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ASTERISM has started their studio live series named “BATTLE SESSION” !!

Saturday, April 14, 2018

ASTRISM, most young heavy metal instrumental band in Japan, has just started their studio live “BATTLE SESSION” on April12th, that was planned with the concept of three members shaking each other’s sounds and playing in a whimsical way of shooting with a single camera. ASTERISM – 155 (BATTLE SESSION / Studio Live) You can enjoy their number “155”, which is the lead tune from their latest album “The Session Vol.1”, on their YouTube video. They will upload live session videos on their... 

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X Japan to headline Coachella’s Mojave Stage with HIDE and TAIJI holograms

Friday, April 13, 2018

Named by the Grammy Awards poll as one of Top 3 most anticipated acts at Coachella, X JAPAN will be performing as one of the only hard rock acts on the bill both weekends. With hip-hop recently taking the reins as the #1 genre in the world, the inclusion of X JAPAN at the festival amongst the likes of Beyoncé and The Weeknd is a testament to the band’s groundbreaking success far and wide. The band will be headlining the Mojave Stage on Saturday, April 14th and Saturday, April 21st at 11:10pm. In addition to the... 

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Anisong World Matsuri returns to Anime Expo 2018

Friday, April 13, 2018

Anime music festival Anisong World Matsuri returns to L.A.’s Microsoft Theater for the third year in a row with a three-day, multi-artist event at Anime Expo 2018. Created in association with BANDAI NAMCO Arts, Inc., Amuse Inc., Sony Music Entertainment (Japan) Inc., and other leading Japanese entertainment companies, Anisong World Matsuri (AWM) at Anime Expo 2018 will be held on July 4, 6, and 7. Performer and ticket package details will be announced in the coming weeks. To attend any of the Anisong World Matsuri... 

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MIYAVI

MIYAVI hits North America in May for Day 2 World Tour

Thursday, April 12, 2018

Universal Music Japan recording artist MIYAVI has announced the North American dates of his “Day 2 World Tour 2018”. The “Samurai Guitarist” and star of Angelina Jolie-directed film Unbroken is renowned for his incredible slap style of guitar playing and will perform live concerts in 6 major U.S. and Canadian cities in May. MIYAVI – DAY 2 WORLD TOUR IN USA May 5 – El Rey Theatre, Los Angeles, CA May 11 – Slim’s, San Francisco, CA May 13 – The Crocodile, Seattle, WA May 16 – The Phoenix Concert Theatre,... 

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GARNiDELiA’s 3rd Album “G.R.N.D.” worldwide release

Thursday, April 5, 2018

GARNiDELiA, Japanese duo of MARiA (vo.) and toku (comp.) will be releasing their 3rd major album G.R.N.D on March 30th, 2018. The album will include numerous anime featured songs such as “SPEED STAR” (The “Irregular at Magic High School The Movie: The Girl Who Calls the Stars” theme song), “Désir” (“Fate/Apocrypha” ending theme), “Aikotoba” (“Animegataris” opening theme), and “Error” (“BEATLESS” opening theme). LISTEN TO G.R.N.D. NOW: https://lnk.to/GRND_GARNiDELiA G.R.N.D. TRACK... 

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JAMLAB. premieres video interview with Lantis founder Shunji Inoue

Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Japan Anime Music Lab. (JAMLAB.) has released an informative new video interview with Lantis founder and label president Shunji Inoue. Presented as part of JAM LAB.’s video trailer which premiered at Anime Japan 2018, the exclusive interview with Mr. Inoue focuses on the importance of strong worldwide connections to promote Japan’s anisong industry. Several recording artists from Lantis, the preeminent Tokyo-based record label specializing in anisong artists and video game music, are featured on the Japan Anime... 

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ASTERISM, most young & exciting hard rock band in Japan, was attack as a storm in Tokyo.

Tuesday, April 3, 2018

ASTERISM, 3-piece hard rock instrumental band, has been waging a wonderful performance @ Shimokitazawa LIVE HOLIC, Tokyo on 29th MARCH.. 15-year-old female super guitarist HAL-CA’s performance was completely captivated the audience in the venue. 16-year-old bassist MIYU’s performance & 18-year old drummer MIO’s performance were also far more than the level of the imagination of the audience of the venue. Audience of LIVE HOLIC was convinced that their sound & performance will fascinate the world in... 

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KAO=S has released their music video “AMRITA”, the lead track from their new album.

Friday, March 23, 2018

Japanese Art Rock Band KAO=S released their new music video “AMRITA” on YouTube on March 3rd, 2018. The video is directed by Tomoo Noda, who has also worked on videos for GACKT and L’Arc-en-Ciel. URL https://youtu.be/ll7h77id6y0 “AMRITA” is the lead track from KAO=S new album “AMRITA”. The album producer, Kenji Nakai, has worked with bands including Red Hot Chili Peppers, Tom Petty and X Japan. The album cover was photographed by Mikio Ariga, the official photographer of The Rolling Stones.... 

