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    • Visual kei CD Shops Start 1,000 Paper Crane Project for WIZARD’s Masumi

      Visual kei CD Shops Start 1,000 Paper Crane Project for WIZARD’s Masumi

      Fans were shocked and disappointed to hear about ex. WIZARD guitarist Masumi's stage 4 cancer diagnosis, but fans and shop owners alike are pulling out all the stops to support him ...

    • LUNATIC FEST. is Back for 2018

      LUNATIC FEST. is Back for 2018

      Time to plan a trip to Japan, maybe? S-T.net was with you the whole way for LUNA SEA's first ever LUNATIC FEST. back in 2015. In addition to giving you all the details leading up t ...

    • X Japan to Play at Coachella 2018

      X Japan to Play at Coachella 2018

      You thought Madison Square Garden was a big deal? Try this rock star achievement. X Japan has announced that they will play a set at this year's Coachella Music Festival. The legen ...

    • Chiyu (ex. SuG) Makes Acting Debut

      Chiyu (ex. SuG) Makes Acting Debut

      The end of SuG may have already happened, but it's the start of a new journey for many ex-members. Bassist Chiyu has announced his acting debut with a lead role in a Japanese TV dr ...

    • 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 ...

    CELL’s Kon and Nao to Perform in LA

    CELL’s Kon and Nao to Perform in LA

    A little under half a year ago, CELL announced that they came to the decision to put a "halt in...band's activities", leaving it unclear whether or not the members will remain act ...

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    GACKT Mixes Things Up

    GACKT Mixes Things Up

    According to an announcement posted onto his Facebook page, it looks like GACKT is releasing a new album! Some of the songs that are going to be on the album are some of his bigge ...

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    VAMPS’ Instagram Contest

    VAMPS’ Instagram Contest

    In addition to their many performances stateside and their call for U.S.A. 2015 Street Team members, VAMPS is commemorating the international release of BLOODSUCKERS with yet anot ...

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    Revelations of DIR EN GREY’s “Un Deux”

    Revelations of DIR EN GREY’s “Un Deux”

    If you're a fan of horror games, you will realize that this is a promotional clip for CAPCOM's newest installment to their world-wide acclaimed franchise, 「バイオハザード」(BIOHAZARD, als ...

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    VAMPS heading to the Big Apple with a bloodlust!

    VAMPS heading to the Big Apple with a bloodlust!

    We at S-T have had our eyes on this for some time(check HERE and HERE), but the day is coming soon when all of you American fans can catch your favorite duo perform in their lates ...

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    Cozy Up in Bed with Gackt for his New Single

    Cozy Up in Bed with Gackt for his New Single

    As if undress-able body pillows weren't enough, Gackt is putting out a new way to get close to his fans in his next single! Gackt announced the release of his 46th single in July! ...

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    Come chat with two of your favorite STARWAVE bands!

    Come chat with two of your favorite STARWAVE bands!

    Hey readers! How would you like to chat with two of Starwave Records’ top acts? Tainted Reality will be interviewing Synk;yet and Velvet Eden on Ustream, and they’d like to hear y ...

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    Get free tickets to see Synk;yet!

    Get free tickets to see Synk;yet!

    Synk;yet are preparing a special thank you for their overseas fans! If any of you readers plan on being in Tokyo on the 26th of March, you’ve got a chance to see the band for free ...

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    Catch your favorite artists at the Children’s Reality Telethon!

    Catch your favorite artists at the Children’s Reality Telethon!

    Some of your favorite artists will be spreading a little more holiday cheer this Christmas season! The Children’s Reality Telethon, a charity event hosted by the fine folks at Tai ...

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    Wine and Dine for Charity with Yoshiki

    Wine and Dine for Charity with Yoshiki

    Have you ever wondered what it would be like to have dinner with X JAPAN leader and drummer Yoshiki? Well, if you've got the cash, you've got a shot. On November 20th, Yoshiki ann ...

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    e-plus Goes Visual with V-PLUS

    e-plus Goes Visual with V-PLUS

    Finding tickets for visual kei shows in Japan just got a lot easier. e-plus, one of Japan's most popular concert ticket sites, has created a sub-site just for visual kei shows cal ...

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    Celebrate Christmas with Kamijo!

    Celebrate Christmas with Kamijo!

    How would you like to spend Christmas with everyone’s favorite vampire? Kamijo, of Versailles, Lareine and now solo fame has partnered with accessory-maker Artemis Classic to brin ...

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    Avanchick Recruiting Guitarist

    Avanchick Recruiting Guitarist

    Most bands will only search within the visual kei community when they want to find a new band member, but not Avanchick. Avanchick had barely started up activities earlier this Ju ...

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    V-kei meets Manga

    V-kei meets Manga

    If you're both a visual kei and manga fan, then we definitely have something for you! 「バンギャループ」 (Bangyaloop) is a manga about bangya (girls who are fans of visual kei), which was ...

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    New Years Live Digest

    New Years Live Digest

    Are you in Japan this holiday season and looking for a place to party when the ball drops? Japan isn't particularly known for Western-style parties on New Year's Eve. In fact, it ...

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    Yuuya’s Drum Seminar

    Yuuya’s Drum Seminar

    Whether you're an inspiring musician or just a music lover, it never hurts to learn from the pros. For those who are interested in drums, Yuuya from SID is hosting his first drum ...

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    girugamesh’s “gravation” Used in Crows x WORST

    girugamesh’s “gravation” Used in Crows x WORST

    girugamesh is currently in the midst of their lengthy 2014 - 2015 "gravitation" tour, which kicked off on October 4th and finishes with a final in March of 2015. On September 24th ...

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    Shin’s Polish Guitar

    Shin’s Polish Guitar

    Just yesterday ALSDEAD released their newest album, "IDEA-イデア-". The new album marked the band's first release with their current line-up, as well as their first full album in mor ...

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    IV to be a Duelist

    IV to be a Duelist

    Back in 1999, KONAMI released a Yu-Gi-Oh trading card game, which is still going strong today! As they celebrate fifteen years of trading and tournaments, KONAMI has started uploa ...

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    GACKT Coming to a Device Near You

    GACKT Coming to a Device Near You

    Have you ever dreamt what a conversation with GACKT would be like? Well, soon you'll be able to find out... kind of. "P.S. I LOVE YOU GACKT" is a new app that has recently been co ...

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