Hemenway / New Single Release on 5/23!

Hemenway finally revealed the details of their 3rd new single “Escape,” the opening theme song for “EUREKA SEVEN AO” now on-air on MBS, TBS, CBC and BS-TBS. It was the very first time that Isaac(vocal and guitar), the composer and lyricist for the title number, was designated to write a song for an anime. Understanding the storyline thoroughly, Isaac made a connection with his own story of aiming for a dream as a musician in Japan in which he portrayed... Read More

Perfume / New Label “Perfume Records” & New Release in 50 Countries

After Perfume’s very first single “Spring of Life” with their new label, they made an announcement that they established a new music label “Perfume Records” within Universal Music. In awareness of significance to reach out more to fans and expand their future activities abroad, their new label “Perfume Records” hope to portray Perfume as a soon-to-be world music icon. Their new single “Spring of Life” released in Japan on 4/11 will be available... Read More

SPECIAL OTHERS / Worldwide Release in 38 Countries!

SPECIAL OTHERS’ new release “beautiful world” has been made available for download in 38 countries since 4/1/2012. This song was recorded right before their previous American tour with all members contributing their excitement and heartfelt feelings to this world-standard instrumental number. Don’t miss it! Official Website: http://www.specialothers.com Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/specialothersofficial Twitter: http://twitter.com/SPE_INFO Youtube:... Read More

Acid Black Cherry / Ranking #1 on Oricon Chart & Debut in Asia

yasu, the vocalist of a Japanese rock band “Janne Da Arc,” has been active with his solo project “Acid Black Cherry” and ABC’s 3rd album “2012″ is now released in Asia. yasu ranked #1 on Oricon Chart for the first time with this album after 13 years since his major debut. With such success, Acid Black Cherry are now ready to take their first step into Asia and the Asia regional version of the same album is now available in Taiwan, Hong... Read More

ONE OK ROCK / One-man Live Tour in Asia!

With the new release of live DVD & Blu-ray of [“Zankyo Reference” TOUR in YOKOHAMA ARENA] scheduled for 5/30/2012, ONE OK ROCK is going out to Korea, Taiwan and Singapore to host one-man lives for the first time! They are also showcasing the trailer clips of their Yokohama Arena live on YouTube ONE OK ROCK Official Channel. Don’t miss out on this chance to get a glimpse of their stage on their official YouTube channel. Make sure to mark your calendar and join the fun... Read More

exist†trace / exist†trace’s “I Feel You” selected for Nadeshiko Japan guidebook theme

April 20, 2012 – exist†trace’s song “I feel you” was selected as the main theme for Nadeshiko Japan’s official 2012 guidebook DVD. The Japanese female soccer league’s guidebook began sales this month at book stores, soccer fields, and official team shops across Japan. “I feel you” is included in the band’s first major-label full-album “VIRGIN,” set for release on May 23 by Tokuma Japan Communications. This week,... Read More

AA= / Contract with Gan-Shin Records of Germany

Ueda Takeshi has signed a contract with Gan-Shin, a German music label, for his solo project “AA=.” AA=’s new album “#3″ released in 2011 is now available for the whole world to listen. Gan-Shin Records is a renowned music label which also has contracts with famous artists such as L’Arc~en~Ciel and Tsuyoshi Domoto. With the contract with Gan-Shin, AA=’s album “#3″ is now available in Europe from 4/10. This album will also... Read More

X JAPAN / X JAPAN WINS THE “BEST INTERNATIONAL BAND” AWARD AT THE GOLDEN GODS AWARDS

April 11, 2012 – X Japan took home the award for Best International Band Wednesday night at the Golden Gods Awards, after becoming the first Asian band to ever be nominated for a Golden Gods Award. The band beat out internationally acclaimed Rammstein (Germany), Lacuna Coil (Italy), Sepultura (Brazil), Behemoth (Poland), and Meshuggah (Sweden). “Thank you Revolver. Thank you so much for recognizing us,” said Yoshiki, leader of X Japan, who was present at the ceremony... Read More

B’z / New World Release of “Into Free -Dangan-” & North America Tour

Starting from 4/4, “Into Free -Dangan-,” the new release of B’z, has been made available one by one in 51 countries around the world on iTunes Store. Also, B’z will go on a North America tour “B’z LIVE-GYM 2012 -Into Free-” from September to October. The tour will start from San Francisco and cover 7 locations in total including Seattle, Vancouver, Toronto, Silver Spring, New York and Los Angeles. Their North America tour “B’z... Read More

MAN WITH A MISSION / Wolves storming down on in France, too!? A headline-making band of wolves “MAN WITH A MISSION” is coming to JAPAN EXPO 2012!!!

Wolves storming down on in France, too!? A headline-making band of wolves “MAN WITH A MISSION” is coming to JAPAN EXPO 2012!!!a With their first single released on 4/4/2012 ranking #6 (as of 4/16) on Oricon’s Weekly Single Chart and their first nationwide one-man live tour going sold-out immediately, MAN WITH A MISSION, a 5-piece rock band of wolves, are rocking away at full speed and expanding their horizons as far as Europe! MAN WITH A MISSION will participate... Read More