October 2017 archive

LUNA SEA – Hold You Down (MV)

LUNA SEA kicks out a groovy living room jam in the music video for “Hold You Down” from their upcoming album LUV, due for release December 20.

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Yoko Hamasaki – Interview (2017)

Yoko Hamasaki Interview by David Cirone October 30, 2017 It’s been over a year since the release of Yoko Hamasaki’s second solo album, Blue Forest, and both the album and performer are still going strong, with even more solo events announced in Japan and increased attention from overseas fans. J-Rock fans have been privy to …

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DatuRΛ to Make US Debut at Tokyo in Tulsa 2018

Visual kei band DatuRΛ will make their US performance debut at Tokyo in Tulsa 2018, presented by Chaotic Harmony Imports. Tokyo in Tulsa (TnT) will be held July 13-15, 2018 in Tulsa, Oklahoma at the Cox Business Center and DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Tulsa Downtown. While at Tokyo in Tulsa, DatuRΛ will hold a live …

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GALNERYUS posts English version of ULTIMATE SACRIFICE saga

Japanese metal band GALNERYUS has added extra EPIC to their album ULTIMATE SACRIFICE by posting the song-by-song mythology of the story behind the album.

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Yoshiki returns to Paris to complete whirlwind European promotion tour

X JAPAN leader YOSHIKI returned to Paris, France, on October 24th for his final day of a marathon tour promoting the European premiere of award-winning documentary, We Are X. YOSHIKI will immediately return to Japan to appear at the HALLOWEEN PARTY 2017 concert event at Makuhari Messe on October 29th presented by VAMPS. Next week, …

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Best J-Rock on Spotify: Melt-Banana – Cat Brain Land

Today’s best J-Rock track on Spotify: Melt-Banana – Cat Brain Land

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NOAH (ex Avanchick) Announces New Solo Project And Tour

  Former Avanchick vocalist NOAH has announced a new solo project, featuring a plethora of support members from various bands, including Hyu-ga from Avanchick. Main Support Artists: Guitar: Noburin Bass: RuRu (ex. ALIVE) Drums: Hyu-ga (ex. Avanchick) Additional Support Artists: Guitar: Hikarito (Aiolin) Guitar: Yua (ex. iNSOMNiA) Guitar: Rogiwo Bass: Reisu (Aiolin) Guest Artists: Vocal: masaya (ex. BLESSCODE)

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SCANDAL – Koisuru Universe (MV)

Passion triumphs over all in SCANDAL’s new music video for their digital single “Koisuru Universe”. https://youtu.be/r3JrcsbjSYM

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ALDIOUS to release 9-track mini-album We Are in November

Girls metal band ALDIOUS has announced the upcoming release We Are, featuring 9 new tracks and a bonus DVD with music videos, behind-the-scenes footage, and a concert video from “Live Unlimited Diffusion”.

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vistlip reaches out to overseas fans on Facebook

Visual kei rock band vistlip has announced they will start sending more love to overseas fans via their official Facebook page. “Since our early days we’ve had fans abroad and I feel that they’ve been greatly supporting us. That’s why we would like to widen our circle, so please support us,” said vocalist Tomo.

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