Thursday, September 20, 2018

Visual Japan Summit Day 2 Pt. 2

Visual Japan Summit Day 2 Pt. 2

heidi. The members of heidi. took the Visual Stage in a burst of energy, bassist KOHSUKE practically running on stage. They got off to a jumping start with Utakata. Strobe lights ...

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Visual Japan Summit Day 1 Pt. 2

Visual Japan Summit Day 1 Pt. 2

NOCTURNAL BLOODLUST Could there have been a better way to satisfy the crowd's bloodlust than by lead singer Hiro being shirtless and covered in blood? Fans and those new to the ba ...

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Visual Summit 2016: The Culmination of Visual Kei History

Visual Summit 2016: The Culmination of Visual Kei History

You may recall S-T's journey through visual kei history with LUNATIC FEST. in 2015. The 2-day event showcased not only some up-and-coming visual kei bands, but also predecessors t ...

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LUNATIC FEST. Day 2: GLAY

LUNATIC FEST. Day 2: GLAY

See the rest of our LUNATIC FEST. coverage here! GLAY is probably another band that some of you readers might be wary of seeing on S-T. Why are they at LUNATIC FEST.? What connect ...

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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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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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LUNATIC FEST First Line-up Announced

LUNATIC FEST First Line-up Announced

It won't be too long before LUNATIC FEST. hits Japan on June 27th and 28th, so it's about time we heard some of the artists (besides LUNA SEA) that will be playing there! LUNATIC ...

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Two New Releases for GLAY

Two New Releases for GLAY

GLAY have been busy lately, with two new releases fast approaching. In just a couple of days, on October 15th, 「百花繚乱/疾走れ!ミライ」 (Hyakka Ryoran / Hashire Mirai) will be released in t ...

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sukekiyo Already Making a Mark

sukekiyo Already Making a Mark

Last month, Dir en Grey vocalist Kyo announced that his solo project sukekiyo would be performing in Tokyo and Kyoto this May. April has brought even more exciting news. ...

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sukekiyo Takes the First Step Toward IMMORTALIS

sukekiyo Takes the First Step Toward IMMORTALIS

Not long after the buzz created by the unveiling of Kyo (DIR EN GREY)'s solo project died down, sukekiyo has announced their first album release. ...

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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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Glay Sparkles On

Glay Sparkles On

    There are a lot of exciting releases coming up for Glay fans on the 27th of November.  The first is triple single 「Diamond Skin/虹のポケット/Crazy Dance」(Diamond Skin/Niji ...

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Nico Nico Nama Weekly– July 22-27, 2013

Nico Nico Nama Weekly– July 22-27, 2013

Many of you readers may remember our Nico Nico Nama Weekly posts and yup, you've got it--we're bringing it back! For those you whom may not know or remember what Nico Nico Nama We ...

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Counteraction —V-Rock covered Visual Anime songs Compilation—

Counteraction —V-Rock covered Visual Anime songs Compilation—

Yet another cover compilation CD is coming out! Counteraction —V-Rock covered Visual Anime songs Compilation— is scheduled for release on May 23rd and will cost 3,000 yen. The CD ...

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Visualist ~Precious Hits of V-Rock Cover Song~ postponed

Visualist ~Precious Hits of V-Rock Cover Song~ postponed

Back in February, we posted about Megamasso's INZARGI singing a v-rock cover song album that was to be released on March 21st. They have now announced that the album release date ...

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INZARGI singing a “v-rock cover song” album

INZARGI singing a “v-rock cover song” album

INZARGI (インザーギ), Megamasso's vocalist, will be releasing a cover album on March 21st called "Visualist ~Precious Hits of V-Rock Cover Song~"! The album is coming out in two types, ...

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CRUSH!2-90’s V-Rock best hit cover songs-

CRUSH!2-90’s V-Rock best hit cover songs-

Back in January of this year, a compilation album called 『CRUSH!-90’s V-Rock best hit cover songs-』 was released. On November 23rd, they'll be releasing a second compilation album ...

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