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    • Miyavi Interview at Anime Matsuri 2009

      10 years ago

      J-Rock

      Hey everyone!

      So recently Miyavi performed at Anime Matsuri, had a Q&A session, and a small press conference! Masa Karasu (a Miyavi fan site that I am a part of) has posted the transcription of the interview as well as the pictures. (The site is also an awesome resource for translations and Miyavi news in English and Spanish)

      So go check it out!

      Its a really awesome interview. Miyavi opens up about his goals and intention in regards to his new family, where his music is going, and his new Company J-Glam!!

      Here is a link to Miyavi's new website MYV382Tokyo it isn't up yet... But there is a countdown!

      Enjoy!

    • Winner Winner Winners

      10 years ago

      J-Rock

      The J-Rock Choice Awards Winners
      March 28, 2009

      Industry Awards

      Best Album
      Winner: MUCC - Shion

      Best Breakthrough Artist
      Winner: Deluhi

      Best Mini-Album
      Winner : 9Goats Black Out – Devils in Bedside

      Best Promotional Video
      Winner: Screw – Gather Roses

      Best Dressed
      Winner: Merry

      Best Full Length DVD Release
      Winner: lynch. - OFFICIAL BOOTLEG - Tour’07 [TOWARD THE AVOIDED SUNRISE]

      Best B-Side or Album Track
      Winner: Versailles -Philharmonic Quintet- - zombie

      Craziest English Title
      Winner: the Underneath - Fat Fatty F*ckin Pigs

      Biggest American Impact
      Winner: Mucc

      Best CD Cover Art
      Winner: the Studs - Niji no Iro

      Best Artist
      Winner: Mucc

      Best Song
      Winner: girugamesh - Kowareteiku sekai

      Fan Awards

      Best Album
      Winner: Dir en grey - UROBOROS

      Best Breakthrough Artist
      Winner: Screw

      Best Mini-Album
      Winner : An Cafe - Koakuma USAGI no koibumi to machine gun

      Best Promotional Video
      Winner: Gackt - Jesus

      Best Dressed
      Winner: Versailles -Philharmonic Quintet-

      Best Full Length DVD Release
      Winner: The GazettE-Tour 2007-2008 Stacked Rubbish Grand Finale [Repeated Countless Error]

      Best B-Side or Album Track
      Winner: The Gazette - HOLE

      Craziest English Title
      Winner: the Underneath - Fat Fatty F*ckin Pigs

      Biggest American Impact
      Winner: Dir en grey

      Best CD Cover Art
      Winner: Miyavi - THIS IZ THE JAPANESE KABUKI ROCK

      Best Artist
      Winner: Dir en grey

      Best Song
      Winner: The GazzettE - LEECH

    • Releases <33

      10 years ago

      J-Rock

      So...

      Did you hear about the PSC 10th Anniversary "Peace&Smile Carnival" ? Well. You can order it online at CdJapan!!

      Artists:

      MIYAVI
      Kra
      Kagrra,
      Alice Nine
      Screw
      SuG
      Gazette

      pretty fucking wicked eh? All of them in concert!!

      PSC DVD RELEASE ON 15th APRIL

      limited edition: 6825yen(tax in) with slipcase(?) and an additional volume of 6 booklets
      normal version: 5250yen(tax in)

      go to cdjapan.jp !!!

      here is some info look look look yeah it is Japanese... But there is a list at the bottom that names the songs each band played <3

      HERE IS A DETAILED REPORT ON THE SHOW IN ENGLISH WITH PICTURES <33

      MIYAVI is coming back to the United States!! Houston, Texas. April 10-12


      smiley12.gifsmiley12.gifsmiley12.gifsmiley12.gifsmiley12.gif peace.

    • Update Update Update Update

      10 years ago

      J-Rock

      So, I said I was going to stay on top of J-Rock news... Evidently I lied. Sorry. (But you know, life happens.) And in all honesty I tried to update once before.... It didn't work... >.<

      If you are interested in J-Rock news, interviews, reviews, releases ect....

      Go here to JaME. Click on your country and go exploring for information about your favorite artists. It is a huge database! So have fun!


      I also want to load pictures into the images section, but it is proving to be difficult, BETA and all. So bear with me.
      peace smiley12.gif

    • News - October 2008

      10 years ago

      J-Rock

      Nightmare will release their new live DVD on December 17th. TOUR 2008 Grand killer showÂÂâ€â€Kokusai Forum Hall A will include footage from the band's show at the Tokyo Kokusai Forum Hall A on September 7th. The limited edition will include a bonus DVD featuring footage from Nightmare's LIVE HOUSE TOUR 2008-killer show-.

      girugamesh's new album, MUSIC, will be released in the USA by JapanFiles. The album will be available for legal download on November 5th, the same day as the Japanese CD release. Not only that, but physical copies of the twelve track release will be available at Hot Topic stores nationwide on November 25th for under $15 and will include the same cover art and 24-page booklet as the Japanese standard release.

