October 31, 2013

LiSA, releases 2ND full album “LANDSPACE”

Up and coming female artist, LiSA just released her second full album, “LANDSPACE”, which is now available on iTunes in 40 countries internationally including the U.S. This brand NEW album includes hit singles, “crossing field”, “best day, best way”, and “träumerei”. LiSA’s second single “crossing field” was chosen as the opening theme song for the anime series “Sword Art Online”, which sold over 100,000 CDs and 200,000 downloads in Japan. Her third... Read More

October 31, 2013

HOTEI Announces Special Guest Artists for November 9th London Show

November 9th will see a coming together of legendary artists from across the globe, joining forces at O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire. Japanese rock guitarist HOTEI has just announced that the show will feature special guest performances by Andy Mackay, English multi-instrumentalist best known as a founding member of Roxy Music, and Mike Edwards, the vocalist for successful British group Jesus Jones. Both gentlemen have collaborated in the past with HOTEI, making November 9th a... Read More

October 31, 2013

girugamesh Reveals Album Cover Artwork Shot At World Heritage Site

girugamesh has revealed the cover artwork for their new album, “MONSTER,” scheduled to be released on November 27. The picture for the cover artwork was taken at Aokigahara, located at the foot of Mt. Fuji which has been recently registered as a world heritage. It is a fantastic picture taken in front of the infamous forest which once you step foot in, there is no coming back. With an artwork that is very different from any of their previous releases, we can’t help but... Read More

October 31, 2013

UNISON SQUARE GARDEN Opens A YouTube Channel, PV And Live Images Released

UNISON SQUARE GARDEN opened the band`s official YouTube channel. Here, the short version of the PV of the new song, “Sakura no Ato (all quartets lead to the?)” was released. “Sakura no Ato (all quartets lead to the?)” is the title song of the new single being released on November 6th. The PV is created so you can enjoy the Live performance full of UNISON actions. On YouTube, their past PVs and Live images are being released as well, so make sure to check them out as well! Official... Read More

October 30, 2013

Megumi Mori, Signs An Endorsement Contract With Guild Guitar, The First Japanese Ever To Do So

It was announced that Megumi Mori, who has released the guitar cover mini album “Grace of the Guitar” on October 16th, signed an endorsement contract with Guild Guitar of the United States. Guild Guitar started in 1953 at a small factory in the corner of New York. The Guild Acoustic Guitar, which creates a unique sound of their own has been loved by Paul Simon, Richie Havens, Nick Drake, and many other singers, and is currently a brand under United States Fender Musical Instruments... Read More

October 30, 2013

NEGOTO’s new song “Synchromanika”: Cover Artwork Synchronizes with Anime “Galileidonna”

NEGOTO will be releasing their new single, “Synchromanika”, on November 13th. The cover artwork for the single has just been revealed. NEGOTO’s first single release in 10 months, “Synchromanika”, will be released with three types of limited first press edition releases. The song has been announced to be the opening theme song for Fuji Television’s “noitamina” anime, “Galileidonna”, and the cover artworks for the limited first press editions link with the anime. The... Read More

October 29, 2013

LUNA SEA Reveals Cover Artwork For New Single “RUN”

The cover artwork for LUNA SEA’s new single, “RUN”, to be released on November 13, has been revealed. The 18th single for the band, “RUN”, is the band’s first single release titled in Japanese. The title track is the opening theme song for the TV drama series, “Toshi Densetsu no Onna”, which began airing on October 11. Due to the request from the drama side, the song was written under the inspiration from the character, Tsukiko Otonashi, portrayed by Masami Nagasawa.... Read More

October 29, 2013

Fumido Plays Live on YouTube’s “MUSIC FRIDAY,” and Chats Live With Fans!

On November 10th, Fumido will release its first new album in 4 years and 8 months, its 5th full album “Fumido 5, Our Chair.” To mark this, Fumido will play live on the YouTube program “MUSIC FRIDAY on Google + | YouTube,” which is broadcast live every Friday at 10:00 p.m. (*) The program “MUSIC FRIDAY” with Fumido, starting at 10:00 p.m. on November 1st, will include a live performance with acoustic set, and a video chat (“hangout”)... Read More

October 28, 2013

AKIHIDE From BREAKERZ: Session Movie Vol.2 Is a Battle Against Cellist

As was previously announced, AKIHIDE, the guitarist of BREAKERZ, has released a session movie in advance to the release of his instrumental guitar album, “Lapis Lazuli”, on October 30. Volume 2 of the session movies has now been revealed. As a sequel to vol.1, which featured a session with the drummer of mouse on the keys, Akira Kawasaki, vol.2 features a performance of “Rain” in a session with cellist, Harutoshi Ito. This song would be included in the new album “Lapis... Read More

October 25, 2013

T.M.Revolution Releases Album Overseas

T.M.Revolution’s album “GEISHA BOY -ANIME SONG EXPERIENCE-” was released on October 9. This album will be available in many places worldwide. “GEISHA BOY -ANIME SONG EXPERIENCE-” was available for purchase at the anime convention “OTAKON 2013″ in Baltimore, Maryland in August of this year. It was an item that had fans watering at the mouth, selling out almost immediately. Following the Japanese release on October 9, as well as the digital... Read More