July 25, 2011

Kyaripamyupamyu / Ranked #1 in Finland and Belgium

Debuting on 8/17(Wed) with a mini album “Moshi Moshi Harajuku,” Kyaripamyupamyu put ‘PONPONPON,’ the lead track of the new album, on iTunes as an advanced release on 7/20. It’s available for download in 23 countries and the song ranked #1 on the electro chart in Finland and Belgium. ‘PONPONPON’ has been released on iTunes in US, Canada, Mexico, UK, Ireland, Germany, France, Austria, Switzerland, Italy, Portugal, Netherlands, Belgium,... Read More

July 22, 2011

baroque / baroque’s revival live attracted 10000 passionate fans

baroque, the legendary band that rewrote the history of visual rock held a live after a 7-year break on 7/17 at Yokohama Red Brick Warehouse. Under a clear blue sky, their revival live was offered for free to 10000 fans who proved their deep passion. baroque, at the peak of their popularity, disbanded after their solo live at Zepp Tokyo in 2004 as they left a message,”We’ll leave baroque with you all,” behind. On 6/9, their official website posted a mysterious... Read More

July 21, 2011

Kylee to make a US debut performance at Otakon 2011

Kylee is a singer and currently lives in Arizona. Born to an American Father, and a Japanese mother, Kylee is the product of music without borders. Kylee sang the National Anthem at an NBA game when she was only 11 years old, and at 15, she became the youngest artist to perform at SUMMER SONIC. She’s the new generation Pop Icon, full of extraordinary and unprecedented experiences, But by day, she’s your average high school honor student. In March 2010, Kylee made... Read More

July 21, 2011

INORAN / Live in Hong Kong with an Audience of 3000

LUNA SEA’s guitarist “INORAN” participated in a rock event “ROCK ON ASIA LIVE 2011 featuring INORAN” in Hong Kong on 7/1. This event, as described in its title, was a rock event by local rock artists which invited INORAN as a guest artist. Yip Sai Wing of Hong Kong’s legendary band “beyond” and an aspiring artist group “EVER” were also a part of the artist lineup. It was held in a 3000-capacity hall of Kowloonbay International... Read More

July 20, 2011

TAIJI / The sudden death of the ex-X member in Saipan

TAIJI, the ex-bassist of X also known as Taiji Sawada, passed away at the age of 45 on 7/17. He departed Japan for Saipan on 7/11 on Delta 298 and during the flight, he reportedly hit the window and kicked a flight attendant which he was captured for on the spot. He was arrested by the local police upon arrival in Saipan. While under custody, he attempted suicide by hanging himself with a bed sheet on 7/14 and was hospitalized in ICU for critical conditions, which later caused... Read More

July 15, 2011

North American tour after 14 months in addition to Europa, Japan and South America

As the new album “DUM SPIRO SPERO” is being released on 8/3 after a long break of 2 years and 9 months, DIR EN GREY is sending out new information on their tour. They recently announced their tour schedule for Chile, Brazil, Argentina and Mexico and soon after, they just broke the news to us that they will continue on their tour to North America. “TOUR2011 AGE QUOD AGIS” 12/4(Sun) USA / Houston, Texas / House of Blues *Support Act: The Birthday Massacre 12/ 5(Mon) USA... Read More

July 15, 2011

X JAPAN / New Song ‘JADE’ on iTunes!

In addition to Europe and North Americas, X JAPAN’s new song ‘JADE’ is now available for download on iTunes for PC in many other countries including Japan. ‘JADE’ is one of the songs included in the new album scheduled to be released in the near future. Its download has been available since 6/28 for North Americas, Europe and South Americas and it has been setting high records on the rock chart of iTunes Store. Article source : http://natalie.mu/music/news/53036 X... Read More