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

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 http://www.youtube.com/syncmusicjapan ■Ticketing Information for Oversea... Read More

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

SOPHIA / Revival live at Nippon Budokan

SOPHIA has been broadcasting important moments of their band live on Nico Nico Video and this Budokan live was no exception. Through this historical live, SOPHIA delivered the promise with their fans that “they would come back with all of the 5 members.” SOPHIA will participate in “V-ROCK FESTIVAL ’11″ to be held at Saitama Super Arena on 10/23. Don’t miss out! Official Website: http://www.sophia-eternal.jp/ Twitter: http://twitter.com/#!/SOPHIA_OFFICIAL Related... Read More

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: http://v-rockfes.com/ Twitter: http://twitter.com/#!/V_ROCK_FESTIVAL Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/pages/V-ROCK-FESTIVAL/223879180957739 Related... Read More

“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

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

SOPHIA

Toyoda Kazutaka and Matsuoka Mitsuru had already played together in a few groups before they formed a new project in early spring of 1994. The previous band, Rose Noir, had officially disbanded only in the beginning of the year. Besides the two members, SOPHIA had a third founder, Miyako Keiichi. In the summer of 1995, the line-up was completed with Kuroyanagi Yoshio and Akamatsu Yoshitomo, and so the band was ready to begin their career. They performed for the first time on... Read More