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Date registered: November 23, 2012

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  1. BRATS release UNFAIR MV, announce Wake Up Festival in Taiwan — March 18, 2019
  2. MIYAVI Live at El Rey 2019 (Photo Gallery) — March 8, 2019
  3. YOSHIKI goes to Carnegie Hall on PBS – new TV special premieres March 8 — March 2, 2019
  4. GRANRODEO to release new single and album in May — February 28, 2019
  5. ASTERISM, eX-GIRL, Otoboke Beaver among top Japanese indie acts at SXSW 2019 — February 21, 2019

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Jan 16 2019

JRock247’s Best J-Rock Album Covers 2018

Check out JRock247′s best J-Rock album/single jackets for 2018, chosen by JRock247 contributors David Cirone, Michelle Minikhiem, Marc Bowie, and Nhu Nguyen. Click here to view the full list, including BAND-MAID, DIR EN GREY, Kaya, Man with a Mission, SCANDAL, Mary’s Blood, and many more!

Jan 10 2019

URBANGARDE guitarist Zeze Shin to depart band after spring tour


URBANGARDE has announced that guitarist Zeze Shin will leave the band following their March 16, 2019, one-man concert at Daikanyama UNIT in Tokyo. Shin’s departure is due to his increased family responsibilities, and his decision was announced with the full support of the other band members. Shin is a founding member of the group, which …

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Jan 08 2019

“YOSHIKI vs. YOSHIKI” makes history on Kouhaku Uta Gassen 2018


On New Year’s Eve 2018, YOSHIKI made Japanese television history with his dual performance on the “69th NHK Kohaku Uta Gassen,” the last of the Heisei Era, by performing for both opposing Red and White teams during the top-rated broadcast. YOSHIKI wore white to plays drums for the Attack on Titan theme “Red Swan” with …

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Jan 08 2019

Silent Siren to release 6th studio album 31313 in March

Silent Siren to release 6th studio album 31313 in March

All-girl Japanese rock band Silent Siren will release their 6th studio album 31313 on March 13, 2019. Silent Siren created the title of 31313 by overlapping the 31st year of the Heisei Period in Japan with the album’s release date (3/13). 31313 will contain 12 songs including the singles “19 summer note.” and “Go Way!” …

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Jan 07 2019

FATE GEAR new album Headless Goddess


Japanese metal band FATE GEAR will release their new album Headless Goddess on January 9, 2019, with the band’s first European tour beginning March 1 in Germany. The CD includes rare tracks written and composed by band leader Mina.

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Dec 29 2018

THE SOUND BEE HD and Broken By The Scream to perform at Saboten Con in Phoenix


Visual kei band THE SOUND BEE HD and heavy metal idols Broken By the Scream will perform at Saboten Con in 2019. This will mark the US debut of Broken By the Scream, as they rise exponentially in international popularity. Attendees can join both artists for a live concert, Q&A panel, autographs, and more. Saboten …

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Dec 21 2018

X JAPAN’s typhoon-defying “No Audience” concert now streaming worldwide


On September 30, 2018, X JAPAN’s third-straight night of sold-out concerts for 100,000 fans — X JAPAN LIVE IN JAPAN 2018 — was suddenly cancelled due to the impending weather effects of Typhoon Trami. With concern for the safety of fans as their top priority, X JAPAN sent the entire audience home and announced that …

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Dec 18 2018

YOSHIKI to make guest appearances on Sarah Brightman’s HYMN World Tour


Sarah Brightman has announced that YOSHIKI will join her live on stage for selected dates of her 2019 HYMN world tour, including concerts at New York’s Radio City Music Hall, the Dolby Theater in Hollywood, The Masonic in San Francisco, and Yokohama Arena in Japan. The digital single of “Miracle” – composed by YOSHIKI, performed …

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Nov 25 2018

URBANGARDE takes charge of history in new music video Shoujo Gannen


Japanese trauma techno pop band URBANGARDE has released the music video for “Shoujo Gannen” (“Girls Year One”), the lead track from their new album Ai to Gensou no URBANGARDE (“URBANGARDE of Love and Fantasy”), released on November 21. With the Heisei Era coming to a close on April 30, 2019, URBANGARDE proclaims the next era …

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Nov 14 2018

YOSHIKI announces new single MIRACLE and worldwide livestream concert


The special-edition digital single of Sarah Brightman’s performance of “Miracle” – composed by YOSHIKI with a new arrangement for her recently-released album HYMN – will be released worldwide on November 16, with two exclusive bonus tracks. Superstar soprano Brightman made the announcement on November 12 in Tokyo, just hours before joining YOSHIKI on stage for …

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