Tag Archive: Tekkoshocon

Jan 27 2013

CANTOY – Tekkoshocon comment video


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Nov 14 2012

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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Sep 24 2012

DAZZLE VISION returns to America for Tekkoshocon 2013

DAZZLE VISION returns to America for Tekkoshocon 2013

Japanese hard-rock screamo band DAZZLE VISION will return to America to perform at Japanese anime and culture event Tekkoshocon in Pittsburgh, PA. Famous for her “Death Voice,” melodic vocals, and high-fashion lolita style, singer Maiko and her band-mates made their USA debut at Sakura-Con 2010 as the opening act for HIGH and MIGHTY COLOR. Since …

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Apr 13 2012

Visual kei band exist†trace previews “VIRGIN” on USA tour


All-female visual kei band exist†trace surprised fans during their first USA tour by performing an unreleased track “HONEY” from their upcoming album “VIRGIN,” due to release May 23 in Japan. Performing in four cities across the Northeast, exist†trace completed their first live-house tour of America in March with stops in Boston, New York, Philadelphia, and …

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Jan 19 2012

RAMPANT – Interview (2011)


RAMPANT Interview by David Cirone April 12, 2011 Osaka-based hard-rock band RAMPANT made their American debut at Tekkoshocon IX in Pittsburgh, PA. Playing for an audience of over 900 (the highest in the event’s history), the band delivered a 11-song set from their two latest releases, Choice of Life and BLOSSOM. A regular performance partner …

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Jan 13 2012

RAMPANT Interview (2010)


RAMPANT Interview by David Cirone October 18, 2010 Osaka-based hard-rock band RAMPANT has become a Japanese-indies favorite with their recent releases CHAIN and CHOICE OF LIFE. Performing regularly with female-fronted bands like Guardian Hacker, Dazzle Vision, and exist†trace, the 5-member group is preparing to launch a 19-show tour to support their new mini-album BLOSSOM. For …

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