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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 ...

    INORAN takes Asia

    INORAN takes Asia

      INORAN, the legendary guitarist of LUNA SEA, had a special announcement for fans during his 44th birthday event at Shibuya Public Hall this past weekend. ...

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    Yumehito announces new band!

    Yumehito announces new band!

    Yumehito, the former guitarist and vocalist of AYABIE, has been busy since leaving the band at the end of last year. Since then, he has formed Robin’s peace Bk with Yuki of Raphae ...

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    X Japan Contest: WeAreXposed Tickets

    X Japan Contest: WeAreXposed Tickets

    Big news! Want to see the X Japan concert? Well, X Japan is hosting a contest, and if you have what it takes, you may be going! But you better enter soon! ...

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    Schwarz Stein to meet with a Very Important Person…you!

    Schwarz Stein to meet with a Very Important Person…you!

    Last month we reported on the upcoming appearance of Schwarz Stein at Anime USA this October. We have just received more information regarding a VIP package for fans, which we wil ...

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    Hope And Live: Rock For A Cure

    Hope And Live: Rock For A Cure

    The JoinLIFE organization doesn't just raise HIV/AIDs awareness, they also set up events such as concerts to fund research for treatment of these diseases. So, it is definitely mo ...

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    Schwarz Stein Invade the Capital

    Schwarz Stein Invade the Capital

    We at S-T were immensely pleased to announce the reformation of Schwarz Stein last March, now it seems the legendary duo have given us even more to talk about! ...

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    Shout at avanchick

    Shout at avanchick

    It seems like just yesterday that we introduced avanchick, and their first sponsored live on July 11th was completely sold out. Now, their 2nd maxi single is already in the works, ...

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    Yazzmad’s New Member, Single and Third Oneman

    Yazzmad’s New Member, Single and Third Oneman

    It's been half a year since yazzmad released their single 「僕達が紡いだあの紛れもなく輝いた日々と、いつしか気付いてしまった最低な現実」(Bokutachi ga Tsumuida ano Magiremonaku Kagayaita Hibi to, Itsushika Kizuiteshimat ...

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    Chanty’s Grand Bargain

    Chanty’s Grand Bargain

    Chanty – who we have talked so much about lately – has quite a proposal for all you fans out there! ...

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    girugamesh’s “gravitation” and Sponsored Events

    girugamesh’s “gravitation” and Sponsored Events

    Ready for this, girguamesh fans? Just today, they've announced more details on their upcoming mini album for this September! On the 24th, you'll be able to purchase "gravitation" ...

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    Dacco’s Double Duty and Dance Classes

    Dacco’s Double Duty and Dance Classes

    It's been quite some time since we last wrote about Dacco, but we haven't forgotten about this bubbly duo. For the first time in over a year, Dacco has something new for our eyes ...

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    exist†trace Featured on REVOLVER

    exist†trace Featured on REVOLVER

    New York-based REVOLVER magazine is one of the industry's hottest media outlets for anything relating to rock, and exist†trace has made their REVOLVER debut. ...

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    DAZZLE VISION’s Maiko Sings in a Battle Theme for Final Fantasy

    DAZZLE VISION’s Maiko Sings in a Battle Theme for Final Fantasy

    For those of you who happen to be both a metalhead and a gamer, we've got a real treat for you. Last we talked about DAZZLE VISION, they were featured in the Sads respect album an ...

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    Tritt fur Tritt’s VK-Packed 10th Anniversary

    Tritt fur Tritt’s VK-Packed 10th Anniversary

    Tritt fur Tritt is a well-known hair salon that has worked with various visual artists over its 10-year history. To commemorate its decade anniversary, the brand will be celebrati ...

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    CELL’s Members Keeping Busy Outside of CELL

    CELL’s Members Keeping Busy Outside of CELL

    CELL, who experienced a jump in popularity overseas after their appearance at last summer's Anime Expo in Los Angeles, have not only been keeping busy as a band but have also been ...

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    Misaruka Sparkles and ROCKs on the Silver Screen

    Misaruka Sparkles and ROCKs on the Silver Screen

    Misaruka has always had a heavy theatrical element, but that doesn't make this news any less of a surprise. Misaruka will be appearing in a relatively pivotal role in the upcoming ...

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    METEOROID Showers the Earth with Events, Release

    METEOROID Showers the Earth with Events, Release

    Remember that li'l ol' band METEOROID? We introduced you to them back in 2012, and we've been keeping a close eye on this celestial phenomenon ever since. (In fact, we interviewed ...

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    Introducing: Ailection tran3rd

    Introducing: Ailection tran3rd

    Less than a year after the start of Secilia Luna's indefinite hiatus, Kyoki is heading a new project in Tokyo: Ailection tran3rd. ...

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    Matenrou Opera Bassist yo to Walk the Runway at AnimeNEXT

    Matenrou Opera Bassist yo to Walk the Runway at AnimeNEXT

    Matenrou Opera*'s bassist yo will be coming stateside once again at New Jersey's AnimeNEXT next month as he joins the model cast of Acryl agitt's fashion show. *Warning: autoplay ...

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    L’arc’s Tetsuya to Become a Father

    L’arc’s Tetsuya to Become a Father

    We're unfortunately aware of our tendency to be the bearers of bad news at Shattered-Tranquility.net, but today we actually have something much happier to announce! Reports began ...

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