Alexandros

“SXSW” Music features [Alexandros] and DE DE MOUSE

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

SXSW 2016, to be held in March in Austin Texas had added more music acts, including various Japanese artists. As of now, those announced on the official website are, [Alexandros], DE DE MOUSE , Atomic stooges, Jungles!!! from RED BACTERIA VACUUM, KOHH, Chihiro Yamazaki+ROUTE14band, PANAQUONPE, Qrion、REATMO, Rei, Pirates Canoe, Tempalay, Emufucka, and KAO=S. [Alexandros] had performed as[Champagne] 2 years ago, making their second appearance at SXSW this time. Official Website: http://www.sxsw.com [Alexandros] Official... 

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Wagakki-Band

Wagakki Band to Perform in New York.

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Wagakki Band is going to perform at IRVING PLAZA on the 14th of March in New York, US. The band’s first New York performance has been realized by the promoter Live Nation. The ticket will be available on the 29th of January at 12am via Ticketmaster. Also, Wagakki Band is going to perform at SXSW, to be held in Austin Texas in March. The performance dates and details is to be announced. Wagakki Band “WagakkiBand LIVE in N.Y. -AKATSUKI-” March 14th (Mon) 2016 US New York IRVING PLAZA. Official Website: http://wagakkiband.jp/   Facebook:... 

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Momoiro-Clover-Z

Momoiro Clover Z Released the Video of Their New Song “WE ARE BORN”, to Be Distributed as Downloads Worldwide.

Monday, February 8, 2016

Momoiro Clover Released their third album titled “AMARANTHUS” and the fourth “Hakukin no Yoake”. The video clip of “WE ARE BORN” included in “AMARANTHUS” has been released on YouTube. The lyric of “WE ARE BORN” is written by Seiko Fujibatashi and the song is written and arranged by tatsuo. The video is directed by Masashi Nagasoe, who directed “Z no Chikai”, “Yumeno Ukiyoni Uitemita” and “GOUNN”. The full length video will be included in the first limited edition’s novelty Blu-ray. Also... 

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NENES

Nenes’ First International Performance with the Existing Members in Taiwan Charmed the Local Fans.

Friday, February 5, 2016

On January 16th (Sat), Nenes performed at J-Music LAB 2016 in Taipei in front of 600 fans, followed by a mingle party. This was their first performance with the existing members, and they performed the new song “Yagamaya” as well as the signature hit “Ogon no Hana”, the total of 4 songs. They also talked in Chinese, trying to communicate with local fans directly. Taiwan and Okinawa is geographically close but now they seem to have become emotionally closer through music. Official Website: http://nenes.ti-da.net/ Management:... 

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X-JAPAN_s

X JAPAN FORCED TO POSTPONE MARCH 12, 2016 WEMBLEY SHOW DUE TO ILLNESS

Thursday, February 4, 2016

DATE NOW RE-SCHEDULED FOR MARCH 4 2017 ALL TICKETS SOLD REMAIN VALID FOR THE NEW DATE Due to completely unforeseen circumstances, X JAPAN have announced that their show at SSE Arena Wembley, scheduled for March 12, 2016, has now been postponed to March 4, 2017. All tickets sold will remain valid for the rescheduled date. X JAPAN’s guitarist, PATA was admitted to the ICU at a hospital in Tokyo on January 15, 2016. He was diagnosed with a life-threatening condition, which included a severe blood clot. He recently came... 

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SCANDAL1

SCANDAL to Release Seventh Album YELLOW Ahead of World Tour and Tenth Anniversary

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Barely days after completing their domestic arena tour, SCANDAL – one of Japan’s strongest all-female forces in rock – have announced the international release of upcoming seventh album, YELLOW. The 13-track record is their first to be entirely self-produced, and will be released in the UK and Europe on 11 March 2016 through JPU Records, ahead of the band’s tenth anniversary and second world tour. It will be available in three editions; CD, MP3 and as a limited edition CD and t-shirt bundle. SCANDAL burst out... 

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defspiral1

defspiral’s Energetic Performance Drove over 5000 Fans into Heated Excitement in Bangkok Thailand.

Thursday, February 4, 2016

On January 23rd 2016, defspiral performed at the main stage of JAPAN EXPO THAILAND/ Tokyo Crazy Kawaii Bangkok on a hot summer night for over 5,000 fans. This is their second Bangkok Performance, following the first in May. Their outdoor performance at the main stage was hotter than the heat of the Thai night. JAPAN EXPO THAILAND/Tokyo Crazy Kawaii Bangkok January 23rd (Sat) 2016 Central World Plaza Main Stage Setlist 1.Arcoromancer 2.MASQUERADE 3.SILVER ARROW 4.Dream of you 5.ESTRELLA 6.ROCKET DIVE 7.LOTUS 8.CARNAVAL Offical... 

