March 13, 2015

DIR EN GREY’s European tour includes German festivals

DIR EN GREY will start their European tour, titled “TOUR15 THE UNSTOPPABLE LIFE”, in May. They will play German festivals, “DER RING Grune Holle Rock” and “ROCKAVARIA”, as well. The first show of their European tour, which will happen after their Japan tour, will be at RE:PUBLIC in Minsk, Belarus on May 17 (local date). They will continue on to Poland, Germany, United Kingdom, France, and the Netherlands. TOUR15 THE UNSTOPPABLE LIFE (Europe shows) May... Read More

February 26, 2015

Sukekiyo announce Shanghai show

Sukekiyo just started their first joint-tour, “’The Unified Field’ –SOURAN NO ME-“. Including the add-on show at Chofu Green Hall, the band will play five domestic shows. In addition, sukekiyo announced that they will play at Shanghai’s QSW Culture Centre on March 15. sukekiyo 2015 concert “The Unified Field” March 15, 2015 (Sunday) Shanghai, China – QSW Culture Centre Official Website: http://sukekiyo-official.jp/ facebook: https://www.facebook.com/kyo.official.jp Twitter:... Read More

June 18, 2014

sukekiyo Out to the World! Touring in 6 European Cities

sukekiyo, Kyo’s (DIR EN GREY) solo project, is going to Europe. The first stage will be in the capital of Russia, Moscow on September 3rd, and starting from that solo performance, he will go through a total of 6 cities of Finland, France, England, and Germany. It was also announced that the performance title was named “sukekiyo Peformance of Year 2014 ‘Ameagari no Yu-shi’” For those in “attendence”of the performance in Japan, it was asked that they wear black... Read More

April 25, 2014

Korn Vocalist to Collaborate on Kyo’s Solo Album

sukekiyo, which was formed as a solo project of DIR EN GREY’s vocalist Kyo, will release their first album “IMMORTALIS” on April 30. A special bonus disc, which will be included with the first-press edition of the album, includes collaboration tracks with many wonderful artists such as SUGIZO (LUNA SEA) and HISASHI (GLAY). Now the final artist to collaborate on the album has been announced. It was announced on sukekiyo’s official website that the song... Read More

April 4, 2014

Many Big-Name Artist To Be Featured On DIR EN GREY KYO’s Solo Project, “sukekiyo’s” Album: Comments Are Now Here

DIR EN GREY KYO’s solo project, “sukekiyo”, will be holding their first one-man show in May. Further information about “sukekiyo’s” 1st album “IMMORTALIS”, which will be released on April 30, has arrived. Up until now, it had been announced that the Exclusive First Press Edtion album would include a bonus disc containing collaboration remix tunes with such big-name artists including SUGIZO (LUNA SEA), HISASHI (GLAY), Hitoki (KUROYUME), Syji Ishii (cali≠gari)... Read More

January 20, 2014

DIR EN GREY Kyo’s New Band sukekiyo’s Video Marks 1st Place On First Appearance

DIR EN GREY Kyo’s new project, sukekiyo, which began activity with two secret live concerts that took place at the end of last year, released their first-ever music video, “aftermath”, through iTunes on January 1. The video was released in 111 countries and marked first place on its first appearance on the Top Music Video (General Ranking) on the Japanese iTunes Store in which the song kept its position for three consecutive days. Marking first place despite works by big-name... Read More

December 6, 2013

DIR EN GREY, Arriving to Australia for the First Time in February of 2014

DIR EN GREY will be appearing in the “Soundwave Festival 2014”, which will be held in Australia from February to March of 2014. This will be their first Live in Australia. “Soundwave Festival” is a music festival which will go around major cities of Australia, and both international and local artists will take part in it. Next year`s “Soundwave Festival” will start from RNA SHOWGROUNDS, Brisbane, and then go to OLYMPIC PARK of Sydney, FLEMINGTON RACECOURSE of Melbourne,... Read More

August 19, 2013

DIR EN GREY to Tour North America After Two Years

DIR EN GREY, who in June announced that they set out on a nationwide tour this autumn, also announced that they will be holding a North American tour. DIR EN GREY was scheduled to do an American tour in 2012, but it was canceled due to the poor condition of Kyo’s throat. This is the first time the band will travel to America since 2011, so this is surely a long-awaited tour for both American fans and the band members. The North American tour has the same title as the Japanese... Read More

April 12, 2013

DIR EN GREY, Number One on Oricon ranking for the first time in career. National tour starts from this weekend

DIR EN GREY’s new mini album “THE UNRAVELING” which was released on April 3rd was ranked 1st for the Oricon CD album daily ranking of April 2nd. This is DIR EN GREY’s first time to be ranked 1st on Oricon ranking in their career. “THE UNRAVELING” was attracting attention before the release since the CD is composed of the new song “Unraveling” and old songs like “Gou”, “Kasumi” and “THE FINAL” remade. On May 24th at Tokyo Shibuya Koukaido, there will... Read More

March 25, 2013

DIR EN GREY will be releasing a mini-album called “THE UNRAVELING” on April 3

Recently, new information that the band will be doing live shows overseas has been announced. On April 5, two days after their new release, the band will also welcome the start of their new tour titled “TOUR2013 TABULA RASA.” It has already been reported that they will be taking part in the large-scale music festivals “Download in the UK” (June 14) and “Nova Rock in Austria” (June 16), and now, in addition to these, the band will be giving... Read More