September 30, 2013

YOSHIKI CLASSICAL DEBUTS AT #1 IN 10 COUNTRIES

World Renowned Musician Collaborates With Sir George Martin, London Philharmonic & Others Yoshiki Classical, the new record from the world-renowned classically trained multi-instrumentalist/composer/musician Yoshiki, debuts at #1 on the iTunes Classical Music chart in 10 countries around the world – Canada, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Macao, Singapore, Taiwan, Indonesia, Thailand, Finland and Japan. It also made Top 10 in the USA (#2), Norway (#2), Australia (#6), France... Read More

September 30, 2013

Kazuya Yoshii Will Broadcast a Ustream Program on His Debut’s 10th Anniversary Day

Kazuya Yoshii is going to broadcast a special Ustream program”Ystream SPECIAL” on the day of his debut’s 10th anniversary, October 1. It’s been 10 years since he released his first single “TALI” on October 1 , 2003. “Ystream” has been on air since October ,2012, as a regular program on an official PC member channel “441109ch”, and this anniversary program will be offered free as downloads. The program will look back on the 10 years with special footage... Read More

September 27, 2013

Kyary Pamyu Pamyu Announces New Release, World Tour

On Sept. 7, Kyary Pamyu Pamyu began her “Nanda Collection Tour ~Kyary Pamyu Pamyu no Uchuu Theater~” nationwide tour, which will hit 23 venues in 21 cities nationwide to a total of approximately 50,000 spectators. On the first night, she had a huge announcement. As the title implies, the “Nanda Collection” stage is a glimmering, carefree set invoking the “universe”. When Kyary herself appeared in a blue outfit making herself the Earth in this set, the audience appeared... Read More

September 26, 2013

Crossfaith announced the U.K. Tour with Limp Bizkit, sponsored by British magazine “KERRANG!”

Crossfaith, who recently released their new song “Hounds of the Apocalypse”, and gave a performance at England’s largest music festival, the “Reading & Leeds Festival” last week, have announced that they will be touring next February with Limp Bizkit. “KERRANG! MAGAZINE”, the world’s top selling weekly music magazine, approached Crossfaith with an offer to take the stage in their “KERRANG! TOUR.” Although a succession... Read More

September 26, 2013

Akihisa Kondo : Ending Theme for Anime, “NARUTO – NARUTO Shippuden”

Akihisa Kondo will do the ending theme song for the hugely popular TV anime, “NARUTO – NARUTO Shippuden,” that starts in October. The title of the new song is “Black Night Town.” Kondo has always expressed his originality through songs like his debut, “FURURU,” the ending theme for the anime, “Space Brothers,” the multi-chart topper, “TETE,” his third single “RAHEN,” and his latest hit single “AI.” This new song is a departure from his previous... Read More

September 26, 2013

DAMIJAW’s first live footage! Winter shows including the annual countdown-show have been announced!

Janne Da Arc’s bassist ka-yu’s solo project, DAMIJAW, has released a DVD/Blu-ray titled DAMIJAW 47-prefecture tour “Be with You!!!!!2″ 5.17 O-EAST on September 25th. This DVD/Blu-ray is based on the live footage of the final night of his 47-prefecture tour, DAMIJAW 47-prefecture tour “Be with You!!!!!2″5.17 O-EAST. The the live footage is more than 3 hour long and it not only conveys the charm in DAMIJAW’s songs but also the fun you get... Read More

September 25, 2013

Details for MAN WITH A MISSION’s First Single on Sony Music

MAN WITH A MISSION’s new single, “database feat.TAKUMA (10-FEET)” will be released on October 9. The band has now released new artists photos as well as images of the CD jacket. As stated in the single’s title, MAN WITH A MISSION’s first release on Sony Music Records will be a collaboration with 10-FEET’s vocalist/guitarist TAKUMA. The artist photos and CD jacket make a strong impact, the electronic feeling matching well with the concept of... Read More

September 25, 2013

Saori Yuki and Wolverine!? “Ikigai” featured in soundtrack of latest film

Yuki Saori’s 1970 release “Ikigai” is featured in the soundtrack of the Hollywood film Wolverine, which is now in theaters. The setting of “Wolverine,” the latest in a popular film series, is Japan. In addition to Saori Yuki’s “Ikigai,” the film’s soundtrack includes the 2005 song release “Onna, Kanashii, Onna” by Hello! Project shuffle unit Sexy Otonajan and “Sono Toki ga Kuru Made… Feat. K DUB SHINE” by hip hop producer DJ PMX. The film contains... Read More

September 25, 2013

BABYMETAL announces Live Blu-Ray/DVD – “LIVE – LEGEND I, D, Z APOCALYPSE”

Live concerts include: LEGEND “I” 2012/10/6 at Shibuya O-EAST LEGEND “D” SU-METAL Seitansai 2012/12/20 at Akasaka BLITZ LEGEND “Z” 2013/2/1 at Zepp Tokyo Teaser video and complete set list at BABYMETAL’s official YouTube page: Official website: http://www.babymetal.jp Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/BABYMETAL.jp Twitter: http://twitter.com/BABYMETAL_JAPAN YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/BABYMETAL Related posts:BABYMETALBABYMETAL promotes new Metallica film in... Read More

September 25, 2013

Hemenway / Ballad of a Yearning Heart for 9th Digital Single Release, “Will You Stay?”

After a passionate summer of upbeat and cheerful numbers, Hemenway is releasing a calm and heartfelt ballad for their 9th digital single of the 10-month release series, “Will You Stay?” on 9/25/2013(Wed). This number sings of a yearning heart trapped in lingering memories and vivid afterimages of someone you once loved so much that you just can’t let go. Almost in denial of the cruel reality of a breakup that’s so painful that you can’t express your heart or how much... Read More