December 25, 2013

Pay Money To my Pain, Announcing Live Streaming of Live at Zepp Tokyo

Pay money To my Pain will be distributing worldwide the free live streaming video of the performance at Zepp Tokyo of December 30th. This is the only event announced by PTP, and no information considering the event has been released causing much speculations. There were almost 20,000 applies for the tickets, and messages full of sorrow and despair from fans who couldn’t get a hold of the tickets appeared on the internet. Official Website: Twitter:... Read More

December 25, 2013

ZEPPET STORE’s Music Video for “DELIGHT” Released

As the details for ZEPPET STORE’s new album, “SPICE”, were released, so was the music video for “DELIGHT”. “DELIGHT” is a pilot song with full English lyrics, and was revealed for the first time at the event at CLUB CITTA’ on December 8, with the band saying that “more than anything, they wished hide could see it”. ZEPPET STORE made their debut thanks to X JAPAN’s HIDE; after disbanding once in 2005, they came together once again in 2012 with five members,... Read More

December 24, 2013

MAN WITH A MISSION inks with Epic Records!

After performing to sold-out crowds at the Nippon Budokan and sports arenas around Japan, the up and coming wolf crew, MAN WITH A MISSION has officially announced their signing with Epic Records and is planning on releasing a full album to hit the U.S. in the fall of 2014! “All of us Epic are excited to sign with a fun & energetic band like MAN WITH A MISSION. They have the potential to break it here in the U.S. and across the world.” says Scott Seviour, Executive... Read More

December 24, 2013

Ryuichi Sakamoto Releases DSD5.6 MHz Remaster Of “Senjou no Merry Christmas”

A DSD5.6 remaster of Ruyuichi Sakamoto’s representative works “Senjou no Merry Christmas” and “CODA” will be released exclusively on the high-resolution music distribution website “e-onkyo music”. 2013 marks the 30th year since the release of the film “Senjou no Merry Christmas”, directed by Nagisa Ooshima. A digitally remastered version of the film was premiered within the Classic category at The 70th Venice International Film Festival. With that, all of Sakamoto’s... Read More

December 24, 2013

HISAISHI of GLAY to contribute to solo debut song of new voice actor, Yurika Endo

HISAISHI, guitarist of GLAY, will compose, produce, and write the lyrics for Yurika Endo’s debut song. The song will be the ending theme song for the TV anime “Z/X IGNITION” starting in January. This is the first time that HISASHI did an anime theme song and also the first time he worked with a voice actor. The new release, titled “Monochrome Overdrive” will be a digital rock tune that uses state-of-the-art technology. “Actually, I’m very shy…”, Endo said... Read More

December 20, 2013

coldrain, Joining EU Tour of Bullet For My Valentine

coldrain will be participating in the EU tour of the famous heavy metal band from Wales, Bullet For My Valentine. coldrain’s performance has been praised as “world-class” long time, but this time the president of Raw Power Management, a major British artist management company which Bullet For My Valentine also belongs to, offered a contract. They`re participation of this tour will be the first step to overseas. Bullet For My Valentine is a very popular band... Read More

December 20, 2013

ORANGE RANGE’s First 3-Country 4-show Asia Live Show

It was announced that in February, ORANGE RANGE will be holding live performances abroad in Korea, Taiwan, and Hong Kong. With the completion of their newest album, “spark”, ORANGE RANGE is currently in the middle of their nationwide tour, . The tour began on September 14 in Saitama, and will finish on December 22 in Aichi, for a total of 30 shows in 27 locations. It’s also been recently announced that in February of 2014, they will also be holding their first set of... Read More

December 19, 2013

WEAVER to study abroad in London

WEAVER announced on their official site that they will study abroad in London starting in January 2014. They will study language for half a year in London while exposing themselves to music by people they respect. WEAVER still be active as a band during their time in London. They are steadily growing their fan base from Japan out to the rest of the world. It is exciting to see what kind of growth will come out of WEAVER’s time in London. Official Website: Facebook:... Read More

December 18, 2013

FAKY’s Leader Anna had History as Hollywood Actress

It has been revealed that Anna, the leader of rhythm zone’s new girls’ group, FAKY, had a history of being a Hollywood actress. The current bilingual college student, Anna, was born in New Zealand in 1992. Due to her father’s work, she spent a year in Hong Kong and five years in The Philippines before she came to Japan at the age of ten. In 2004, shortly after her return to Japan, she was chosen out of 10,000 applicants to play the main role of the musical “Annie”.... Read More

December 18, 2013

Kiiiiiii, Active For the First Time in 2 Years in Thailand

Thailand`s music festival “Big Mountain Music Festival 5″ was held on December 7th and 8th, and Kiiiiiii held a Live for the first time in almost 2 years. Kiiiiiii appeared as a lead off on the first day at a relatively small tent stage. Starting the Live with “Kiiiiiii will rock you”, they continued with uptempo music like “We do it!” and “Everyday is summer holiday”. They also showed off a graceful moment with the flow from “Coffee... Read More