May 23, 2014

VAMPS: Photo Collection & Exhibition Of 2013 Live Concert and N.Y. Photo Session

It has been announced that VAMPS would be releasing a photo collection containing approximately 200 photographs from their live concerts in 2013 and the photo session that took place in N.Y. The photo collection is scheduled to be released on June 13 (Fri). The title of the photo collection will be “VAMPS 13”. Photo’s were taken by TAKAYUKI OKADA. Featuring 200 pages, a hard cover and a special case, this deluxe release will be available for ¥9,272 + tax. Furthermore,... Read More

May 23, 2014

Buffalo Daughter’s Cool and Cute New Music Video

Buffalo Daughter has announced that they will release their new album “Konjac-tion” in July, and they have also released the music video for “Oui Oui,” one of the songs recorded on the album. The music video was directed by Tsuneo Goda (dwarf), who is known for having created the NHK character Domo-kun, and it is unique for having been created by a single person. Usually, animated videos are created by a group of people, but Goda, who is a fan of Buffalo... Read More

May 23, 2014

MINMI, New Song “#Yacchaitai” PV, In Four Language with Subtitles

The video clip of MINMI’s new song “#Yacchaitai” was made public through YouTube. “#Yacchaitai” is a song with music produced by MINMI and SPIDER, and with the lyric written by MINMI and DOZAN. It is distributed by iTunes Store and RecoChoku from May 11th. This video clip was filmed in Jamaica under the direction of Kazuki Honma. Along with MINMI, MILO of dance group ATTACK DEM SQUADO also appear in the video, and perform a jaunty dance on a 1990s dance hall reggae... Read More

May 23, 2014

exist†trace featured on REVOLVER’s “All-Girl Japanese Metal Bands”

J-Rock band exist†trace is featured on REVOLVER magazine’s website as one of “Six All-Girl Japanese Metal Bands”, showcasing the group’s video for “RESONANCE”. http://www.revolvermag.com/news/five-all-girl-japanese-metal-bands.html exist†trace launched their international fan club ARCHANGEL DIAMOND this week, and their new single “Spiral Daisakusen” will be available worldwide on iTunes and Spotify at the end of May. exist†trace... Read More

May 23, 2014

DAZZLE VISION featured in Final Fantasy Agito battle scenes

Japanese hard rock screamo band DAZZLE VISION will be featured in the new Square Enix smartphone game Final Fantasy Agito. The band’s vocalist Maiko lends her signature shouts to the iOS/Android game during the weekend “Toubatsusen” battles where players fight together against giant bosses. Tsuyoshi Ishikawa (Pay money To my Pain/BONEZ) on the bass and Jin Kanza (Pay money To my Pain/BONEZ) also join in the BGM recording. DAZZLE VISION recently released their... Read More

May 21, 2014

X JAPAN Releases the Digital Version of Their World-wide Best Album, Before the Physical CD Release Date, Including “Without You”, a Song Written for HIDE.

X JAPAN celebrates the 25th anniversary of their major debut in 1989. To celebrate this anniversary, they finally announced the worldwide release of their first long-awaited best album! Furthermore, before the CD release on June 17th (Tue), digital version of “X JAPAN WORLD BEST”, including different content from that of physical CD version, will be available on iTunes®Store from May 21st (Wed) in 111 countries around the world!! THE WORLD~X JAPAN Hatsuno Sekai Best~ Release... Read More

May 21, 2014

Morning Musume。’14, Coming to NY For the First Time in October

It was announced that Morning Musume。’14 will be having a concert alone at Best Buy Theater, NY on October 5th (Local Time). This was announced by the members themselves during a concert held on May 5th at Nakano Sunplaza Hall. It will be the first time in about 4 years for Morning Musume。 to hold an overseas concert, and for members except Michisige, it will be their first overseas concert alone. Morning Musume。’14 Live Concert in New York Oct. 5th (Sun.) 2014,... Read More

May 21, 2014

Gacharic Spin to perform at France’s Japan Expo

All-female J-Rock band Gacharic Spin will perform at France’s Japan Expo this summer. Gacharic Spin joins previously announced musical guests Berryz Kobo, C-ute, moumoon, and Shoko Nakagawa at the 5-day event held July 2-6, 2014 in Paris. Event information: http://www.japan-expo.com/en/ Formed by bassist F Chopper KOGA and drummer Hana, the band has contributed to Sony PSP’s Hatsune Miku Project Diva series and created soundtrack songs for the Japanese Black Angel films.... Read More

May 20, 2014

INORAN Performs as Surprise Guest at Outdoor Festival in Beijing

INORAN appeared on May 1 as a surprise guest at “CHINA MUSIC VALLEY,” an outdoor music festival that featured about fifty popular Chinese bands. The festival was held in the Pinggu District of Beijing and about 70,000 Chinese music fans gathered together over three days, an atmosphere that greatly resembles that of “Fuji Rock Festival” in Japan. INORAN made a last minute appearance on the main stage as the special guest of the last performer on the first... Read More

May 20, 2014

flumpool Releases Music Video For “Believer’s High”

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