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exist†trace launches Instagram and reveals new visual

Monday, March 12, 2018

Japanese rock band exist†trace launched their official Instagram account , revealing their new visual and stunning shots of each band member. https://www.instagram.com/existxtrace_19 The band also announced their new song “POWER OF ONE” will be available as a free gift to fans who attend their next one-man live concert “SOLID STAR” at Shibuya O-Crest on April 7th. “Even if the power of each person is small, when we all gather as ‘one’, it turns into a phenomenal force,” said guitarist, vocalist,... 

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URBANGARDE releases 10th Anniversary music video Atashi Fiction

Sunday, March 11, 2018

URBANGARDE has released their new music video “Atashi Fiction”, the lead track from their upcoming 10th anniversary album Shoujo Fiction (“Girl Fiction”) scheduled for release on April 4, 2018. Revisiting URBANGARDE’s trademark red-and-white polka-dot imagery, the band reflects on their past and present in a dramatic shower of music CDs. URBANGARDE – “Atashi Fiction” Since the 2008′s Shoujo wa Nido Shinu (“Girls Only Live Twice”) introduced vocalist Yoko Hamasaki as a bloody, sword-wielding schoolgirl... 

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FEATURE


ASTERISM has started their studio live series named “BATTLE SESSION” !!

Saturday, April 14, 2018
ASTERISM_155_BATTLE_SESIION_thum

ASTRISM, most young heavy metal instrumental band in Japan, has just started their studio live “BATTLE SESSION” on April12th, that was planned with the concept of three members shaking each other’s sounds and playing in a whimsical way of shooting with a single camera. ASTERISM – 155 (BATTLE SESSION / Studio Live) You can enjoy their number “155”, which is the lead tune from their latest album “The Session Vol.1”, on their YouTube video. They... Read More


X Japan to headline Coachella’s Mojave Stage with HIDE and TAIJI holograms

Friday, April 13, 2018
RMMS-X-Japan-Zepp-Divercity-2018-promo2

Named by the Grammy Awards poll as one of Top 3 most anticipated acts at Coachella, X JAPAN will be performing as one of the only hard rock acts on the bill both weekends. With hip-hop recently taking the reins as the #1 genre in the world, the inclusion of X JAPAN at the festival amongst the likes of Beyoncé and The Weeknd is a testament to the band’s groundbreaking success far and wide. The band will be headlining the Mojave Stage on Saturday, April 14th and Saturday, April... Read More


Anisong World Matsuri returns to Anime Expo 2018

Friday, April 13, 2018
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Anime music festival Anisong World Matsuri returns to L.A.’s Microsoft Theater for the third year in a row with a three-day, multi-artist event at Anime Expo 2018. Created in association with BANDAI NAMCO Arts, Inc., Amuse Inc., Sony Music Entertainment (Japan) Inc., and other leading Japanese entertainment companies, Anisong World Matsuri (AWM) at Anime Expo 2018 will be held on July 4, 6, and 7. Performer and ticket package details will be announced in the coming weeks. To... Read More


MIYAVI hits North America in May for Day 2 World Tour

Thursday, April 12, 2018
MIYAVI

Universal Music Japan recording artist MIYAVI has announced the North American dates of his “Day 2 World Tour 2018”. The “Samurai Guitarist” and star of Angelina Jolie-directed film Unbroken is renowned for his incredible slap style of guitar playing and will perform live concerts in 6 major U.S. and Canadian cities in May. MIYAVI – DAY 2 WORLD TOUR IN USA May 5 – El Rey Theatre, Los Angeles, CA May 11 – Slim’s, San Francisco, CA May 13 – The Crocodile, Seattle,... Read More


GARNiDELiA’s 3rd Album “G.R.N.D.” worldwide release

Thursday, April 5, 2018
GARNiDELiA G.R.N.D. Artist Photo

GARNiDELiA, Japanese duo of MARiA (vo.) and toku (comp.) will be releasing their 3rd major album G.R.N.D on March 30th, 2018. The album will include numerous anime featured songs such as “SPEED STAR” (The “Irregular at Magic High School The Movie: The Girl Who Calls the Stars” theme song), “Désir” (“Fate/Apocrypha” ending theme), “Aikotoba” (“Animegataris” opening theme), and “Error” (“BEATLESS” opening theme). LISTEN TO G.R.N.D. NOW: https://lnk.to/GRND_GARNiDELiA... Read More


JAMLAB. premieres video interview with Lantis founder Shunji Inoue

Wednesday, April 4, 2018
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Japan Anime Music Lab. (JAMLAB.) has released an informative new video interview with Lantis founder and label president Shunji Inoue. Presented as part of JAM LAB.’s video trailer which premiered at Anime Japan 2018, the exclusive interview with Mr. Inoue focuses on the importance of strong worldwide connections to promote Japan’s anisong industry. Several recording artists from Lantis, the preeminent Tokyo-based record label specializing in anisong artists and video game... Read More


ASTERISM, most young & exciting hard rock band in Japan, was attack as a storm in Tokyo.

