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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 ...

    clubasia

    clubasia

    Address | 〒150-0043 東京都渋谷区道玄坂2-21-7 第8矢澤ビル4F English | 8th Yazawa Bldg. 4F, 2-21-7 Dogenzaka, Shibuya-Ku, Tokyo Contact | 03-5458-2511 or info@clubasia.co.jp Website | http://asia ...

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    Weekly Discussion Question Round Twenty Four

    Weekly Discussion Question Round Twenty Four

    Heya, folks! Ern's been doing a lot of vacationing, but that doesn't mean I haven't forgotten about all of you readers! I've mostly just been lounging in my cage, daydreaming abou ...

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    Shinsaibashi Clapper

    Shinsaibashi Clapper

    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 B1F English | Shinsaibashi West 363 Bldg. B1F, 2-10-34 Nishishinsaibashi, Chuo-ku, Osaka Contact | 06-6213-6331 or info@clapp ...

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    Osaka BIGCAT

    Osaka BIGCAT

    Address | 大阪市中央区西心斎橋1-6-14 BIGSTEP4F English | BIGSTEP4F 1-6-14 Nishishinsaibashi, Chuou-ku, Osaka Contact | 06-6258-5008 Website | http://bigcat-live.com/   Directions Googl ...

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    Imaike Club 3Star

    Imaike Club 3Star

      Address |  〒464-0850 名古屋市千種区今池5-3-2 GS今池ビルB1F English | GS Imaike Bldg. B1F, 5-3-2 Imaike, Chikusa-ku, Naogya-shi 464-0850 Contact | 052-753-5902 Website | http://club3star ...

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    Win a Royz Autographed Board!

    Win a Royz Autographed Board!

    It's time for a giveaway! Shattered-Tranquility.net was able to not only do a live report for Royz, but also got to sit down with the members for an interview which takes a look b ...

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    GACKT Plays Games and Gets Nude

    GACKT Plays Games and Gets Nude

    Just yesterday, GACKT celebrated his forty-first birthday, but he's not letting his age stop him from having fun and flaunting what he's got! Celebrating fifteen years since his s ...

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    ell. SIZE

    ell. SIZE

    Address | 〒460-0011 名古屋市中区大須2-10-43 English | 2-10-43 Oosu Kannon, Nakaku, Nagoya, Japan Contact | 052-201-5004 or ell@ell.co.jp Website | http://www.ell.co.jp/   Directions ...

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    Varit

    Varit

    Address | 神戸市中央区下山手通り2-13-3建創ビルB1F English | 建創ビルB1F, 2-13-3 Shitayamate-dori, Chuo-ku, Kobe-shi, Hyogo-ken Contact | 078-392-6655 or info@varit.jp Website | http://www.varit.jp/ ...

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    Weekly Discussion Question Round Twenty Three

    Weekly Discussion Question Round Twenty Three

    Hello, ladies and gents! It's Ernie here for this week's discussion question! I don't know about you, but I've been a lazy little hamster since the start of summer. I've been spin ...

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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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    Ask Ernie: Who’s That Bandman?

    Ask Ernie: Who’s That Bandman?

    Heya! I overslept a bit yesterday. Well, I slept all day. I completely forgot to get up for another round of Ask Ernie! Today's question comes from our dear reader Sin: I was wond ...

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    THE LIVE HOUSE CHICKEN GEORGE

    THE LIVE HOUSE CHICKEN GEORGE

      Address | 〒650-0011 兵庫県神戸市中央区下山手通2-17-2-B1F English | THE LIVE HOUSE CHICKEN GEORGE B1, 2-17-2 Shitayama-doori, Chuo-ku, Kobe-shi, Hyogo-ken 650-0011 Contact | 078-332-0146 ...

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    Hiroshima SECOND CRUTCH (f.k.a Namiki Junction)

    Hiroshima SECOND CRUTCH (f.k.a Namiki Junction)

    Address | 〒730-0033 広島市中区堀川町4-20 Takata Alley 4F English | Takata Alley 4F 4-20 Kamiyacho, Naka-ku, Hiroshima-shi Contact | 082-249-7363 or live@secondscene.com Website | http://s ...

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    Weekly Discussion Question Round Twenty Two

    Weekly Discussion Question Round Twenty Two

    Hey there, readers! It's Ernie, your friendly Shattered-Tranquility hamster here to ask you a question! Everyone has there favorite songs and favorite bands, but I'm wondering mor ...

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    OSAKA MUSE

    OSAKA MUSE

    Address | 〒542-0085 大阪府大阪市中央区心斎橋筋1-5-6 ミューズ389ビル English | MUSE 389 Bldg. 1-5-6 Shinsaibashi, Chuo-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka-fu Contact | 08-6245-5389 Website | http://www.arm-live.com ...

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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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    Ask Ernie: Shuu from ex-Heartless, boogieman?

    Ask Ernie: Shuu from ex-Heartless, boogieman?

    It's me! It's Ernie! I'm back! Did you miss me? (Please say yes.) I'm here for another Ask Ernie!...Except, well, this one wasn't explicitly asked to me. Sometimes I just like bro ...

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    Ask Ernie: Heisei Ishin and N@H and Paradeis, Oh My!

    Ask Ernie: Heisei Ishin and N@H and Paradeis, Oh My!

    Hey folks! Boy, it feels like I just saw you all yesterday. Oh, wait - I did. But now I'm back for another round of Ask Ernie! This week's question is about a few different band m ...

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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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