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Press Release: Wasuta to make North American debut at Anime North 2019

– Wasuta’s anime songs include Kiratto Pri☆chan, Idol Time PriPara, Heybot!, The Powerpuff Girls April 24, 2019 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Japanese idol group Wasuta (“The World Standard”) will make their...

Press Release: BO-PEEP goes on the attack with “Let It Die” MV from new album COLORS

April 23, 2019 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Japanese indie punk band BO-PEEP has released the mind-bending music video for “LET IT DIE -New day-“, from their newly-released fifth album COLORS. Directed...

Press Release: BRATS announce first one-man tour of Japan

April 22, 2019 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Girls rock band BRATS – formed by sisters Rei Kuromiya (vocals) and Aya Kuromiya (bass) – announced their first one-man tour of Japan at...

Press Release: YOSHIKI to premiere new song at 2019 Premium Dinner Shows

April 17, 2019 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The 6th year anniversary YOSHIKI Premium Dinner Shows have been announced, with a record 12 shows in 7 days scheduled due to extreme demand....

Press Release: YOSHIKI x Hello Kitty collaboration character Yoshikitty nominated in 34th Sanrio Character Ranking

April 15, 2019 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE YOSHIKI x HELLO KITTY COLLABORATION CHARACTER NOMINATED IN 34TH SANRIO CHARACTER RANKING YOSHIKITTY CELEBRATES 10TH BIRTHDAY WITH NEW ILLUSTRATION BOOK AND OFFICIAL TIKTOK LAUNCH...

Press Release: YOSHIKI donates 100 million won to South Korea fire victims

April 11, 2019FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE YOSHIKI – composer, pianist, rock drummer, and leader of rock group X JAPAN – has donated 100 million won (approximately $90,000) through his 501(c)(3) non-profit...

Press Release: YOSHIKI stars in THE iDOLM@STER: SHINY COLORS 1st anniversary campaign

April 1, 2019 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE YOSHIKI creates the “S” pose (based on his famous “X” pose) for Bandai Namco’s first anniversary campaign for the top-selling smartphone game THE iDOLM@STER:...

Press Release: Budo Grape streams rare early albums on digital platforms worldwide

March 29, 2019 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Photo by Kenji Suzuki) Nagoya-based new wave band Budo Grape have released a trio of rare albums on Spotify, Apple Music, and other digital...

Press Release: YOSHIKI’s final performance of Anniversary in the Heisei Era

March 20, 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE YOSHIKI gave a special performance of his composition “Anniversary” at the “Principal Gala 2019” presented by the Asami Maki Ballet on March 16 and...

Press Release: BRATS release UNFAIR MV, announce Wake Up Festival in Taiwan

March 18, 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Girls rock band BRATS has released their new music video for “UNFAIR”, shot during the band’s first overseas concerts in Korea on January 19...

Press Release: YOSHIKI goes to Carnegie Hall on PBS – new TV special premieres March 8

March 2, 2019 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE New York’s PBS television station WNET THIRTEEN will premiere a special one-hour version of “YOSHIKI – Live at Carnegie Hall” on Friday, March 8,...

Press Release: YOSHIKI makes guest appearance at Radio City Music Hall with Sarah Brightman

February 18, 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE YOSHIKI joined Sarah Brightman on Wednesday, February 6, at Radio City Music Hall for Brightman’s 2019 HYMN world tour. YOSHIKI and Brightman’s emotional delivery...

Press Release: Budo Grape vocalist Quminco guest stars on NHK’s “Tokusatsu Gagaga”

February 3, 2019 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Photo by Kenji Suzuki) Budo Grape vocalist Quminco adds another star to her career with her recent acting role in the new NHK comedy...

Press Release: Wasuta celebrates third year performance at Japan Expo Thailand 2019

February 1, 2019 “Idol Time PriPara”, ” Kiratto Pri☆chan” anime theme singers continue international expansion FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wasuta celebrates third year performance at Japan Expo Thailand 2019 Japanese idol...

Press Release: YOSHIKI to create theme song for new xXx 4 film starring Vin Diesel

X JAPAN leader will create music for action film xXx 4 and animated feature Spycies January 21, 2019 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Photo credit: George Pimentel/Getty Images The H Collective has...

Press Release: URBANGARDE guitarist Zeze Shin to depart band after spring tour

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 10, 2019 URBANGARDE has announced that guitarist Zeze Shin will leave the band following their March 16, 2019, one-man concert at Daikanyama UNIT in Tokyo. Shin’s...

Press Release: “YOSHIKI vs. YOSHIKI” makes history on Kouhaku Uta Gassen 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 9, 2019 On New Year’s Eve 2018, YOSHIKI made Japanese television history with his dual performance on the “69th NHK Kohaku Uta Gassen,” the last of...

Press Release: X JAPAN’s typhoon-defying “No Audience” concert now streaming worldwide

December 22, 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE On September 30, 2018, X JAPAN’s third-straight night of sold-out concerts for 100,000 fans — X JAPAN LIVE IN JAPAN 2018 — was suddenly...

Press Release: YOSHIKI to make guest appearances on Sarah Brightman’s HYMN World Tour

— YOSHIKI to Make Guest Appearances on Sarah Brightman’s HYMN World Tour including New York’s Radio City Music Hall and Hollywood’s Dolby Theater — “Miracle” (Sarah’s Version) featuring YOSHIKI Climbs...

Press Release: Superstar Collaborations Shine at Anisong World Matsuri at Anime NYC 2018

— Special one-time-only musical collaborations included songs from Naruto, Dragon Ball Z, Gundam SEED, One Punch Man, and more — New York’s biggest J-Pop concert series debuts at Anime NYC...

Press Release: URBANGARDE takes charge of history in new music video Shoujo Gannen

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 26, 2018 Japanese trauma techno pop band URBANGARDE has released the music video for “Shoujo Gannen” (“Girls Year One”), the lead track from their new album...

Press Release: YOSHIKI announces new single MIRACLE and worldwide livestream concert

“Miracle” (Sarah’s Version) – Special Digital Single from Sarah Brightman featuring YOSHIKI YOSHIKI CLASSICAL 2018 Sold-Out Concert to be Broadcast Worldwide November 15 on Yoshiki Channel International (YouTube) with Special...

Press Release: URBANGARDE releases Ai to Gensou no URBANGARDE jacket art and bonus live video

November 1, 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Japanese trauma techno pop band URBANGARDE has revealed the jacket art from their next album, Ai to Gensou no URBANGARDE (“URBANGARDE of Love and...

Press Release: BRATS to perform first overseas live in Korea next January

Japanese girls rock band BRATS will make their first live concert appearance outside of Japan at “AMBITIOUS GIRLS SERIES 1” at West Bridge Hall in Seoul, South Korea, alongside idol-metal...