FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 9, 2014 – All-female J-Rock band exist†trace released the music video for their single “Spiral Daisakusen” today, incorporating a variety of dark, abstract images and a touch of 80’s disco elements. The high-energy pop song was written to show the playful yet artistic side of the band. A statement from the band members said, “Doors inside our brains opened up, and various thoughts and possibilities flew out. We came up with a whirlpool-like image.”
“Spiral Daisakusen” releases May 14, including 3 songs:
1. Spiral Daisakusen
2. Antique Doll
3. Yume Ni Kiss Wo
Song previews are available on the band’s official website:
GUITAR and VOCAL：miko
exist†trace is one of Japan’s first all-female Visual Kei rock bands. Along with multiple tours of Japan, exist†trace has performed twice in Europe, making appearances in Berlin, Helsinki, Moscow, Paris, London, and Barcelona. In 2009, the band performed at the 2-day V-ROCK FESTIVAL in Chiba, Japan.
In November 2010, exist†trace released their album “TWIN GATE” in Japan and America, followed by their first American live show for 3000 fans at Sakura-Con in Seattle in April 2011. In June of the same year, they made their major-label debut with the “TRUE” EP on Tokuma Japan, and released a second 5-song EP “THE LAST DAYBREAK” in October 2011.
In March 2012, exist†trace performed their first live-house tour of America, playing New York City, Boston, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh (Hard Rock Cafe), and a special 1000-person show at Japanese culture event Tekkoshocon. In April 2012, exist†trace’s “I feel you” was selected as the main theme for Olympic champion Nadeshiko Japan’s official guidebook. Their first full-length major-label album “VIRGIN” was released May 23, 2012.
In June 2012, over 27,000 viewers from around the world tuned in to Nico Nico Douga to watch exist†trace’s live-show event “Just Like a Virgin” from Tokyo’s renowned live house Shibuya O-WEST. In June 2013, exist†trace returned to America for the third time in three years to perform at A-Kon in Dallas, TX. Their single, “DIAMOND,” was released in July 2013, followed by a worldwide digital release on iTunes, Amazon, and Spotify. Their latest single, “Spiral Daisakusen,” will be released on May 14, 2014.