Nhu Nguyen

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Date registered: November 23, 2012

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  1. MIYAVI kicks off US leg of DAY 2 World Tour with charisma, power, and truth — May 16, 2018
  2. Esprit D’Air returns to Europe on Constellation tour — May 15, 2018
  3. Wagakki Band – Interview (2018) — May 8, 2018
  4. lynch. goes light and dark in SORROW music video — April 20, 2018
  5. Kaya is FABULOUS in new music video — April 9, 2018

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  2. DAZZLE VISION – Interview (2012) — 1 comment

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May 16 2018

MIYAVI kicks off US leg of DAY 2 World Tour with charisma, power, and truth


MIYAVI El Rey Theatre – May 8, 2018 Concert review by Nhu Nguyen Photos by Emi Nguyen I’ve literally lost count of how many times I’ve watched MIYAVI live. He’s always charismatic –- from his comments to his stage presence to the way he plays guitar. People are completely enamored by him — it’s hard …

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May 15 2018

Esprit D’Air returns to Europe on Constellation tour

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Japanese metal band, Esprit D’Air, extends their Constellation Tour with four stops across Europe this September. Continuing on from their 7-day headlining tour held earlier this February, the new dates include concerts in Barcelona, Paris, and Japanese music festival, AVO, in the Netherlands. The upcoming tour will also feature a concert in London after having …

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May 08 2018

Wagakki Band – Interview (2018)


Wagakki Band Interview by Nhu Nguyen May 7, 2018 Wagakki Band released their fifth studio album Otonoe in April and we had the chance to talk to Yuko Suzuhana (vocals), Machiya (guitar), and Ibukuro Kiyoshi (koto) about their stunning new release, the creative process, and inspiring a new generation in the art of wagakki. Aside …

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Apr 20 2018

lynch. goes light and dark in SORROW music video


lynch. released a haunting music video for their rock ballad “SORROW”. The song, previously featured on their May 2017 mini-album SINNERS, is now being re-released on SINNERS -no one can fake my bløod-, out April 25. The upcoming album contains nine songs from SINNERS and the 2017 single BLØOD THIRSTY CREATURE. The tracks were all …

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Apr 09 2018

Kaya is FABULOUS in new music video


Need a song to get you pumped for a night of clubbing? Look no further than Kaya’s latest release “FABULOUS” — wigs will be snatched! From French Doll to EDM Diva, Kaya pulls off two different looks in the new music video for “FABULOUS” as fluidly as he changes up musical genres in his discography. …

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Apr 04 2018

DIR EN GREY reveals wild, horrific look for Ningen wo Kaburu

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“Frankenstein in Streetwear” and “Avant-garde Zombie” might be the inspirations for Kyo and Kaoru in DIR EN GREY’s wicked new look for their upcoming single “Ningen wo Kaburu”, loosely translated to “wearing human skin”. The band’s 29th single, out April 25, includes the title song, a new version of “ASH” (originally released in 2000), and …

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Apr 02 2018

LOVEBITES nominated for Best New Band in Metal Hammer’s Golden God Awards 2018

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The nominations for the annual Metal Hammer Golden God Awards for 2018 are out, and Japan’s very own power-metal goddesses LOVEBITES are nominated for “Best New Band”.

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Apr 02 2018

Wagakki Band unveils Sasameyuki MV and Otonoe album teasers

Wagakki Band unveils Sasameyuki MV and Otonoe album teasers

Beauty, tradition, and innovation meet in Wagakki Band’s latest music video “Sasameyuki“ from their upcoming fifth album Otonoe, out April 25. The newly-released short version of the MV (the title loosely translates to “light snow fall”) gives us a brief but beautiful preview of the song’s mix of dazzling music and magical imagery.

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Mar 28 2018

A9 releases UNREAL MV from PLANET NINE

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Oh, how time flies! A9, who will be celebrating their 14th anniversary this year, will be releasing their eighth album titled PLANET NINE on April 25, 2018. The announcement was made with the release of the full music video for their lead track “UNREAL”, produced by Ken (L’Arc〜en〜Ciel).

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Mar 23 2018

sleepyhead, solo project from Takeru (ex. SuG), reveals details of first album


Contrary to the lazy-sounding name of former SuG member Takeru’s solo project, sleepyhead, he’s been pretty active. At his first concert on March 17, the vocalist revealed his first full album DRIPPING will be released on June 20th, followed by his first tour in July.

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