Sunday, July 21, 2019

Recent Releases: Digest for 5/14

Recent Releases: Digest for 5/14

Yet another Wednesday of exciting v-kei releases has gone by, and Shattered-Tranquility is here to tell you alllll about them. We've got some heidi, some Zonbi, and even a collabo ...

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Nico Nico Nama Weekly – May 5-11

Nico Nico Nama Weekly – May 5-11

Hey everybody, Ernie's here to save the day! Did you think Ernie forgot to do this week's update? Naaaah Ernie don't play that. Last week was packed to the brim with simulcasts - ...

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Health Issues Lead Kiryu to Raise Cheki Prices

Health Issues Lead Kiryu to Raise Cheki Prices

Visual kei collectors and concert-goers are bound to be familiar with cheki -- the tiny Polaroid photos you can purchase of your favorite band members. They're popular because the ...

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Kiryu Brings “Kyoka Suigetsu” to the Nation and Beyond

Kiryu Brings “Kyoka Suigetsu” to the Nation and Beyond

Kiryu fans have been waiting almost two years for a new album, but now it's finally here! On April 30th, Kiryu will be releasing their 4th full album 「暁歌水月」(Kyoka Suigetsu) in two ...

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Ikebukuro EDGE’s Weekend of Lives

Ikebukuro EDGE’s Weekend of Lives

When spring comes around this year, Ikebukuro EDGE will be celebrating its second anniversary, and it is celebrating big.  The venue has announced 3 days of concerts, each loaded ...

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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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Nico Nico Nama Weekly– December 2-8

Nico Nico Nama Weekly– December 2-8

Hi, folks! I may have missed last week's broadcasting but this week will be sure to make up for it! We've got quite a few broadcasts this week. ニコニコ生(Nico Nico Nama) hosts many br ...

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Mahiro x Nameko & Kiryu’s Full PV

Mahiro x Nameko & Kiryu’s Full PV

In 2011, a company called Beeworks released a smartphone app, "おさわり探偵 なめこ栽培キット" (Osawari Tantei Nameko Saibai Kit), which revolves around cultivating various type of character mus ...

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Codomo Dragon’s Label Change, 1st Full Album, & 2nd Oneman Tour

Codomo Dragon’s Label Change, 1st Full Album, & 2nd Oneman Tour

How off the release of their fifth maxi-single, "NEPENTHES", and their first oneman tour of the same name, コドモドラゴン (Codomo Dragon) has some great news for the new year! The band h ...

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REDRUM Rises Once Again Remodeled

REDRUM Rises Once Again Remodeled

Remember when we announced REDRUM's activity pause at the end of August following the departure of vocalist Zaku? Well, fans, the wait is over! Yesterday, it was announced that RE ...

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Vkei Band Members Can Fight Over You Too!

Vkei Band Members Can Fight Over You Too!

Have you always wanted different members of different visual bands fighting for your attention? Well, now your dream can come true, with the release of the new iPhone and Anroid a ...

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Kiryu’s New Single and a Provincial-Wide Tour

Kiryu’s New Single and a Provincial-Wide Tour

After the release of their 10th single 「愛怨忌焔」(Aienkien) back in May, Kiryu have announced two bits of news within the week! Not only will their 11th single go on sale in November, ...

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Codomo Dragon’s Drummer to Pause Activities due to Collapsed Lung

Codomo Dragon’s Drummer to Pause Activities due to Collapsed Lung

  Bad news for Codomo Dragon fans this week! It was announced at their most recent live that drummer Chamu will be taking a pause in live activities due to pneumothorax (more ...

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Nama Mail: Connect daily with artists by mail

Nama Mail: Connect daily with artists by mail

Nama Mail is an internet service that has been gaining some considerable ground in the visual kei world lately. Created by entertainment company Index, it sounds as though the ser ...

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Jupiter’s Debut Single

Jupiter’s Debut Single

If you've been waiting to hear more from Jupiter, wait no longer! On July 24th, the 5-member group will release their debut single, "Blessing of the Future" via Universal Music. I ...

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Introducing: Jupiter

Introducing: Jupiter

We hesitated a bit with posting this information since it was brought to our attention on April Fool’s Day,  but now we can confirm that this is, indeed, true! Jupiter is a 5-memb ...

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Kiryu’s Tenth Single

Kiryu’s Tenth Single

News for fans of 己龍 (Kiryu) today! After the release of 「悦ト鬱」(Etsu to Utsu) last month, they'll be releasing their tenth single this May. Their single, 「愛怨忌焔」(Aienkien) will be re ...

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Random Fact of The Day: AKB Style

Random Fact of The Day: AKB Style

Hiya, kiddies! It's your favorite Ernie here today with a little bit of laughter and joy for you guys and gals. Have you ever wondered what Hiyori of 己龍 (Kiryu) looks like as an A ...

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Kiryu’s Ninth Single

Kiryu’s Ninth Single

News for fans of 己龍 (Kiryu) today! They'll be releasing their ninth single this February. Their latest single, 「悦ト鬱」(Etsu to Utsu), will be released next week on February 20th, in ...

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Kiryu’s 8th single release and oneman tour

Kiryu’s 8th single release and oneman tour

己龍 (Kiryu) have announced the release of their eighth single this autumn! Their newest single, 「灯」 (Tomoshibi), will be out on November 7th in three types. All types are currently ...

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