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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 ONE 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...

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...