JRock247Dave

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Date registered: November 23, 2012

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  1. YOSHIKI’s character Yoshikitty makes strongest start ever in yearly Sanrio ranking — May 17, 2018
  2. BRATS announces self-titled debut album — May 11, 2018
  3. URBANGARDE renews vows with fans at KEKKON SHIKI anniversary event — May 1, 2018
  4. LOVEBITES releases The Crusade MV from Battle Against Damnation — April 28, 2018
  5. X JAPAN proves rock’s not dead at Coachella 2018 — April 24, 2018

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May 17 2018

YOSHIKI’s character Yoshikitty makes strongest start ever in yearly Sanrio ranking

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Yoshikitty — the popular Sanrio character based on X JAPAN’s leader, YOSHIKI — got off to one of her strongest starts ever in Sanrio’s annual Character Ranking Contest. In the initial results released after voting began May 10th, Yoshikitty ranked 4th on the very first day, while the original Hello Kitty ranked 3rd. YOSHIKI aims …

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May 11 2018

BRATS announces self-titled debut album

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Girls rock band BRATS — formed by sisters Rei Kuromiya (ex. Ladybaby) and Aya Kuromiya — will release their first full length album on July 25, 2018. The 10-song self-titled CD BRATS, including previously released studio tracks “Ainikoiyo” (To be Hero anime theme song) and “Nounai Shoukyo Game” (Slavemen film theme song) will also come …

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May 01 2018

URBANGARDE renews vows with fans at KEKKON SHIKI anniversary event

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Japanese rock group URBANGARDE celebrated their 10th Anniversary with a spectacle-filled concert titled “KEKKON SHIKI” at Nakano Sun Plaza on April 8, 2018. Vocalist Yoko Hamasaki surprised the sold-out audience by entering the stage to an EDM arrangement of Mendelssohn’s “Wedding March” in a custom bridal outfit adorned with URBANGARDE’s signature red polka dots. As …

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Apr 28 2018

LOVEBITES releases The Crusade MV from Battle Against Damnation

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Japanese heavy metal band LOVEBITES will follow up their debut album Awakening From Abyss with new mini-album Battle Against Damnation, available in Europe and North America on June 8 rom JPU Records. Lead track “The Crusade” sees LOVEBITES – who are nominated “Best New Band” in Metal Hammer’s Golden Gods Awards 2018 – pay their …

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Apr 24 2018

X JAPAN proves rock’s not dead at Coachella 2018

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Legendary Japanese rock group X JAPAN made a triumphant return to the Coachella Music & Arts Festival this past weekend, Saturday, April 21. As one of only a few rock artists performing at the festival, X JAPAN’s powerful rock performance and elaborate production thrilled the Coachella crowd with a rousing hard rock concert, pyrotechnics and …

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Apr 17 2018

X JAPAN makes “epic” debut at Coachella 2018

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X JAPAN made their Coachella debut on April 14 — YOSHIKI’s first major concert on drums since the band headlined SSE Wembley Arena in London last year — with a hard-rocking set that drew praise from music fans and media alike.

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Apr 14 2018

FATE GEAR – Shibuya Takeoff 7 “Versus” (Gallery)

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FATE GEAR Shibuya TAKEOFF 7 April 7, 2018 Photos by Meiko Kikuta Hot pics from FATE GEAR’s set at the BRATS-produced “Versus” event at Shibuya Takeoff 7 on April 7, 2018.

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Apr 14 2018

BRATS – Shibuya Takeoff 7 “Versus” (Live Report)

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BRATS Shibuya TAKEOFF 7 April 7, 2018 Live Report and Photos by Meiko Kikuta Girls rock band BRATS headlined their “VERSUS” event at Shibuya TAKEOFF 7 on April 7th, topping guest acts FATE GEAR, FullMooN, and IRIS MONDE. It hasn’t been too long since vocalist Rei Kuromiya announced her departure from The Idol Formerly Known …

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Apr 14 2018

YOSHIKI returns to drums for 10th Anniversary of X Japan’s reunion

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X Japan drummer/pianist YOSHIKI performed his first full concerts on drums following last year’s emergency spinal disc replacement surgery on April 10 and 11 at Zepp DiverCity in Tokyo, warming up for the band’s debut performance at Coachella tonight, April 14.

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Apr 11 2018

X Japan to headline Coachella’s Mojave Stage with HIDE and TAIJI holograms

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Named by the Grammy Awards poll as one of Top 3 most anticipated acts at Coachella, X JAPAN will be performing as one of the only hard rock acts on the bill both weekends. With hip-hop recently taking the reins as the #1 genre in the world, the inclusion of X JAPAN at the festival …

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