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    • Introducing: Ashmaze.

      Introducing: Ashmaze.

      In October, we'll have a new contender in the Visual kei battlefield. Ashmaze. is a five-member band that has already released their first music video, but their first release and ...

    • Introducing: RANDS

      Introducing: RANDS

      You may have already heard of RANDS (蘭図) and their veteran lineup, but in case you haven't, S-T is here to bring you up to speed. RANDS is currently a three-member band that starte ...

    • ex. D’espairRay’s HIZUMI Starts NUL.

      ex. D’espairRay’s HIZUMI Starts NUL.

      After nearly a decade out of the music scene, HIZUMI is back. NUL., comprised of HIZUMI (ex. D'espairsRay) on vocals, MASATO (defspiral) on guitar, and toshiyuki kishi (abingdon bo ...

    • Introducing: SIGMA MEMORIA

      Introducing: SIGMA MEMORIA

      It's been a while since we did a band introduction, so we figured, "Why not introduce a band with some new tunes being released soon?" SIGMA MEMORIA (シグマメモリア) is a five-member band ...

    • Introducing: SARIGIA

      Introducing: SARIGIA

      One of our readers, Sarah N, wanted to know more about this hot new band, so we thought we'd share it with all of you! SARIGIA is a band that formed in December 2017 and officially ...

    • V-kei Super Band “NANA” Officially Starts Activities

      V-kei Super Band “NANA” Officially Starts Activities

      Back in 2013, HERO's SARSHI had a little project going on called NANA (ナナ). Here's what they were like then: And this is the full-fledged form of NANA in 2018: Apparently, a lot ca ...

    Introducing: Mischievous

    Introducing: Mischievous

    V-kei fans in Osaka might feel left out of all of the new bands making their debut in Tokyo, but this one is based in Osaka! Mischievous began activities at the beginning of 2015 ...

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    Introducing: ZON

    Introducing: ZON

    For fans of Jackman, you're going to love this! It appears Azu and 834 haven't strayed far after Jackman disbanded last year, as they've already formed a new band under the Planet ...

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    Die Starts Solo Project DECAYS

    Die Starts Solo Project DECAYS

    As though the members of DIR EN GREY weren't busy enough, there's still more in store for fans! Not only has Kyo's solo project sukekiyo been taking the world by storm, but Die wi ...

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    Introducing: Mukuro

    Introducing: Mukuro

    無玄 (Mukuro) is a new band on the scene that you may not be familiar with. They only just recently came out with music that is a mixture of upbeat and heavy rifts. The vocals also ...

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    Introducing: Despite from Greed

    Introducing: Despite from Greed

    As a bit of a respite from the usual VK fare, how about a great new band? Despite from Greed officially started their activities last month with a free live at Takadanobaba AREA. ...

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    Introducing: The Benjamin

    Introducing: The Benjamin

    Ever wonder where some of the members of Hana Shounen Baddies ended up? The Benjamin officially formed in November of last year, but it wasn't until February that they had their f ...

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    Art Cube’s Vo. Z Starts SHAPE SHIFTER

    Art Cube’s Vo. Z Starts SHAPE SHIFTER

    We're sure some of you have been wondering where the members of Art Cube ended up since their hiatus started last December. Well, we at least know where vocalist Z is at. Z has st ...

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    Introducing: Sonic Death Monkey

    Introducing: Sonic Death Monkey

    Sonic Death Monkey brings a boom with electronic rock tunes that are energetic and bouncy vocals. The band band recently formed with some bandmen that are not exactly new to the s ...

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    Introducing: glamscure

    Introducing: glamscure

    If you were wondering what happened to Pink-Tribal and Qualia's Chaos, look no further. glamscure is a 3-piece band that began activities in March 2015. They released their first ...

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    Introducing: NiAS (Kinou Made no Kyou ni Nai Asu)

    Introducing: NiAS (Kinou Made no Kyou ni Nai Asu)

    This new band's name is a bit of a mouthful to say, but they've already been gaining some popularity in the visual kei scene. Today, we bring you 「昨日までの今日に無ィ明日。」 (Kinou Made no Ky ...

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    Introducing: HOMUNCULUS

    Introducing: HOMUNCULUS

    This new band full of v-kei veterans is shrouded in mystery. HOMUNCULUS is a 5-member band that will begin activities with a live on July 28th, 2015. While their official website ...

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    Introducing: Trance Note

    Introducing: Trance Note

    Thank you to our reader, Val, for bringing this band to our attention! トランスノート (Trance Note) began activities earlier this year in January and you may recognize a few faces! That' ...

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    Introducing: Aporo Project

    Introducing: Aporo Project

    Aporo Project (Aporo Keikaku) is a new group that you guys ought to keep an eye on! They formed last month, and are made up of former members of Love It and newcomer guitarist 331 ...

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    Some of your favorite bandmen are back for MORE

    Some of your favorite bandmen are back for MORE

    Recently, we at S-T got word that En’ya, the bassist of 12012 would be joining a new project with a few other noteworthy members. "More" have been playing a few secret lives since ...

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    Introducing: JENNIE

    Introducing: JENNIE

    Here’s a (relatively) new band that some of you may have already heard about. They formed last winter, and have since toured steadily and have a single release to their credit. Le ...

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    JACK MW: This band introduction is on the house!

    JACK MW: This band introduction is on the house!

    Back when we posted news of VASALLA and WITH SEXY’s revival live, there was mention of another act: newcomers JACK MW (also written JACK + MW and [ジャックミュー] (Jyakkumyu). Here’s a l ...

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    Introducing: IX -NINE-

    Introducing: IX -NINE-

    Looking for a band with an ethereal, ambient, and dark sound? Look no further than IX -NINE-. They are a very new band with a sound that will pull you in and won't let you go. Wit ...

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    Introducing: Far East Dizain

    Introducing: Far East Dizain

    We have another veteran band to introduce to you today. Far East Dizain is a Tokyo-based that will officially kick off activities on April 18th, 2015 with their first sponsored li ...

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    Introducing: Koukai Shokei

    Introducing: Koukai Shokei

    公開処刑 (Koukai Shokei), also known as Public Execution, is a new five-member that emerged on the scene last December. Although they've played only a few event lives, most recently i ...

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    Introducing: Altair

    Introducing: Altair

    Most of the bands we introduce here on S-T are based in Tokyo; ones from Nagoya are few and far between. Today, we have one of those rare Nagoya bands to introduce to you: Altair. ...

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