Dec 20 2014

Limited Express (has gone?) – Fuck It Out @ METEO NIGHT 2014 Final (live)


Dec 19 2014

Gackt – Sakura, Chiru (MV)

Gackt – Sakura, Chiru (MV)

This video features a glimpse into Gackt’s play, MOON SAGA – Mysteries of Yoshitsune, which also stars Yamato Yuuga of the recent Sailor Moon musicals. The sequel of this production ran this past summer and fall.

Dec 05 2014

MeteoroiD welcomes a new guitarist and announce next 3 single releases.


MeteoroiD have added a new guitarist to their lineup, mikado (帝). Fans can follow mikado on his official blog and Twitter. mikado also has his own fanmail address at

Along with MeteoroiD’s new style and name stylization change, the band will be beginning anew with 3 new single releases in a series titled, “Kurobara Sanbugekisho.” The releases will be as follows:

01.23.15 – Kurobara Sanbugekisho ~1st Illness~ “Sokubaku”

03.11.15 – Kurobara Sanbugekisho ~2nd Illness~ “Fukushuu”

04.13.15 – Kurobara Sanbugekisho ~3rd Illness~ “Kurobara”

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Dec 05 2014

Tainted Reality hosts 24 Hour music and gaming charity fundraiser


24 Hour Music And Gaming Broadcast, The Children’s Reality Telethon, To Raise Funds For The Children’s Hospital Of Philadelphia December 20-21

On December 20th, Tainted Reality, the sub-culture entertainment organization known for its Japanese Rock programming, will be hosting its first ever charity event, The Children’s Reality Telethon. The event will be a 24 hour video game and music broadcast to raise money for the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Hosts will play a variety of games from a vast array of classic and current systems, hold contest giveaways, welcome on special guests and performers, and perform special mini events and pranks to reward donators. Perks will also be provided to donators based on their dollar amount submitted, which include the opportunity to control the broadcast for 30 minutes, create custom video game challenges to test the merits of the hosts, and special thanks shout outs live during the broadcast.

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Nov 18 2014

AKIRA – Aoki Tsuki Michite (review)

Aoki Tsuki Michite

Review by Jen Wang

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Model and vocalist AKIRA is known for her androgynous punk rock style, and her band, DISACODE, has a matching sound. Thus the soft piano that introduces her solo debut, Aoki Tsuki Michite, comes as a surprise. However, this unexpectedness has turned the title track into anime theme material (it is the ending of Kuroshitsuji: Book of Circus) and made her an artist to look out for.

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Nov 04 2014

SpecialThanks x MIX MARKET – Rock n Roll Dance (MV)


Oct 29 2014

MAXIMUM THE HORMONE “Merciless” at New York’s Best Buy Theater


Japanese rockers MAXIMUM THE HORMONE brought their “Merciless Home’war’k” to New York’s Best Buy Theater on October 27. Opening with their song “What’s up, people?!” from the anime series Death Note, the band kept the crowd screaming and jumping through the entire set which focused on songs from their recent release Yoshuu Fukushuu (“Our Merciless Home’war’k”).

Fresh from their appearance at Knotfest last weekend, MAXIMUM THE HORMONE laid out a full-force onslaught of power metal, speaking to the audience in their native Japanese with only a little English mixed in, just enough to get the crowd to join them in “Chitsu-jump” (“vagina jump”).

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Oct 20 2014

UNiTE – ice (MV)


UNiTE is hungry, and they don’t want rice or noodles.

Oct 05 2014

INORAN announces details of ASIA TOUR 2014 in November


In addition to the LUNA SEA 25th Anniversary tour, including 32 shows in 16 cities, INORAN has been holding his Asian and European tour as a solo artist. The details of the “INORAN ASIA TOUR 2014″ have been revealed at Shibuya Public Hall on his “BIRTHDAY EVE NIGHT” show in “B-DAY LIVE CODE929/2014 – B-DAY BASH!!!” tour.

Further details will be announced soon.

Nov 19 Hong Kong @ MUSIC ZONE
Nov 21 Taipei @ THEWALL
Nov23 Bangkok @ PARKING TOYS

Official Website:

Oct 02 2014

MAXIMUM THE HORMONE announces opening band Unlocking The Truth



Japanese rockers MAXIMUM THE HORMONE have announced hot newcomer metal band Unlocking The Truth as their guest opening act for their upcoming New York concert on October 27.

The Brooklyn-based teenage metal trio has made headlines this year for performances at Coachella, Vans Warped Tour, Heavy Montreal, and The Colbert Report, plus opening stints for Guns’n’Roses, Motorhead, and Queens of The Stone Age. Unlocking The Truth has been featured in Revolver, Spin, and Noisey, and earned spots in commercials for Beats by Dre and Verizon. Their debut album produced by Johnny K (Disturbed, Megadeth) is scheduled for early 2015.

Tickets for MAXIMUM THE HORMONE with opening act Unlocking The Truth at the Best Buy Theater are available now.



VIDEO (Unlocking The Truth)

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