￼￼￼ INORAN’s TOUR 2014 -Somewhere-, the release tour for the new mini album “Somewhere”, has closed its curtain with big success. At the stage of his tour final show, INORAN just announced his solo tour hitting Tokyo, Nagoya and Osaka in September. INORAN holds his B-DAY live every year in Tokyo. But for the first time he will holds a B-DAY tour hitting 3 cities during his B-DAY month. Stay tuned for more information! INORAN B-DA Y LIVE CODE 929/2014 – B-DA... Read More
Urgently confirmed!!! INORAN TOUR 2014 – Somewhere – Tour final show on 4/13 will be live on Ustream!!
￼￼￼ Following the release of the new mini-album “Somewhere” on March 19th. There are only 2 shows remaining since the start of the live tour on April 4th in Osaka. Due to tickets for the live show on April 12th being sold out instantly, an extra show on April 13th was added to accommodate the high demand of tickets. And for now, not only do Japanese fans can enjoy this show, fans all over the world are welcomed to join the show via Ustream! Additionally, overseas tour... Read More
As LUNA SEA celebrates their twenty-fifth anniversary in 2014, guitarist INORAN will release a new solo EP on March 19. He has now opened a special page for the EP, “Somehwere.” The music video for the lead song on the EP, “Sakura,” is available on the page. Art director Masayoshi Kodaira was responsible for both the CD jacket and the direction of the music video, and both the video and the CD jacket are based on the motif of a collage, beautifully depicting... Read More
LUNA SEA to release their long-awaited full album “A WILL” 13 years and 5 months after their last full album “LUNACY”
LUNA SEA has announced their “LUNA SEA 25th ANNIVERSARY LIVE” for 2014 being the 25th year after their band formation. The “LUNA SEA 25th ANNIVERSARY LIVE” will be held on May 29th, which is their band formation anniversary day, at Yoyogi National Gymnasium. This live has been long-awaited and was finally decided to be held 1 year and 4 months after LUNA SEAs Nihon Budokan 6DAYS live held in January 2013. This Night has a special meaning for LUNA SEA and of course the... Read More
The cover artwork for LUNA SEA’s new single, “RUN”, to be released on November 13, has been revealed. The 18th single for the band, “RUN”, is the band’s first single release titled in Japanese. The title track is the opening theme song for the TV drama series, “Toshi Densetsu no Onna”, which began airing on October 11. Due to the request from the drama side, the song was written under the inspiration from the character, Tsukiko Otonashi, portrayed by Masami Nagasawa.... Read More
Ryuichi Kawamura’s first new album in two years, “Life”, was released on September 11 and ranked-in within the Oricon Daily Ranking Top 10 on its first day. Just as Kawamura himself describes, “it is a rock-themed album which I recorded with the mindset of being halfway between LUNA SEA and the solo artist, Ryuichi Kawamura”, the album features high quality band sound as its base with a mature approach that goes beyond just highlighting the high-volume groove and edginess.... Read More
Muddy Apes Scheduled To Appear At “Mihama CRYSTAL BEACH SOUND 2013 FES” & Hold Shows In Tokyo And Osaka
Muddy Apes, who released their long-awaited second album, “Fairy Dirt No.5”, on July 3, and scheduled to participate in “FUJI ROCK FESTIVAL”, will be following up with performances at “Mihama CRYSTAL BEACH SOUND 2013” and in Osaka and Tokyo. Muddy Apes is comprised of TAKA HIROSE from the UK rock band, FEEDER; INORAN from the Japanese big band, Luna Sea; DEAN TIDEY, the support guitarist for FEEDER; and 8otto, the vocalist for MAESON. In addition to their performance... Read More
The pre-recorded movie of LUNA SEA concert, “Charity Live for Great East Japan Earthquake Relief”, will be screened around the world!
It has been confirmed that LUNA SEA’s pre-recorded movie of their live performance at Charity Live for Great East Japan Earthquake Relief “LUNA SEA For JAPAN A Promise to The Brave 2012 in Sendai” at Sendai Sun Plaza Hall which was held on December 24, 2012 will be screened world wide. The charity live was a continuation of charity performance at Saitama Super Area in October, 2011. This time LUNA SEA members got together again in Sendai on Christmas Eve, a very special... Read More
On 3/7/2013(Thurs/JST), INORAN was invited to a reception held for the president of Slovenia and presented ‘Kimigayo,’ the Japanese national anthem in front of an audience of 200 people. This reception party was held to celebrate the 20th year anniversary of the friendship between Slovenia and Japan. INORAN stated, “I feel honored to be a bridge between Japan and Slovenia through music.” Official Website: http://inoran.org Official Twitter: http://twitter.com/INORAN_OFFICIAL Official... Read More
LUNA SEA has begun the digital release of 10 albums including their new single “The End of the Dream / Rouge” on iTunes in 64 countries around the world. In addition to the new single “The End of the Dream / Rouge,” LUNA SEA’s full albums “Mother,” “Style,” “Shine,” “Lunacy,” best albums “Singles,” “The period,” “another side of singles,” “Slow,” and a live album “Never sold out” will be released worldwide one region after another.... Read More