Sep 16 2013

exist†trace to release DIAMOND on iTunes worldwide


Japanese all-female visual kei band exist†trace will release 5 albums on iTunes in September, including their latest release DIAMOND.

Previous releases TWIN GATE, KNIFE, Ambivalent Symphony, and VANGUARD -of the muses- will also be available to fans worldwide on additional services such as Amazon MP3, Google Play, Spotify, and CD Baby. Start dates will vary by individual territory.

exist†trace has built a strong international fan base with multiple live appearances in Europe and the United States. Their most recent overseas appearance was at Japanese anime convention A-Kon 2013 in Dallas, TX.

In Japan, the band has landed some major successes, with 3 releases on major label Tokuma Japan and their song “I Feel You” chosen as the theme for Nadeshiko Japan’s 2012 guidebook DVD. The recent Nico Nico Douga broadcast of their Just Like A Virgin one-man show landed over 30,000 viewers.

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Formed in 2003, exist†trace is one of Japan’s first all-female Visual Kei rock bands.

Along with multiple tours of Japan , exist†trace has performed twice in Europe, making appearances in Berlin, Helsinki, Moscow, Paris, London, and Barcelona. In 2009, the band performed at the 2-day V-ROCK FESTIVAL in Chiba, Japan.

In November 2010, exist†trace released their album “TWIN GATE” in Japan and America, followed by their first American live show for 3000 fans at Sakura-Con in Seattle in April 2011. In June of the same year, they made their major-label debut with the “TRUE” EP on Tokuma Japan, and released a second 5-song EP “THE LAST DAYBREAK” in October 2011.

In March 2012, exist†trace performed their first live-house tour of America, playing New York City, Boston, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh (Hard Rock Cafe), and a special 1000-person show at Japanese culture event Tekkoshocon. Their first full-length album entitled “VIRGIN” was released May 23, 2012, including the song “I feel you,” which was selected as the main theme for Nadeshiko Japan’s 2012 guidebook DVD.

In June 2012, over 27,000 viewers from around the world tuned in to Nico Nico Douga to watch exist†trace’s live-stream event “Just Like a Virgin” from Tokyo’s renowned live house Shibuya O-WEST.

In June 2013, exist†trace returned to America for the third time in three years to perform at A-Kon in Dallas, TX. Their latest single, “DIAMOND,” was released in July 2013.