August 12, 2016

SUGIZO Begins 20th Solo Anniversary Celebrations Full Throttle! Orchestral Cover of David Bowie’s “LIFE ON MARS?” the First in 3-Month Consecutive Release

The first in SUGIZO’s 3-month consecutive release series, “LIFE ON MARS?”, will be released on August 15th as a digital release. The single marks SUGIZO’s first solo release in nearly 4 years. It is also the jumping point for the revival of “SEPHIROT,” his label created in 2007. This is just the beginning of activities leading up to the 20th solo anniversary celebrations in 2017. In January 2016, the groundbreaking and influential rock star... Read More

May 12, 2016

SUGIZO will appear on DIR EN GREY’s new single

SUGIZO participated in “Kuukoku No Kyoon”, a coupling song from DIR EN GREY’s 28th single “Utafumi”. SUGIZO performed with DIR EN GREY as a violin part for “Kuukoku No Kyoon” on stage at LUNATIC FEST, which was held in June of 2015. This collaboration was made immortal for recorded track. DIR EN GREY “Utafumi” SUGIZO Official Website Twitter Facebook... Read More

July 7, 2015

X JAPAN Releasing Their First Album After 20 Years on March 11th! CD Release Event “#XDAY” Announced!

You might remember X JAPAN from their performance at Madison Square Garden in New York last year. At the main stage of “JAPAN EXPO” in Paris, France, on July 4th, The band leader, YOSHIKI, announced they are releasing their first studio album in 20 years on March 11th 2016. Also, another concert project will be held on March 12th at a traditional venue in UK, as legendary as Madison Square Garden in US, SSE ARENA, WEMBLEY. At the same time, there will be a documentary film... Read More

June 14, 2015

LUNA SEA announced LUNATIC FEST. timetable

LUNATIC FEST., which is organized by LUNA SEA, announced the timetable and the stage for each band. Stay tuned for this craziest rock festival in the history. LUNATIC FEST. 6/27 (Sat), 28 (Sun) Makuhari Messe 1-5 Hall OPEN 9: 30 / START 11:00 / END 20:00 (Scheduled) Ticket price: ¥15,000/day (including tax / DRINK price ¥500 separately) Inquiry: LUNATIC FEST. Executive Committee: 0180-993-122 (24-hour automated response system) ■ARTIST 6/27(Sat) *12 artists LUNA SEA, X JAPAN,... Read More

June 14, 2015


The backstreets of the Shibuya district in Tokyo were hustling with life on this Friday night in May 2015, and people on the streets between the cluster of live venues and clubs were certainly in the mood to dance off the stress of the week. Those who chose one of the bigger venues, namely TSUTAYA O-EAST, were blessed with the performance of JUNO REACTOR, who had last been in Japan nearly two years ago. A performance of JUNO REACTOR can be imagined like leaving this world and... Read More

June 1, 2015

LUNA SEA “LUNATIC FEST.” LUNACY was announced as the opening act for both days

LUNA SEA will host “LUNATIC FEST.”, the craziest rock festival of all time. The festival received a lot of attention in the rock scene when it announced X JAPAN and BUCK TICK as the final round of featured artists. It was just announced that LUNACY will be the opening act on both days. LUNA SEA appeared as LUNACY, their moniker from their indie days, on May 29, the anniversary of the formation of the band. Nobody expected this shocking event. LUNA SEA revived LUNACY one time... Read More

April 20, 2015

The pioneer of trance music “JUNO REACTOR” is coming back to JAPAN in MAY 2015!

JUNO REACTOR, who emerged the vogue of trance music at LONDON in 90’s and stays the top of the music scene ever since, announced their performances in Japan since 2013. They are going to bring a remix album, “The Golden Sun Remix,” which is a remix of the album of “The Golden Sun of The Great East.” A song “Final Frontier,” which was chosen to be used for a promotion of TOYOTA 86, is included in the album. On this tour, they are going... Read More

March 24, 2015

SUGIZO’s artist photo, “Full of hope for the future”

SUGIZO’s artist photo, “Full of hope for the future” March 11 marks four years since the East Japan earthquake that greatly changed the fate of Japan. A memorial event for the East Japan earthquake was held at Yoyogi Park, Tokyo on this day. SUGIZO, who performed at , revealed his new artist photo that is full of hope toward the future. The photo shows SUGIZO standing in front of rubble, but it projects a sense of hope for the future. It was shot in Minamisoma, Fukushima,... Read More

March 24, 2015

“LUNATIC FEST.” – The maddest rock fest confirmed

LUNA SEA is confirmed to preside over a rock festival for the first time. In commemoration of their 25-year anniversary, LUNA SEA started their first Japan tour in 14 years at Yoyogi First Gymnasium on May 29, 2014. They will hold their tour finale at Osakajo Hall on March 14, 2015. The band’s 25th anniversary is not yet over. On June 27 (Saturday) and 28 (Sunday), LUNA SEA will preside over a rock festival for the first time. Just the date and venue have been so far, but... Read More

January 22, 2015

X JAPAN fans are No.1 in American popular vote

X JAPAN is currently in the No.1 spot for “2014 Most Devoted Fans” popular vote for America’s Loudwire. 2014 Most Devoted Fans: Last time, a “CAGE MATCH” fan battle was held where X Japan went head-to-head against In Flames, Jane’s Addiction, Bush, The Used, and Black Veil Brides. They won five straight online battles. This time seems the same in that X Japan is significantly surpassing... Read More