June 19, 2012

SCANDAL / Announced to start their national hall tour this fall

After performance at the Nippon Budokan in March, SCANDAL has began their national tour “SCANDAL -LIVE IDO LIVE- TOUR 2012” As the tour title says, it was a successive “live” and “ido (ido = transit)”tour in which they performed 17 shows in 1 month At the tour final in Sapporo PENNY LANE 24, where the band member experienced performance 2 days in a row at the same venue for the first time SCANDAL performed with great passion on this special day. They’ve performed... Read More

June 19, 2012

“ZANKYO MATSURI” / Live Event Tour in 4 Cities with 9mm, te’, People In The Box & More!

“ZANKYO MATSURI 8th ANNIVERSARY,” hosted by “zankyo record” in celebrating their 8th year anniversary, will be held in Fukushima, Miyagi, Tokyo and Taiwan. This anniversary event will kick off on 9/1 in Fukushima at Iwaki club SONIC and continue on to Miyagi on 9/2 at Sendai CLUB JUNK BOX, then to Tokyo on 9/16 at Shibuya O-EAST and DUO MUSIC EXCHANGE. The last stop for this event tour will be Taiwan on 11/24 at THE WALL Taipei. Ticketing for the Taiwan live will begin... Read More

June 18, 2012

L’Arc~en~Ciel / Worldwide Digital Release of “L’Arc~en~Ciel Tribute”

“L’Arc~en~Ciel Tribute” with a brilliant lineup of participating artists will be available for download in 24 countries around the world! Along with digital releases in Asia, North/South Americas, Europe and Australia, this tribute album will be released in a CD package in Asian countries including Taiwan, Korea, Thailand, Indonesia and Hong Kong. Moreover, PVs of ‘Caress of Venus’ by Hemenway and ‘Driver’s High’ by TOTALFAT are uploaded on YouTube. With... Read More

June 15, 2012

exist†trace / Live Broadcasting of Solo Live on 6/23 at O-WEST on Nico Nico Live!

Recently releasing the first major album “VIRGIN,” exist†trace are bringing you yet another great news that their solo live “Like a Virgin” on 6/23/2012(Sat) at Shibuya O-WEST will be broadcasted live to the whole world on Nico Nico Live! exist†trace’s lives are known for their powerful performance and dramatic staging that you can otherwise experience only at Takarazuka shows. In the upcoming live, members will challenge changes of costumes on stage and role plays... Read More

June 14, 2012

SuG / Successful First Asia Tour & Final Tour at Nakano Sun Plaza This Weekend!!

SuG’s first Asia tour [SuG ASIA TOUR 2012 “The Lollipop Kingdom Show”] started off on 5/27 in Seoul and continued on to Hong Kong on 6/7 at Hang Out, then to Taiwan on 6/9 at The Wall. In Hong Kong, their comments in Cantonese and a set list of songs from their recent album excited the audience to the max! For Taiwan, it was their second time to have a solo live, so most of the audience was capable of understanding Japanese. Also, SuG themselves naturally responded in Mandarin... Read More

June 13, 2012

LUNA SEA / Live Broadcasting of “LUNA SEA TV SPECIAL -The End of the Dream-“!

Prior to a special program “WOWOW Presents LUNA SEA TV SPECIAL -The End of the Dream-” scheduled for 7/8(Sun), LUNA SEA will be broadcasting a part of its shooting on USTREAM and Nico Nico Live. On this special stage brought to you by WOWOW, LUNA SEA in their 20th anniversary will perform for a TV program for the first time in 12 long years. It will be a very special episode of “a live program never seen before made by LUNA SEA.” The choice they made for this... Read More

June 12, 2012

Angela Aki, after giving birth to the baby, first appearance on TV!

Her first comeback album release announced, and she will be on a head-liner tour! The single “Kokuhaku” has been chosen as the ending theme to the smash-hit animation “Uchukyodai”. Angela Aki just gave birth to her first child in February, and appeared on today’s NHK’s morning program “Asaichi” on live. She spoke about her feelings of becoming a mother and performed “One Family –Uchu no Nagisa Special Version-“ which is the theme song to the NHK special... Read More

June 12, 2012

Professor Sakamoto / Performance at “DREAMHACK”

Professor Sakamoto will perform at “DREAMHACK,” one of the biggest game festival in Sweden on 6/18/2012 from 18:30 (6/19 01:30 JST). This is going to be Professor Sakamoto’s very first overseas live. It will be on the main stage with a capacity of 6,000+. That’s not all. “DREAMHACK” will be broadcasted to the whole world! So, mark your calendar and make sure to join in online! Live Information: Professor Sakamoto at “DREAMHACK” Time:... Read More

June 11, 2012

Crossfaith / Contract with Raw Power Management of UK

Crossfaith made an announcement of signing a contract with one of the top management companies in the world, Raw Power Management, the management of talented artists such as Iron Maiden and Iggy Pop. Raw Power Management based in the UK has been involved with worldwide management for various bands, but this is actually the very first time in history for a contract with an Asian band to be signed. Crossfaith will be on an Asia tour “INTO THE ZION ASIA TOUR” starting... Read More

June 8, 2012

ONE OK ROCK / Global Website Open & Download Service in 51 Countries!

ONE OK ROCK’s global website “LIVE ANALYZE” is now open for fans around the world. ONE OK ROCK have been active in staying in touch through SNS, such as “LIVE TWEET” on Twitter and in utilizing smart phone application by fusing Facebook and MV to create “Re:make.” Also, make sure to check out their tracks since their major debut available for download on iTunes in 51 countries including Japan. LIVE ANALYZE: http://www.oneokrock.com/cam/analyze/ Official Website:... Read More