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.
The concert, originally held at A-Kon in Dallas, Texas, on June 3, 2015, includes performances of the band’s erotic and disturbing subculture anthems “Tokai no Alice”, “Coin Locker Babies”, and “Sailor Fuku wo Nuganai de”, centering around an illicit student-teacher affair which results in a teenage mother fighting a Kewpie doll to the death with a samurai sword.
The concert will stream live one time only, with no plans yet announced for repeat showings.
URBANGARDE – 2015 A-Kon Live “USA is SICK”
May 30, 2020 at 8:00pm JST
1. One Piece Shinjuu
2. Sakura Memento
3. Coin Locker Babies
4. Jisatsu Nyumon
5. Yameru Idol
6. Skirt Kakumei
7. Tokai no Alice
8. Sayonara Subculture
9. Sailor Fuku wo Nuganai de
Yoko Hamasaki (vocals)
Temma Matsunaga (vocals)
Kei Ohkubo (keyboard)
URBANGARDE made their indie debut in 2008, releasing over 20 albums, singles, DVDs, and books, and building a dedicated international following for their outrageous visuals and challenging lyrical themes.
URBANGARDE has performed concerts overseas in France, Taiwan, and the United States, and produced the annual subculture music festival “Utsu Fes” since 2014. They released their first Best album Koi to Kakumei to URBANGARDE in 2013.
In 2018, URBANGARDE held their sold-out 10th anniversary concert event “Kekkon Shiki” at Nakano Sun Plaza and released the 10th Anniversary special album URBANGARDE of Love and Fantasy.
URBANGARDE Website: http://urbangarde.net
Apple Music: http://bit.ly/URBANGARDE_iTunes