April 30, 2013

CANTOY new PV shot on the streets of Pittsburgh

Japanese punk metal group uses clips from Tekkoshocon and Hard Rock Cafe. April 26, 2013 — Up-and-coming Japanese punk metal group CANTOY released their new music video today for “RANKA,” from their second mini-album “KILL”. Shot entirely on location in Pittsburgh during the band’s debut performance in America, the video features behind-the-scenes clips, mosh pits, and onstage beer-chugging from their appearances at anime convention Tekkoshocon... Read More

April 15, 2013

J-Rock bands DAZZLE VISION and CANTOY set concert record at Tekkoshocon 2013

April 11, 2013 — Japanese rock and metal bands DAZZLE VISION and CANTOY set the record for the highest-ever concert attendance at Japanese pop culture event Tekkoshocon last week, with 1100 fans attending the live performance at Pittsburgh’s David L. Lawrence Convention Center during the April 5-7 weekend. The concert was headlined by screamo band DAZZLE VISION, whose lead singer Maiko challenged the audience with “Show me what you got!” before launching... Read More

February 7, 2013

Tekkoshocon Guests DAZZLE VISION and CANTOY comment videos

February 5, 2013 — Tekkoshocon music guests DAZZLE VISION and CANTOY have released comment videos for fans on YouTube. The Japanese rock bands will perform live at Tekkoshocon on April 6, 2013, and have made special messages for their fans with English subtitles, featuring introductions by the band members and remarks about their plans for the concert in Pittsburgh. DAZZLE VISION Comment video Facebook event page – http://www.facebook.com/events/159456090872050 CANTOY Comment... Read More

November 19, 2012

J-Punk band CANTOY makes American debut at Tekkoshocon 2013

November 14, 2012 – Japanese punk band CANTOY will make their American live performance debut at Japanese anime and culture event Tekkoshocon in Pittsburgh, PA. Produced by ex-ketchup mania leader/guitarist Dai on his Splatter Records label, the young band has become well-known in Tokyo’s indie scene for their hardcore sound, pixie-cute vocals, and high-energy stage shows. CANTOY will perform a live concert, fan Q&A, and autograph sessions during the four-day... Read More