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Date registered: November 23, 2012

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  1. Morning Glory – Interview (2017) — November 22, 2017
  2. DOLL$BOXX new album high $pec gets European release on JPU Records — November 21, 2017
  3. SILENT SIREN sets sail for night of miracles at Budokan — November 16, 2017
  4. KAMIJO to release new single Nosferatu and live DVD in January 2018 — November 14, 2017
  5. Tomoyasu Hotei announces first London show in 3 years for late 2018 — November 13, 2017

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Nov 22 2017

Morning Glory – Interview (2017)


Morning Glory Interview by David Cirone November 22, 2017 Morning Glory (L to R): Kanako, Rimina, Nakamu Japanese indies band Morning Glory is back in top form, releasing their latest album Patchwork in 2015 after a 5-year hiatus. Without losing any of their signature spunk, the rock group formed by lifelong friends Rimina (vocals, guitar) …

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Nov 21 2017

DOLL$BOXX new album high $pec gets European release on JPU Records


JPU Records has announced the release of high $pec, the new album from DOLL$BOXX. The CD will be available in the UK and Europe on January 19, 2018, and available to purchase early at Hyper Japan in London between November 24-26, 2017.

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Nov 16 2017

SILENT SIREN sets sail for night of miracles at Budokan


Photo Credit: Hajime Kamiiisaka On November 13 and 14, on the fifth anniversary of their major-label debut, SILENT SIREN held the final Japanese performances of their 26-show tour, “5th ANNIVERSARY SILENT SIREN LIVE TOUR 2017 — The New World” at Nippon Budokan. Following their Nippon Budokan debut on January 17, 2015, this was the all-female …

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Nov 14 2017

KAMIJO to release new single Nosferatu and live DVD in January 2018


In January 2018, KAMIJO will release his new single “Nosferatu” and a live DVD Epic Rock Orchestra at Zepp DiverCity Tokyo. “Nosferatu” is a standard song of KAMIJO’s concerts, and the recording for this release features the gospel chorus group, Be Choir, who joined the Versailles’ concert at Nippon Budokan. The single will also include …

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Nov 13 2017

Tomoyasu Hotei announces first London show in 3 years for late 2018


Guitar legend Tomoyasu Hotei (Boøwy, Kill Bill) has announced his first London show in three years, returning to the legendary Shepherds Bush Empire on October 20, 2018. Tickets are on sale now. “It’s such a thrill to be able to play at my favorite venue, Shepherds Bush Empire, my first show in London in three …

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Nov 10 2017

We Are X Special Edition Blu-ray to be released December 13


The December 13th Japanese Blu-ray and DVD release of the award-winning X Japan documentary We Are X will come in three editions – the Collectors Edition, the Special Edition, and the Standard Edition. The Blu-ray Collectors Edition will include exclusive gold commemorative packaging able to be wall-mounted for decoration, available as both a 3-disc and …

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Nov 10 2017

Best J-Rock on Spotify: DOLL$BOXX – Sub-Liminal


Today’s best J-Rock track on Spotify: DOLL$BOXX – Sub-Liminal

Nov 07 2017

YOSHIKI and Nobel Prize winner Shinya Yamanaka collaborate to support Tokyo 2020 Olympics


YOSHIKI and Nobel Prize winner Shinya Yamanaka have joined together for a special video interview in support of the upcoming 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games. Launched by the Tokyo Organizing Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games in August, the “ONE TEAM PROJECT” is an endeavor to inspire and build enthusiasm for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic …

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Nov 02 2017

Shiina Ringo announces self-cover album Reimport Vol. 2 and 2018 Tour


Shiina Ringo has announced the release of her second self-cover album, Reimport Vol. 2 – Civil Aviation Bureau, featuring the singer-songwriter’s personal take on songs she penned for other artists such as Sayuri Ishikawa, Chiaki Kuriyama, Kou Shibasaki, SMAP, Mitsuki Takahata, Ozaki Takashi, Takako Dawn, Doughnuts Hole, Megumi Hayashibara, and Eri Fukatsu. Her previous self-cover …

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Nov 02 2017

Morning Glory – Patchwork (Review)


Morning Glory Patchwork Review by David Cirone Morning Glory are back in top form in their latest CD release, Patchwork. The indies garage rock band from Gifu had a few surprise hits at the tail end of the last decade, but took a five-year break following 2010′s all-cover album Magical Mystery Tour. With Patchwork, they’ve …

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