Monday, February 20, 2017

  • FLASHBACK FRIDAY: MARRY+AN+BLOOD

    FLASHBACK FRIDAY: MARRY+AN+BLOOD

    Visual Kei is a genre of aesthetics, one where how the band looks can be just as important as how they sound. Oftentimes groups will coordinate their costumes according to some the ...

  • Flashback Friday: COLOR

    Flashback Friday: COLOR

    Recently, we at S-T have written about Dynamite Tommy and DADA’s trip to Anime Expo. DADA had been known until recently as the vocalist of Velvet Eden, but Dynamite Tommy’s origina ...

  • Flashback Friday: Missalina Rei

    Flashback Friday: Missalina Rei

    Ahh Flashback Friday, the most nostalgic day of the week! And if you ask me, nothing is more nostalgic than full-on 90s Visual Kei! Looking through old pictures of indies bands of ...

  • FLASHBACK FRIDAY: KILHI+ICE

    FLASHBACK FRIDAY: KILHI+ICE

    As we all know, Visual Kei tends to be a male-dominated genre. Though people on youtube comments might constantly question whether so-and-so is really a man, the answer tends to be ...

  • Flashback Friday: Seventh Sense

    Flashback Friday: Seventh Sense

    Flashback Friday’s back again! Our band this time around may not be super familiar to some of you, but the events surrounding the group and the members involved should definitely r ...

  • Flashback Friday: 【FIGURE;】

    Flashback Friday: 【FIGURE;】

    It's Friday, and that means it's time for another installment of Flashback Friday. This week's band is the dynamic ex-Due'le quartz duo with a bit of a tragic ending, 【FIGURE;】. ...

FLASHBACK FRIDAY: MARRY+AN+BLOOD

FLASHBACK FRIDAY: MARRY+AN+BLOOD

Visual Kei is a genre of aesthetics, one where how the band looks can be just as important as how they sound. Oftentimes groups will coordinate their costumes according to some th ...

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Flashback Friday: COLOR

Flashback Friday: COLOR

Recently, we at S-T have written about Dynamite Tommy and DADA’s trip to Anime Expo. DADA had been known until recently as the vocalist of Velvet Eden, but Dynamite Tommy’s origin ...

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Flashback Friday: Missalina Rei

Flashback Friday: Missalina Rei

Ahh Flashback Friday, the most nostalgic day of the week! And if you ask me, nothing is more nostalgic than full-on 90s Visual Kei! Looking through old pictures of indies bands of ...

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FLASHBACK FRIDAY: KILHI+ICE

FLASHBACK FRIDAY: KILHI+ICE

As we all know, Visual Kei tends to be a male-dominated genre. Though people on youtube comments might constantly question whether so-and-so is really a man, the answer tends to b ...

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Flashback Friday: Seventh Sense

Flashback Friday: Seventh Sense

Flashback Friday’s back again! Our band this time around may not be super familiar to some of you, but the events surrounding the group and the members involved should definitely ...

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Flashback Friday: 【FIGURE;】

Flashback Friday: 【FIGURE;】

It's Friday, and that means it's time for another installment of Flashback Friday. This week's band is the dynamic ex-Due'le quartz duo with a bit of a tragic ending, 【FIGURE;】. ...

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Flashback Friday: GIVUSS

Flashback Friday: GIVUSS

It's time for your daily dose of visual kei history! Well, more like ongoing history. This week's featured band has at least a few names that are still big in the industry today. ...

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Flashback Friday: HYBRID-ZOMBIEZ

Flashback Friday: HYBRID-ZOMBIEZ

It's been a while, but we're back with another installment of Flashback Friday. This week's featured band isn't from all that long ago, but you might be interested to see where al ...

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Flashback Friday: Cuartet

Flashback Friday: Cuartet

This week, we bring you a more recent Flashback Friday contender - Cuartet. Cuartet, formerly known as コロシ (Koroshi), first began official live activities at what was to become th ...

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Flashback Friday: Noir fleurir

Flashback Friday: Noir fleurir

For this week's Flashback Friday, we bring you Noir fleurir (formerly known as DEFLOWER). ...

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Flashback Friday: Mar’derayla

Flashback Friday: Mar’derayla

First off, our apologies for not releasing these on a consistent or timely basis. That's going to change from now on! Our third Flashback Friday band was nominated by a reader -- ...

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Flashback Friday: Vall’na racill

Flashback Friday: Vall’na racill

Returning from an unannounced hiatus, Flashback Friday is back in action! This week's lucky band is: Vall'na racill. Vall'na racill was active from 2001-2004, right after the peak ...

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Flashback Friday: Gill’e cadith

Flashback Friday: Gill’e cadith

  Before we get right down into things, I want to explain where this is coming from! We've been doing maintenance here at S-T (it seems like there's always something or anoth ...

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Flashback Friday: baroque

Flashback Friday: baroque

This band isn't as old as the two that I did last week and the week before, but someone requested them, and they are a band that really made me remember some good times in my life ...

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Flashback Friday: Dué le Quartz

Flashback Friday: Dué le Quartz

Last Friday I did BAISER, and this week Dué le Quartz since they're in such high demand. Most people have heard the name because of Miyavi, however this band's members are all pre ...

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Flashback Friday: BAISER

Flashback Friday: BAISER

Today we're going to start something new (or old, depending on how you look at it). You know how usually we introduce new bands? We're not going to stop that, but what we are goin ...

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