Monthly Archive: December 2016

Dec 29 2016

Yoshiki Classical Special in Hong Kong Cancelled, Free Concert Announced


The Yoshiki Classical Special feat. Orchestra in Hong Kong, scheduled to take place the evening of Thursday, December 29th at AsiaWorld-Expo Arena, was cancelled two hours before the show. The cancellation was due to an oversight by the promoter in applying for the Entertainment License necessary to perform the show. The announcement was made at …

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Dec 20 2016

URBANGARDE celebrates the Angels and Demons of Christmas at one-man holiday concert


Japanese alternative rock band URBANGARDE played equal hosts to the angels and demons in their audience at their special one-man holiday live show on December 17. In the 2-hour long performance, singer Yoko Hamasaski donned a sexy red outfit with devil horns, toted a menacing machine gun in white robes, and danced along next to …

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Dec 17 2016

URBANGARDE finds rooftop religion in Akumade Akuma music video


The devil always wins in URBANGARDE’s view of a sick society, and the “trauma techno-pop” Japanese band gives fans a ringside seat to the battle of desire vs. purity in their new music video for the upcoming single “Akumade Akuma”. Shot on a rainy Tokyo rooftop, singer Yoko Hamasaki returns to the twisted religious imagery …

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Dec 17 2016

Fuki Commune [Fuki Fes. Vol.2] – Live Report


Fuki Commune Shinjuku ReNY, November 13, 2016 Vocalist Fuki (Light Bringer, Unlucky Morpheus, DOLL$BOXX) performed her 2nd concert in support of her solo project, Fuki Commune, at ReNY on November 13th. This 2nd live was scheduled due to the success of the 1st live held in July which was a sell out. The show kicked off …

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Dec 15 2016

X Japan to perform La Venus on NHK SONGS


Following the announcement of X Japan’s upcoming appearance at the prestigious NHK New Year’s Eve live music event, the 67th “Kouhaku Uta Gassen”, the band is scheduled to broadcast the world premiere performance of their new song “La Venus” from the documentary film We Are X. The performance will be part of a special edition …

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Dec 14 2016

Yoshiki Classical Special at Osaka Castle Hall


Image gallery from Yoshiki Classical Special with Orchestra at Osaka Castle Hall Dec. 5, 2016​ Yoshiki Classical Special World Tour Info (includes ticket links and VIP packages):

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Dec 13 2016

Yoshiki Classical Special at Tokyo International Forum


Image gallery from Yoshiki Classical Special with Orchestra at Tokyo International Forum Dec. 6 – 8, 2016​ Yoshiki Classical Special World Tour Info (includes ticket links and VIP packages):

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Dec 09 2016

BABYMETAL releases Live at Wembley album


BABYMETAL will release the live CD of their solo concert at the SSE Wembley Arena on December 28 (UK fans get it a little earlier on Dec. 9). The concert was recorded at the kickoff performance of the band’s world tour in February 2016. Currently touring with The Red Hot Chili Peppers in England, BABYMETAL …

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Dec 04 2016

The GazettE to unleash tour finale footage and new VEVO channel internationally


Starting January 25, 2017, international fans of visual kei band the GazettE will be able to experience the quintet’s sold out finale of their latest tour. Entitled the GazettE LIVE TOUR 15-16 DOGMATIC FINAL -shikkoku- LIVE AT 02.28 Yoyogi National Arena First Gymnasium, the two-hour extravaganza will be available to purchase for the first time …

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Dec 04 2016

SCANDAL to release self-titled Greatest Hits album


SCANDAL will release a greatest hits album titled SCANDAL on February 15, 2017. The album will contain 36 songs total on two discs, including two new tracks. Two limited editions are available, including a T-shirt featuring popular clothing brand Candy Stripper and a DVD documentary about their tour in Europe in September 2016. SCANDAL Official …

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