Tuesday, August 22, 2017

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    • King Goes Major and Releases a Single

      King Goes Major and Releases a Single

      King, the solo project of "King Ryo" has been signed to Nippon Columbia and has released a single! "Never End Cry" is out May 24th and features Die from Hide with Spread Beaver. ...

    • DaizyStripper to Make Major Debut This Summer

      DaizyStripper to Make Major Debut This Summer

      At the end of 2016, DaizyStripper had some exciting news for fans. In Summer 2017, DaizyStripper will make their major debut on CJ Victor Entertainment. This is, well, major. Victo ...

    • WE ARE X: Premieres in NYC!!! (and more)

      WE ARE X: Premieres in NYC!!! (and more)

      We’ve written extensively (here and here and here) about X Japan’s award-nominated movie and its voyage to the good ole’ US of A! Here’s some more info about what’s coming up: ...

    • X Japan nominated for major film award!

      X Japan nominated for major film award!

      X Japan is ready to take the film world by storm! Yoshiki and co. have been nominated for “Best Music Documentary” by the Broadcast Film Critics Association for the movie “We Are X ...

    • Yoshiki Brings his Best for Amazon Fashion Week!

      Yoshiki Brings his Best for Amazon Fashion Week!

      Have you heard of “Yoshikimono?” This kimono brand, featuring designs by none other than X-Japan’s fearless leader Yoshiki and collaborations with famed kimono maker Keigo Kano, sh ...

    • The Magic of exist-trace

      The Magic of exist-trace

      When you think of long-lived visual kei groups, exist†trace is up there with some of the greats. The band have been rocking out since 2003, and have been making headlines nonstop s ...

    King Goes Major and Releases a Single

    King Goes Major and Releases a Single

    King, the solo project of "King Ryo" has been signed to Nippon Columbia and has released a single! "Never End Cry" is out May 24th and features Die from Hide with Spread Beaver. ...

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    DaizyStripper to Make Major Debut This Summer

    DaizyStripper to Make Major Debut This Summer

    At the end of 2016, DaizyStripper had some exciting news for fans. In Summer 2017, DaizyStripper will make their major debut on CJ Victor Entertainment. This is, well, major. Vict ...

    Read More »
    WE ARE X: Premieres in NYC!!! (and more)

    WE ARE X: Premieres in NYC!!! (and more)

    We’ve written extensively (here and here and here) about X Japan’s award-nominated movie and its voyage to the good ole’ US of A! Here’s some more info about what’s coming up: ...

    Read More »
    X Japan nominated for major film award!

    X Japan nominated for major film award!

    X Japan is ready to take the film world by storm! Yoshiki and co. have been nominated for “Best Music Documentary” by the Broadcast Film Critics Association for the movie “We Are ...

    Read More »
    Yoshiki Brings his Best for Amazon Fashion Week!

    Yoshiki Brings his Best for Amazon Fashion Week!

    Have you heard of “Yoshikimono?” This kimono brand, featuring designs by none other than X-Japan’s fearless leader Yoshiki and collaborations with famed kimono maker Keigo Kano, s ...

    Read More »
    The Magic of exist-trace

    The Magic of exist-trace

    When you think of long-lived visual kei groups, exist†trace is up there with some of the greats. The band have been rocking out since 2003, and have been making headlines nonstop ...

    Read More »
    Gackt releases new album!

    Gackt releases new album!

    Gackt fans have been eagerly awaiting for this, the man’s first album in 6 years! "Last Moon" comes out today and includes 13 tracks, with a second version including a DVD. See be ...

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    ASAGI’s solo major debut!

    ASAGI’s solo major debut!

    D vocalist Asagi has been signed to record label Victor and his making his major debut! "Seventh Sense/ Shikabane no Oja / Ampusai," a triple A-side single, is coming out next Wed ...

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    Introducing: THE RHEDORIC

    Introducing: THE RHEDORIC

    Today, we're introducing a band we haven't heard from much of--THE RHEDORIC. Although we haven't heard of them much, we'll be seeing more of them, as THE RHEDORIC will be going ma ...

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    Mexico Not Enough! VAMPS Takes on South America this Fall!

    Mexico Not Enough! VAMPS Takes on South America this Fall!

    We've hardly had a chance to breathe since word reached our ears of VAMPS playing Mexico City this October, and yet it seems we spoke too soon!  We have even more news regarding t ...

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    VAMPS Headed to Mexico City This October!

    VAMPS Headed to Mexico City This October!

    Late last week we brought you news of VAMPS being added to the line-up of heavy metal festival OZZFEST JAPAN 2015.  Vampires never sleep, as they say, and it looks like VAMPS is l ...

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    MUCC and lynch. to Play Together on Three-Date Mini-Tour This September

    MUCC and lynch. to Play Together on Three-Date Mini-Tour This September

    MUCC spent the majority of May painting the town red on an eight-stop European tour and will be holding their “F#CK THE PAST, F#CK THE FUTURE” tour final in only a matter of days ...

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    An Cafe to Make Major Debut This Summer

    An Cafe to Make Major Debut This Summer

    An Cafe had some exciting news to share on April 1st that wasn't a joke at all. They had three big announcements. First, they renewed their OHP, which now features a visual of the ...

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    HERO Reverts Back to Indies

    HERO Reverts Back to Indies

    In a rather unprecedented move, HERO has made a decision that, for some, could be seen as a step backwards. On November 1st, the band announced their decision to revert from major ...

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    KAMIJO Wants to Put a Ring on It

    KAMIJO Wants to Put a Ring on It

    March is a big month for KAMIJO and for Symphony of The Vampire. This Wednesday - March 5th -, the mini-album will drop - and so will the neo-gothic jewelry line of the same name! ...

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    YOSHIKI Announces Classical World Tour

    YOSHIKI Announces Classical World Tour

      Yoshiki fans, you're going to be very happy with this announcement! Known as X Japan's drummer and classically-trained pianist, Yoshiki is also known throughout the classic ...

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    KAMIJO’s Important Announcement

    KAMIJO’s Important Announcement

    Today at 10:00pm JST, KAMIJO had a special announcement for his fans which he broadcasted live through YouTube. Unfortunately, the broadcast is now set to private, and can no long ...

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    MERRY Fans Can’t Stand to Miss Out on Outdoor Live

    MERRY Fans Can’t Stand to Miss Out on Outdoor Live

    In May, we reveled in the announcement of MERRY's projected return to the stage after lamenting and worrying over a brief hiatus relating to vocalist Gara's herniated disc. Gara h ...

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    Jupiter’s Debut Single

    Jupiter’s Debut Single

    If you've been waiting to hear more from Jupiter, wait no longer! On July 24th, the 5-member group will release their debut single, "Blessing of the Future" via Universal Music. I ...

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    Introducing: Jupiter

    Introducing: Jupiter

    We hesitated a bit with posting this information since it was brought to our attention on April Fool’s Day,  but now we can confirm that this is, indeed, true! Jupiter is a 5-memb ...

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