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Press Release: YOSHIKI Fashion Photobook “XY” to be released in November

October 8, 2020 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Kodansha will release the new high-art photobook “XY” featuring rock star and fashion icon YOSHIKI on his birthday, November 20, 2020.

BRATS – Interview: Memeon Music (2020)

“I don’t know what will happen in the future, but I want to stay connected to music forever. I want us to earn a spot in people’s hearts so they...

BRATS – Interview: JaME (2020)

“We realized that if you took music away from us, out of our lives, there’s nothing left. It’s become connected to everything, really. As sisters, we’re linked together in that...

BRATS – Interview: JRock News (2020)

“It’s important to me to show that there is truth in dark emotions, too. We can’t just be girls showing “nice” things all the time. We all have different passions...

Press Release: “Disney – My Music Story: YOSHIKI” premieres exclusively on Disney+ Japan

September 28, 2020 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE International rock star/composer YOSHIKI stars in “Disney – My Music Story: Yoshiki”, now premiering exclusively on the Disney+ Japan streaming service and expected for...

Press Release: Numero Tokyo lands rock star YOSHIKI for special cover

September 24, 2020 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE International rock star and fashion innovator YOSHIKI lends his provocative artistic aura to the cover of Numero Tokyo for their November issue on sale...

Press Release: Legendary Japanese Rock Band BUCK-TICK Celebrates New Album with “ABRACADABRA LIVE ON THE NET”

September 11, 2020 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE LEGENDARY JAPANESE ROCK BAND BUCK-TICK CELEBRATES NEW ALBUM WITH “ABRACADABRA LIVE ON THE NET” LIVESTREAM ON SEPTEMBER 21 Legendary Japanese rock band BUCK-TICK will...

Press Release: URBANGARDE spreads subculture online for Utsu Fes 2020

September 11, 2020 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE URBANGARDE’s yearly subculture music event Utsu Fes (“Depression Festival”) will be transmitted online this year.

Press Release: FAKY releases dreamy music video for new single “Darling (Prod. GeG)”

September 3, 2020 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Japanese dance/vocal group FAKY has released the music video for their latest song “Darling (Prod. GeG)”. The mellow love song was created in collaboration...

Press Release: YOSHIKI stars in Attack on Titan-themed commercial as super-powered drum titan

SEPTEMBER 3, 2020 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE YOSHIKI STARS IN ATTACK ON TITAN-THEMED COMMERCIAL AS SUPER-POWERED DRUM TITAN Japanese rock star YOSHIKI transforms into a super-powered titan in the new “ATTACK...

Press Release: ST. VINCENT teams with YOSHIKi to reimagine “New York”

August 28, 2020 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Multiple Grammy-winning artist ST. VINCENT has partnered with international rock star/composer YOSHIKI to craft a fresh version of her song “New York”, released August...

Press Release: BRATS reveal “Forget Me Not” MV from upcoming album Karma

August 27, 2020 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Japanese rock band BRATS has revealed their music video “Forget Me Not”, the final new song to emerge from their upcoming second album Karma....

Press Release: a-nation 2020 livestream will feature Ayumi Hamasaki, Daichi Miura, Koda Kumi, and more

AUGUST 24, 2020 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE “a-nation” – JAPAN’S LARGEST SUMMER MUSIC FESTIVAL – ANNOUNCES 5 STAGES TO STREAM WORLDWIDE AUGUST 29 Star-Studded 2020 Lineup Includes ayumi hamasaki, Daichi Miura,...

Press Release: ONE OK ROCK Announces Field of Wonder Livestream Stadium Concert on October 11

AUGUST 24, 2020 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ONE OK ROCK has announced the Field of Wonder virtual concert, an online concert experience with a full stadium production at ZOZO Marine Stadium...

We Are X named Official Selection of Beijing International Film Festival

The award-winning rock music film We Are X – the critically-acclaimed documentary about the rock group X Japan – will be presented as an Official Selection of the 2020 Beijing...

