Tag Archive: BAND-MAID

Jun 24 2016

BAND-MAID – Before Yesterday (MV)

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BAND-MAID shares their fun times from Seattle and Sakura-Con in the new music video for “Before Yesterday”, showcasing lots of great moments from their American debut concert last March. BAND-MAID has just released their album Brand New MAID in Europe through JPU Records — http://www.jpurecords.com

May 18 2016

BAND-MAID gets European CD release from JPU Records

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BAND-MAID’s latest album, Brand New MAID, will be the band’s first to get an international CD release and will be available across the UK and Europe courtesy of JPU Records from June 17, 2016. The CD version contains an bonus track as well as extra booklet containing lyric translations in English. READ: Brand New MAID …

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May 12 2016

BAND-MAID – Brand New MAID (Review)

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BAND-MAID Brand New MAID Review by David Cirone BAND MAID has made a point in recent interviews of celebrating the contrast (sometimes they call it “the gap”) between their “kawaii” maid personas and their hard-rock sound. Their latest album Brand New MAID, clocking in at an adrenaline-filled 30 minutes, seems designed to push that contrast …

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Apr 29 2016

BAND-MAID extends world domination to Mexico in October

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Japanese rock band BAND-MAID continue to spread their powerful combination of Akihabara-maid-cuteness and hard-rock-sound across the world with their announcement of their Latin American debut in Mexico later this year. BAND-MAID will perform at Mexico CDMX SALA (http://sala.club/#home) in Mexico City on October 9th with an opportunity for a VIP meet-and-greet session with the band …

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Apr 08 2016

BAND-MAID – the non-fiction days (MV)

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BAND-MAID fights fire with metal in their new music video “the non-fiction days”, taken from the upcoming album Brand New MAID. The video was recorded during a marathon morning-to-night session in which band members braved cold ocean winds on a Tokyo beach, bundling up for comfort in between takes. The nighttime shots added self-made fires …

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Apr 01 2016

BAND-MAID previews new album at Sakura-Con 2016

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BAND-MAID rocked an audience of over 2500 music fans at Sakura-Con in Seattle last Easter weekend. The long-running Japanese culture event hosted the band’s debut American performance at the Washington State Convention Center, where the all-girl rock group signed autographs for a solid 2 hours after the concert, quickly selling out of all their official …

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Mar 02 2016

BAND-MAID Announces New Album, UK Debut

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Japanese all-girl rock group BAND-MAID have announced their upcoming album Brand New Maid, set for release on May 18. The album will contain 8 songs, including the new single “alone”, which has amassed over 100,000 views since its Valentine’s Day debut last month. Brand New Maid will be released in 2 separate editions containing alternate …

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Feb 20 2016

BAND-MAID releases video comment for Sakura-Con 2016

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Japanese girls rock group BAND-MAID released a special video today in preparation for their American performance debut at Sakura-Con next month. Fans of Akihabara’s maid-cafe culture will enjoy guitarist Miku’s authentic and fun phrasing as the BAND-MAID members welcome their “master and ladies” to their first “service” in the United States. VIDEO: BAND-MAID Sakura-Con Welcome

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Feb 15 2016

BAND-MAID cures 10,000 lonely hearts on Valentine’s Day with new MV

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Japanese all-girl rock band BAND-MAID released their new music video “alone” on Valentine’s Day, and the video has racked up over 10,000 views on YouTube in its first day of release. Featuring a blistering guitar solo from guitarist Kanami and lyrics about a stinging romantic breakup, the new song struck a chord with the band’s …

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Feb 13 2016

exist†trace reveals jacket image and track list for THIS IS NOW

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All-female Japanese rock band exist†trace has revealed the jacket image and track list for their upcoming mini-album THIS IS NOW, due for release on March 16. The 6-song release contains two songs, “Twin Wings” and “Shout Out”, which were previously available only at exist†trace live shows in Japan and through the band’s international fan club. …

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