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Former BRIDEAR guitarist Mitsuru reveals next project

Former BRIDEAR guitarist Mitsuru announced she is pairing up with anisong vocalist Neoki Mako to form Mada Mita Koto No Nai Sekai. The duo will release their first mini album Yugen Monochrome on October 16th, and have uploaded a preview trailer to YouTube:

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Unlucky Morpheus announces CHANGE OF GENERATION Live Blu-ray

Unlucky Morpheus will release their live concert CHANGE OF GENERATION TOUR FINAL on Blu-ray July 31st. Recorded at their December 9, 2018, concert at Shinjuku ReNY, the release is the band’s first high-definition concert video.

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Gacharic Spin at Anime Matsuri 2019 (Live Report)

Gacharic Spin Anime Matsuri (Houston, Texas) – June 14, 2019 Live Report by Todd Nelson (photo: Judy Escalante/Anime Matsuri) Gacharic Spin rocked Houston as the headliners for Anime Matsuri 2019 in their only international appearance for their 10th anniversary tour. It was the band’s third appearance as a musical guest at this event, however the …

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Gacharic Spin – Interview (2019)

Gacharic Spin Interview by Todd Nelson Translation by Cap Hayes July 9, 2019 [top: yuri (drums), Hana (vocals and guitar), F-Chopper KOGA (bass), Angelina 1/3 (mic performer); bottom: Oreo Reona (keyboards), TOMO-ZO (guitar)] Gacharic Spin is an all-female rock band known for their high energy, great technical skill, and entertaining stage theatrics. Formed in 2009, …

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ASTERISM – Interview (2019)

ASTERISM

ASTERISM Interview by David Cirone and Todd Nelson March 11, 2019 ASTERISM is an instrumental heavy metal band formed in 2014 when the trio met at The 8th Music Revolution event in 2014, where they found that they shared the same taste in music as well as a high level of musicianship at a young …

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Vocalist Fuki to make US debut at Anime Midwest 2019

Vocalist Fuki has announced that she will perform at Anime Midwest 2019 in Chicago, Illinois. The event will be Fuki’s first appearance in the United States. Fuki’s respected musical career began in 2006 as frontwoman of the metal band LIGHT BRINGER. Known for her powerful vocals, she is currently active in three groups: Unlucky Morpheus …

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Gacharic Spin to perform at Anime Matsuri 2019

Flamboyant rockers Gacharic Spin have announced their return to Anime Matsuri in 2019. The performance in Houston, Texas, is the only stop outside of Japan in the band’s 10th anniversary tour. The band has gone through some changes since the last time they performed at Anime Matsuri in 2017. Performer number 1, Mai, graduated at …

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Keiko Terada (SHOW-YA) – Interview (2018)

Keiko Terada (SHOW-YA) Interview by Todd Nelson Translation by Harumi Arita July 29, 2018 Vocalist Keiko Terada is best known as the front woman for the legendary all-female Japanese band SHOW-YA. We interviewed Keiko just prior to the DOLL$FESTA live event on July 29, 2018. SHOW-YA’s recent efforts Genuine Diamond, Progress, and AURORA, pick up …

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Unlucky Morpheus – Knight of Sword (MV)

Symphonic speed metal at its best! Inspired by the anime Fate/stay night, “Knight of Sword” is the latest from Unlucky Morpheus. This track will be on their new full-length album Change of Generation, which drops on September 19th.

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Unlucky Morpheus – Interview (Aug 2018) Pt. 1

Unlucky Morpheus Interview by Todd Nelson Translation by Harumi Arita August 22, 2018 Unlucky Morpheus founders Shiren and Fuki discuss the creation of CADAVER/REVADAC, their participation in DOLL$FESTA, and reveal details about the band’s upcoming album Change Of Generation. The band released the EP CADAVER/REVADAC a few months ago. What gave you the idea to …

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