Sunday, September 24, 2017

Elm to Disband in February

Elm to Disband in February

A few days ago, Elm announced that they would be putting an end to their nearly 8 years of band activities. While there isn't much explanation given in the announcement, here is o ...

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KAMIJO’s North America Shows Abruptly Canceled

KAMIJO’s North America Shows Abruptly Canceled

KAMIJO's New York and Mexico shows have been in the works for a while. Unfortunately, just a week before they were set to happen, both shows were abruptly canceled by their Mexica ...

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RAVE’s Teary-eyed Heroine and Resting Guitarist

RAVE’s Teary-eyed Heroine and Resting Guitarist

It hasn't been long at all since RAVE's last release, but they're on the verge of releasing another one very, very soon. 「ナミダヒロイン」 (Namida Heroine) will be released on July 13th. ...

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BugLug Delays Release but Keeps on Playing

BugLug Delays Release but Keeps on Playing

For those of you who have been keeping up with the news on BugLug's Issei and his serious head injuries, you know that he's been undergoing treatment to recover. Specifics on his ...

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New Drummer Joins Scarlet Valse

New Drummer Joins Scarlet Valse

Back in April, Scarlet Valse announced that drummer Hiroki would be leaving the band. Hiroki reported that he has been enduring pain in his lower back and that following his depar ...

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Mediena Disbanding this September

Mediena Disbanding this September

Despite releasing their first single 「呪縛」(Jubaku) back in December and their upcoming live schedule, Mediena have made a sudden announcement regarding their status. Released on Ju ...

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the LOTUS Loses Rian

the LOTUS Loses Rian

Shortly after the release of their first album "Zoltax" back in April and on the eve of their "ELIZA" oneman tour kicking off this month, the LOTUS have some sad news for fans. On ...

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Metronome Reboots for 10th Era

Metronome Reboots for 10th Era

メトロノーム (Metronome) was one of the bigger visual kei bands back in the day. They broke hearts when they announced their indefinite activity pause in 2009. It looks like 2016 has ne ...

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THE EGOIST’s Red Single

THE EGOIST’s Red Single

THE EGOIST started up back in October of last year and released their first mini-album in December. Since then, they've had no new releases until now. THE EGOIST will release thei ...

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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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SERIAL NUMBER lose two digits

SERIAL NUMBER lose two digits

SERIAL⇔NUMBER have had no shortage of member changes; there have been about 15 different people that can claim to have been a part of this band. Unfortunately, it’s time to add tw ...

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BugLug’s Issei Moved Out of Intensive Care

BugLug’s Issei Moved Out of Intensive Care

BugLug fans and visual kei fans alike were thrown for a loop when the band announced vocalist Issei underwent emergency surgery for severe head injuries. As a result, the band has ...

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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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