaru were a memorable indies band back in the early 2000s who many fans probably assumed were gone forever, until now! Over 10 years after their breakup, the band is getting bac ...

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LEZARD Losing Vocalist

LEZARD Losing Vocalist

Unfortunately for LEZARD, they are about to lose a rather important member in the band. On June 19th, LEZARD's frontman 来夢 (Lime) will leave the band. According to their official ...

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The Return of the god and death stars

The Return of the god and death stars

In May 2015, the god and death stars announced an activity pause due to the health of drummer Ootaka Jun. We reported that they resumed activities under the name "rehabilitation o ...

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The Return of Kaya!

The Return of Kaya!

After Femme Fatale’s final oneman live last month, Kaya mentioned his future was uncertain, and many fans feared the worst. Fortunately, Kaya is coming back, and much quicker than ...

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