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    • DIR EN GREY and PIERROT Collaborate for Project

      DIR EN GREY and PIERROT Collaborate for Project

      If you've been following Twitter or Facebook closely over the past couple of days, you may have noticed an account named ANDROGYNOS. The mysterious first tweet only reads, "PIERROT ...

    • Yoshiki in Europe and more!

      Yoshiki in Europe and more!

      We at S-T have been covering the ongoing success of Yoshiki and his film “We are X,” and the news just keeps on coming! Last week on Friday, November 11th, Yoshiki performed at the ...

    • Free Visual kei Support App “VisUnite” is Released!

      Free Visual kei Support App “VisUnite” is Released!

      A few months ago, we introduced you to VisUnite, a new app available for iOS and Android that allows you to support some of your favorite visual kei artists. You also might have he ...

    • X Japan: Costume Contest in NYC!

      X Japan: Costume Contest in NYC!

      In our continuing coverage of X Japan documentary "We Are X," we have more news for those of you coming to the big apple to see the NYC premiere! There will be two more Q&As with Y ...

    • WE ARE X: Premieres in NYC!!! (and more)

      WE ARE X: Premieres in NYC!!! (and more)

      We’ve written extensively (here and here and here) about X Japan’s award-nominated movie and its voyage to the good ole’ US of A! Here’s some more info about what’s coming up: ...

    • Kyo’s MADARA NINGEN to get its very own shop in Harajuku!

      Kyo’s MADARA NINGEN to get its very own shop in Harajuku!

      Have you heard of “MADARA NINGEN?” It’s the fashion collection started by none other than Dir en Grey and sukekiyo’s Kyo, who launched their first collection in July. Now, for a li ...

    Sakito + Anime

    Sakito + Anime

    Well this news was kind of cool. Turns out that 咲人 (Sakito) of ナイトメア (Nightmare) will be appearing in an anime. He'll be in episode seventeen of 「魔人探偵脳噛ネウロ」 (Majin Tantei Nougami ...

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    RENTRER EN SOI and Yoshii Aya

    RENTRER EN SOI and Yoshii Aya

    This is pretty spiffy news for RENTRER EN SOI fans! They've just announced that starting in March, the band will have their own special corner on Yoshii Aya's LIVE☆MANIA show on L ...

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    Kaya’s Valentine’s Day Event

    Kaya’s Valentine’s Day Event

    Kaya is holding an event on February 11th at the Shibuya CHELSEA HOTEL called called "宴 (Utage) Vol. 2 ~Valentine's Day Special~". Performances will be done by Kaya & Kaya pro ...

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    Kagrra’s English videos

    Kagrra’s English videos

    Kagrra, have been so busy as of late, their new album is so amazing and now they have an english page on SC24!!! So far, Isshi, Akiya and Shin have posted videos with english subs ...

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    Kra’s Room Open!

    Kra’s Room Open!

    A while back I posted about Miyavi and Kagrra,'s official artist rooms open on Ameba. Well, Kra has theirs open now too! http://profile.ameba.jp/kra-official/ ...

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    愛歌 (Aika) Returns!

    愛歌 (Aika) Returns!

    About four months ago, 七三式 (Shichisanshiki) put a rest to their activities, however, vocalist 愛歌 (Aika) has begun his solo career! On February 6th (which is becoming another huge ...

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    Alice Nine’s new release

    Alice Nine’s new release

    アリス九號. (Alice Nine) has their first release of the new year planned! Coming out on March 5th 26th is their newest single entitled "MIRROR BALL". Three types will be released; Type ...

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    DEATHGAZE’S backstage invitation

    DEATHGAZE’S backstage invitation

    DEATHGAZE is doing something kind of spiffy; for their Tokyo, Nagoya, Osaka oneman tour entitled "INSTINCT" they're planning a special project with the visual band CD store, Like ...

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    MONSTERS HUNT

    MONSTERS HUNT

    Mix Speaker's,Inc is up to something pretty interesting. On February 3rd they'll begin their stamp rally event called "MONSTERS HUNTER". The meeting place is at ZEALLINK at 2:00 w ...

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    Sequence Records news

    Sequence Records news

    The label has two new additions, Art Cube and 殺~KOЯO~, check them out. 殺~KOЯO~ : http://koro-1108.cocolog-nifty.com/ Art Cube : http://art-cube.info/ What do you think of Tomozo's ...

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    Doremidan Returns!

    Doremidan Returns!

    Great news for Doremidan (ドレミ團) fans! As many know, the band went on an 'activity pause' on August 30th, 2007. On their OHP, it says they will be having an important announcement ...

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    RYONAI’s New Year Message

    RYONAI’s New Year Message

    RYONAI (ex Blam Honey) has sent a New Years message to fans from his myspace. He even made a graphic for fans, which was really sweet. His English is pretty good so you can email ...

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    Merry Christmas from xTRiPx

    Merry Christmas from xTRiPx

    Just got xTRiPx's mail magazine and they posted a link to a special Christmas section of their website which features photos of each member plus a wallpaper for anyone to use. Che ...

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    A spiffy kind of New Year’s card

    A spiffy kind of New Year’s card

    This is something I thought was really cool. So-net, an internet service provider in Japan, on their website has an area where members can choose from a variety of designs and sen ...

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    SINCREA

    SINCREA

    I was browsing around Visunavi this morning, and I saw news about the band SINCREA. Honestly, I don't think I've ever heard of them before so I checked them out. The band isn't ne ...

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    12012 + Kera = Christmas Present

    12012 + Kera = Christmas Present

    So it seems 12012 has paired up with Kera (a clothing store) to do an interesting type of Christmas promotion. All the customers who spend over 3000 yen between December 12th and ...

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