Sunday, April 5, 2015

  • Oneness to become nothingness

    Oneness to become nothingness

    Here’s some rather sad news from the colorful Oneness: the group has decided after two years to disband this July. The band’s comment below was translated by S-T’s Shannon:   ...

  • Venue Name Changes

    Venue Name Changes

    If you've been following S-T or the vkei scene for a while, there are probably a lot of venue names you recognize even without ever coming to Japan. Don't be thrown off guard by th ...

  • MASATO Kicked Out of ALDEBARAN

    MASATO Kicked Out of ALDEBARAN

    In the middle of March, ALDEBARAN had some shocking--or not so shocking--news for fans. The band has only been around since June 2014, but they've already had to kick out one of th ...

  • An Cafe to Make Major Debut This Summer

    An Cafe to Make Major Debut This Summer

    An Cafe had some exciting news to share on April 1st that wasn't a joke at all. They had three big announcements. First, they renewed their OHP, which now features a visual of the ...

  • Blast from the past two-man event!

    Blast from the past two-man event!

    Two mainstays of the legendary 90s label Soleil records have returned! Vasalla and WITH SEXY have teamed up for one night only on May 30th. “Reminiscence of LOVE INSANE” will pair ...

  • Carat delay last live

    Carat delay last live

    Fans of Carat are probably aware of their impending disbandment following their oneman live at Takadanobaba AREA this Friday. It looks like this show will be delayed however, due t ...

SHEDIA Disbands

SHEDIA Disbands

2015 has only just begun, but SHEDIA's time has already come. On January 1st, SHEDIA announced their intentions to disband following a show on January 18th. While it doesn't leave ...

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Qualia loses two members

Qualia loses two members

  A bit of old(ish) news; many of you Qualia fans may already know, but the band recently dismissed their vocalist Chaos and bassist Sia from the group. The two members said ...

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SHU Wants Out; ALCX5 Disbands

SHU Wants Out; ALCX5 Disbands

It seems musical differences are driving bands apart left and right. If you are a fan of ALCX5, you'll need to say good-bye. If you want to say good-bye in person, there will stil ...

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Karma-Shenjing Limited Revival

Karma-Shenjing Limited Revival

It's been a long, looong time since anyone's heard news of Karma-Shenjing. Back in 2009, we told you about the end of their activities. Eight years later, the band has come togeth ...

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LUCHe.’s Hikaru Back Out of the Picture

LUCHe.’s Hikaru Back Out of the Picture

LUCHe. fans may not be sure exactly what is going on. Just last month, Hikaru had reportedly taken time out of the band due to an illness, but now it seems he will departing the b ...

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Poltergeist Down to One Member

Poltergeist Down to One Member

Only vocalist Mitsutaka will remain with PolterGeist following their one-man live in January. The other members seem to have different paths, but PolterGeist and Mitsutaka will ha ...

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VAMPS Rocks Florida and Opens VAMPROSE GLOBAL

VAMPS Rocks Florida and Opens VAMPROSE GLOBAL

Fans in the U.S.A and overseas alike will be excited by this news! In April 2015, VAMPS will take on not one, but two outdoor rock festivals in The Sunshine State. On April 25th, ...

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Dianslave Didn’t Last

Dianslave Didn’t Last

2014 is just not a good year for bands, and seems to be the year of disbandment. Among these disbanding bands, Dianslave did not manage to stay together for a year. They started u ...

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xTRiPx Sudden Disbandment

xTRiPx Sudden Disbandment

11 years together finally comes to an end for xTRiPx, and fans following them since their beginning may feel lost. The only bright side to this can be found in a message on their ...

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Li’call to Lose Kanata and Disband

Li’call to Lose Kanata and Disband

Li'call is still relatively new to the visual kei scene, but unfortunately, their time is coming to an end. On December 3rd, Li'call announced two disappointing pieces of news. Fi ...

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Black Gene For the Next Scene Loses Sala

Black Gene For the Next Scene Loses Sala

Unforunately, Black Gene For the Next Scene is going to enter the 2015 scene one member short. Drummer Sala has been with the band for three long years, but now he has announced t ...

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SaTaN’s Mysterious Indefinite Hiatus?

SaTaN’s Mysterious Indefinite Hiatus?

SaTaN has had a bit of a rocky journey since their formation in 2008, but that's coming to a halt in early 2015. On January 14th, 2015, SaTaN will enter an indefinite hiatus follo ...

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F1rst MiX’s Disbands Following Lien’s Retirement

F1rst MiX’s Disbands Following Lien’s Retirement

F1rst MiX's has only been around since February of this year, but unfortunately, December will mark their end. On November 29th, F1rst MiX's announced their plans to disband follo ...

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Gekijo Tenor to End Band Activities

Gekijo Tenor to End Band Activities

Fans of 劇情テノール (Gekijo Tenor) only have a few months left to enjoy one of their favorite bands, unfortunately. On April 29, 2015, Gekijo Tenor will have their final live performan ...

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Art Cube to go on hiatus

Art Cube to go on hiatus

One of the best and brightest bands in the scene today has decided to go on hiatus. Art Cube, who have been with us for the past 7 years, will take an indefinite break after their ...

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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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08012209XX6’s Yue Goes AWOL

08012209XX6’s Yue Goes AWOL

  The visual kei world isn't unfamiliar with the concept of band members taking a break from the band due to health concerns. But what about when the band member in question ...

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Spotlight on Tokami’s Live Activities

Spotlight on Tokami’s Live Activities

We at S-T just announced the latest in Tokami’s ever growing release catalog, the maxi single “Luminescence.” The band have a full live schedule lined up in support of their new r ...

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Vent Croix Ends Band Activities

Vent Croix Ends Band Activities

Vent Croix, approaching their fourth anniversary on January 29th, 2015, had some disappointing news for fans last week. On November 23rd, the band announced that following their 4 ...

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The End of CELL?

The End of CELL?

CELL has had a big announcement planned for today, November 29th, for a while, but fans surely didn't imagine it would be this kind of news. On January 18th, 2015, CELL will play ...

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