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Press Release: URBANGARDE’s Yoko Hamasaki Reveals Blue Forest Jacket and Music Video

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE URBANGARDE’s Yoko Hamasaki reveals Blue Forest jacket and music video Music video shows sensual side of URBANGARDE frontwoman, shot by film director Eisuke Naito (LITCHI ☆ HIKARI...


Press Release: J-Pop Dance/Vocal Group Da-iCE To Make Overseas Debut At Fanime 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 13, 2016 – Japanese dance/vocal group Da-iCE will make their American performance debut at Fanime later this month at the San Jose Convention Center, May 27-30....


Press Release: Yousei Teikoku’s Theme For “Big Order” Anime Hits iTunes on May 20

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 10, 2016 — Japanese gothic metal band Yousei Teikoku will release their 3-song single “Disorder” on USA iTunes on May 20, allowing fans to get the...


Press Release: BAND-MAID Extends World Domination to Mexico in October

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 29, 2016 – 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...


VKH Press: Interview with BAND-MAID (2016)

VKH: What does it mean to you to be female musicians playing in a style that most people might assume would be played by men? Akane: When people just listen...


Press Release: Yousei Teikoku Releases New Music Video and Message for A-Kon 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Latest Single is Opening Theme for “Big Order” Anime April 21, 2016 — Japanese gothic metal band Yousei Teikoku has released their new music video “Disorder”, the...


Reviews: exist†trace – THIS IS NOW

“BLAST” is one of Jyou’s finest and most passionate performances, and miko loads the lyrics of “THIS IS NOW” with potent, emotional imagery. JRock247: “The mini-album’s title track ‘THIS...


Press Release: BESPA KUMAMERO Releases 15th Anniversary Single

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 18, 2016 — J-Pop electronic dance duo BESPA KUMAMERO has released a new single in commemoration of their 15th anniversary. “Tell Me” was produced in the...


Press Release: URBANGARDE Merges Space Travel, Marriage, and Murder in “Femme Fata Fantasy” MV

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 12, 2016 — Japanese trauma techno-pop band URBANGARDE takes fans on a mind-bending trip in their new music video “Femme Fata Fantasy,” from their live-show limited...


Press Release: YANAKIKU Debuts New Costumes with Cyntia, LUI FRONTiC Akabane Japan, and Hatsune with BAYBAND

YANAKIKU debuts new costumes at Tokyo live show Japanese designer Nobuko Ariga (“NOBU”) combines contemporary and traditional Japanese fashion for strong, feminine image FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 7, 2016 —...


Press Release: Budo Grape Celebrates Drummer in 5th Set of Digital Singles, Announces 3rd UK Tour

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 5, 2015 — Japanese new wave band rock Budo Grape has released their 5th set of digital singles worldwide on iTunes, featuring a contrast of melancholy...


Femme Metal Webzine – URBANGARDE Interview (2016)

“Showa 90 is parallel to modern Japan. This is a war time and people are hiding their voice like ghosts.” Link: