February 29, 2012

Osaka Monaurail / European & North American Tour

Marking 2012 as their 20th anniversary, Osaka Monaurail is going on their European Tour in April and June and on North American Tour in July. They are highly praised not only in Japan, but also in overseas that they’re contracted with music labels in the UK, Germany and Australia and have been active worldwide. Details for the European Tour are as follows: Osaka Monaurail European Tour 2012 03/30 Zaragoza – Spain TBA (to be announced) 03/31 Barcelona – Spain BIKINI 04/01... Read More

February 28, 2012

RIZE & fade / Participating in Canadian Music Fest

RIZE and fade have announced their participation in Canadian Music Fest to be held in Toronto. Live information is as follows: “Canadian Music Fest” 03/21 Toronto, ON – Canada Canadian Music Fest (various locations) RIZE Official Website: http://www.triberize.net Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/pages/RIZE/124356134267772 Myspace: http://www.myspace.com/triberize Twitter: http://twitter.com/RIZE_official fade Official Website: http://fadeonline.com/ Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/pages/fade_tokyo/270416539205 Myspace:... Read More

February 27, 2012

the fool / World Tour Coming Up!

the fool will be on their world tour starting on 3/4 in Moscow, Russia. The tour will continue on for 6 lives in total, with the final live in Belarus in 3/11. Details for the live tour are as follows: “the fool Russian-Belorussian Tour” 03/04   Moscow – Russia Relax 03/06   Tula – Russia MOLOT 03/07   Voronezh – Russia Tarantul club 03/09   Yaroslavl – Russia ATMOSPHERE 03/10   St. Petersburg – Russia barcode bar 03/11   Minsk... Read More

February 24, 2012

Hemenway / New Anime Opening Theme Song

Hemenway has been chosen for another anime opening theme song!! Taking after their first release of the year 2012, ‘By My Side’ chosen for the opening theme of “NARUTO -Shippuden-,” Hemenway’s new song ‘Escape’ will be the opening theme for “EUREKA SEVEN AO,” a new anime starting in April. Here is a message from Isaac(Vo&Gt) who wrote the song: “I’m extremely excited about having been chosen to write the opening... Read More

February 23, 2012

Tokyo Jihen / Live Broadcasting of Last Live

Tokyo Jihen is scheduled for their last live “Tokyo Jihen Live Tour 2012 Domestique Bon Voyage” on 2/29 at Nippon Budokan. This live will be broadcasted live at movie theaters for the viewers in Japan and other Asian countries including Hong Kong, Taiwan and Singapore. The viewers will be able to enjoy Tokyo Jihen’s very last live to the fullest on a big screen with full-blown sounds. Official Website: http://www.emimusic.jp/tokyojihen/  Read More

February 22, 2012

girugamesh / New Live DVD Release & 13-day Live Events Coming Up!

girugamesh is releasing a new live DVD [Gaisen Kouen(Homecoming Live) "CHIBA"] TODAY! (2/22 JST) This DVD features girugamesh’s solo live held on 2/5/2011 at Chiba Ichikawa City Culture Center in Chiba, the hometown for all of the members. They performed their signature numbers from the earlier releases during the first part of the live, and in the second half, they presented a lineup of songs from their most recent album “GO.” You’ll get the full coverage... Read More

February 21, 2012

LUNA SEA / “THE ONE – crash to create – ” A long awaited new single in 12 years to be released on 3/21/2012

LUNA SEA will be releasing a long-awaited new single in 12 years on 3/21/2012. The title song is estimated to be more than 20 minutes long and 4 different versions (normal CD, high quality CD, 5.1ch surround & full set of all versions) will be released simultaneously. The members particularly made sure to bring out the best quality for this new single. Special trial listening event FULL MOON CONTACT “THE ONE” will be held on the full moon day 3/21/2012. at United Cinemas... Read More

February 21, 2012

PLUNKLOCK / European Tour

PLUNKLOCK announced their European Tour starting on 2/24 in Moscow. They will hold 12 lives in total with its final in Paris on 3/11. Live information is as follows: PLUNKLOCK European Tour 2012 02/24 Moscow – Russia HotDog’s Bar’n’Grill 02/25 Falun – Sweden Arenan 02/26 Wien – Austria Reigen Live (Kulturverein) 02/29 Warsaw – Poland Progresja 03/01 Prague – Czech Republic Matrix club 03/02 Munich – Germany Garage deluxe 03/03 Cologne... Read More

February 20, 2012

Kaori Kobayashi / Release of 1st Self-Produced Album

Kaori Kobayashi attracted more than 4.6 million hits on YouTube with a clip of her performance in Taiwan from 2010. She was awarded ”The Most Beautiful Saxophonist in Asia” on 1/20/2012 by Sax Society of Thailand and now she recently released a new album “SEVENth” on 2/1/2012. This is the very first album that she self-produced and it’s been released not only in Japan, but also in many countries in Asia. “SEVENth” Released on 2/1/2012 [1st Limited Edition] CD+DVD... Read More

February 17, 2012

Saori Yuki / International Release of ‘Yoake no Scat’ Remix Version in 50+ Countries

Saori Yuki’s ‘Yoake no Scat’ in remix version will be released in more than 50 countries around the world. A Greek electro pop duo “Marsheaux” have heard ‘Yoake no Scat’ and were so inspired by the song that they created a remix version of the very song. Release of ‘Yoake no Scat (Marsheaux remix)’ Release Date for Greece: 2/20/2012 (Mon) Counties scheduled for release (51 counties, as of 2/3/2012): Japan, Ireland, USA, Argentina, UK, Italy, Ecuador, Estonia,... Read More