Michelle Minikhiem

Author's details

Name: Michelle Minikhiem
Date registered: June 21, 2015

Biography

Living in the Kansai area since 2013.

Latest posts

  1. Soko ni Naru’s “Tenohira de odoru” surpasses 1 million views — October 17, 2018
  2. L’Arc~en~Ciel to open Christmas show pre-sale to overseas fans — October 10, 2018
  3. HYDE brings Halloween Party to Universal Studios Japan (live report) — October 8, 2018
  4. HYDE kills it in Osaka during explosive solo tour (Live report) — September 2, 2018
  5. HYDE – Interview (July 2018) — July 25, 2018

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Oct 17 2018

Soko ni Naru’s “Tenohira de odoru” surpasses 1 million views

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Math rock duo Soko ni Naru blew past the 1 million view mark this week for their new PV “Tenohira de odoru”. Formed in 2011 in Osaka, female guitarist Juko and male bassist Misaki have always shared the role of vocalist. If you happen to be in Japan this winter, they’re putting on their first one-man …

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Oct 10 2018

L’Arc~en~Ciel to open Christmas show pre-sale to overseas fans

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L’Arc-en-Ciel fans not living in Japan can soon enter a ticket lottery for the chance to purchase a ticket to the supergroup’s upcoming Christmas shows on December 19th and 20th at Tokyo Dome. Don’t sleep on it, though. The application for the ticket lottery will only accept entries Thursday, October 11th at 12:00 PM – Wednesday October 17th …

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Oct 08 2018

HYDE brings Halloween Party to Universal Studios Japan (live report)

Credit: HYDE Official Instagram

HYDEHalloween Party – Universal Studios JapanOctober 6th, 2018Live report by Michelle Minikhiem Temperatures maxed out at around 86°F – or 30°C – on Saturday during day one of HYDE’s spooktacular Halloween Party shows at Universal Studios Japan. It seemed the Kansai region of Japan had not yet gotten the memo that Halloween season is upon us, …

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Sep 02 2018

HYDE kills it in Osaka during explosive solo tour (Live report)

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HYDE HYDE LIVE 2018 – ZEPP OSAKA BAYSIDE August 1st, 2018 Live report by Michelle Minikhiem Photos by Takayuki Okada Opening on a huge matte painting of an alleyway in the neon hellscape of a near-future city, the stage was bathed in the light of matrix rain. HYDE climbed off of a large stone throne …

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Jul 25 2018

HYDE – Interview (July 2018)

HYDE Interview by Michelle Minikhiem July 24, 2018 In the midst of a whirlwind tour, HYDE took some time to talk to JRock247 about performing solo again and working together with YOSHIKI to create the recently-debuted “Red Swan”.

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Jul 22 2018

Hotei to return to Europe in the autumn of 2018

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Japanese superstar HOTEI returns to Europe in October with live dates scheduled in Belgium, France, Switzerland, Italy and UK.

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Jul 06 2018

HYDE – AFTER LIGHT (Review)

HYDE – AFTER LIGHT (Review)

HYDE AFTER LIGHT (single) Review by Michelle Minikhiem The latest from HYDE is a nu-metal tune that rolls like thunder. Lyrically, “AFTER LIGHT” is a call to action. It demands that the listener “destroy” and “rebuild”, but what it is that needs tearing down is kept vague. Maybe that was intentional. Maybe it’s up to the listener …

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Jun 24 2018

HYDE already releasing his second single of 2018

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HYDE, who has just digitally released “WHO’S GONNA SAVE US” on June 20, already has his next single coming next week. “AFTER LIGHT” will hit digital stores on June 29th, the same day his live tour kicks off in Japan. The new song will be coupled with a cover of “KISS OF DEATH,” a song …

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Jun 23 2018

HYDE – WHO’S GONNA SAVE US? (Review)

HYDE  WHO’S GONNA SAVE US? (single) Review by Michelle MinikhiemHYDE has been somewhat silent during the six months following the announcement of VAMPS’ hiatus in December. That time has clearly been spent working on a new direction, and the digital release of “WHO’S GONNA SAVE US?” this week has given us a peek into what that …

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Jun 17 2018

HYDE to release first single in 12 years

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HYDE (L’Arc-en-Ciel / VAMPS) will resume his solo activities with the release of his 8th single entitled “WHO’S GONNA SAVE US” on June 20, 2018. The song is about how one must make their own way when confronting times of strife, but without anyone extending a helping hand. The single also comes with the 2nd …

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