Nhu Nguyen

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Date registered: November 23, 2012

Latest posts

  1. VAMPS – Interview (Oct 2017) — October 10, 2017
  2. VAMPS takes LA to the Underworld at The Roxy (Live Report) — October 7, 2017
  3. ONE OK ROCK show off their Ambitions in Los Angeles (Live 2017) — August 23, 2017
  4. VAMPS – UNDERWORLD (Review) — May 4, 2017
  5. Miyavi Brings Rock, Love and Peace to L.A.’s Belasco Theatre – Samurai Style (Belasco Theatre 2017 Live Report) — April 28, 2017

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

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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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May 27 2016

Cornelius making his long-awaited return to the US with “CORNELIUS PERFORMS FANTASMA” tour

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It has been almost a decade since Cornelius last performed in the United States. He is coming back to America on a new tour called “CORNELIUS PERFORMS FANTASMA”, where — as the tour name suggests — he’ll perform the 1997 album, Fantasma. The renowned musician and producer, whose real name is Keigo Oyamada, is playing …

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May 24 2016

MIYAVI – Afraid To Be Cool (MV)

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Who’s afraid to be cool? Definitely not MIYAVI! In his latest single “Afraid to be Cool”, the musician gives a friendly, rocking reminder that “you’ve got nothing to lose” with being yourself. It’s quite fitting that right after he sings that line, a guitar solo follows, carrying his message onwards: let your inhibitions go like …

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May 11 2016

10 Reasons the GazettE L.A. show kicked ass

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the GazettE Wiltern Theatre – May 3, 2016 Article by: Nhu Nguyen Full disclosure: I am a fan of the GazettE. I have had the pleasure of seeing their concert twice at Shinkiba Studio Coast in 2014 performing their first two albums Disorder and NIL. Attending their live was a bucket list item for my …

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May 03 2016

MIYAVI releases new single “Afraid To Be Cool” / “Raise Me Up”

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MIYAVI’s new single “Afraid To Be Cool” / “Raise Me Up” has reached #1 on iTunes Top Album in Japan, and entered in the Top 10 on iTunes in Hong Kong and Finland upon its’ release on April 29! The digital double A-side single features the hot new tracks “Afraid To Be Cool” and “Raise …

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Apr 07 2016

the GazettE brings 7th Movement of Dogmatic World Tour to New York this month

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Japanese hard-rock, visual-kei band the GazettE is going to make New York City’s hearts pound and heads bang with their DOGMATIC World Tour at the Playstation Theater on April 29. As announced in January, the Big Apple stop is part of the exciting seventh movement in Project: Dark Age where they bring their performances to …

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Apr 01 2016

RHEDORIC – Interview (2016)

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RHEDORIC Interview by Nhu Nguyen April 1, 2016 Rock band RHEDORIC has long wanted to perform in the U.S., evidenced by guitarist TOMO’s frequent visits out to LA, and vocalist Yuji even joined him in 2014. However, it’s been difficult for them to put the whole band together for a stateside performance: the original drummer …

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Mar 23 2016

The THIRTEEN – New unit from Sadie’s Mao and Mizuki

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While Sadie is on hiatus, two of the members — vocalist Mao and guitarist Mizuki — have gone on to form a new unit named The THIRTEEN. Prior to the unveiling of the members of The THIRTEEN, various visual kei artists like members of the GazettE, had been retweeting the duo’s new unit teaser and …

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