Thursday, March 23, 2017

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    • Interview: Grieva’s Proof of Existence

      Interview: Grieva’s Proof of Existence

      Our first interview of the new year is with none other than Grieva! We're sure you've at least heard of them before, but in case you haven't, Grieva is a 90's-style visual kei band ...

    • Interview: A First Look at ƵMØRA (JP)

      Interview: A First Look at ƵMØRA (JP)

      English version ―お忙しいところありがとうございます。まずはメンバーの紹介からお願いします。 $ali: リーダーとベース担当の$aliです。 Naoki: ドラムのNaokiです。 $ali: そして他のメンバーはボーカルのAyoと、ギターのDomiとHrafn、とProgram/SynthをやっているPRINC3の合計6人です。 ―メンバ ...

    • Ensoku: This is an interview.

      Ensoku: This is an interview.

      If you've ever heard of Ensoku, your first thought is probably, "This is a pen." This band's crazy stage antics and hilarious concepts have won them a place in visual kei fans' hea ...

    • Interview: DISREIGN

      Interview: DISREIGN

      DISREIGN is one of the far and few overseas visual kei bands. Fronted by YOHIO (ex. Seremedy) and label mates with Kerbera (who we interviewed earlier this year), they have held a ...

    • Interview: THE BLACK SWAN’s Black “PERSONA”

      Interview: THE BLACK SWAN’s Black “PERSONA”

      THE BLACK SWAN has continued to rise in the ranks of the visual kei industry. After the release of their first full album "OUSIA," they pulled off a successful one-man show in TSUT ...

    • Interview: A First Look at ƵMØRA

      Interview: A First Look at ƵMØRA

      It's safe to say that not many of our readers have heard of a new band called ƵMØRA. While they haven't even played a live show yet, they've released two digital singles and have a ...

    Interview: Hizumi at Naka-Kon 2015

    Interview: Hizumi at Naka-Kon 2015

    This year's Naka-Kon in Kansas attracted fans of Japanese anime, music, and culture from both in and out of country. Also in attendance was Hizumi. He's best known as the former v ...

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    Interview: LOST ASH

    Interview: LOST ASH

    Finding a MESSAGE in the ASHes It may not be easy to place J-Rock’s Jacks-of-all-trades LOST ASH into one convenient category, for all the skills they have. If there ever were an ...

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    Interview: Chanty

    Interview: Chanty

      YOLO, YOLO A Pirate’s Life for Me Chanty first sailed into the Tokyo visual kei scene late last summer, when they shocked us with their hilariously imposturous introduction ...

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    Red Desire LILIA & A Look Back at Royz

    Red Desire LILIA & A Look Back at Royz

    After saying farewell to Kazuki last month and heading into the future with Royz, we'd like to take a look back to the spring at Royz's Red Desire LILIA tour, and even farther bac ...

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    Interview: UnRealistic

    Interview: UnRealistic

    Last month, we introduced you readers to UnRealistic, a 4-member band that kicked off band activities with their first mini album release on April 2nd. The band, featuring ex-Call ...

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    Interview: METEOROID

    Interview: METEOROID

    METEOROID crashed onto the scene with a bang in late 2012, but began their true trek as a band with their first one-man and release of their first single, "DIVER," back on Februar ...

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    Interview: Sophia & Season of Ghosts

    Interview: Sophia & Season of Ghosts

      Originally hailing as a music promoter from Thessaloniki, Greece, Sophia suddenly emerged from the business side of the visual scene and into the limelight after she was ac ...

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    The Pandemonium Tour: Interview with Gothique Prince Ken (GPK)

    The Pandemonium Tour: Interview with Gothique Prince Ken (GPK)

    Hot on the heels of our exclusive interview with DJ SiSeN, we bring you our second interview from Tainted Reality's Pandemonium Tour with none other than Gothique Prince Ken (GPK) ...

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    The Pandemonium Tour: Interview with SiSeN

    The Pandemonium Tour: Interview with SiSeN

    DJ SiSeN is an enthusiast of the Japanese underground scene whose interests manifest in his unique fashion style and fondness for the entrancing "industrial and technoise music" t ...

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    Interview: Halloween with Royz

    Interview: Halloween with Royz

    As luck would have it, Royz's Aomori date of the "The UNLIMITED INNOCENCE RAY" tour fell on Halloween, which made for a very interesting opportunity for the band to talk about the ...

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    Summer Interview with Royz

    Summer Interview with Royz

    Interview: Ku Translation: Alicia Photography: Ku & K Not for republication. Before their most recent live in Aomori City (7.14.2012), Royz took a little time out of their bus ...

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    Interview with SCREW

    Interview with SCREW

    With 2012 marking their 6th anniversary, SCREW shows no signs of slowing down. Until now, their performances outside of Japan were few, such as Jrock Invasion in Germany (2007) an ...

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    Short Interview with Royz

    Short Interview with Royz

    Royz is a colorful indies band which has made quite an impact since its formation in 2009. Even though they’re still small in Japan, they’ve gained a steady following overseas – w ...

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    Sakura-Con: Interview with Kanon Wakeshima

    Sakura-Con: Interview with Kanon Wakeshima

    Translated and Transcribed by S-T.net's translator, Alicia Photography and Notations by Ku and Juri On the third day and final day of Sakura-con, Shattered-Tranquility was granted ...

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    Sakura-Con: Q&A Panel with Kanon Wakeshima

    Sakura-Con: Q&A Panel with Kanon Wakeshima

    Hey there guys! If you didn’t remember, Shattered-Tranquility staff members Juri and Ku were at Sakura-con, and we had the pleasure of attending Kanon Wakeshima’s Q&A Panel. I ...

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    Interview with GANGLION

    Interview with GANGLION

    GANGLION is a four member, all-girl band that formed in June of 2010, and started official activites in August of the same year. The members consist of oni on vocals and guitar, s ...

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    Interview with DAZZLE VISION

    Interview with DAZZLE VISION

    DAZZLE VISION is a four member band, who started activities in 2003, but who have been active with their current line-up since September of 2010. Also in 2010, they made their deb ...

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    Kagrra’s last look & message about their demise

    Kagrra’s last look & message about their demise

    Thanks to Shu-san for emailing us about Kagrra's last look. It also seems that Kagrra posted their last translated message to those who are a member of the PS Company fan club. As ...

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    Kaya’s comment for Kawaii girl Japan

    Kaya’s comment for Kawaii girl Japan

    Kaya took a moment of his time to record a comment for Kawaii girl Japan the other day. The site promotes his newest release while showcasing Kaya in the video comment. Since debu ...

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    Interview with -LEON-

    Interview with -LEON-

    -LEON- is a five-piece band from Gunma comprising of Yuji on vocals, Shin and Koya on guitars, Yamato on bass, and Masashi on drums. Mixing Asian cultural influences with visual r ...

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