Sunday, September 24, 2017

Visual Japan Summit Day 1 Pt. 1

Visual Japan Summit Day 1 Pt. 1

X-SUGINAMI Welcoming lovers of visual kei and X Japan was X...SUGINAMI! The "fake" X Japan (who jokingly asked fans to look carefully to tell the difference), X-SUGINAMI brought t ...

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A LOVE LETTER From HERO

A LOVE LETTER From HERO

Want your very own love letter? Well, if you can settle for a CD titled "LOVE LETTER," HERO has you covered! Their latest single is already on shelves, so check out the informatio ...

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His Name is HERO

His Name is HERO

As we mentioned last year, HERO have a new album coming! “Alive” is out February 10th and contains the following 11 tracks: Alive ¥3,000 Tracklist 01.「ALIVE」 02.「Not Tittle」 03. カ ...

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HERO’s New Album “ALIVE”

HERO’s New Album “ALIVE”

Yesterday, HERO announced via their official Twitter that on February 10th, they will be putting out a new album titled ALIVE. All that the band has shared so far is that the albu ...

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HERO’s New Live DVD

HERO’s New Live DVD

HERO has announced a new live DVD coming out this December 1st, featuring footage from their July 5th performance of their 「リトライ」 (Retry) tour at Shibuya TSUTAYA O-EAST. 「2015.07. ...

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MERRY “NOnsenSe MARkeT 3F –Lamb Fest–” feat. MUCC, vistlip, more

MERRY “NOnsenSe MARkeT 3F –Lamb Fest–” feat. MUCC, vistlip, more

MERRY is adding another floor to their multi-level "NOnsenSe MARkeT," which has so far consisted of three tours: B1, 1F, and 2F. This time, instead of a tour, MERRY is hosting a t ...

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MASK Returns for One Night Only

MASK Returns for One Night Only

On May 1st, 2006, MASK disbanded at their Zepp Tokyo live. Exactly 10 years after that sad night, MASK is coming back one more time. MASK announced on their new official Twitter t ...

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HERO “Retry” Semi-final @ TSUTAYA O-EAST

HERO “Retry” Semi-final @ TSUTAYA O-EAST

HERO has been through some big changes this year, starting with their unprecedented move from the major to the indies visual kei scene. Their aptly named tour 「リトライ」 (Retry) has b ...

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Recent Releases: May 6

Recent Releases: May 6

Woo hoo weekly releases for May 6th. Here are all of the latest and greatest hits in vkei, released on May 6th. Royz came back from their short tour in Asia just in time for the r ...

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Introducing SPATS

Introducing SPATS

Here’s some interesting news from one of the more intriguing session bands around. SPATS are made up of Vocalist Jin (Hero), guitarists Jun (Gotcharocka) and Toki (Black Gene for ...

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A One-Man HERO Tours Japan

A One-Man HERO Tours Japan

Ever wanted HERO all to yourself? Well, with all the one-mans they'll be doing, you can get more than your fill of HERO's music! You can catch them almost all year long. The singl ...

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HERO Without a Title

HERO Without a Title

HERO fans may be aware that the band reverted back to an indie band. As such, while HERO has released their new single 『「Not Title」/タオルの神様 (Towel no Kamisama)』, it is not availabl ...

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HERO Reverts Back to Indies

HERO Reverts Back to Indies

In a rather unprecedented move, HERO has made a decision that, for some, could be seen as a step backwards. On November 1st, the band announced their decision to revert from major ...

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From Zero to HERO

From Zero to HERO

HERO's anticipated 3rd major single is finally on its way to you. On October 22nd, 「ゼロ」 (Zero) will be released in three types. Types A and B come with a DVD, while Type C contain ...

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Introducing: Liraizo

Introducing: Liraizo

This sold-out session band is officially kicking off activities in November. Do you recognize any faces here? You should. ...

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Shinjuku ReNY’s Grand Opening in September

Shinjuku ReNY’s Grand Opening in September

The RUIDO Livehouse Network is gaining another member, right in the heart of Shinjuku's Skyscraper district. ...

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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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Nico Nico Nama Weekly – June 2-June 8

Nico Nico Nama Weekly – June 2-June 8

What's up readers? Have you all had a good week? Ernie can't believe it's officially June. What happened to 2014 already? Last week on Nico Nico Nama (et al.), you had the chance ...

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HERO Teaches You How to Say Goodbye

HERO Teaches You How to Say Goodbye

Don't be alarmed - this isn't a breakup announcement; just one of HERO's long-awaited albums. In fact, it's their major debut album! ...

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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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