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DAZZLE VISION on the cover of Pinhead magazine

DAZZLE VISION on the cover of Tokyo’s Pinhead music magazine, distributed at Tower Records, Disk Union, Village Vanguard, and local live houses and rehearsal studios. (photo taken at Tekkoshocon in Pittsburgh)


Up-and-coming Japanese punk metal group CANTOY released their new music video today for “RANKA,” from their second mini-album “KILL”. Shot entirely on location in Pittsburgh during the band’s debut performance in America, the video features behind-the-scenes clips, mosh pits, and onstage beer-chugging from their appearances at anime convention Tekkoshocon and Pittsburgh’s Hard Rock Cafe.

RAMPANT message to Tekkoshocon

RAMPANT vocalist Hiroko wrote a special message to Tekkoshocon fans, and her friends from DAZZLE VISION delivered it in person to their booth in Pittsburgh. RAMPANT made their USA performance debut at Tekkoshocon in 2011.

DAZZLE VISION adds new guitarist Tony

Following two recent successful lives shows in America, DAZZLE VISION announced today the addition of guitarist Tony to their permanent lineup. Tony has been active in Tokyo’s music scene as the guitarist for rock group SYN with former High and Mighty Color vocalist HALCA. Tony filled in as a support member of the group during …

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J-Rock bands DAZZLE VISION and CANTOY set concert record at Tekkoshocon 2013

Japanese rock and metal bands DAZZLE VISION and CANTOY set the record for the highest-ever concert attendance at Japanese pop culture event Tekkoshocon last week, with 1100 fans attending the live performance at Pittsburgh’s David L. Lawrence Convention Center during the April 5-7 weekend. The concert was headlined by screamo band DAZZLE VISION, whose lead …

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SYN guitarist TONY to perform with DAZZLE VISION at Tekkoshocon

SYN guitarist TONY will perform as special support member for DAZZLE VISION at Tekkoshocon. Due to an unexpected illness, DAZZLE VISION’s regular guitarist John will not be able to attend the special concert event in Pittsburgh, PA, April 5-7, 2013. A founding member of the Japanese hard-rock group SYN, Tony is well-known in the indies …

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CANTOY – Tekkoshocon 2013 Event Information

DAZZLE VISION at Tekkoshocon 2013 – EVENT INFO Note: All information is subject to change. Please visit the CANTOY booth at Tekkoshocon for the latest updates. Join the Facebook Event Page! http://www.facebook.com/events/256492947817735 DATES April 5-7, 2013 REGISTRATION Tekkoshocon registration information Tekkoshocon Musical Guest Page

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DAZZLE VISION – Tekkoshocon comment video

CANTOY – Tekkoshocon comment video

CANTOY makes American debut at Tekkoshocon 2013

Japanese punk band CANTOY will make their American live performance debut at Japanese anime and culture event Tekkoshocon in Pittsburgh, PA. Produced by ex-ketchup mania leader/guitarist Dai on his Splatter Records label, the young band has become well-known in Tokyo’s indie scene for their hardcore sound, pixie-cute vocals, and high-energy stage shows. CANTOY will perform …

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