Michelle Minikhiem

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Name: Michelle Minikhiem
Date registered: June 21, 2015


Living in the Kansai area since 2013.

Latest posts

  1. HYDE – AFTER LIGHT (Review) — July 6, 2018
  2. HYDE already releasing his second single of 2018 — June 24, 2018
  3. HYDE – WHO’S GONNA SAVE US? (Review) — June 23, 2018
  4. HYDE to release first single in 12 years — June 17, 2018
  5. [ALEXANDROS] announces new single and BLEACH live-action film theme — April 23, 2018

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Feb 16 2018

Nishikawa Takanori – Bright Burning Shout (Review)


Nishikawa Takanori Bright Burning Shout (single) Review by Michelle Minikhiem Most of us have heard of the rock and dance powerhouse that is T.M. Revolution, but he’s rebranded himself under his true name of Nishikawa Takanori for his newest single, “Bright Burning Shout”.

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Feb 15 2018

Plastic Tree – Major Debut 20th Anniversary Live DVD Preview (MV)


  Time flies. Last year, Plastic Tree toured to celebrate the 20th anniversary of their major debut. They caught some of those impressive throwback moments on their newest DVD, which you can only find included in the special edition of their new album doorAdore set to be released March 7th.

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Feb 07 2018



If you haven’t checked out the video for “Freak It!”, the recent collaboration between MAN WITH A MISSION and Tokyo Ska Paradise Orchestra, you’re missing out on some great, jazzy fun.

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Jan 16 2018

DECAYS Interview and Live Report (December 2017)


DECAYS  Interview by Michelle Minikhiem December 2017 The band is called DECAYS. What’s the reason you chose this name?  DIE: Its a really, really stupid and trivial reason, so I’ll never say.

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Dec 20 2017

MIYAVI Samurai Sessions vol. 2 in Osaka (Live Report)


MIYAVI SAMURAI SESSIONS VOL. 2 Osaka Namba Hatch, December 2nd, 2017 Live report by Michelle Minikhiem Photo credit: Daisuke Hirano With the release of his latest collaborative album, SAMURAI SESSIONS Vol.2, MIYAVI has continued to place himself at the heart of the storm of Japan’s music scene by working with some of the hottest artists …

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Dec 17 2017

vistlip announces joint tour with Kiryu, BugLug, R-Shitei


Kiryu, BugLug, R-Shitei and vistlip are uniting for a 4-band tour titled “Quadruple Disrupting and Fighting the Symmetry” starting in March 2018.

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Dec 17 2017

hide 20th memorial concerts announced for April 2018


A special memorial live performance called “hide 20th memorial SUPER LIVE ‘SPIRITS’” in commemoration of the 20th anniversary of hide’s passing will be held for two days on April 28th and 29th in Odaiba. hide with Spread Beaver has been announced as the opening act of the event.

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Dec 11 2017

vistlip – Interview (December 2017)


vistlip Interview by Michelle Minikhiem December 2017 vistlip recently released a statement on Facebook expressing their desire to connect more with their overseas fanbase. JRock247 had a chance to ask the band about their plans to stretch their legs abroad, as well as what inspired them to create their newest music video. Your song titles are almost always …

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Dec 04 2017

MUCC Tribute Album “TRIBUTE OF MUCC -en-” (Review)


MUCC Tribute Album “TRIBUTE OF MUCC -en-” Various Artists Review by Michelle Minikhiem If you’re looking for a good way to join in with the rest of the J-Rock world in celebrating MUCC’s 20th anniversary this year, look no further than this album. This is a 2-disc collection of some of the most talented musicians …

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Nov 29 2017

Guitarist Lin Releases “King of Fighters -Destiny-” Compilation


Visual kei guitarist Lin will release a solo instrumental compilation of 3 songs, produced for the Chinese animation “King of Fighters -Destiny-”. The compilation is titled ‪”Music for KOF -Quanhuang Mingyun-” and will be released internationally on December 20, 2017.  You can check out his newly-opened Facebook page (available in Japanese and Chinese) or OHP …

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