Check out JRock247′s best J-Rock album/single jackets for 2018, chosen by JRock247 contributors David Cirone, Michelle Minikhiem, Marc Bowie, and Nhu Nguyen. Click here to view the full list, including BAND-MAID, DIR EN GREY, Kaya, Man with a Mission, SCANDAL, Mary’s Blood, and many more!
Jan 16 2019
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 …
Jul 26 2018
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.
Apr 01 2018
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 …
Jan 06 2018
BAND-MAID will re-release their out-of-print/sold-out/way-too-expensive-on-eBay first album Maid in Japan on February 14th, giving fans a double treat with the same day launch of their new album World Domination. The new edition will include bonus tracks “Ai to Jonetsu no Matador” and “Summer Drive”.
Dec 11 2017
BAND-MAID will release their second major-label album World Domination on February 14, 2018. The band has also announced their upcoming World Domination tour of Japan, hitting Osaka, Nagoya, and Tokyo in April of next year. World Domination comes in three editions, with a live DVD/BD of their concert at Shinkiba STUDIO COAST and their cover …
May 10 2017
New BAND-MAID single, “Daydreaming / Choose me”, on the way. Looks like they have some new outfits as well. Update: The single will include a bonus DVD featuring 7 songs om their January 9 concert at Akasaka BLITZ.