April 18, 2016

Hiromi Uehara, New Album “SPARK” US Release Tour Begins with a Full House Concert in NY

On March 30 and 31, “Hiromi Uehara, The Trio Project feat. Anthony Jackson & Simon Philips” held a live concert at “Highline Ballroom” in New York. The concert was held commemorating her new album release, “SPARK”, which has been released in February in Japan, and on April 1 in the United States. As an opening to the US release tour, the concert was a great success with tickets sold out for both days and aisles filled with people standing from one hour before... Read More

April 15, 2016

Eir Aoi First Independent Concert in New York

Eir Aoi will be performing at The Gramercy Theatre in New York, on May 25. This will be her first independent concert in New York. She has also been confirmed to perform at the anime convention, “Anime Central”, which will be held from May 20 to 22 in Rosemont, Illinois, US. Eir Aoi Independent Concert May 25, 2016 (Wednesday) The Gramercy Theatre, New York, United States Official Website: http://www.aoieir.com/ Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/aoieir Twitter: http://twitter.com/eir_ruru Google+:... Read More

April 15, 2016

ASIAN KUNG-FU GENERATION New Song for NARUTO Opening

ASIAN KUNG-FU GENERATION’s new song “Blood Circulator” will be the opening for the anime “NARUTO -Naruto- Shippuden” starting this May on TV Tokyo channel. In 2003, their song “Haruka Kanata” has been the opening for “NARUTO -Naruto-” and the song “Soredewa, Mata Ashita” as the theme music for the movie “ROAD TO NINJA -NARUTO THE MOVIE-” in 2012. Masafumi Goto, the lead vocalist and the guitarist of the band, commented “There was no reason to say... Read More

April 14, 2016

LUNA SEA’s brand new single in 2 years to be released on 6/22(Wed)

LUNA SEA will be releasing their brand new single in 2 years on 6/22(Wed). They also announced their event title for “Saitama Super Arena 2days act”. Other details will be announced soon. New Single “Limit” 2016/6/22(Wed) Released *Animation “Endride” main theme First Limited Edition A/ Complete Limited Edition PREMIUM PACKAGE(SHM-CD+Blu-ray) UPCH-7146/¥2,480(tax in) [SHM-CD] 1. Limit 2. Untitled [Blu-ray] Limit -Music Video- First Limited... Read More

April 13, 2016

SPYAIR Makes 1000 Fans Go Wild at First Independent Show in France

On March 26, SPYAIR held a concert at La Machine du Moulin Rouge in Paris, France. The band has previously performed in France at the “Tokyo Crazy Kawaii” festival in 2013. This year’s show became the band’s first independent show in France. The concert was a success with a crowd of approximately 1,000 fans. Official Website: http://www.spyair.net/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/spyairofficial YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/spyairSMEJ Twitter: https://twitter.com/SPYAIRSTAFF Related... Read More

April 12, 2016

Suiyoubi no Campanella Reveals Video from “SXSW” Music Festival

Suiyoubi no Campanella has revealed their video of performing at the “SXSW 2016” music festival. The video is available on YouTube. The “SXSW 2016” music festival was held in Austin, Texas, from March 11 to 20. She performed on March 15 at the “Cheer Up Charlies” stage under the name “WEDNESDAY CAMPANELLA”. The video is two-parted with a “Street Version” showing KOM_I (vocal) touring the town, along with the street concert held the day before, and a “Live... Read More

April 11, 2016

BABYMETAL Worldwide Released Album Makes No.3 on US Music Streaming Site

BABYMETAL’s worldwide released new album “METAL RESISTANCE”, released on April 1st, ranked top on iTunes chart worldwide and has made No.3 on music streaming site of the United States. In the United Kingdom, the album ranked 7th on album chart and No. 1 on metal chart, exceeding their previous album “BABYMETAL”. They have just done their concert at a 12,000 capacity Wembley Arena on April 2nd and were the first Japanese band to perform at the venue. Official website:... Read More

April 8, 2016

NIA (ex-ANSIA/AUNCIA) tour starts tomorrow!

REALive holds NIA’s European tour this spring, April 2016, for a two-week tour throughout multiple countries. An exclusive CD, including both old and new tracks, will be released during the tour. Tour Dates APR 8 : Roubaix, FR, Bar Live 301 APR 9 : Oss, NL Tomocon APR 10: Liege, BE, Le Garage APR 15: Montpellier, FR, Secet Place APR 16: Toulon, FR, Mang’Azur APR 17: Paris, FR, Le Klub APR 21: Warsaw, PL, Voodoo APR 22: Berlin, DE, Cortina Bob APR 23: Hamburg, DE, Headcrash Here... Read More

April 8, 2016

Illreme Released 12 Inch Vinyl Record as Jun Kamoda from US Label

Illreme, also known as Jun Kamoda, has released a 12 inch vinyl record entitled “The Clay E.P” under the name Jun Kamoda on March 25. This record was released from Mister Saturday Night label of the United States. The record consists of three instrumental tracks including the arranged version of the song “Physical Graffiti” recorded in the album “360° Sounds” released in 2010. The previews of the songs are revealed on SoundCloud. SoundCloud: https://soundcloud.com/mistersaturdaynight/sets/jun-kamoda-the-clay-ep-msn020 Jun... Read More

April 8, 2016

Japan’s Metal Prophets NoGod Unleash New Album Renovate

NoGoD Unleash Ferocious New Album Renovate Japanese metal prophets NoGoD continue to spread the gospel of visual kei with sixth sermon Renovate, out today through JPU Records in the UK, Europe, USA and Canada, ahead of the band’s first performance in Canada this summer. Founded in the depths of Tokyo’s underground metal community in 2005, flamboyant vocalist Dancho and his four apostles set out on their mission to play loud, rock hard and gain believers (or “fans” as... Read More