Press Release: FLOW to perform “Anime Shibari Online” worldwide livestream concert on August 7

July 31, 2020 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FLOW TO PERFORM “ANIME SHIBARI ONLINE” WORLDWIDE LIVESTREAM CONCERT ON AUGUST 7 ANIME-ONLY MUSIC EVENT INCLUDES THEMES FROM NARUTO, CODE GEASS, EUREKA SEVEN PLUS...

Press Release: BRATS to release second album Karma on September 30

July 23, 2020 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Japanese rock band BRATS will release their second full album titled Karma on September 30.

Press Release: Summer Sonic 2020 Archive Festival to stream X Japan set from 2011

July 20, 2020 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Summer Sonic will stream X Japan’s legendary 2011 performance on the event’s YouTube channel along with sets from Green Day (2012), Nine Inch Nails...

Press Release: Wasuta celebrates summertime with new MV “Sunday! Sunshine!”

July 15, 2020 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Japanese idol group Wasuta (“The World Standard”) has premiered their new MV “Sunday! Sunshine!” on their official YouTube Channel. The “Sunday! Sunshine!” MV, with...

Press Release: BRATS announces limited-audience concerts and worldwide livestreams in August

July 10, 2020 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Japanese rock band BRATS has announced their return to live performances with a set of limited-audience concerts in August.

Press Release: exist†trace announces new mini-album The Only Garden

June 21, 2020 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Visual kei rock band exist†trace has announced their new mini-album The Only Garden, due for release on July 29, 2020. The Only Garden is...

Press Release: Yoshikitty defeats Hello Kitty to win No.1 in France, Germany, and Brazil, No.2 in China

June 9, 2020 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE YOSHIKITTY DEFEATS HELLO KITTY TO WIN NO.1 IN FRANCE, GERMANY, AND BRAZIL, NO.2 IN CHINA BELOVED CHARACTER REACHES THE TOP 10 FOR FIFTH STRAIGHT...

Press Release: Minamino Rock Festival 2020 to stream worldwide on June 10

June 7, 2020 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Minamino Rock Festival 2020 to stream worldwide on June 10 Producer of Nitroplus soundtracks was slain in random knife attack in 2012 Performances by...

Press Release: BACK-ON to stream no-audience concert worldwide, with first 30 minutes free on YouTube

June 3, 2020 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE BACK-ON TO STREAM NO-AUDIENCE CONCERT WORLDWIDE, WITH FIRST 30 MINUTES FREE ON YOUTUBE — Anime themes include Gundam Build Fighters, Eyeshield 21, Fairy Tail,...

Press Release: BRATS release studio recording video of new track “Jigyakusei Loop”

May 30, 2020 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE BRATS have released the music video for “Jigyakusei Loop”, the band’s 5th straight new song of 2020. The behind-the-scenes footage shows BRATS members Rei...

Press Release: URBANGARDE to stream premiere of 2015 USA concert on May 30

May 29, 2020 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Japanese rock band URBANGARDE will stream the premiere of their 2015 USA debut concert at 8:00pm JST on May 30 via their YouTube channel.

Press Release: PIKOTARO creates insane “HOPPIN’ FLAPPIN’” workout to cure stay-at-home blues

May 23, 2020 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PIKOTARO CREATES INSANE “HOPPIN’ FLAPPIN'” WORKOUT TO CURE STAY-AT-HOME BLUES Global phenomenon PIKOTARO has released his super-energetic new song “Hoppin’ Flappin'” to encourage home...

Press Release: Yoshikitty surges to Top 5 in Sanrio Character Ranking’s mid-term results

May 14, 2020 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The mid-term results of the 2020 Sanrio Character Ranking were announced on May 12, showing Yoshikitty in the Top 5 of the current worldwide...

Leetspeak monsters – Interview: JRock News (2020)

“The theme and imagery of Beltane felt like the perfect balance to our concept of Halloween.” Full Interview: https://jrocknews.com/2020/05/leetspeak-monsters-interview-beltane.html

Leetspeak monsters – Interview: J-Generation (2020)

“Heavy rock is the true heart of our music.” Full Interview: https://j-generation.com/2020/04/leetspeak-monsters-stage-a-scary-celebration-for-beltane-interview/