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    • Shinya Forms Solo Project SERAPH

      Shinya Forms Solo Project SERAPH

      Kyo's got one. Die's got one. Now Shinya's got his own. DIR EN GREY's beloved drummer Shinya unveiled the startup of his new project SERAPH with a revealing and alluring artist pho ...

    • The Return of SHOXX Magazine

      The Return of SHOXX Magazine

      It was only a few months ago we told you of SHOXX's unexpected departure from the visual kei scene. Bankruptcy forced the company to halt publishing the popular magazine. It, well, ...

    • 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 ...

    • Free Visual kei Support App “VisUnite” is Released!

      Free Visual kei Support App “VisUnite” is Released!

      A few months ago, we introduced you to VisUnite, a new app available for iOS and Android that allows you to support some of your favorite visual kei artists. You also might have he ...

    • 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 ...

    Shinya Forms Solo Project SERAPH

    Shinya Forms Solo Project SERAPH

    Kyo's got one. Die's got one. Now Shinya's got his own. DIR EN GREY's beloved drummer Shinya unveiled the startup of his new project SERAPH with a revealing and alluring artist ph ...

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    The Return of SHOXX Magazine

    The Return of SHOXX Magazine

    It was only a few months ago we told you of SHOXX's unexpected departure from the visual kei scene. Bankruptcy forced the company to halt publishing the popular magazine. It, well ...

    Read More »
    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 th ...

    Read More »
    Free Visual kei Support App “VisUnite” is Released!

    Free Visual kei Support App “VisUnite” is Released!

    A few months ago, we introduced you to VisUnite, a new app available for iOS and Android that allows you to support some of your favorite visual kei artists. You also might have h ...

    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 ...

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    Review: “We Are X” the Dark and Dynamic Documentary All About X Japan

    Review: “We Are X” the Dark and Dynamic Documentary All About X Japan

    “We Are X” opens with a bang, as we see an energized Yoshiki pounding out a last hoorah on his infamous crystal drum set for screaming fans at Madison Square Garden. He exits the ...

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    See Yoshiki at the L.A. “We Are X” Premiere!

    See Yoshiki at the L.A. “We Are X” Premiere!

    We're sure you've heard about--or even seen--X JAPAN's documentary "We Are X." It's been shown at film festivals around the world since its release last year. Now, it's coming to ...

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    YOHIO Declared Ambassador for New Visual Kei App?

    YOHIO Declared Ambassador for New Visual Kei App?

    The way you enjoy visual kei is about to change. VisUnite is an app--yes, an app that you can download on your phone or other mobile device-- created in Japan that aims to moderni ...

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    GACKT’s Anime Theme and…World Tour!?

    GACKT’s Anime Theme and…World Tour!?

    GACKT rounded off the final show of his LAST VISUALIVE tour last night, and he had some big announcements to make at the end. The first announcement is that he will hold a world t ...

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    Acid Black Cherry’s “L” – From Album, to Novel, to Movie

    Acid Black Cherry’s “L” – From Album, to Novel, to Movie

    In 2015, Acid Black Cherry released their latest album 「L-エル-」. The album--which rose to Oricon chart popularity in Japan upon its release--was originally composed and written bas ...

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    DIR EN GREY’s Kaoru and Shinya Start Blog Magazines

    DIR EN GREY’s Kaoru and Shinya Start Blog Magazines

    As the members of DIR EN GREY continue to start and develop side projects, it has given us a closer look into their minds and personalities. Two more members have decided to let y ...

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    X JAPAN Documentary Wins Sundance Award

    X JAPAN Documentary Wins Sundance Award

    Last week, X JAPAN unveiled their rock documentary "We Are X" at the Sundance Film Festival 2016. Leader and drummer YOSHIKI attended the event himself and gave a solo performance ...

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    Visual Kei on LINE MUSIC

    Visual Kei on LINE MUSIC

    LINE, which started as a messaging app, has started diversifying their services. Just this week, LINE debuted a new service, titled LINE MUSIC. LINE MUSIC is a music streaming ser ...

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    DIR EN GREY’s Die Opens Own Mobile Site

    DIR EN GREY’s Die Opens Own Mobile Site

    Recently, it seems like all the members of DIR EN GREY are reaching out to fans in some way or another. Kyo has his own side band and mobile site, Toshiya has his camera.in accoun ...

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    SuG Adds Temporary Vocalist SHIGERU

    SuG Adds Temporary Vocalist SHIGERU

    With the release of their new album "BLACK" fast approaching, this should be an exciting time for SuG. Unfortunately, vocalist Takeru's temporary hiatus has probably put a bit of ...

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    Arlequin’s LA Livestream

    Arlequin’s LA Livestream

    This news will interest Arlequin fans around the LA area. On February 7th, XENON--Cure Magazine's Official Shop--in Downtown Los Angeles will hold a livestream Q&A session wit ...

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    Matenrou Opera’s New Single and Tour

    Matenrou Opera’s New Single and Tour

    Matenrou Opera fans are going to have a busy spring. On April 8th, Matenrou Opera will release "ether" in just one type. It will only cost you 1200yen and is already available for ...

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    Miyavi to appear on the Ellen Degeneres Show

    Miyavi to appear on the Ellen Degeneres Show

    Last month, Miyavi made his professional acting debut in Unbroken, released Christmas Day. In the film directed by Angelina Jolie and written by the Coen Brothers, Miyavi plays th ...

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