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Date registered: January 27, 2018


Not of this Earth.

Latest posts

  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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Aug 29 2018

Crispy Camera Club develop fresh sound for new video Ame ga agattara

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I’m a sucker for bands with goofy names, and Crispy Camera Club certainly boasts a wonderfully alliterative and nonsensical one. Luckily, their new song “Ame ga agattara” (When It Rains) is a more grounded affair, with a jaunty, rolling bass line and sweet singing by vocalist Misato that’s somehow both perky and winsome at the …

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Aug 20 2018

SCANDAL – Interview (2018)


SCANDAL Interview by Marc Bowie August 20, 2018 SCANDAL seem to get better with every passing year, and 2018 saw the release of their sweetly-satisfying yet hard-hitting eighth album, HONEY, which they supported with an extensive tour of Japan and stops in new territories like China and the Philippines. The band are set to bring …

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Aug 18 2018

ALEXANDROS bracket U.S. with east coast, midwest tour


Building on their 2016 SXSW appearance, [ALEXANDROS] will be making their first U.S. tour this October with five stops in select cities. The boys are fresh off the July 18th release of their Mosquito Bite single, which is also the main theme song to the highly anticipated live action adaptation of the popular manga Bleach. …

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Jul 26 2018

BAND-MAID turn the page with “start over” single

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Where do you go after you’ve released an album entitled WORLD DOMINATION? Release a single called “start over,” of course, which is just what metal mavens BAND-MAID did on July 25th. This is their third single, a follow-up to last year’s “Daydreaming,” and the accompanying video was released on July 3rd.

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Jul 20 2018

SCANDAL keep things caliente with US and Mexico concerts


SCANDAL, truly one of Japan’s best and hardest rockin’ bands, will play two September shows in Mexico as part of a select batch of North American dates on their “Special Thanks” tour. The concerts are sandwiched in between their Anaheim, CA and Dallas, TX stops. SCANDAL played Mexico City back in 2015 but this is …

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Jul 15 2018

[ALEXANDROS] scratch itch with “Mosquito Bite” single

Sometimes teasing is okay, despite what your mom said, as alterna-rockers [ALEXANDROS] have released a roughly minute and a half video snippet of their new single, “Mosquito Bite”, with the full track to be released July 18th. The song will serve as the main theme to the much anticipated live-action version of popular manga BLEACH.

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Jun 06 2018

Ling tosite sigure announces Beijing concert

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Proggy power-trio Ling sosite sigure recently announced on their Facebook page they will be playing an August 26 solo concert in Beijing as part of the “Five For You” tour with venue and further details to follow.

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Jun 05 2018

SCANDAL plugs in with signature guitar cables

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Although perhaps not an obvious choice for every fan’s wish list, gear maker Vital Audio has announced that in June they will be coming out with limited edition SCANDAL branded guitar cables and patch cords. Perfect for your SCANDAL cover band!

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May 07 2018

SCANDAL announces fall U.S. and Mexico concert dates

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SCANDAL, everyone’s favorite fab quartet, have scheduled some U.S. concerts dates for September (with stops in Mexico to follow) that promise to bring the band’s own brand of sonic wonderment and keenly refined pop sensibilities to venues from New York to California. Full details of the “Special Thanks” tour have yet to be announced, but …

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May 02 2018


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Following in the well trod footsteps of many a mega rock act, unstoppable kawaii-metal sensation BABYMETAL has announced plans to form their own record label in collaboration with 5B Artist Management, who handle such acts as SLIPKNOT and MEGADETH, and U.K.-based Cooking Vinyl Records, who have released music from a diverse roster of talent including …

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