Nhu Nguyen

Author's details

Date registered: November 23, 2012

Latest posts

  1. VAMPS – UNDERWORLD (Review) — May 4, 2017
  2. Miyavi Brings Rock, Love and Peace to L.A.’s Belasco Theatre – Samurai Style (Belasco Theatre 2017 Live Report) — April 28, 2017
  3. Rhedoric announces return to North America with California show in 2017 — November 29, 2016
  4. VAMPS shine bright like a diamond in L.A. (El Rey 2016 Live Report) — November 14, 2016
  5. We Are X (Film Review) — October 10, 2016

Most commented posts

  1. Dir en grey – The Unraveling (Review) — 2 comments
  2. DAZZLE VISION – Interview (2012) — 1 comment

Author's posts listings

May 04 2017

VAMPS – UNDERWORLD (Review)

Jrock247-VAMPS2017_Promo Photo_SMALL

VAMPS UNDERWORLD Review by Nhu Nguyen VAMPS doesn’t mess around. Their fourth album UNDERWORLD cuts the frills and packs a punch. While their previous album Bloodsuckers was a game of lure and seduction, pushing and pulling with alternating fast and slow songs, UNDERWORLD snatches its victims from the get-go with its tightly-packed energy. “What do …

Continue reading »

Apr 28 2017

Miyavi Brings Rock, Love and Peace to L.A.’s Belasco Theatre – Samurai Style (Belasco Theatre 2017 Live Report)

JRock247-Miyavi-Belasco-Theater-2017-04-09-1053

Miyavi Belasco Theatre, April 9, 2017 Concert review by Nhu Nguyen Photos by Emi Nguyen “We party, we enjoy music, we get drunk,” Miyavi said to the crowd’s roar of approval. “But at the same time, we’re responsible for the future and for delivering the message. So many people are suffering all over the world. …

Continue reading »

Nov 29 2016

Rhedoric announces return to North America with California show in 2017

jrock247-rhedoric-band-photo-2016

Rock band Rhedoric is giving California J-rock lovers a treat! After playing the Whiskey a Go Go and Amplyfi Hollywood in southern California earlier this year, they have announced their return to the sunshine state by performing upstate on February 2nd, 2017 at Bar Con in San Jose.

Continue reading »

Nov 14 2016

VAMPS shine bright like a diamond in L.A. (El Rey 2016 Live Report)

jrock247-vamps-el-rey-2016-emi-nguyen-11

VAMPS El Rey Theatre, November 7, 2016 Concert review by Nhu Nguyen Photos by Emi Nguyen VAMPS is a band full of surprises. When photos of HYDE as Harley Quinn and K.A.Z as the Joker came out from their Halloween party, it took the Japanese pop and rock community by storm. I couldn’t believe I …

Continue reading »

Oct 10 2016

We Are X (Film Review)

jrock247-wearex-poster-800

We Are X Film Review by Nhu Nguyen We Are X brings one of the biggest untold rock stories to the masses. Capturing the level of fanaticism usually reserved for The Beatles’ early days, the documentary brings to life not only the story of X Japan, the band, but also the struggles of the famous …

Continue reading »

Oct 07 2016

Versailles – The Greatest Hits 2007-2016 (Review)

jrock247-versailles-greatest-hits-2007-2016-review-1

Versailles Philharmonic Quartet The Greatest Hits 2007-2016 Review by Nhu Nguyen Versailles’s The Greatest Hits compilation undeniably captures the sound that made them popular to visual kei fans worldwide. Filled with the staple songs that initially made me a fan so many years ago, early tracks like “The Revenant Choir” and “Aristocrat’s Symphony” jogged my …

Continue reading »

Oct 05 2016

X Japan’s We Are X Red Carpet Hollywood Premiere

Yoshiki

Yoshiki and a group of celebrity friends celebrated the Hollywood premiere of the X Japan documentary film We Are X at the Chinese Theater on October 3. Directed by Stephen Kijak, We Are X opens in U.S theaters on October 21 at L.A.’s NuArt Theatre.

Continue reading »

Sep 22 2016

VAMPS headlines North American tour in November and unleashes new music video

jrock247-vamps-2016-fall-headline-north-american-tour-citizen-zero

VAMPS continues their world conquest by announcing an American headlining tour for November and dropping a double single that has the Japanese Rock juggernauts collaborating with Chris Motionless (Motionless in White) and Richard Z. Kruspe (Emigrate/Rammstein). In the midst of all this, they are also prepping for their next full length album.

Continue reading »

Older posts «