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    • X Japan: Costume Contest in NYC!

      X Japan: Costume Contest in NYC!

      In our continuing coverage of X Japan documentary "We Are X," we have more news for those of you coming to the big apple to see the NYC premiere! There will be two more Q&As with Y ...

    • Ensoku: This is an interview.

      Ensoku: This is an interview.

      If you've ever heard of Ensoku, your first thought is probably, "This is a pen." This band's crazy stage antics and hilarious concepts have won them a place in visual kei fans' hea ...

    • 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 s ...

    • Interview: THE BLACK SWAN’s Black “PERSONA”

      Interview: THE BLACK SWAN’s Black “PERSONA”

      THE BLACK SWAN has continued to rise in the ranks of the visual kei industry. After the release of their first full album "OUSIA," they pulled off a successful one-man show in TSUT ...

    • 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 ...

    Weekly Discussion Question Round Thirty Seven

    Weekly Discussion Question Round Thirty Seven

    Howdy, folks! It's Ernie, and I gotta tell you: today is just not a good day for my hamster nerves. I won't name any bands, but after listening to new songs from various visual ke ...

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    Weekly Discussion Question Round Thirty Six

    Weekly Discussion Question Round Thirty Six

    Howdy, folks! We at Shattered-Tranquility hope you feel welcomed in this community, and really love hearing feedback or thoughts about your favorite bands or your opinions on thes ...

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    Weekly Discussion Question Round Thirty Five

    Weekly Discussion Question Round Thirty Five

    Yo-yo-yo! It's the Ern-bro here, kickin' it in the hamster hizzouse! -Ahem.- Sorry, folks! That was out of character. But that brings me to my point for this week's question. Thos ...

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    CLUB DROP

    CLUB DROP

    Address | 大阪市中央区西心斎橋2-18-9 itビルB1F English | it bldg. B1F, 2-18-9 Nishishinsaibashi, Chuo-ku, Osaka-shi Contact  | 06-6213-9101 or info@clubdrop.jp Website | http://clubdrop.jp/ D ...

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    Music Club JANUS

    Music Club JANUS

    Address | 〒542-0083 大阪市中央区東心斎橋2-4-30-5F English | 5F, 2-4-30 Higashishinsaibashi, Chuo-ku, Osaka-shi 542-0083 Contact | 06-6214-7255 Website | http://www.arm-live.com/janus/ Direc ...

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    Shinsaibashi Live House Pangea

    Shinsaibashi Live House Pangea

    Address | 〒542-0086 大阪府大阪市中央区西心斎橋2-10-34 心斎橋ウエスト363ビル 1F English | Shinsaibashi West 363 Bldg. 1F, 2-10-34 Nishishinsaibashi, Chuo-ku, Osaka Contact | 06-4708-0061 or pangea@livep ...

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    Weekly Discussion Question Round Thirty Four

    Weekly Discussion Question Round Thirty Four

    Howdy, folks! It's Ern here, and I've been thinking about bands and their 'life spans,' so to speak. Consider DAZZLE VISION; I thought they would be together for much longer, but ...

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    shibuya duo music exchange

    shibuya duo music exchange

    Address | O-EAST Bldg. 1st Floor, 2-14-8 Dogenzaka, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo-to English | 東京都渋谷区道玄坂2-14-8 O-EASTビル 1F Contact  | 03-5459-8716 (12:00pm〜7:00pm) Website | http://www.duomus ...

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    Weekly Discussion Question Round Thirty Three

    Weekly Discussion Question Round Thirty Three

    Thanks for all of your participation lately, folks! Today is an easy question of the week. S-T has been introducing all sorts of bands lately, including IX -NINE-, Altair, Far Eas ...

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    Weekly Discussion Question Round Thirty Two

    Weekly Discussion Question Round Thirty Two

    Hey there! It's Ern here. As you can see, a lot has been going on this week with bands both big and small. New releases, new tours, breakups, formations...a little bit of everythi ...

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    Weekly Discussion Question Round Thirty One

    Weekly Discussion Question Round Thirty One

    Heya, folks! I've got a fun question for you Shattered-Tranquility readers! Those of you who have been in the visual kei loop for a while have seen some interesting collaborations ...

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    WWW

    WWW

    Address |  〒150-0042 東京都渋谷区宇田川町13-17 ライズビル地下 English | B1F Rise Bldg, 13-17 Udagawacho, Shibuya-ku, 150-0042, Tokyo Contact  | 03-5458-7685 Website | http://www-shibuya.jp/   ...

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    Interview: Hizumi at Naka-Kon 2015

    Interview: Hizumi at Naka-Kon 2015

    This year's Naka-Kon in Kansas attracted fans of Japanese anime, music, and culture from both in and out of country. Also in attendance was Hizumi. He's best known as the former v ...

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    Weekly Discussion Question Round Thirty

    Weekly Discussion Question Round Thirty

    Heya, readers! Can you believe we're at round thirty? This little hamster is gonna celebrate this accomplishment with some running around his wheel! But before then, I got some pr ...

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    Weekly Discussion Question Round Twenty Nine

    Weekly Discussion Question Round Twenty Nine

    Howdy again, folks! I have some questions for you all. I'd really like to hear about your opinions and your experience on this matter, 'cause I'm not real sure what to think mysel ...

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    Shinjuku ReNY

    Shinjuku ReNY

    Address | 〒163-1302 東京都新宿区 西新宿6丁目5−1アイランドホール2F English |  i-LAND HALL 2F, 6-5-1 Nishishinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo-to 163-1302 Contact  | 03-5990-5561 or reny@ruido.org Website | h ...

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    Weekly Discussion Question Round Twenty Eight

    Weekly Discussion Question Round Twenty Eight

    Thank you to everyone who participated in the revival of our Weekly Discussion Question last week! We hope we'll be able to get the wheels in your mind turning again when it comes ...

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    Weekly Discussion Question Round Twenty Seven

    Weekly Discussion Question Round Twenty Seven

    Our famous Weekly Discussion Questions are back! This week is a bit of a tame one. Everyone looks forward to new releases from their favorite bands, but that release hardly ever c ...

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    Shinsaibashi VARON

    Shinsaibashi VARON

    Address | 〒542-0081 大阪府大阪市中央区南船場4-4-10 辰野心斎橋ビルB1F English | Tatsuno Shinsaibashi Bldg. B1, 4-4-10 Minamisenba, Chuo-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka-fu 542-0081 Contact  | 06-6243-1400 Websit ...

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    Itsukaichi Octopus

    Itsukaichi Octopus

    Address | 〒731-5127 広島市佐伯区五日市4丁目18-18 清水プラザビル 3F English | Kiyomizu Plaza Bldg. 3F, 4-18-18 Itsukaichi, Saeki-ku, Hiroshima-shi 731-5127 Contact  | 082-961-6731 Website | http://r ...

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