Nhu Nguyen

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Date registered: November 23, 2012

Latest posts

  1. MIYAVI to headline Anime Boston 2019 in April — March 11, 2019
  2. MIYAVI celebrates SAMURAI SESSIONS Vol. 3 album release at El Rey (Live Report) — March 1, 2019
  3. the GazettE releases dates for 2019 world tour THE NINTH — December 22, 2018
  4. the GazettE releases Halloween concert videos in 58 countries — November 7, 2018
  5. SCANDAL brings the “Special Thanks” party to House of Blues Anaheim (Live Report) — September 12, 2018

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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

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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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Mar 20 2018

LANTANA to rock America for the first time at KATSUCON 2019

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Visual kei band LANTANA will perform in America for the first time at KATSUCON 2019 -– yes, you read that correctly: 2019. The 3-day convention will take place at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention in National Harbor, Maryland from Feb. 14-17, 2019. Along with the concert, convention-goers will be able to get to know …

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Mar 16 2018

Miyavi releases special digital single Long Nights-World Mix

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Guitarist and singer Miyavi has announced the release of a special digital single available to download now on iTunes and to stream on Spotify: “Long Nights-World Mix”. “Releasing ‘Long Nights’, this track means a lot to me,” Miyavi said on his Facebook page. “[It is] the first track I wrote after I came back from …

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Mar 14 2018

The GazettE unleashes Falling MV from NINTH

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The GazettE released some bloody good news (and a bloody music video alongside): their ninth album – the aptly-titled NINTH – will be out on June 13, 2018. It will be nearly 3 years since their previous album DOGMA, making this the longest wait the visual kei elites have put fans through. The band’s official …

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Dec 11 2017

SILENT SIREN rocks L.A. with idol style (Live Report)

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SILENT SIREN Musicians Institute Concert Hall, December 1, 2017 Live Report by Nhu Nguyen Photos by Emi Nguyen SILENT SIREN may call themselves an idol group, but not many idols can truly rock out like these ladies did at Musician’s Institute in L.A. on December 1st. Playing their instruments with precision and smiles, they can …

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Oct 10 2017

VAMPS – Interview (Oct 2017)

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VAMPS Interview by Nhu Nguyen October 10, 2017 VAMPS is one of the hardest working groups in the music industry. They love what they do and they love their fans, so they tour like crazy. (Not sure where they get all their energy from, but maybe it’s from all the blood-sucking). Just minutes before rocking …

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