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YOSHIKI Receives Standing Ovation at Sundance Film Festival

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

At Sundance Film Festival, held in Park City Uta, YOSHIKI had a piano performance at the base camp set to be the closing ceremony on January 22nd. The venue was filled with industry people but when YOSHIKI came up onto the stage, there came a big applause. He played “MIRACLE”’s sound effect, Star Spangled Banner, Forever Love, Swan Lake, Without You, Art of Life (DJ set). He commented on the passing of HIDE before playing Without You, saying “I tried to describe the painful emotion that had no where to... 

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Tempalay1

Tempalay’s Going on US Tour. Tour Dates Announced.

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Tempalay is going on US tour from March 17th. They not only performs at the convention event “SXSW 2016”, but they also go to New York and San Francisco to perform. Tempalay SXSW 2016 US Tour March 17(Thurs) 2016 Austin USA SXSW 2016 March 18th (Fri) 2016 Austin USA SXSW 2016 March 20th (Sun) New York USA Knitting Factory March 21th (Mon) 2016 Baltimore USA The Crown Baltimore March 22nd (Tue) 2016 Chicago USA Double Door March 23rd (Wed) 2016 Long Beach USA Federal Bar March 24th (Thurs) 2016 San Francisco... 

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Anchorsong Released the First Album in 4 Years from a UK Label

Monday, February 1, 2016

On January 22nd ,Anchorsong second album after four years’ interval, “Ceremonial” released from a UK label “Tru Thoughts”, following the footstep of the first “Chapters”. This album features the catchy and melodious phrases as heard in “Chapters”, while newly sampling drum and percussion breaks from Afro-beat and High Life records. It’s an electronic music that has organic groove at the same time. Official Website: http://anchorsong.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Anchorsong/ Twitter:... 

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FEATURE


“SXSW” Music features [Alexandros] and DE DE MOUSE

Wednesday, February 10, 2016
Alexandros

SXSW 2016, to be held in March in Austin Texas had added more music acts, including various Japanese artists. As of now, those announced on the official website are, [Alexandros], DE DE MOUSE , Atomic stooges, Jungles!!! from RED BACTERIA VACUUM, KOHH, Chihiro Yamazaki+ROUTE14band, PANAQUONPE, Qrion、REATMO, Rei, Pirates Canoe, Tempalay, Emufucka, and KAO=S. [Alexandros] had performed as[Champagne] 2 years ago, making their second appearance at SXSW this time. Official Website:... Read More


Wagakki Band to Perform in New York.

Tuesday, February 9, 2016
Wagakki-Band

Wagakki Band is going to perform at IRVING PLAZA on the 14th of March in New York, US. The band’s first New York performance has been realized by the promoter Live Nation. The ticket will be available on the 29th of January at 12am via Ticketmaster. Also, Wagakki Band is going to perform at SXSW, to be held in Austin Texas in March. The performance dates and details is to be announced. Wagakki Band “WagakkiBand LIVE in N.Y. -AKATSUKI-” March 14th (Mon) 2016 US New York... Read More


Momoiro Clover Z Released the Video of Their New Song “WE ARE BORN”, to Be Distributed as Downloads Worldwide.

Monday, February 8, 2016
Momoiro-Clover-Z

Momoiro Clover Released their third album titled “AMARANTHUS” and the fourth “Hakukin no Yoake”. The video clip of “WE ARE BORN” included in “AMARANTHUS” has been released on YouTube. The lyric of “WE ARE BORN” is written by Seiko Fujibatashi and the song is written and arranged by tatsuo. The video is directed by Masashi Nagasoe, who directed “Z no Chikai”, “Yumeno Ukiyoni Uitemita” and “GOUNN”. The full length video will be included in the first... Read More


Nenes’ First International Performance with the Existing Members in Taiwan Charmed the Local Fans.

Friday, February 5, 2016
NENES

On January 16th (Sat), Nenes performed at J-Music LAB 2016 in Taipei in front of 600 fans, followed by a mingle party. This was their first performance with the existing members, and they performed the new song “Yagamaya” as well as the signature hit “Ogon no Hana”, the total of 4 songs. They also talked in Chinese, trying to communicate with local fans directly. Taiwan and Okinawa is geographically close but now they seem to have become emotionally closer through music. Official... Read More


X JAPAN FORCED TO POSTPONE MARCH 12, 2016 WEMBLEY SHOW DUE TO ILLNESS

Thursday, February 4, 2016
X-JAPAN_s

DATE NOW RE-SCHEDULED FOR MARCH 4 2017 ALL TICKETS SOLD REMAIN VALID FOR THE NEW DATE Due to completely unforeseen circumstances, X JAPAN have announced that their show at SSE Arena Wembley, scheduled for March 12, 2016, has now been postponed to March 4, 2017. All tickets sold will remain valid for the rescheduled date. X JAPAN’s guitarist, PATA was admitted to the ICU at a hospital in Tokyo on January 15, 2016. He was diagnosed with a life-threatening condition, which included... Read More


SCANDAL to Release Seventh Album YELLOW Ahead of World Tour and Tenth Anniversary

Thursday, February 4, 2016
SCANDAL1

Barely days after completing their domestic arena tour, SCANDAL – one of Japan’s strongest all-female forces in rock – have announced the international release of upcoming seventh album, YELLOW. The 13-track record is their first to be entirely self-produced, and will be released in the UK and Europe on 11 March 2016 through JPU Records, ahead of the band’s tenth anniversary and second world tour. It will be available in three editions; CD, MP3 and as a limited edition... Read More


defspiral’s Energetic Performance Drove over 5000 Fans into Heated Excitement in Bangkok Thailand.

