Monthly Archive: May 2017

May 28 2017

Silent Siren – Akane (MV)

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Silent Siren’s emotional music video for “Akane”, starring actor Ren Osugi (Shin Godzilla), is the theme for Final Fantasy XIV: Hikari no Otousan.

May 28 2017

Sekai no Owari premieres first English single “One More Night” [Billboard]

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“We wanted to deliver music to the world, so it was inevitable that we would write authentic songs in English that would interpret our music properly. Using the universal language can help us achieve that goal.” Full story at Billboard: Tokyo-Based Band End of the World Releases First Single in America ‘One More Night’ Website: …

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May 26 2017

YOUSEI TEIKOKU announces tarot card exclusives for 20th Anniversary single

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Japanese gothic metal band YOUSEI TEIKOKU has announced a series of stunning, limited-edition “tarot cards” for fans who purchase their 20th anniversary single, flamma idola, at selected stores in Japan. Store details on the Lantis official website (Japanese): http://lantis.jp/artist/dasfeenreich/news_1495069200.html

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May 26 2017

ONE OK ROCK announces AMBITIONS U.S. TOUR 2017

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** ONE OK ROCK returns to Los Angeles August 11 & 12! ** ** Tickets available now: August 11 • August 12 • 2-Day Pass ** Fueled By Ramen recording group ONE OK ROCK has announced details of a massive North American headline tour. The “AMBITIONS U.S. TOUR 2017,” which will also feature a series …

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May 22 2017

Aldious – Go Away (MV)

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Shred, shred, repeat — we get to bask in wave after wave of double-guitar metal power as Aldious throws out ton of attitude (what’s new?) in “Go Away”.

May 21 2017

exist†trace reveals “The story of existence” in second night of “The 19th Challenge”

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All-female J-Rock band exist†trace performed the second night of their one-man concert series “The 19th Challenge” on May 19th at Ebisu’s club aim. The 20-song “A story of existence” recounted the musical journey of the pioneering visual kei rockers beginning with original fan-favorites like “Judea” and “liquid” moving through “Get Back” and “Sky” from their …

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May 17 2017

Yoshiki completes surgery, begins recovery in Los Angeles

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X Japan leader YOSHIKI successfully completed his emergency surgery in Los Angeles yesterday and is now recovering in Los Angeles. Management statement is reprinted below. (via Yoshiki’s official website: http://www.yoshiki.net/YoshikiSurgery.html)

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May 10 2017

BAND-MAID new double-single Daydreaming / Choose me

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New BAND-MAID single, “Daydreaming / Choose me”, on the way. Looks like they have some new outfits as well. Update: The single will include a bonus DVD featuring 7 songs om their January 9 concert at Akasaka BLITZ.

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May 10 2017

SpecialThanks – umahashiru (MV)

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SpecialThanks takes us for an “horse run” in their playful music video for “umahashiru”, name-dropping previous hits “Hello, Colorful” and “Seven Lovers” along the way.

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May 10 2017

YOUSEI TEIKOKU reveals track list for new single flamma idola

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Japanese gothic metal band YOUSEI TEIKOKU has revealed the stunning cover image and track list for their upcoming 20th anniversary single flamma idola, due for release May 31, just in time for their return to the United States for Anisong World Matsuri at Otakon® in Washington, D.C. this August. https://www.otakon.com/concerts/anisong/

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