November 22, 2013

Matenrou Opera Reveals Music Video For 5th Single “Orb”

Matenrou Opera has revealed a WEB-only version of the music video for their 5th single “Orb”, to be released on December 4th, on YouTube and Niconico. The WEB-only version of the video includes a behind the scene footage from during the shooting of the music video. This is the first ballad song released as a single by Matenrou Opera who is generally known for their symphonic metal elements. Just as sono (Vo.) commented in the making video, “I want to begin by tearing down... Read More

November 28, 2011

Matenro Opera / Successful Overseas Lives & 1st Full Album Release in Spring 2012

Matenro Opera, a Japanese symphonic visual-kei metal band, recently performed their 3rd overseas stage on 11/19(Sat) in Arlington, US. Their performance was the main act for the 2nd day of “Anime USA,” the biggest anime festival in US which attracted a total audience of more than 30,000 during the 3 days of the festival. As they’ve assured their influence as a band in the overseas scene, Matenro Opera announced the release of their first full album, scheduled for 3/7/2012(Wed).... Read More

October 12, 2011

Last Round of Artist Lineup with DEAD END & Kyarypamyupamyu for V-ROCK FESTIVAL ’11!

The last round of additional artists for “V-ROCK FESTIVAL ’11,” the biggest visual rock festival in history to be held on 10/23(Sun), has been officially announced. In addition to BIG artists such as YELLOW FRIED CHICKENz(Gackt’s new band), MUCC, SOPHIA(recently reunited at Budokan live in summer) and Golden Bomber, DEAD END and Kyarypamyupamyu are joining the lineup to make it even a BIGGER lineup. You’re free to watch any stages of your choice... Read More

September 28, 2011

V-ROCK FESTIVAL ’11 / Comment Clips from Participating Artists!

The participating artists have left comment video clips of their excitement and expectation for V-ROCK FESTIVAL ’11 and they are now updated on the official website.  The first around of artist lineup includes MUCC, YELLOW FRIED CHICKENz, MICHAEL  MONROE, vistlip, Piko, Golden Bomber and LM.C. There have been announcements of additional artists and are still more to come! SYNC MUSIC JAPAN Channel ■Ticketing Information for Oversea... Read More

September 14, 2011

Matenrou Opera at Anime USA

November 19th, Matenrou Opera, described as “Symphonic Modern Rock Opera”, will appear in USA @ Anime USA as their first US appearance. 11/19  Arlington, VA – United States of America Hyatt Regency Crystal City @ Reagan National Airport Matenrou Opera – official site Related posts:“V-ROCK FESTIVAL '11” is making its comeback in fall 2011!!V-ROCK FESTIVAL'11 makes the 4th round of announcement for additional... Read More

August 23, 2011

V-ROCK FESTIVAL ’11 / Exclusive Ticketing for Overseas Participants!

Sync Music Japan, a project organized by Japan Association of Music Enterprises (JAME), Music Publishers Association of Japan (MPAJ), and the Federation of Music Producers Japan (FMPJ) in order to expand Japanese music market to a global scale, is offering exclusive ticketing for overseas fans for “V-ROCK FESTIVAL ’11” to be held on 10/23 at Saitama Super Arena. This brilliant V-Rock festival will present a grand lineup of 30 artist units including Gackt’s... Read More

August 3, 2011

V-ROCK FESTIVAL’11 makes the 4th round of announcement for additional artists

Scheduled to be held on 10/23 at Saitama Super Arena, “V-ROCK FESTIVAL ’11” has made an announcement for the 4th round of additional artists. The additional artist lineup includes Administrator, Mix Speaker’s,Inc., Piko, Lolita23ku and SCREW. Please check the official website for details. Official Website: Twitter:!/V_ROCK_FESTIVAL Facebook: Related... Read More

July 29, 2011

“V-ROCK FESTIVAL ’11” is making its comeback in fall 2011!!

With a brilliant artist lineup of more than 50 artist units including Marilyn Manson and the GazettE, V-ROCK FESTIVAL attracted a total audience of 29,000 back in 2009. “V-ROCK FESTIVAL ’09,” the biggest visual rock festival in history, is now back this year as “V-ROCK FESTIVAL ’11.” This year, the venue will be changed to Saitama Super Arena with a grand lineup of Gackt’s new band “YELLOW FRIED CHICKENz,” MUCC, SOPHIA (to be revived at Budokan... Read More

June 14, 2011

V-ROCK FESTIVAL / Saitama Super Arena 10/23 / 10月23日さいたまスーパーアリーナにて開催決定

The news about “V-ROCK FESTIVAL ’11” was announced on New Year’s Day and for this year, the venue will be changed from Makuhari Messe to Saitama Super Arena. The date has now been fixed to 10/23. The artist lineup will be announced at a later date on the official website.V-ROCK FESTIVAL recently started its official twitter, so make sure to follow it for the latest info! DATE:10/23/2011 (Sun)VENUE:Saitama Super ArenaARTIST LINEUP: TBA 元旦に、開催を発表した「V-ROCK... Read More

January 1, 2011

Matenrou Opera

Forming in 2007 with vocalist sono and drummer yu. Major debuted in 2010 with mini album “Abyss”. “Matenrou (Skyscraper)” + ”Opera” = “Fusion of futuristic and traditional beauty” being the concept, this rock band incorporates synthesizers and classical chorus to make a dynamic and unique rock sound. At their roots, metal music lives strong, which is probably why the band attracts many male rock music lovers as well. At their shows they have the audience sing-a-long,... Read More