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Date registered: January 27, 2018


Not of this Earth.

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  1. ONE OK ROCK – Wasted Nights (MV) — February 4, 2019
  2. SCANDAL ushers in 2019 with “Masterpiece” — January 29, 2019
  3. BAND-MAID – Bubble (MV) — January 16, 2019
  4. SCANDAL launches new record label “her’ — December 27, 2018
  5. KAO=S brings Meiji era song into the 21st Century — November 24, 2018

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Feb 04 2019

ONE OK ROCK – Wasted Nights (MV)


ONE OK ROCK has released the music video to “Wasted Nights” from their upcoming ninth album Eye Of The Storm, which will be available internationally on February 15. The clip features plenty of slo-mo action as the band dances between the raindrops intercut with shots of modern youth enjoying life on their own terms. ONE …

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Jan 29 2019

SCANDAL ushers in 2019 with “Masterpiece”


Following up on the news of launching of their own record label, SCANDAL has announced that their first release on March 27 will be a double A-side with songs “Masterpiece” and “Mabataki.” The tunes will be available as a CD single with cover art by collage artist Q-TA and available as a regular edition or special …

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Jan 16 2019

BAND-MAID – Bubble (MV)


BAND-MAID kicked 2019 off with a bang by releasing a music video to a typically melodic pounder of a new song called “Bubble.” The tune features a crunching riff with an intriguing break-down in the middle to change things up, while the video itself has the band performing on a smoky stage intercut with some …

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Dec 27 2018

SCANDAL launches new record label “her’


Fab foursome SCANDAL have always been a band full of surprises, and they teed up a big one to close out 2018 by announcing the launch of their own private record label, “her.” The group dropped the news on social media and during their BEST XMAS 2018 concert on Christmas Eve. The accompanying Instagram video …

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Nov 24 2018

KAO=S brings Meiji era song into the 21st Century

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As a follow-up to their 2018 album AMRITA, arty duo KAO=S has released a new version of the classic Meiji period song “Koujou no Tsuki” and manage to inject freshness and flair into a tune that has been covered many times in the past by artists as diverse as Scorpions, Thelonious Monk, and Jackie Evancho. …

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Nov 09 2018

[ALEXANDROS] rocks New York with confidence


[ALEXANDROS] Gramercy Theatre, New York City Live Report by Marc Bowie October 23, 2018 Power-poppin’ punkers [ALEXANDROS] came off like native New Yorkers during their live Gotham debut at the Gramercy Theatre on October 23rd, playing with verve, swagger and more chutzpah than you’d find outside a Mets game. Oozing charisma, singer Yoohei Kawakami was …

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Oct 24 2018

LAMP IN TERREN get naked with upcoming album The Naked Blues

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With singer Matsumoto seemingly recovered from vocal polyp surgery earlier this year, foursome LAMP IN TERREN has announced they will release their fourth album, The Naked Blues, on December 5th. The tracklist has yet to be released, but the disc will be available as a regular CD or bundled with an interview DVD.

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Sep 28 2018

SCANDAL to represent Japan for International Cassette Store Day

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Grab your boombox — International Cassette Store Day is coming up on October 13, and SCANDAL has been designated the official ambassador for Japan. As part of the event, the band plans to sell a limited edition SCANDAL-branded portable tape player. The unit will be available for sale at their Tokyo Feedback! store as well …

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Sep 27 2018

Shonen Knife roll (and rock) through USA

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Osaka’s number one punk band, Shonen Knife, are a little more than halfway through their extended trek across the United States on their ALIVE! in the U.S.A. 2018 tour with upcoming stops along the west coast. Like a punk rock Rolling Stones, the group is in their element on the road with no signs of …

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Sep 07 2018

SCANDAL takes a bite out of the Big Apple (Live Report)

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SCANDAL Playstation Theater, New York City Live Report by Marc Bowie September 5, 2018 SCANDAL kicked off their “Special Thanks” 2018 North American tour with a furious show at New York’s PlayStation Theater on September 5th that entertained from beginning to end, powering through a nearly two-hour set peppered with old favorites and choice new …

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