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LOVEBITES Confirmed for Wacken Open Air 2018

Japan’s iron maidens, LOVEBITES, will perform on their biggest stage yet at Germany’s Wacken Open Air 2018, taking place between 2-4 August 2018. The band, one of Music Week’s ten acts on the radar for 2018, will be the first all-female metal act from Japan......

SCANDAL’s HONEY: #1 in Nine Charts Across Europe

SCANDAL’s eighth studio album HONEY was released digitally worldwide on Valentines Day and has already shot to the top of charts across the globe, including number one in nine European charts ahead of its release in the territory on CD from 2 March 2018. To......

Sumire Uesaka’s POP TEAM EPIC Goes Viral

Japan’s electro-pop singer and voice actress Sumire Uesaka is currently experiencing viral success with latest single POP TEAM EPIC, released in Europe from JPU Records. The title song of the six-track release – theme to global hit rude, crude and cute anime series also named......

SCANDAL Reveal New Music Video – Last Chance to Pre-order T-shirt Bundle

Japan’s leading ladies of pop-rock, SCANDAL, have released the full music video to Platform Syndrome today. The song is the opening track from their highly anticipated eighth studio album HONEY, released digitally in Europe from 14 February and available on CD from 2 March with......

BAND-MAID Prepare for WORLD DOMINATION with Second Album

“Wailing guitar solos, huge choruses & punching hooks: the attitude of Guns N’ Roses, the pomp of Def Leppard” – Metal Hammer “Stomping pop rock/metal. For fans of BABYMETAL, Bullet For My Valentine, Halestorm” – Rock Sound Japanese rock sensation BAND-MAID have revealed information on WORLD......

Aldious – We Are & Unlimited Diffusion: 9 March

 “These girls will rock your brains out. As metal as one can get in heels and pink bows” – Kotaku “Groundbreaking. Japanese all-girls metal band Aldious epitomizes ‘The Female Warrior’” – NYLON “We fell head over heels for Aldious” – Revolver Magazine Japan’s “groundbreaking” metal......

SCANDAL – HONEY: Out 2 March

“Among Japan’s biggest and most accomplished pop-rock outfits” – ROCK SOUND “Bigger than the proverbial Godzilla” – The Huffington Post Blog Japan’s guitar-pop pioneers SCANDAL have revealed details of the European and UK release of eighth studio album, entitled HONEY. The CD will be released via......

MUTANT MONSTER Joins Electric Six on 2018 EU & UK Tour

Danger! High Voltage! ⚡ Japan’s high-kicking punk sisters MUTANT MONSTER will join Detroit’s Electric Six on 19 dates of their European and UK tour between February and March 2018 – and to celebrate their music is now available on Spotify for the first time! MUTANT......