March 24, 2015

VAMPS Announces Instagram Fan Contest

To celebrate the release of VAMPS’ album “BLOODSUCKERS” International Edition on March 23, 2015, VAMPS is holding a “BLOODSUCKERS PHOTO CONTEST” on Instagram. The prize will be an exclusive PC/SmartPhone wallpaper. Show VAMPS your expression of “VAMPS LOVE” by posting a photo themed around any song from “BLOODSUCKERS”. Submission Rules – Submit your photo to Instagram with hashtag #VAMPS_BLOODSUCKERS by Wednesday, April 22, 2015 12:00pm (UTC). –... Read More

March 24, 2015

VAMPS Official Street Team for New York concert and USA Tour

VAMPS, the Japanese rock band formed by HYDE (L’Arc~en~Ciel) and K.A.Z (Oblivion Dust), is recruiting Official Street Team Members to support the rock band’s headlining show at New York City’s Best Buy Theater on May 1. Volunteers are also needed in cities across America as VAMPS tours with SIXX:AM this spring. Tickets for the New York show are on sale now at AXS.com. http://hyperurl.co/VAMPS_LIVE_NY2015 Street Team Volunteers will help distribute official VAMPS promotion... Read More

March 24, 2015

FLOW releases their ultimate anime best album, “FLOW ANIME BEST KIWAMI”

iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/flow-anime-best-kiwami/id971077866 Amazon: http://www.amazon.com/Flow-Anime-Best-Kiwami/dp/B00U0AFBEU Anime Next 2015 June 12~14 Garden State Convention Center http://www.animenext.org/ FLOW Official site: http://www.flow.mu/ Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/FLOWofficial.music Twitter: https://twitter.com/FLOW_official VEVO: http://www.youtube.com/user/FLOWofficialVEVO/ Related posts:Anime Festival Asia Singapore 2012 / Artist Lineup... Read More

March 24, 2015

FLOW – Popular Japanese Rock Band Known for “NARUTO” Theme Songs Announces Their First World Tour in 8 Countries – “FLOW WORLD TOUR 2015 KIWAMI”

The Japanese popular rock band FLOW, consisting of two vocalists KOHSHI and KEIGO, guitarist TAKE, bassist GOT’S, and drummer IWASAKI, starts their first world tour in May 2015. FLOW is known for singing many Japanese animation theme songs, which includes the opening theme for the famous Japanese animation NARUTO. They will be visiting eight countries: Japan, Taiwan, United States, Peru, Brazil, Argentina, and Canada. They have performed many music festivals worldwide, but... Read More

March 24, 2015

Team Syachihoko and BASEMENT JAXX collaborate

Team Syachihoko suddenly appeared at world-renowned dance unit BASEMENT JAXX’ Toyosu PIT concert on March 13. It was the group’s first collaborative performance with an overseas artist. They performed of a Japanese version of “Back 2 The Wild”, a release from last year. This was the first time the six girls collaborated with an overseas artist, let alone a joint performance. They were understandably nervous the moment they stepped out on stage, but they put on a great... Read More

March 23, 2015

ONE OK ROCK & Yellowcard hit 9 locations in the US

ONE OK ROCK will join Yellowcard on a US tour. ONE OK ROCK will appear as a special guest along with Finch. They will play 9 locations together, starting at Granada Theater in Lawrence, Kansas. Yellowcard US Tour with special guests (FINCH / ONE OK ROCK) April 6, 2015 (Monday) Granada Theatre – Lawrence, Kansas April 7, 2015 (Tuesday) The Blue Note – Columbia, Missouri April 8, 2015 (Wednesday) Bourbon Theatre – Lincoln, Nebraska April 10, 2015 (Friday) America Iowa Des... Read More

March 20, 2015

amazarashi to perform at Taiwan festival, “T-Fest ASHITA ONRAKUSAI”

Japanese artists amazarshi and MONKEY MAJIK were announced as performing artists for the “T-Fest 2015 ASHITA ONRAKUSAI” in Taipei, Taiwan on March 28 and 29. Waa Wei from Taiwan, Cloud Nothings from the US, and Mew from Denmark are also set to perform. Japanese artists Envy and TURTLE ISLAND have already been confirmed to perform as well. Performance dates will be announced at a later date. “T-Fest ASHITA ONRAKUSAI” March 28, 2015 (Saturday), 29 (Sunday) Taiwan Taipei... Read More

March 19, 2015

moumoon plays a “one-man” in France

moumoon played the add-on shows of their Japan “moumoon FULLMOON LIVE TOUR 2015 SPRING ~ OFUTARISAMA ~” tour in Paris and Lyon, France. moumoon has played in Indonesia, Singapore, and Taiwan in the past. This year, they will play SXSW in Austin, Texas and B to B/B music market’s THE GREAT ESCAPE. FULLMOON LIVE TOUR 2015 SPRING ~ OFUTARISAMA ~ 03/28 (Saturday) Fukuoka · IMS Hall 03/29 (Sunday) Aichi · E.L.L 04/18 (Saturday) Osaka · umeda AKASO 04/25 (Saturday) Hokkaido... Read More

March 18, 2015

Perfume launches new global project, “Lyric translating site”

Perfume is confirmed to perform at SXSW, one of the world’s largest music conferences being held in Austin, Texas, on March 17. They are starting a global alignment project called “Perfume Translyrics Project” that has been launched on Perfume’s global project site, “Perfume global site”. The project site was launched on March 11 at 16:00, exactly a week before the SXSW performance. “Translyrics Project” involves people from all over world translating and submitting... Read More

March 17, 2015

KINNIKU SHOJOTAI sings Momoclo’s “RODOSANKA”, video released

KINNIKU SHOJOTAI released a concert DVD, titled “THE SHOW MUST GO ON ~LIVE In Osaka~”, on March 4. A video of their cover version of Momoiro Clover Z’s “RODOSANKA” is now up on YouTube. Momoclo released “RODOSANKA” as a single in November 2011. Kenji Otsuki wrote the lyrics to the song. The cover can be found on KINNIKU SHOJOTAI’s latest album, “THE SHOW MUST GO ON”. People who’d like to see how KINNIKU SHOJOTAI interpret the Momoclo song should check... Read More