July 2014 archive

X Japan Madison Square Garden tickets go on sale August 1

UPDATED: General Admission Floor tickets sold out in just one hour! GLOBAL ROCK ICONS X JAPAN ANNOUNCE ON SALE DATE FOR OCTOBER 11th MADISON SQUARE GARDEN CONCERT TICKETS ON SALE FRIDAY, AUGUST 1st AT 10:00AM Internationally renowned rock icons X Japan announced today that tickets for their highly anticipated October 11th concert at Madison Square …

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ONE OK ROCK Double-A side single to be released worldwide on July 30

ONE OK ROCK’s new double-A-side single “Mighty Long Fall / Decision” will be released on iTunes worldwide on July 30.

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exist†trace announces new album WORLD MAKER

Japanese all-female visual kei band exist†trace announced the title and release date of their new album WORLD MAKER at their July 19 one-man live show last weekend. The news comes over two years after the release of the their first full album, VIRGIN, and it will be the first album to showcase the band’s new …

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101A – Traveler in Room Zero (Review)

101A Traveler in Room Zero Review by David Cirone 101A starts Traveler in Room Zero with the relaxed, drifting “Swallowtail,” a dreamy and restrained vocal performance from vocalist/guitarist noah. It’s a familiar vibe, but things get more original and heavier in follow-ups “Forbidden Sky” and “Life,” and these are the type of tracks where 101A …

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MAN WITH A MISSION just announced their appearance on Slipknot’s music festival “KNOTFEST JAPAN” on November 16 in addition to performing at “KNOTFEST” in the US, to be held on October 24, 25, 26, in San Bernardino, CA. KNOTFEST 10/24(Fri), 25(Sat), 26(Sun) Venue : San Manuel Amphitheater Address : 2575 Glen Helen Parkway, San Bernardino, …

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MAXIMUM THE HORMONE will return to the United States for KNOTFEST October 24-26, followed by a solo show at New York’s Best Buy Theater on October 27. Tickets pre-sale starts July 9 with special access code “OMEKO” at this link.

ADAMS – White Caress (MV)

“NEO SEXUAL” rockers ADAMS explore the pain of a love that is not always accepted by all.

Yoko Yazawa – Bad Cat (Review)

Bad Cat Yoko Yazawa Review by David Cirone Powerhouse pop-punk vocalist Yoko Yazawa always brings her A-game, but the heavy production on title cut “Bad Cat” works against Yazawa’s natural earthy style. While it’s clearly the most commercial choice to be featured as the 5-track EP’s music video, it easily falls into Paula Abdul territory …

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