Thursday, February 4, 2016
defspiral1

On January 23rd 2016, defspiral performed at the main stage of JAPAN EXPO THAILAND/ Tokyo Crazy Kawaii Bangkok on a hot summer night for over 5,000 fans. This is their second Bangkok Performance, following the first in May. Their outdoor performance at the main stage was hotter than the heat of the Thai night. JAPAN EXPO THAILAND/Tokyo Crazy Kawaii Bangkok January 23rd (Sat) 2016 Central World Plaza Main Stage Setlist 1.Arcoromancer 2.MASQUERADE 3.SILVER ARROW 4.Dream of you 5.ESTRELLA 6.ROCKET... Read More


YOSHIKI Receives Standing Ovation at Sundance Film Festival

Wednesday, February 3, 2016
_YOSHIKI_SUNDANCE2

At Sundance Film Festival, held in Park City Uta, YOSHIKI had a piano performance at the base camp set to be the closing ceremony on January 22nd. The venue was filled with industry people but when YOSHIKI came up onto the stage, there came a big applause. He played “MIRACLE”’s sound effect, Star Spangled Banner, Forever Love, Swan Lake, Without You, Art of Life (DJ set). He commented on the passing of HIDE before playing Without You, saying “I tried to describe the... Read More


Tempalay’s Going on US Tour. Tour Dates Announced.

Tuesday, February 2, 2016
Tempalay1

Tempalay is going on US tour from March 17th. They not only performs at the convention event “SXSW 2016”, but they also go to New York and San Francisco to perform. Tempalay SXSW 2016 US Tour March 17(Thurs) 2016 Austin USA SXSW 2016 March 18th (Fri) 2016 Austin USA SXSW 2016 March 20th (Sun) New York USA Knitting Factory March 21th (Mon) 2016 Baltimore USA The Crown Baltimore March 22nd (Tue) 2016 Chicago USA Double Door March 23rd (Wed) 2016 Long Beach USA Federal Bar March... Read More


Anchorsong Released the First Album in 4 Years from a UK Label

Monday, February 1, 2016
Anchorsong1

On January 22nd ,Anchorsong second album after four years’ interval, “Ceremonial” released from a UK label “Tru Thoughts”, following the footstep of the first “Chapters”. This album features the catchy and melodious phrases as heard in “Chapters”, while newly sampling drum and percussion breaks from Afro-beat and High Life records. It’s an electronic music that has organic groove at the same time. Official Website: http://anchorsong.com Facebook:... Read More


ROCK

“SXSW” Music features [Alexandros] and DE DE MOUSE

Alexandros

SXSW 2016, to be held in March in Austin Texas had added more music acts, including various Japanese artists. As of now, those announced on the official website are, [Alexandros], DE DE MOUSE , Atomic stooges, Jungles!!! from RED BACTERIA VACUUM, KOHH, Chihiro Yamazaki+ROUTE14band, PANAQUONPE, Qrion、REATMO, Rei, Pirates Canoe, Tempalay, Emufucka, and KAO=S. [Alexandros] had […]


POP

Momoiro Clover Z Released the Video of Their New Song “WE ARE BORN”, to Be Distributed as Downloads Worldwide.

Momoiro-Clover-Z

Momoiro Clover Released their third album titled “AMARANTHUS” and the fourth “Hakukin no Yoake”. The video clip of “WE ARE BORN” included in “AMARANTHUS” has been released on YouTube. The lyric of “WE ARE BORN” is written by Seiko Fujibatashi and the song is written and arranged by tatsuo. The video is directed by Masashi […]


IDOL

BAND-MAID® Releasing “New Beginning” as downloads in 111 countries.

BAND-MAID

BAND-MAID®’s new album “New Beginning” is now available as downloads in 111 countries on iTunes. This is already out in Japan but now it’s ready for the international market. The music video of “Thrill” received 2 million views in 2 weeks, which made a big buzz overseas. Now that video of the new song “REAL […]


ANIME

Eir Aoi Closed her International Tour 2015 in Mexico.

Eir-Aoi

Eir Aoi had her first solo show in Mexico for the first time on the 6th of December. This show also marked the final day of her world tour starting in Paris , France in July 2015, which went to nine venues in eight countries. Her 2015’s tour drew about 50 thousand fans in paris, […]