April 2013 archive

J-Rock bands DAZZLE VISION and CANTOY set concert record at Tekkoshocon 2013

Japanese rock and metal bands DAZZLE VISION and CANTOY set the record for the highest-ever concert attendance at Japanese pop culture event Tekkoshocon last week, with 1100 fans attending the live performance at Pittsburgh’s David L. Lawrence Convention Center during the April 5-7 weekend. The concert was headlined by screamo band DAZZLE VISION, whose lead …

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exist†trace – A-Kon 2013 Event Information

exist†trace 2013 – EVENT INFO Note: All information is subject to change. Please visit the exist†trace booth at A-Kon for the latest updates. Join the Facebook Event Page! https://www.facebook.com/events/536843746355183/ DATES May 31 – June 2, 2013 REGISTRATION A-Kon registration information A-KON COMMENT VIDEO

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7!! to perform at Fanime 2013

Young Japanese band 7!! (7 Oops) will make their American performance debut at San Jose’s FanimeCon May 22-27, 2013. 7!! is a four-piece band from Okinawa with an infectious pop sound thanks to their vocalist NANAE’s sweet voice. With their high energy performances and NANAE’s female perspective, 7!! attracts many young fans. Their debut 2011 …

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Galaxy 7 – Eye Of The Dragon Who Wished To Be A Man (Review)

Galaxy 7 Eye Of The Dragon Who Wished To Be A Man Review by Jen Wang Galaxy 7, the solo project of composer Daisuke Tsutsui, is known for fusing hard rock with electronica. The result has generated buzz overseas, and his latest release, Eye Of The Dragon Who Wished To Be A Man, is definitely …

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Shiina Ringo double-A-side single “Irohanihoheto / Kodoku no Akatsuki”

Shiina Ringo will release double-A-side single in May, titled “Irohanihoheto” and “Kodoku no Akatsuki” “Irohanihoheto” will be featured as the theme of the upcoming drama Kamo, Kyoto e Iku ~Shinise Ryokan no Okami Nikki~ and “Kodoku no Akatsuki” will acompany NHK’s SWITCH Interview Tatsujintachi program. The release date, May 27, is Shiina Ringo’s 15th anniversary …

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Alice Nine – SHADOWPLAY (PV)