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

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

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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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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A9 releases UNREAL MV from PLANET NINE

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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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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LANTANA to rock America for the first time at KATSUCON 2019

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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Miyavi releases special digital single Long Nights-World Mix

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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The GazettE unleashes Falling MV from NINTH

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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