Monday, July 24, 2017

  • MEJIBRAY to Enter Hiatus

    MEJIBRAY to Enter Hiatus

    MEJIBRAY, arguably one of the most popular visual kei bands in the scene right now, has a disappointing announcement for fans. Following the end of 2017, MEJIBRAY will enter an act ...

  • Yoshiki to Undergo Emergency Surgery

    Yoshiki to Undergo Emergency Surgery

    After consulting with a number of esteemed doctors, it has been determined that X JAPAN's leader and drummer Yoshiki will undergo emergency surgery on May 16th, 2017. The drummer h ...

  • MERRY BAD END to lose Drummer

    MERRY BAD END to lose Drummer

    Bad news for fans of Merry Bad End, the band will be losing their drummer next month. Drummer No.666 has been struggling with a re-occurring back injury, which will cause him to le ...

  • Dangan NO LIMIT to Disband in August

    Dangan NO LIMIT to Disband in August

    At the end of April, Dangan NO LIMIT had a disappointing announcement for fans. Following their last one-man show on August 18th, the band will break up due to bassist Chika's depa ...

  • Chanty Pauses Activities

    Chanty Pauses Activities

    Some bad news for chanty fans, it appears that guitarist shia had been arrested earlier this month. No more details about the circumstances are available, but the band has decided ...

  • NightingeiL Reforms

    NightingeiL Reforms

    Remember NightingeiL? This SPEED-DISK classic disbanded in 2012, with most of its members quitting musical activities. Kon went on to front CELL while drummer Hakuya offered suppor ...

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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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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