April 30, 2014

Perfume: “Dome Tour Emulator” on their global site lets you find your own 3D data

“Dome Tour Emulator” was launched on Perfume’s global site to celebrate the group’s live Blu-ray & DVD, titled “Perfume 4th Tour in DOME ‘LEVEL3’”. The “Dome Tour Emulator” projects 3D scans of attendees of the dome concerts that were taken in booths outside the venues. Those who attended the concerts should remember. “Dome Tour Emulator” will project several thousands of 3D scans of attendees, which can then be searched by the day of attendance.... Read More

April 30, 2014

Luna Haruna, announced as the musical guest for AnimeNEXT 2014!

After making a successful U.S. concert debut last year, Luna Haruna comes back for her 2nd concert in the U.S.! This summer, Luna will be making her very first appearance at AnimeNEXT 2014 from June 6~8. AnimeNEXT is the largest independently organized anime convention in the New York/New Jersey metropolitan area and will be held at the Garden State Exhibit Center in Somerset, New Jersey. Don’t miss your chance to catch Luna Haruna’s appearance at AnimeNEXT , which will make... Read More

April 29, 2014

Crossfaith nominated for the Metal Hammer award for two years straight

Crossfaith was nominated for the , which is hosted by British music magazine Metal Hammer, for the second year in a row. Crossfaith was the first Japanese artist to be nominated as “Best New Band” in 2013. This year, they increased the stakes and were nominated as “Best Breakthrough Band”. The band just finished their American tour with Limp Bizkit and are preparing for their summer European festivals as they gain momentum this year. There are various award categories... Read More

April 28, 2014

SCANDAL Charged With Theme Song for “Pokémon” Film

It has been announced that SCANDAL will do the theme song for the Toho film roadshow “Pokémon the Movie XY: Diancie and the Cocoon of Destruction.” In 2013, Ikimonogakari did the theme song for the series, but SCANDAL is in charge of the theme song for the new film. All the members of SCANDAL are huge fans of Pokémon. Pokémon is the first game RINA (Dr&Vo) ever received, and the first film that RINA and MAMI (G&Vo) ever went to the theater to see was... Read More

April 25, 2014

Korn Vocalist to Collaborate on Kyo’s Solo Album

sukekiyo, which was formed as a solo project of DIR EN GREY’s vocalist Kyo, will release their first album “IMMORTALIS” on April 30. A special bonus disc, which will be included with the first-press edition of the album, includes collaboration tracks with many wonderful artists such as SUGIZO (LUNA SEA) and HISASHI (GLAY). Now the final artist to collaborate on the album has been announced. It was announced on sukekiyo’s official website that the song... Read More

April 25, 2014

THE ORAL CIGARETTES go on a Tokyo, Nagoya, Osaka “one-man” tour in July

THE ORAL CIGARETTES announced their first “one-man” (no opening act) tour in Tokyo and in their hometown of Nara the other day. An announcement for a Tokyo, Nagoya, Osaka, has already been made. THE ORAL CIGARETTES hosted a five-show, Osaka, Tokyo, Nagoya, Hiroshima, Fukuoka event called from March 30 to April 13. They started off spring with a bang by selling out most of the shows. The band is also scheduled to play big events such as VIVA LA ROCK, METROCK 2014, and Space... Read More

April 24, 2014

BABYMETAL to perform at a British rock festival for the first time with the likes of Metallica and Iron Maiden

BABYMETAL will perform at British rock festival, , from July 4 to July 6 (local time). Metallica, Iron Maiden, and The Prodigy will headline the 2014 . Slayer and Dream Theater are also on the lineup. BABYMETAL has been featured in various British magazines and was offered a spot on the lineup as the first Japanese artist ever. “BABYMETAL”, the album, ranked in at No.187 on the March 22 US Billboard “Album 200” chart. BABYMETAL is the youngest out of the very few... Read More

April 24, 2014

tricot, Going to Attend Europe’s Largest Fes. “EXIT FESTIVAL”

tricot will be attending in the European out-door festival “EXIT FESTIVAL” held in Serbia from July 10~13th (local time). “EXIT FESTIVAL” is Europe’s largest Rock festival, and in 2013 was awarded as Europe’s honorable “Best Major European festival”. tricot will also participate in this fest.’s Fusion Stage. They are also going to attend three out-door fest., Hungary’s “Volt Festival 2014”, Czech’s “ROCK FOR PEOPLE”, and Slovakis’s “Pohoda Festival”.... Read More

April 23, 2014

BUCK-TICK, Re-Broadcast “THE DAY IN QUESTION 2013 Koriyama Performance” on Nico-Live & New Single PV Release for First Time

The re-broadcast of “BUCK-TICK『THE DAY IN QUESTION Koriyama Performance』Nico-Live Exclusive Broadcast” broadcasted on Niconico Live on January 24th was announced! Also during the same program the PV of new single “Keijijo Ryusei”, going to be released on May 14th will be shown for the first time, and the new information about the new album “Aruiwa Anarchy” will also be available. Re-Broadcast “THE DAY IN QUESTION 2013 Koriyama Performance” Details Date: April... Read More

April 23, 2014

DIV: The beauty of the artwork and music video for their new single

DIV, who will release their new single “HYORYU KANOJO” on May 5, just released the artwork and short version of the music video. “It’s a song for people cannot be saved just by a love song that fills the city” –CHISA As vocalist CHISA says, the gentle singing voice in “HYORYU KANOJO” is distinct. The floating sound and closely intertwined ensemble shows the possibilities in the band’s music. The album cover photo uses water and female motifs to symbolize the... Read More