Tuesday, April 3, 2018
ASTERISM_Photo

ASTERISM, 3-piece hard rock instrumental band, has been waging a wonderful performance @ Shimokitazawa LIVE HOLIC, Tokyo on 29th MARCH.. 15-year-old female super guitarist HAL-CA’s performance was completely captivated the audience in the venue. 16-year-old bassist MIYU’s performance & 18-year old drummer MIO’s performance were also far more than the level of the imagination of the audience of the venue. Audience of LIVE HOLIC was convinced that their sound &... Read More


KAO=S has released their music video “AMRITA”, the lead track from their new album.

Friday, March 23, 2018
music video AMRITA

Japanese Art Rock Band KAO=S released their new music video “AMRITA” on YouTube on March 3rd, 2018. The video is directed by Tomoo Noda, who has also worked on videos for GACKT and L’Arc-en-Ciel. URL https://youtu.be/ll7h77id6y0 “AMRITA” is the lead track from KAO=S new album “AMRITA”. The album producer, Kenji Nakai, has worked with bands including Red Hot Chili Peppers, Tom Petty and X Japan. The album cover was photographed by Mikio Ariga, the official... Read More


exist†trace launches Instagram and reveals new visual

Monday, March 12, 2018
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Japanese rock band exist†trace launched their official Instagram account , revealing their new visual and stunning shots of each band member. https://www.instagram.com/existxtrace_19 The band also announced their new song “POWER OF ONE” will be available as a free gift to fans who attend their next one-man live concert “SOLID STAR” at Shibuya O-Crest on April 7th. “Even if the power of each person is small, when we all gather as ‘one’, it turns into a... Read More


URBANGARDE releases 10th Anniversary music video Atashi Fiction

Sunday, March 11, 2018
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URBANGARDE has released their new music video “Atashi Fiction”, the lead track from their upcoming 10th anniversary album Shoujo Fiction (“Girl Fiction”) scheduled for release on April 4, 2018. Revisiting URBANGARDE’s trademark red-and-white polka-dot imagery, the band reflects on their past and present in a dramatic shower of music CDs. URBANGARDE – “Atashi Fiction” Since the 2008′s Shoujo wa Nido Shinu (“Girls Only Live Twice”) introduced vocalist Yoko... Read More


ROCK

ASTERISM has started their studio live series named “BATTLE SESSION” !!

ASTERISM_155_BATTLE_SESIION_thum

ASTRISM, most young heavy metal instrumental band in Japan, has just started their studio live “BATTLE SESSION” on April12th, that was planned with the concept of three members shaking each other’s sounds and playing in a whimsical way of shooting with a single camera. ASTERISM – 155 (BATTLE SESSION / Studio Live) You can enjoy […]


POP

URBANGARDE releases 10th Anniversary music video Atashi Fiction

RMMS-URBANGARDE-Atashi-Fiction-MV-1-artist2000

URBANGARDE has released their new music video “Atashi Fiction”, the lead track from their upcoming 10th anniversary album Shoujo Fiction (“Girl Fiction”) scheduled for release on April 4, 2018. Revisiting URBANGARDE’s trademark red-and-white polka-dot imagery, the band reflects on their past and present in a dramatic shower of music CDs. URBANGARDE – “Atashi Fiction” Since […]


IDOL

maidreamin collaborates with Candy holic for idol takeover event

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Japanese idol group Candy holic will take over maidreamin’s Akihabara Live Restaurant Heaven’s Gate on February 18th. The idols will wear maidreamin’s signature maid cafe outfits and perform special mini-concerts on the Heaven’s Gate music stage. Candy holic on Twitter: https://twitter.com/candy_holic_11 Candy holic’s performance at maidreamin is the latest collaboration at the maid cafe’s 16 […]


ANIME

Anisong World Matsuri returns to Anime Expo 2018

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Anime music festival Anisong World Matsuri returns to L.A.’s Microsoft Theater for the third year in a row with a three-day, multi-artist event at Anime Expo 2018. Created in association with BANDAI NAMCO Arts, Inc., Amuse Inc., Sony Music Entertainment (Japan) Inc., and other leading Japanese entertainment companies, Anisong World Matsuri (AWM) at Anime Expo […]