March 23, 2018

KAO=S has released their music video “AMRITA”, the lead track from their new album.

Japanese Art Rock Band KAO=S released their new music video “AMRITA” on YouTube on March 3rd, 2018. The video is directed by Tomoo Noda, who has also worked on videos for GACKT and L’Arc-en-Ciel. URL “AMRITA” is the lead track from KAO=S new album “AMRITA”. The album producer, Kenji Nakai, has worked with bands including Red Hot Chili Peppers, Tom Petty and X Japan. The album cover was photographed by Mikio Ariga, the official... Read More

March 12, 2018

exist†trace launches Instagram and reveals new visual

Japanese rock band exist†trace launched their official Instagram account , revealing their new visual and stunning shots of each band member. The band also announced their new song “POWER OF ONE” will be available as a free gift to fans who attend their next one-man live concert “SOLID STAR” at Shibuya O-Crest on April 7th. “Even if the power of each person is small, when we all gather as ‘one’, it turns into a... Read More

March 11, 2018

URBANGARDE releases 10th Anniversary music video Atashi Fiction

URBANGARDE has released their new music video “Atashi Fiction”, the lead track from their upcoming 10th anniversary album Shoujo Fiction (“Girl Fiction”) scheduled for release on April 4, 2018. Revisiting URBANGARDE’s trademark red-and-white polka-dot imagery, the band reflects on their past and present in a dramatic shower of music CDs. URBANGARDE – “Atashi Fiction” Since the 2008′s Shoujo wa Nido Shinu (“Girls Only Live Twice”) introduced vocalist Yoko... Read More

March 10, 2018

X JAPAN announces 10th Anniversary of Reunion PREMIUM GIGS

Special Pre-Coachella concerts at Zepp DiverCity in Tokyo will feature guest guitarists Richard Fortus (Guns N’ Roses) and Wes Borland (Limp Bizkit) on the 10th anniversary of X Japan’s 2008 reunion at Tokyo Dome. X JAPAN has announced that it will perform a pair of solo concerts to commemorate the 10th anniversary of their re-unification — “X JAPAN LIVE 2018 pre-American music festival appearance PREMIUM GIGS ~ YOSHIKI: A Night Of Resurrection ~” — on April... Read More

March 9, 2018

Japan’s 18 year-old R&B singer RIRI officially covers Zedd’s Mega Hit “Stay”

Japan’s 18-year old R&B pop singer, RIRI has already made headlines by being the youngest Japanese artist to ever perform at SXSW. She has also performed in major music festivals including SUMMER SONIC, spotted at #1 on iTunes/Apple Music in Japan, and was chosen as Spotify Japan’s Weekly New Artist. She recently made her major label debut worldwide with her self-titled album, RIRI on February 16th, 2018. An astonishing accomplishment for a new-comer like herself,... Read More

March 1, 2018


New JAM LAB. Website Is Designed To Connect International Music And Licensing Professionals As Well As Event And Concert Promoters With The Top Echelon Of Japanese “Ani-Song” Artists Tokyo, Japan February 27, 2018 – PROMIC, the leading Japanese entertainment industry foundation to support the growth of Japanese music internationally, has announced the launch of the Japan Anime Music Lab. (JAM LAB.). The website, located at; serves as an official... Read More

March 1, 2018

maidreamin collaborates with Candy holic for idol takeover event

Japanese idol group Candy holic will take over maidreamin’s Akihabara Live Restaurant Heaven’s Gate on February 18th. The idols will wear maidreamin’s signature maid cafe outfits and perform special mini-concerts on the Heaven’s Gate music stage. Candy holic on Twitter: Candy holic’s performance at maidreamin is the latest collaboration at the maid cafe’s 16 locations in Japan and Thailand. Recent events include tie-ins with video... Read More