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  • Rendezvous before Metamorphosis: Femme Fatale’s Last Live @ Shibuya WWW

    Rendezvous before Metamorphosis: Femme Fatale’s Last Live @ Shibuya WWW

    Fans of Kaya were shocked in 2014 when, after 8 years of solo activity, the iconic vocalist of Schwarz Stein fame formed a new band: Femme Fatale. This group, made up of VK vetera ...

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    LOST ASH “Burnt to ASHes” Final Show 12/22 @ Hatsudai the DOORS

    LOST ASH “Burnt to ASHes” Final Show 12/22 @ Hatsudai the DOORS

      December 22nd was not a warm day by any means in Tokyo. But since LOST ASH’s last show ever took place at Hatsudai the DOORS (where there aren’t any coin lockers for fans t ...

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    ZIZ @ Shinjuku LOFT 12/21/2015

    ZIZ @ Shinjuku LOFT 12/21/2015

    You may or may not have heard of ZIZ. They formed in 2012 after ex-Malice Mizer's Közi decided he wanted to continue on with a band and not just his solo project. The same year, t ...

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    DIR EN GREY @ Gramercy Theatre, New York

    DIR EN GREY @ Gramercy Theatre, New York

    The final stop on U.S. soil, and the second to last stop in the "Never Free From The Awakening" Tour, this show was sold out more than a month before. DIR EN GREY's show in New Yo ...

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    Debut Live: IX -NINE-‘s Nie no Daijou

    Debut Live: IX -NINE-‘s Nie no Daijou

      Mask-clad IX -NINE- first appeared in the visual scene back in March, and have stood out from the crowd not only in their style, but in their efforts to reach potential fan ...

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    DALLE 07/31/2015 @ Shibuya vuenos

    DALLE 07/31/2015 @ Shibuya vuenos

    You may or may not be familiar with DALLE, a unit formed by Közi (ZIZ, ex. Malice Mizer) back in 2008. Their activities were scant and consisted of punk and rock covers until they ...

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    KAMIJO 20th Anniversary Best JAPAN FINAL @ Tokyo Kinema Club

    KAMIJO 20th Anniversary Best JAPAN FINAL @ Tokyo Kinema Club

    KAMIJO’s 20th anniversary has taken him around the world from Europe, to North America, to South America. As 2015 winds down, KAMIJO is ending his year-long celebration in his hom ...

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    Black Gene For the Next Scene: Umarenaoshi Tour Final “Shinsei -born again-“

    Black Gene For the Next Scene: Umarenaoshi Tour Final “Shinsei -born again-“

    The 15-stop tour "Umarenaoshi" took Black Gene For the Next Scene around Japan beginning April 29th, largely to commemorate the release of "Uragaeri." Weeks later, the tour made i ...

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    LUNATIC FEST. Day 2: LUNA SEA

    LUNATIC FEST. Day 2: LUNA SEA

    See the rest of our LUNATIC FEST. coverage here! The clock ticked by as the enormous crowd at Makuhari Messe waited for the final chapter of LUNA SEA's 25th anniversary celebratio ...

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    LUNATIC FEST. Day 2: BUCK-TICK

    LUNATIC FEST. Day 2: BUCK-TICK

    See the rest of our coverage of LUNATIC FEST. here! BUCK-TICK is another band on our LUNATIC FEST. coverage roster that you might be scratching your head at. Are they even visual ...

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    LUNATIC FEST. Day 2: D’ERLANGER

    LUNATIC FEST. Day 2: D’ERLANGER

    See the rest of our LUNATIC FEST. coverage here! D'ERLANGER is by no means squarely in the field of visual kei, but there are some who will argue until they're blue in the face th ...

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    LUNATIC FEST. Day 2: GLAY

    LUNATIC FEST. Day 2: GLAY

    See the rest of our LUNATIC FEST. coverage here! GLAY is probably another band that some of you readers might be wary of seeing on S-T. Why are they at LUNATIC FEST.? What connect ...

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    LUNATIC FEST. Day 2: MUCC

    LUNATIC FEST. Day 2: MUCC

    See the rest of our LUNATIC FEST. coverage here! Visual kei fans are surely familiar with MUCC. Their roots stretch as far back as 1997 when they released their first demo tape “N ...

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    LUNATIC FEST. Day 2: LUNACY

    LUNATIC FEST. Day 2: LUNACY

    See the rest of our LUNATIC FEST. coverage here! We’ve barraged you with the history of both LUNACY and LUNA SEA already in our Day 1 reports, so we’ll get straight into it. After ...

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    LUNATIC FEST. Day 1: LUNA SEA

    LUNATIC FEST. Day 1: LUNA SEA

    See the rest of our LUNATIC FEST. coverage here! The story goes that hide discovered LUNA SEA, and their signing to Yoshiki's Extasy Records gave them the momentum to become the l ...

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    LUNATIC FEST. Day 1: X JAPAN

    LUNATIC FEST. Day 1: X JAPAN

    See the rest of our LUNATIC FEST. coverage here! Before the LUNATIC FEST. timetable was released, the question on everyone's minds was "Who will headline on Day 1?" The answer sho ...

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    HERO “Retry” Semi-final @ TSUTAYA O-EAST

    HERO “Retry” Semi-final @ TSUTAYA O-EAST

    HERO has been through some big changes this year, starting with their unprecedented move from the major to the indies visual kei scene. Their aptly named tour 「リトライ」 (Retry) has b ...

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    LUNATIC FEST. Day 1: DEAD END

    LUNATIC FEST. Day 1: DEAD END

    See the rest of our LUNATIC FEST. coverage here! X JAPAN is oft -- and not incorrectly -- credited for being the founding fathers of visual kei. But even the greats drew their ins ...

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    LUNATIC FEST. Day 1: DIR EN GREY

    LUNATIC FEST. Day 1: DIR EN GREY

    See the rest of our LUNATIC FEST. coverage here! We probably don't need to tell you about the beginnings of DIR EN GREY, easily one of the world's most successful and internationa ...

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    LUNATIC FEST. Day 1: SIAM SHADE

    LUNATIC FEST. Day 1: SIAM SHADE

    See the rest of our LUNATIC FEST. coverage here! SIAM SHADE is not, at first glance, a band many current visual kei fans would associate with the scene. Formed in 1989 by high sch ...

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