Tuesday, December 18, 2018

It’s Time to Plan Ahead for the hide Summer Festival 2017

It’s Time to Plan Ahead for the hide Summer Festival 2017

On July 18th at the Maihama Amphitheater, over 130 artists gathered for "hide presents MIX LEMONed JELLY." The event was originally produced by hide 20 years ago and featured not ...

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MUCC x AKi Double Headline Tour Guests: UNiTE, HYDE, more

MUCC x AKi Double Headline Tour Guests: UNiTE, HYDE, more

Have you been eagerly anticipating MUCC and AKi's upcoming double headline tour? As ticket sales for DOUBLE HEADLINE TOUR 2016 "M.A.D." draw closer, guests for the tour have been ...

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LUNATIC FEST. Day 2: D’ERLANGER

LUNATIC FEST. Day 2: D’ERLANGER

See the rest of our LUNATIC FEST. coverage here! D'ERLANGER is by no means squarely in the field of visual kei, but there are some who will argue until they're blue in the face th ...

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LUNATIC FEST.: A Weekend of Visual Kei History

LUNATIC FEST.: A Weekend of Visual Kei History

From the first announcement of LUNATIC FEST., visual kei fans across the globe knew that big things were coming. As the big date loomed closer we took in lineup announcements and ...

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DANGER CRUE Bands Come Together for COMMUNE

DANGER CRUE Bands Come Together for COMMUNE

Since their formation in the early 1980's, DANGER CRUE Records has managed and is currently managing many notable artists. To celebrate that, DANGER CRUE bands are coming together ...

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LUNATIC FEST. Timetable Announced

LUNATIC FEST. Timetable Announced

With this final update on LUNA SEA's first LUNATIC FEST., the schedule is complete. LUNATIC FEST., hitting Makuhari Messe Halls 1-4 on June 27th (Sat) and June 28th (Sun), has one ...

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“LUNACY” Revealed as Opening Act for LUNATIC FEST

“LUNACY” Revealed as Opening Act for LUNATIC FEST

If you weren't considering attending the first ever LUNATIC FEST., maybe this will change your mind. On May 29th, 26 years ago, LUNA SEA played their first show in Kanagawa prefec ...

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X JAPAN and BUCK-TICK Join the LUNATIC FEST Roster

X JAPAN and BUCK-TICK Join the LUNATIC FEST Roster

If you haven't already heard the buzz about all of the bands playing in the first-ever LUNATIC FEST, S-T will gladly be the first one to fill you in. This morning, the final line- ...

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Recent Releases: April 15 + 22 Digest

Recent Releases: April 15 + 22 Digest

Howdy, readers! Did you file your taxes? Get some nice tax refunds? If so, then now's a good time to look through our digest and see the various releases our favorite artists and ...

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D’ERLANGER x TOWER RECORDS Collaborations

D’ERLANGER x TOWER RECORDS Collaborations

This week, D'ERLANGER marked their 25th anniversary and the 8th anniversary of thir reunion with the release of their latest album, 『Spectacular Nite -狂おしい夜について-』(Spectacular Nite ...

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cali≠gari’s 8th Era and “12”th Album

cali≠gari’s 8th Era and “12”th Album

Last year, cali≠gari marked the end of their so-called 7th era with a 20th "Caliversary" performance the the departure of drummer Makoto Takei. Now, not only are the remaining mem ...

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Nico Nico Nama – June 23-29

Nico Nico Nama – June 23-29

Hello dear readers! Did you know this past Friday was the summer solstice for those of us (Ernie included!) in the northern hemisphere? For all you readers in the southern hemisph ...

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Nico Nico Nama Weekly– Dec. 23-29

Nico Nico Nama Weekly– Dec. 23-29

Hey there folks! How was your week? Hope it was filled with fantastic broadcasts of your favorite visual kei artists! If not, hey, we've got another week filled with visual goodne ...

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What do hide, Megamasso, and THE BEETHOVEN have in common?

What do hide, Megamasso, and THE BEETHOVEN have in common?

Previews for their upcoming releases (and tribute albums). Check below for some new samples, and share your opinions! ...

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hide’s Spirit Still Rockin’ through Tribute Series

hide’s Spirit Still Rockin’ through Tribute Series

15 years after his tragic and untimely death, the legend of hide continues to be told and retold through the dedication of those he worked with and those he further inspired. In M ...

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D’ERLANGER’s #Sixx December Releases

D’ERLANGER’s #Sixx December Releases

Don't get terribly excited - visual punk pioneers D'ERLANGER are not releasing six different items this December. They are, however, releasing #Sixx -Flick-, a DVD of their July 1 ...

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Random Fact: Gachapin x MUCC

Random Fact: Gachapin x MUCC

Readers, by now you all must be familiar with Japan's legion of painfully adorable characters whose sole purpose is to be painfully adorable. Hello Kitty and the Sanrio set, Mameg ...

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D’ERLANGER’s New Album

D’ERLANGER’s New Album

D'ERLANGER's sixth full-length album, "#Sixx," was released today in Japan as the first album the band has put out in about four years. The CD comes in two types and can easily be ...

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HALLOWEEN JUNKY ORCHESTRA Previews Released

HALLOWEEN JUNKY ORCHESTRA Previews Released

We told you about the CD and live party collaboration coming this Halloween from HYDE, but just recently the artists unveiled the look for the project via the above preview and al ...

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BUCK TICK FEST 2012 ON PARADE

BUCK TICK FEST 2012 ON PARADE

To commemorate BUCK TICK's 25th Anniversary, the band has a very, very special event in store for everyone. BUCK TICK FEST 2012 ON PARADE will be a live event spanning two consecu ...

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