      In addition to LM.C's first and second album being released simultaneously on November 5th in Japan, GIMMICALÂÂâ„¢IMPACT!! and SUPER GLITTER LOUD BOX will also both be available worldwide as digital releases. The albums will go on sale at major music download stores, including iTunes, on the same day, though possibly varying for some countries.


      TOSHI with T-EARTH's second album is already in the works and will be released on November 26h. Haruka naru toki wo koete will include a bonus DVD with the PV for Toki no hate ni.

      Live At Wacken 2007, a DVD featuring Dir en grey's performance at the festival last year, will be released on November 7th after being released in Germany earlier this year. While the two German editions both included two discs, the Japanese release will include three with 348 minutes of footage from Dir en grey, Blind Guardian, Sodom, RAGE and SAXON.

      Dio - distraught overlord will release their first album, DICTATOR, on December 10th, though other details are not currently known. Leading up to the release, the young visual kei band will be touring in Europe throughout November and, following the release, they will start on their first one-man tour in Japan.

      X JAPAN's song I.V. will be part of a free downloadable track-pack for owners of the game "Rock Band 2", starting November 4th, through the USA/Canada online stores for both the PS3 and Xbox360.

      The pack can only be downloaded after purchasing Rock Band 2.

      On December 10th, Versailles will release their first double a-side single. PRINCE & PRINCESS will be available in five different limited editions, one representing each member of the band, as well as a regular edition, which will include a currently untitled bonus track.

      The concert DVD, FLOW LIVE TOUR 2007-2008 [Isle] FINAL at Nippon Budokan, which is set for release on December 24th, will feature footage from FLOW's September 20th performance at Nippon Budokan.

      A new DVD from hide will be released on December 3rd. ALIVE! will be released in two versions, a regular one and a limited version, which will include replica tour passes. The DVD will contain the video of the final day of hide's first solo tour at Yokohama Arena and also the video of the final day of his second solo tour at Yoyogi Daiichi Taikukan. These are the complete performances, including some songs which were not included in previous live CDs. In addition to the DVD, three albums will be re-released as SHM-CD.

      Gackt will be releasing his newest single in December, entitled Jesus. The single will have an advanced order date for the official fan club, Dears, of November 26, for the limited edition with a PV. The regular version will be sold on December 3.

      D'espairsRay's next single, HORIZON, is scheduled for release on December 3rd. It will be available as a regular edition, featuring three tracks, and as a limited edition, featuring two tracks and a DVD with the PV for HORIZON.

      abingdon boys school will perform JAP, the theme for the upcoming PSP game "Sengoku Basara BATTLE HEROES." The game will be available in stores next spring, though details regarding the single release will be announced later.

      Although few details are currently available, it has been announced that alice nine. will release a new album, VANDALIZE, on January 14th, still just in time to ring in the new year.

      ORANGE RANGE announced the release of a, currently untitled, compilation album for December 3rd. The album will feature their b-side tracks from their albums for a total of twenty-eight songs. The limited edition will include a DVD with all of the group's music videos.

      miyavi will be releasing a new DVD and remix album on December 24th. The album, Room No. 382, is said to be an evolution of the NEO-VISUALISM sound and will feature songs from miyavi's indie days up through his latest songs and will be remixed by TeddyLoid.

      The DVD, THIS IZ THE ORIGINAL SAMURAI STYLE, is a PV collection featuring all the KAVKI BOYZ video clips since Sakihokoro hana no you ni and will also mark the end of miyavi's collaboration with KAVKI BOYZ for now.

      YOSHIKI is co-producing the American rock opera film "Repo! The Genetic Opera," which will star celebrities such as Alexa Vega, Anthony Head, Sarah Brightman and Paris Hilton. The opening of the film has been scheduled for November 7th in four cities (Los Angeles, San Francisco, New York City and Las Vegas)

      He is also producing the soundtrack of the film, and YOSHIKI will also compose one extra track.

      In addition to the movie, YOSHIKI will release a jewelry line called YOSHIKI JEWELRY in collaboration with the jewelry manufacturer Kuwayama Corporation.

      AND A LOT MORE NEWS HERE

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