Monday, January 23, 2017

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' he ...

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Ensoku’s New World, Crazy Spring, and More

Ensoku’s New World, Crazy Spring, and More

We have not just one, but three new えんそく (Ensoku) releases to share with you today. The first release isn't exactly new. On August 12th, they'll release their "2nd 2nd album" 「新世界 ...

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The Full beauty;tricker Fest Lineup

The Full beauty;tricker Fest Lineup

[beauty;tricker]'s ~渋谷が大変!~ (Shibuya ga Taihen!) will take place at livehouses throughout Shibuya on Monday, August 10th. Since the initial announcement in May, the lineup has bee ...

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Recent Releases: April 8 Digest

Recent Releases: April 8 Digest

Wednesday release madness left us with quite a few releases to talk about! I think I can finish a whole cheese wheel by myself by the time I've covered them all. Let's eat some ch ...

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Recent Releases: November 26 Digest (Part 1)

Recent Releases: November 26 Digest (Part 1)

  Hey folks, it's Ernie here to bring you some of this week's hottest new releases! Man, there are a TON of releases this week for some reason: a whopping total of 14! It was ...

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New Years Live Digest

New Years Live Digest

Are you in Japan this holiday season and looking for a place to party when the ball drops? Japan isn't particularly known for Western-style parties on New Year's Eve. In fact, it ...

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Ensoku’s Minoru Takes a Break & New Single Announcement

Ensoku’s Minoru Takes a Break & New Single Announcement

We've got some bad news and we've got some good news for  えんそく (Ensoku) fans today. ...

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A New Release Date for DEATHGAZE’s “ENIGMA”

A New Release Date for DEATHGAZE’s “ENIGMA”

Earlier in July, we informed you about DEATHGAZE's new album "ENIGMA," which was originally slate to release on July 23rd, less than a month away! However according to the stateme ...

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Nico Nico Nama Weekly – April 15-21

Nico Nico Nama Weekly – April 15-21

Dear readers, it's Sunday night and you know what that means! It means an all new episode of the hit survival show, Naked and Afraid, on Discovery Channel! Wait, that's not right. ...

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Ensoku Releases 2nd 1st Album

Ensoku Releases 2nd 1st Album

Well, Ensoku has had some busy times and gone through a lot of changes recently.  After extensive touring and the addition of guitarist Joe to the band, it seems like Ensoku is em ...

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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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Put on Your Party Hats, Here’s the New Year’s Handy Live Companion!

Put on Your Party Hats, Here’s the New Year’s Handy Live Companion!

What are your plans for this New Year's Eve? If you're in Tokyo and looking to hit the town for one of the most exciting live events of the year, then you are certainly in luck. T ...

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Neverland Announces New Vocalist; Moves to New Label

Neverland Announces New Vocalist; Moves to New Label

  Neverland's fans were devastated earlier in the month when it was announced that vocalist, Natsu, was retired by the band after losing contact with the other members after ...

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Ensoku’s One Week of Oneman Shows

Ensoku’s One Week of Oneman Shows

If you're an えんそく (Ensoku) fan who's going to be in Tokyo in the middle of January, the band has a great deal for you! From January 11th until January 17th, Ensoku will be having ...

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SHEDIA’s Endless Reign

SHEDIA’s Endless Reign

Have you thought to yourself lately, "Man, I could sure use some new bands"? Well, try on SHEDIA for size! シェディア(SHEDIA) began activities in February 2013 as a 4-member band, but ...

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Ensoku’s Next Act

Ensoku’s Next Act

The last time we've heard from these guys was when guitarist Joe joined the crew, which was almost half a year ago. However, they have some exciting news for us! In October, えんそく( ...

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Ansia: Not Just a Name Change

Ansia: Not Just a Name Change

This one's going to be a bit of a doozy, so be prepared! Remember auncia? We haven't reported on them since they released their single "Dearly" in 2011, but thanks to reader Mitsu ...

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Joe Joins Ensoku

Joe Joins Ensoku

Personally, I'm an Ensoku fan, but I know I'm outnumbered by the Chemical Pictures fans out there. And why not? -- the band was pretty stellar. That being said, it makes me happy ...

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Ensoku’s Double Release!

Ensoku’s Double Release!

Ensoku fans are getting a double dose of new music on February 13th! Not only is the band releasing their new single, 「終演後のペテン」(Shuuengo no peten); they are also releasing a new A ...

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Jin-Machine’s New Single and Summer Tour

Jin-Machine’s New Single and Summer Tour

Jin-Machine fans rejoice- On August 1st, Jin-Machine will release its newest single , 「節電夏」(Setsudenka). The single will be released in two types, with Type A including a special ...

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