Nhu Nguyen

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Date registered: November 23, 2012

Latest posts

  1. lynch. goes light and dark in SORROW music video — April 20, 2018
  2. Kaya is FABULOUS in new music video — April 9, 2018
  3. DIR EN GREY reveals wild, horrific look for Ningen wo Kaburu — April 4, 2018
  4. LOVEBITES nominated for Best New Band in Metal Hammer’s Golden God Awards 2018 — April 2, 2018
  5. Wagakki Band unveils Sasameyuki MV and Otonoe album teasers — April 2, 2018

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

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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)


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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Oct 07 2017

VAMPS takes LA to the Underworld at The Roxy (Live Report)

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VAMPS The Roxy, September 26, 2017 Concert review by Nhu Nguyen Photos by Emi Nguyen After being fortunate enough to have seen VAMPS live several times, their headlining show on September 26 at the Roxy was easily one of the more unique shows they’ve performed -– if you’re going on a musical journey to the …

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Aug 23 2017

ONE OK ROCK show off their Ambitions in Los Angeles (Live 2017)

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ONE OK ROCK The Wiltern Theatre, August 12, 2017 Concert review by Nhu Nguyen There’s a line in ONE OK ROCK’s latest single “American Girls” that goes, “Come and break my heart you American girls.” While watching the band perform this song on day 2 of their back-to-back Los Angeles shows, I sang along with …

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May 04 2017


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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 …

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Apr 28 2017

Miyavi Brings Rock, Love and Peace to L.A.’s Belasco Theatre, Samurai Style


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. …

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Nov 29 2016

Rhedoric announces return to North America with California show in 2017


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)


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)


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)


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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