Wednesday, October 17, 2018

the Raid lose bassist Iori

the Raid lose bassist Iori

Unfortunate news for fans of the Raid; the group have announced the upcoming departure of bassist Iori. It seems that in addition to leaving the band, he will also be leaving the ...

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Cure’s World Visual Festival Hits Tokyo

Cure’s World Visual Festival Hits Tokyo

Cure, a visual kei magazine known by fans around the world, is known for putting out just as many live events as it does magazine issues. One event in April is sure to catch vkei ...

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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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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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Live Schedule: THE GALLO

Live Schedule: THE GALLO

Houyoku Tenshou Autumn Cup TOUR October 9 (Thu) @ Sendai Macana Acts: THE GALLO, inc.RIBON, Elm, the Raid., Sick2, Sibile Bashir, Chanty, Panorama Kyokou Xenon Open/Start: 4 PM / ...

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The West Takes Over

The West Takes Over

What do bands like Royz, RevleZ, Crimson Shiva, Minus Jin-Say Orchestra, LUCHe., BIOSPHIA, and FEST VAINQUER have in common? If you guessed that along with ZIN, Tatoeba Konna Hana ...

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LOST ASH’s “Message” Much Clearer

LOST ASH’s “Message” Much Clearer

Only recently did Shattered-Tranquility inform you about LOST ASH's 11th single, but we have more information for you! ...

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Arlequin’s Injured Kuruto to Return

Arlequin’s Injured Kuruto to Return

It wasn't too long ago that we announced that Arlequin's guitarist, Kuruto, was injured while playing at their Esaka Muse live on March 30th. Fans were very worried as he had been ...

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EVE to Disband This June

EVE to Disband This June

Sad day for fans of EVE. It seems, according to member blogs, that this 4-piece band will be saying their farewells come this June. ...

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Seal a VOW with a Devil’s Kiss

Seal a VOW with a Devil’s Kiss

Today marks the celebration of another tempting release from VOW. ...

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the Raid.’s Raison d’Etre

the Raid.’s Raison d’Etre

Despite the distress caused by the Raid.'s serious car accident the other day, fans still have a little something to look forward to in April. ...

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Serious Car Accident Puts the Raid’s Bassist Out of Commission

Serious Car Accident Puts the Raid’s Bassist Out of Commission

the Raid.'s bassist Iori's streak of bad luck continues. ...

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AvelCain’s PSYCHO Spring

AvelCain’s PSYCHO Spring

Just after losing two members and wrapping up their 5-stop tour in commemoration of their December 26th release 「自責の筵-じせきのむしろ-」(Jiseki no Mushiro), AvelCain is at it again. On Feb ...

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Nico Nico Nama Weekly– February 3-9

Nico Nico Nama Weekly– February 3-9

Well, get pumped because it's Ernie here to save the day with an overview of this week's Nico Nico Nama live broadcasts! ニコニコ生(Nico Nico Nama) hosts a variety of broadcasts each d ...

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AUBE Gets Bandaged Up

AUBE Gets Bandaged Up

AUBE has announced their  first release of 2014--and it's a full length album.  "Bandage" will be released on February 19th, 2014. ...

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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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Introducing: FoLLoW

Introducing: FoLLoW

  Looking for a new band to follow?  FoLLoW just might be your answer.  This 4-piece group began in Osaka with the concept of 'a new sense.'  Their focus is on catchy melodie ...

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Iori of the Raid. Rushed to Hospital with Collapsed Lung

Iori of the Raid. Rushed to Hospital with Collapsed Lung

  Scary news announced today from the Raid. The day before their 10/12 live in Nagoya, Bassist Iori was rushed to the hospital and has been admitted due to a collapsed lung. ...

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Nico Nico Nama Weekly– August 26-September 1

Nico Nico Nama Weekly– August 26-September 1

Goooooood day, dear readers! It's good ol' Ernie with you Nico Nico Nama Weekly! This is going to be quite an exciting week because this week, there are more broadcasts than usual ...

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Visual Artists Join Forces to Spread AIDS Awareness Through 3-Day Mega-Concert

Visual Artists Join Forces to Spread AIDS Awareness Through 3-Day Mega-Concert

Who doesn't like rocking out for a good cause? Join LIFE Organization is hosting a three-day benefit concert at Kawasaki's CLUB CITTA' at the end of August, as a benefit to promot ...

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