Friday, June 23, 2017

NightingeiL Reforms

NightingeiL Reforms

Remember NightingeiL? This SPEED-DISK classic disbanded in 2012, with most of its members quitting musical activities. Kon went on to front CELL while drummer Hakuya offered suppo ...

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CELL’s Kon and Nao to Perform in LA

CELL’s Kon and Nao to Perform in LA

A little under half a year ago, CELL announced that they came to the decision to put a "halt in...band's activities", leaving it unclear whether or not the members will remain act ...

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The End of CELL?

The End of CELL?

CELL has had a big announcement planned for today, November 29th, for a while, but fans surely didn't imagine it would be this kind of news. On January 18th, 2015, CELL will play ...

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CELL’s Serious Announcement

CELL’s Serious Announcement

The visual kei industry nowadays is more than familiar with announcements of announcements. That is, when something big is about to happen we oftentimes hear about it vaguely in a ...

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Lin and CELL Shake It Up

Lin and CELL Shake It Up

Starting at the end of October, two of the most kote kei-reminiscent bands left in the scene will embark on a coupling tour together -- Kisaki-led Lin, and ex-La'mule-packed CELL. ...

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Nico Nico Nama – August 25-31

Nico Nico Nama – August 25-31

Dearest readers, did you miss Ernie? Please accept this hamster's humblest apologies. Ern took a little summer vacation, and then it was Obon, an important cultural holiday in Jap ...

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CELL’s Paradox-ical New Single

CELL’s Paradox-ical New Single

CELL's got a skeletal new style - and an introspective new single dropping this week, too! CELL, whose vocalist Kon just returned from performing in Los Angeles at Nameless Group/ ...

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Nico Nico Nama – June 30-July 6

Nico Nico Nama – June 30-July 6

Reeeeeaders! Can you believe Mexico got knocked out of the Round of 16 (again)? Ernie's kind of gutted over it. No offense to our Dutch readers (and non-Dutch Netherlands supporte ...

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Introducing ALDEBARAN

Introducing ALDEBARAN

Not long ago, a brand new band with some familiar faces started making their way onto the scene. Carrying the same name as a giant star, ALDEBARAN is a four member band that is ba ...

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Tritt fur Tritt’s VK-Packed 10th Anniversary

Tritt fur Tritt’s VK-Packed 10th Anniversary

Tritt fur Tritt is a well-known hair salon that has worked with various visual artists over its 10-year history. To commemorate its decade anniversary, the brand will be celebrati ...

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CELL’s Members Keeping Busy Outside of CELL

CELL’s Members Keeping Busy Outside of CELL

CELL, who experienced a jump in popularity overseas after their appearance at last summer's Anime Expo in Los Angeles, have not only been keeping busy as a band but have also been ...

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Nico Nico Nama Weekly – May 19-26

Nico Nico Nama Weekly – May 19-26

Hey readers, didya miss dear old Ernie? Sorry about last week, I got a little bit bogged down binging on old episodes of Batman Beyond like whaaaat. But I'm back in full effect, a ...

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MoЯGuE Gains Drummer and Bassist

MoЯGuE Gains Drummer and Bassist

It looks like two new members have officially joined the ranks of MoЯGuE as of earlier this month!  Bassist Yu-hi and drummer Shikina have been playing support for MoЯGuE for a wh ...

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Nico Nico Nama Weekly – March 24-30

Nico Nico Nama Weekly – March 24-30

Ernie's back (and he's better than ever!) with another installment of Nico Nico Nama Weekly, keeping your ears perked and your calendars updated with the next seven days according ...

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Lin’s Busy Summer

Lin’s Busy Summer

  Fans remember only last week, where Kisaki announced the return of Lin -the end of corruption world- and the accidental slip of information in regards to their OHP and new ...

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KANSAI ROCK SUMMIT’14 EXPLOSION CIRCUIT

KANSAI ROCK SUMMIT’14 EXPLOSION CIRCUIT

Wow. Let's take a moment to let this sink in. 6 Venues. 49 Bands. One Day. ...

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AvelCain’s PSYCHO Spring

AvelCain’s PSYCHO Spring

Just after losing two members and wrapping up their 5-stop tour in commemoration of their December 26th release 「自責の筵-じせきのむしろ-」(Jiseki no Mushiro), AvelCain is at it again. On Feb ...

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Nico Nico Nama Weekly– February 3-9

Nico Nico Nama Weekly– February 3-9

Well, get pumped because it's Ernie here to save the day with an overview of this week's Nico Nico Nama live broadcasts! ニコニコ生(Nico Nico Nama) hosts a variety of broadcasts each d ...

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CELL Hits Major Cities — In Black

CELL Hits Major Cities — In Black

Last month we gave you the latest on CELL's upcoming single, "Kimi wo Yogoshita," slated for release on February 8th (with pre-releases for sale at lives beginning January 26th). ...

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ALSDEAD Loses Setsua

ALSDEAD Loses Setsua

ALSDEAD fans were shocked and saddened earlier today when it was announced that in less than a month's time, the band's drummer, Setsua, will be departing. ...

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