Monthly Archive: August 2016

Aug 30 2016

MIYAVI releases new album Fire Bird

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International musician and actor MIYAVI released his first album in over a year, Fire Bird, on August 31. The special edition CD/DVD comes with a booklet and music videos of “Cocoon”, “Another World”, “Raise Me Up”, “Fire Bird”, and “Steal The Sun”.

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Aug 30 2016

BAND-MAID announces new single, additional Europe tour dates

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BAND-MAID has announced a new single titled “YOLO”, set for release November 16th. The all-girl rock band has also added shows in Italy and Spain to their upcoming European tour in October. Track List: 1. YOLO 2. Unfair game 3. Matchless GUM 4. YOLO (instrumental)

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Aug 26 2016

Budo Grape returns to UK in November for BGUK16 tour

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Japanese band Budo Grape has announced additional dates for their third British tour. The Nagoya “New Wave” rockers will play three UK dates in November, including a return to Manchester’s Doki Doki Japanese Festival. Budo Grape recently completed their 10-single digital release project, including the music video for “Zankokuna Yasashisa”. Their new album Oyatsu no …

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Aug 26 2016

Anna Tsuchiya holds live performance at ROAD TO ASIA in Shanghai

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Singer and model Anna Tsuchiya held her live show at Q. Hall in Shanghai on August 20th. Stars from Japan, China and South Korea appeared in this event titled “ROAD TO ASIA” and sponsored by BANANA CULTURE. They aggressively pursued Anna for the event because of her popularity in China. Tickets for the show were …

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Aug 23 2016

KEMURI World Tour 2016

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GUEST EDITORIAL KEMURI World Tour 2016 KEMURI may have amicably broken up back in December 2006, but the reunion tour in Tokyo and the U.S. reminded the members of the amazing music and fans that made everything worth it. Originally intending to keep with their “Positive Mental Attitude” ethos, they wanted to end on a …

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Aug 15 2016

X Japan headlines Visual Summit 2016 with LUNA SEA, GLAY

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For three days spanning the 14th (Fri), 15th (Sat), and 16th (Sun) of October, Japan’s largest convention center Makuhari Messe will be decked out in Visual-Kei. Japanese Visual-Kei rock music has captured the hearts of rock fans worldwide. Amidst the glut of festivals across the country comes the announcement of an enormous event to top …

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Aug 15 2016

HER NAME IN BLOOD – Interview (2016)

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HER NAME IN BLOOD Interview by David Cirone August 14, 2016 The album image for Evolution From Apes shows Ikepy in the position of modern man, Does this mean Ikepy or HNIB is the best version of mankind? Or has Ikepy taken over to change our direction? Ikepy: About Evolution From Apes, of course it …

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Aug 09 2016

Superfly previews Into The Circle! Arena Tour DVD

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Superfly (Shiho Ochi) gives us a taste of the upcoming DVD/BD release “Into The Circle!” Arena Tour 2016, due for release August 24 from Warner Music Japan. The concert, filmed earlier this year at Saitama Super Arena, includes Superfly’s recent hits “Beautiful” (from the Japanese television drama Mother Game: Kanojo-tachi no Kaikyuu) and “Ai o …

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Aug 09 2016

Wagakki Band – Kishikaisei (MV)

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Aug 06 2016

Gacharic Spin reveals new costumes at Gold Summer Stadium

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Gacharic Spin had a special treat in store for fans that attended their live performance at Fuji TV’s Gold Summer Stadium held on July 25, 2016. It was the second year for them participating in the ‘Live Alarm’ annual summer event concert series. Gacharic Spin revealed their new costumes as they took to the stage …

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