Tag: Gacharic Spin

Gacharic Spin at Anime Matsuri 2019 (Live Report)

Gacharic Spin Anime Matsuri (Houston, Texas) – June 14, 2019 Live Report by Todd Nelson (photo: Judy Escalante/Anime Matsuri) Gacharic Spin rocked Houston as the headliners for Anime Matsuri 2019 in their only international appearance for their 10th anniversary tour. It was the band’s third appearance as a musical guest at this event, however the …

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Gacharic Spin – Interview (2019)

Gacharic Spin Interview by Todd Nelson Translation by Cap Hayes July 9, 2019 [top: yuri (drums), Hana (vocals and guitar), F-Chopper KOGA (bass), Angelina 1/3 (mic performer); bottom: Oreo Reona (keyboards), TOMO-ZO (guitar)] Gacharic Spin is an all-female rock band known for their high energy, great technical skill, and entertaining stage theatrics. Formed in 2009, …

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Gacharic Spin to perform at Anime Matsuri 2019

Flamboyant rockers Gacharic Spin have announced their return to Anime Matsuri in 2019. The performance in Houston, Texas, is the only stop outside of Japan in the band’s 10th anniversary tour. The band has gone through some changes since the last time they performed at Anime Matsuri in 2017. Performer number 1, Mai, graduated at …

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Keiko Terada (SHOW-YA) – Interview (2018)

Keiko Terada (SHOW-YA) Interview by Todd Nelson Translation by Harumi Arita July 29, 2018 Vocalist Keiko Terada is best known as the front woman for the legendary all-female Japanese band SHOW-YA. We interviewed Keiko just prior to the DOLL$FESTA live event on July 29, 2018. SHOW-YA’s recent efforts Genuine Diamond, Progress, and AURORA, pick up …

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DOLL$BOXX presents DOLL$FESTA at Club Citta (Live Report)

DOLL$BOXX presents DOLL$FESTA Club Citta, July 29, 2018 Live Report by Todd Nelson Special music event DOLL$FESTA, the brainchild of the members from DOLL$BOXX, was held July 29th at Club Citta before a sell-out crowd. The festival not only featured a performance by DOLL$BOXX, but also live sets from all of the other groups connected …

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Gacharic Spin – New album G-litter releases on April 11th

Gacharic Spin played the first show of their 2018 tour at Kashiwa Palooza on February 10th, and at its conclusion the band made a surprise announcement: their new album, G-litter, will be released on April 11th. The album will contain 10 songs, one of them being “Generation Gap”, which was previously released as a single …

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DOLL$BOXX – high $pec (Review)

DOLL$BOXX high $pec Review by Todd Nelson One of the most anticipated J-Rock releases of the year is finally here. Teased at their reunion show earlier this year, DOLL$BOXX’s follow up to DOLLS APARTMENT, high $pec, was released November 8th. The album’s black and white artwork, along with the dark attire of the band members, …

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DOLL$BOXX – New mini album arrives November 8th

DOLL$BOXX hinted that something new would be coming from them at their reunion show in February earlier this year. The band has now revealed more details on their website. A yet to be titled mini album comprised of 5 songs will be released on November 8th. There will be two versions: a regular edition and …

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Gacharic Spin’s F Chopper KOGA dominates the bass (again) in latest tutorial

Gacharic Spin leader and bassist F Chopper KOGA is already renowned in Japan for her best-selling series of bass instruction videos and superior slap-bass technique. She raises the bar once again in her latest tutorial for the BOSS GT-1B Bass Effects Processor.

Gacharic Spin’s Nenne announces graduation

Gacharic Spin’s Performer #3, Nenne, has announced her graduation from the all-girl Japanese rock group. The news was published on the band’s website earlier today. In the spring of this year she suspended all activities with the band due to a hearing issue and pursued treatment. Ultimately she has decided to move on and choose …

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