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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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DOLL$BOXX presents DOLL$FESTA at Club Citta (Live Report)

DOLL$BOXX presents DOLL$FESTA Club Citta, July 29, 2018 Live Report by Todd Nelson Special music event DOLL$FESTA, the brainchild of the members from DOLL$BOXX, was held July 29th at Club Citta before a sell-out crowd. The festival not only featured a performance by DOLL$BOXX, but also live sets from all of the other groups connected …

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Unlucky Morpheus – CADAVER/REVADAC (MV)

Unlucky Morpheus’ followup to “Black Pentagram” is a mind blowing masterpiece. The MV features both “CADAVER” and “REVADAC”. Both songs use the same sheet music, with “REVADAC” playing the notes in reverse! In addition to the official MV there is a sheet music version, and a FUMIYA version – focusing solely on the drummer. The …

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BAND-MAID / BAND- MAIKO – secret MAIKO lips (MV)

BAND-MAID takes April Fools pranks to a whole new level with a special MV released April 1st. Re-branding themselves on their website and social media as “BAND-MAIKO”, the band delivers a new look and style for their previously-released track “Secret My Lips”. The new version — “secret MAIKO lips” — features a fusion of rock …

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Unlucky Morpheus – CADAVER [April Fools version] (MV)

Unlucky Morpheus creating April Fools MVs is becoming an annual tradition, and once again they switch around their usual musical roles in this video shoot. Watch now before it disappears on 4/2!

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