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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...

Press Release: YOSHIKI donates 10 million yen to Japan’s National Center for Global Health and Medicine

APRIL 24, 2020 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE YOSHIKI has donated 10 million yen (appx. $100,000) to the National Center for Global Health and Medicine through his 501(c)(3) non-profit organization Yoshiki Foundation...

Press Release: URBANGARDE announces “Polkadot Autobiography – URBANGARDE Chronicle”

April 13, 2020 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE URBANGARDE announces “Polkadot Autobiography – URBANGARDE Chronicle” Japanese rock band URBANGARDE will release their first-ever authorized biography on April 27.

Press Release: Wasuta performs emotional 5th Anniversary concert in worldwide livestream

April 10, 2020 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Japanese idol group Wasuta (“The World Standard”) held their 5th Anniversary concert on March 28, 2020, livestreaming the event to a worldwide audience from...

Press Release: PIKOTARO promotes handwashing and prays for peace in “PPAP 2020” music video

APRIL 6, 2020 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PIKOTARO, who achieved global fame for the hit “PPAP” (“Pen-Pineapple-Apple-Pen”) in 2016, has updated his song to encourage people around the world to stay...

Press Release: MONDO GROSSO DJ/producer Shinichi Osawa’s new project RHYME SO slays Instagram culture in “Fashion Blogger”

March 31, 2020 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Japanese DJ and producer Shinichi Osawa’s latest collaboration project RHYME SO combines the worlds of social media and competitive ice skating in the stylish...

Press Release: YOSHIKI donates $100,000 to COVID-19 relief fund for music industry devastated by coronavirus outbreak

March 30, 2020 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE YOSHIKI has donated $100,000 to the COVID-19 Relief Fund established by the Recording Academy and its charitable foundation MusiCares to help music creators and...

Press Release: YOSHIKI teams with Bono, will.i.am, and Jennifer Hudson for #SING4LIFE

March 25, 2020 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE will.i.am has released the uplifting track “#SING4LIFE” on his YouTube channel, created with fellow musicians Bono, Jennifer Hudson, and YOSHIKI. #SING4LIFE” is based on...

Press Release: FAKY releases music video for emotionally powerful “half-moon” with lyrics by Lil’ Fang

March 22, 2020 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Japanese dance/vocal group FAKY has released the music video for their new song “half-moon”, shot on the streets of Madrid. The emotional ballad features...

Press Release: BRATS stalk the streets of Hollywood in new music video for “No more No more”

March 10, 2020 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE BRATS has released their new music video “No more No more”, the second of the band’s seven straight singles planned for 2020. Shot on...

Press Release: Wasuta releases visual movie collaboration “Koisuru Nyakotan” with fashion brand 17kg

March 6, 2020 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE WASUTA RELEASES VISUAL MOVIE COLLABORATION “KOISURU NYAKOTAN” WITH FASHION BRAND 17kg WASUTA MEMBER RIRIKA KODAMA TAKES THE LEAD BEHIND-THE-SCENES IN NEW MUSIC VIDEO “WASUTA...

Press Release: Yoshikimono chosen for V&A exhibition in London

February 21, 2020 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE YOSHIKIMONO – the cutting-edge fashion brand created by Japanese rock star YOSHIKI – has been chosen to be displayed at the prestigious V&A Museum...

Press Release: Wasuta Reveals New Music Video “Grapefruit Moon” From WASUTA Best

February 14, 2020 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Japanese idol group Wasuta (“The World Standard”) has revealed the music video for “Grapefruit Moon”, the new song from their upcoming Wasuta BEST album...

Press Release: BRATS break free with new single “No more No more”

February 13, 2020 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE BRATS BREAK FREE WITH NEW SINGLE NO MORE NO MORE ALL-GIRL ROCK BAND HOLDS NOTHING BACK IN COMMENT ON TODAY’S INSTA-FAME CULTURE Japanese girls...

Press Release: Hitmaker YOSHIKI strikes platinum with 1.3 million first-week CD sales of SixTONES’ debut single “Imitation Rain”

January 31, 2020 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE HITMAKER YOSHIKI STRIKES PLATINUM WITH 1.3 MILLION FIRST-WEEK CD SALES OF SIXTONES’ DEBUT SINGLE “IMITATION RAIN” GROUP SHOCKS INDUSTRY TO ACCOMPLISH NEAR-IMPOSSIBLE CD SALES...

Press Release: BRATS performs new single “Excuser” at first USA concert

January 17, 2020 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Photos by David Cirone Japanese girls rock band BRATS performed their first live American concert at Anime Los Angeles on January 10, 2020, the...

Press Release: @home cafe teams with Sanrio for Hello Kitty Collaboration Cafe

January 16, 2020 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Akihabara-based maid cafe @home cafe (“at-home cafe”) will present a special Hello Kitty collaboration cafe from January 21 – March 29, 2020. The limited-time...

Press Release: YOSHIKI donates $100,000 to environmental causes: Australian Wildfire Relief and Rainforest Trust

January 13, 2020 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE YOSHIKI – internationally renowned, composer, classically-trained pianist, rock drummer and leader of the rock group X JAPAN – has donated $100,000 ($50,000 to the...

Press Release: Wasuta’s first Best album announced for release March 25

January 8, 2020 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Japanese idol group Wasuta (“The World Standard”) announced the release of their first “Best” album at their annual “Wa-Ship Kanshasai” event at Shinjuku ReNY...

Press Release: J-Pop vocal group INTERSECTION turns “New Page” for 2020 with Black Clover anime theme song

January 7, 2020 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE INTERSECTION’S first song of 2020, “New Page”, has been chosen as the new ending theme for the popular TV anime Black Clover. Formed in...

Press Release: URBANGARDE brings in 2020 with retro “Kotoba Uri” MV and new album TOKYOPOP now streaming

December 31, 2019 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE URBANGARDE’s new music video “Kotoba Uri” (“Word Seller”) touches base on 80s technopop to bring in the new year, with a VHS-style reflection on...

Press Release: Jewel☆Ciel announces upcoming first album at “Ashitamirai” one-man concert

December 27, 2019 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Jewel☆Ciel announced their long awaited first full album at their one-man concert “Ashitamirai”, held December 21 at Shibuya Stream Hall.

BRATS – Top 15 J-Rock Artists of 2019 (JRock News)

BRATS named one of 2019’s Top J-Rock artists in JRock News reader poll. https://jrocknews.com/2019/12/top-15-visual-kei-japanese-rock-artist-2019.html