Interview: METEOROID

METEOROID crashed onto the scene with a bang in late 2012, but began their true trek as a band with their first one-man and release of their first single, "DIVER," back on February 11th of last year. Since that day, this five-man monster of a band has released three more singles and put on dozens of performances, including two sold-out one-man events. However, that's not all that's in METEOROID's future: Read more

Seeking New Staff!

As you may know, is always accepting staff applications, but recently we've had a few openings in different areas and we'd like to look to our readership for newcomers! If you've ever considered applying for the team before, you'll notice that our applications have undergone a few changes. We hope these are only positive changes and encourage anyone interested to apply! Technically, there's no time limit as the Read more

Vote for the Biggest, Weirdest, and Best of 2013

Hello my lovey readers! It's time to do some voting! For the past couple of weeks we've been taking nominations for who you deserves to win 2013 in a variety of categories. I want to give a big thank you to everyone for all the nominations! We have quite the list of nominees to vote on, so take a look through and choose who you think deserves to win. Please Read more

Contest Winners & Celebrations

This year December 6th marks six years of activities for! We held a special Dress Ernie Contest to celebrate, but before we get to the winners, there's a few words from the site's Ku and Adrienne. Message from Ku First, let me thank those of you who entered the contest. I know it can be intimidating to put your art out there for all to see, but our staff -- Read more

Interview: Sophia & Season of Ghosts

  Originally hailing as a music promoter from Thessaloniki, Greece, Sophia suddenly emerged from the business side of the visual scene and into the limelight after she was accepted as Blood Stain Child's new vocalist after the departure of Sadew in 2010. Shortly after, Sophia became one of the most recognized female vocalists within the industry, known not only for her work with Blood Stain Child but for her collaborations Read more

T.M. Revolution Reveals Past and Future at Otakon Press Conference

Article: jazz Coverage: jazz, Jess S. Photography: Adrienne Kubiak © 2013 ----- Refreshingly, T.M. Revolution is a big name absent a big ego. During a brief press conference in Baltimore on the evening of August 9th, he humbly invited members of the press to ask him about his recent activities, from his collaborations with Nana Mizuki to his role as cultural ambassador for his home prefecture to his career in musical theatre. Throughout Read more

dis C on pause

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dis C on pause
dis C (discord crown) has announced that it doesn’t seem like their vocalist K will be making a return to the band and therefore they have decided to go one an activity pause for the time being.

They apologize to the fans who have been supporting them.

For the performances that they have scheduled, they will be operating as the session band, 真不純CHILDREN (Shinfujun Children) which they went by before dis C was officially formed. Sousuke and Ray will be welcoming guests into the session band and they ask that fans continue to support them.

On the 8th, the lineup for the session band will be as follows:
Vocals - Satoru (Nihonbashi Galaxy)
Guitar - Sousuke
Guitar - Ray
Bass - Ai (Nihonbashi Galaxy)

Source: OHP

Good news for Lucy

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Good news for Lucy
Yesterday Lucy announced that they will release their second maxi-single on December 24th! The title and tracks of the single have yet to be determined, but the band will announce them as soon as they’re decided, and we’ll make sure to post the details here on as well.

As for more good news, the band has also decided to hold their first sponsorship event on December 10th. Bands participating are Sugar(guest), emmuree, L’eprica, KYOKUTOU GIRL FRIEND, ReivieЯ and dis C, and at the event Lucy will also have a presale for the second maxi-single!

The name of the event is “THE SEVEN DEADLY SINS ~七つの大罪 (Nanatsu no daizai) The disorderly world~“, and the tickets which cost 2,500yen in advance went on sale yesterday (Sep 27) through Lucy. You can also buy tickets for the event through Lawson starting on October 16 and through the other bands from October 23 onwards.

Source: Taisuke’s blog, OHP

dis C

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dis C
There was a session band called 真不純CHILDREN (Shinfujun CHILDREN) which began in February of 2007, went on break from August until July 24th of 2008, and then disbanded on July 27th.

However, the band disbanded so that the same member could go on to create a real, full fledged band! That band is called dis C (discord crowd) and they officially began on August 9th, 2008 with their first live at Takadanobaba AREA.

The members of the band are:
Vocals - K [ex-CIRCUS, ex-XII)
Guitar - 蒼介 (Sousuke) [ex-CIRCUS]
Guitar - 礼 (Rei) [ex-Givuss, ex-lost age)
Bass - 翼 (Tsubasa) [ex-Diod'honneur, ex-epilatoire]

They’ve just recently opened up their OHP so there’s not too much there yet, but it looks like they’ve got it together so far!

Source: Vkdb, OHP