(photo: Nocturna Photography/JPU Records) Japanese heavy metal group LOVEBITES beat the storm at Download Festival 2019 to grab attention from worldwide media and pound sinister guitar rock into some rain-soaked heads. Dubbed “Drownload” due to heavy rain turning this year’s fest into “one big mud bath“, the concert event was the award-winning, all-female band’s first …
Jul 16 2018
LOVEBITES Live at Camden Underworld, 2018 – Additional Photo Gallery Photos by Chris Woods Visit the Flickr album for many more photos from the night, and check out JRock247’s interview with Midori here!
Jul 16 2018
LOVEBITES Interview with Midori Live photo: Chris Woods In the past few years, an increasing number of Japanese rock and metal acts have been forging inroads into a Western music scene increasingly receptive to metal from Asia. The five-piece heavy metal group LOVEBITES is one of the latest to garner fame outside of Japan, further validated by their win for …
Apr 28 2018
Japanese heavy metal band LOVEBITES will follow up their debut album Awakening From Abyss with new mini-album Battle Against Damnation, available in Europe and North America on June 8 rom JPU Records. Lead track “The Crusade” sees LOVEBITES – who are nominated “Best New Band” in Metal Hammer’s Golden Gods Awards 2018 – pay their …
Apr 02 2018
The nominations for the annual Metal Hammer Golden God Awards for 2018 are out, and Japan’s very own power-metal goddesses LOVEBITES are nominated for “Best New Band”.
Jan 17 2018
Check out JRock247′s best J-Rock album/single jackets for 2017, chosen by JRock247 contributors David Cirone, Michelle Minikhiem, Todd Nelson, and Nhu Nguyen. Click here to view the full list, including VAMPS, MUCC, Shiina Ringo, DOLL$BOXX, Yousei Teikoku, LOVEBITES, and many more!
Sep 24 2017
Japanese power metal heroines LOVEBITES have unleashed the ferocious first music video taken from their debut album AWAKENING FROM ABYSS ahead of its October 27, 2017 CD release in the UK and Europe via JPU Records. “Shadowmaker” portrays the women thrashing through six minutes of metal madness, highlighted by a blistering guitar battle between midori …
Aug 27 2017
LOVEBITES’ first full length album, AWAKENING FROM ABYSS, will be released on October 25th. The cover art was designed by David López Gómez, who is known for his work with Helloween. The album will be mixed and mastered by the same team that worked on the band’s debut EP, Mikko Karmila and Mika Jussila from …
Aug 10 2017
LOVEBITES Interview by Todd Nelson June 24, 2017 LOVEBITES is a new five member heavy metal band currently signed by Victor Entertainment. The band is composed of Asami on lead vocals, Midori on guitar, Miho on bass, Haruna on drums, and Mi-ya on guitar and keyboard. We were able to conduct an interview with three …
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