Friday, April 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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Recent Releases: August Digest

Recent Releases: August Digest

Howdy, folks! It's been a while, but it's your favorite rockin' hamster Ernie here! Hope you're ready for a blast of goodies to take a look at and preview for this month. If you f ...

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R-Shitei’s “Hachijuu Hakkasho Juunrei”

R-Shitei’s “Hachijuu Hakkasho Juunrei”

It's that time of year again, R-Shitei fans! Almost six months after the release of their album 「少女喪失-syojosoushitsu-」, they're getting ready for their next single! On March 9th, ...

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R-Shitei’s “Syojosousitsu” and Oneman Tour

R-Shitei’s “Syojosousitsu” and Oneman Tour

For R-Shitei, it's only been four months since the release of their latest single 「スーサイドメモリーズ」(Suicide Memories) and two years since their last album, "VISUAL IS DEAD" debuted. If ...

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SHOCK WAVE 2015

SHOCK WAVE 2015

Your favorite (or, one of your favorites) visual kei magazine, SHOXX, has its 25th anniversary coming up this fall! And there's no better way to celebrate 25 hard-working years wi ...

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R-Shitei’s Hirotaka Bounces Back

R-Shitei’s Hirotaka Bounces Back

Last month, R-Shitei informed us that drummer Hirotaka had been hospitalized with a bad sprain. It kept him out of commission for a while, but now he's back. Hirotaka returned to ...

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R-Shitei’s “Suicide Memories”

R-Shitei’s “Suicide Memories”

After releasing their latest single 「サドマゾ」(Sadomazo) back in February and tailing Hirotaka's hospitalization last month, R指定 are ready for their next single of the year! Dropping ...

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R-Shitei’s Drummer Hospitalized

R-Shitei’s Drummer Hospitalized

R-Shitei fans were all wondering what was going on with drummer Hiro, and if he'll be making appearances at upcoming lives. Shattered-Tranquility's Shannon translated the two anno ...

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Recent Releases: February 11th Digest

Recent Releases: February 11th Digest

Howdy, folks! It's your favorite hamster of visual kei news. My hamster senses are telling me this is the year of releases! So many releases, in fact, that this little hamster has ...

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Wizard One-Day Revival with SPEED DISK Members

Wizard One-Day Revival with SPEED DISK Members

Wizard may currently be on an indefinite hiatus, but they've still got time for a revival show once in a while. On February 14th, 2015, SPEED DISK is hosting an event at Akasaka B ...

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R-Shitei’s New Single and Fall Zepp Tour

R-Shitei’s New Single and Fall Zepp Tour

Tailing the end of their 「メンヘラの集い」(Menhera no Tsudoi) last month and their Ura Final tonight, along with the release of 「病ンデル彼女」(Yanderu Kanojo) back in May, R-Shitei are gearing ...

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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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R-Shitei’s Hirotaka Returns

R-Shitei’s Hirotaka Returns

リハ中。黒いドラムヘッドや!やらしー! pic.twitter.com/NiLdTxSqEu— R指定 宏崇-hirotaka- (@r_shitei_hiro) May 11, 2014 (At rehearsal. Black drum heads! Naaasty!) Some great news for fans of R-Shite ...

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R-Shitei Announces New Single by Asking an Uncomfortable Question

R-Shitei Announces New Single by Asking an Uncomfortable Question

R-Shitei has announced a new single in May, and to promote it, they've conducted some impromptu (or faux impromptu) street interviews asking people a rather off-putting question.. ...

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Two New DVD Sets for R-Shitei

Two New DVD Sets for R-Shitei

You ready for this, R指定 fans? Announced back in December, the band began planning for the release of two new DVD sets, both to drop on March 26th, just a week away! Last week, mor ...

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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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Overseas Fans Invited to TOKYO MOSH PIT

Overseas Fans Invited to TOKYO MOSH PIT

Have you ever thought, "Man, ordering concert tickets in Japan is such a pain when you live overseas!"? Well, MOSH is here to change that. On January 4th and 5th, Tokyo rock style ...

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R-Shitei’s 2014 Releases, and Tours

R-Shitei’s 2014 Releases, and Tours

A couple great pieces of news for R指定 (R-Shitei) fans today! First, the band has a few new releases already planned for the new year! In March, they will be releasing both a PV co ...

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