Nhu Nguyen

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Date registered: November 23, 2012

Latest posts

  1. Rhedoric announces return to North America with California show in 2017 — November 29, 2016
  2. VAMPS shine bright like a diamond in L.A. (El Rey 2016 Live Report) — November 14, 2016
  3. We Are X (Film Review) — October 10, 2016
  4. Versailles – The Greatest Hits 2007-2016 (Review) — October 7, 2016
  5. X Japan’s We Are X Red Carpet Hollywood Premiere — October 5, 2016

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  4. DAZZLE VISION – Interview (2012) — 1 comment
  5. DIR EN GREY Shinya – Interview (2015) — 1 comment

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Nov 29 2016

Rhedoric announces return to North America with California show in 2017

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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.

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Nov 14 2016

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

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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 …

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Oct 10 2016

We Are X (Film Review)

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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 …

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Oct 07 2016

Versailles – The Greatest Hits 2007-2016 (Review)

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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 …

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Oct 05 2016

X Japan’s We Are X Red Carpet Hollywood Premiere

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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.

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Sep 22 2016

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

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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.

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Aug 02 2016

KAMIJO – LA VIE EN ROSE 20th Anniversary Best – Grand Finale Zepp DiverCity Tokyo (DVD Review)

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KAMIJO LA VIE EN ROSE -20th Anniversary Best – Grand Finale Zepp DiverCity Tokyo Review by Nhu Nguyen KAMIJO’s undeniable penchant for French romanticism is very evident in the LA VIE EN ROSE KAMIJO -20th Anniversary Best – Grand Finale Zepp DiverCity Tokyo DVD. Starting out as a roadie for Malice Mizer, the influence of …

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Jul 26 2016

BABYMETAL prove kawaii teens can be metal queens too (The Wiltern 2016 Live Report)

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BABYMETAL The Wiltern, July 15, 2016 Live report by Nhu Nguyen “I want to see a big circle pit — show me a big circle. Bigger and bigger! ” directed 18-year-old Su-metal to the horde of metal heads during “Catch Me if You Can”. Her comrades, Yuimetal and Moametal, drew big circles with their hands …

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