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PassCode Join JPU Records with Exclusive Album

JPU Records is hyped to introduce PassCode to its roster with an exclusive album of tracks specially selected from the group’s mighty back catalogue. The release will be available on CD in Europe and North America this summer. The announcement was made tonight at PassCode’s......

The Idol Formerly Known As LADYBABY Release Overseas Edition of Beside U

Japan’s pop-metal-hybrid The Idol Formerly Known As LADYBABY release special overseas edition of their memorial best album Beside U via JPU Records on 25 May 2018. Pre-order it here! The limited physical release features an exclusive booklet with photos from the group’s career as well......

ROA Release Debut Overseas Album and Head to USA and UK

Exciting times ahead for shamisen rockers ROA as they release their debut overseas album next week followed by shows in the U.S.A. and U.K. Pre-order it now or get it from JPU Records directly at MCM London Comic Con between 25-7 May 2018. The independent......

LOVEBITES Release New Video “The Crusade” Ahead of EP Battle Against Damnation

Japan’s heavy metal crusaders LOVEBITES follow up their blistering debut album “Awakening From Abyss” with new mini-album “Battle Against Damnation”, revealing its track listing, cover art and video to lead track “The Crusade” today. The band have partnered with JPU Records for the mini-album’s release......

LOVEBITES Nominated “Best New Band”: Metal Hammer Golden Gods 2018

We’re proud to announce that Tokyo’s power metal heroines LOVEBITES have been nominated “BEST NEW BAND” in the Metal Hammer Golden God Awards 2018! Voting is open now by visiting http://2018.goldengods.teamrock.com On Monday June 11, 2018, the Metal Hammer Golden God Awards return to the Indigo......

the GazettE Reveal New Album: NINTH

the GazettE today revealed the title and release date of their newest album. Entitled NINTH, the release is scheduled for release from 13 June 2018 and will be available through JPU Records in the UK and Europe with lyric translations included. To mark the occasion......

OUT NOW – BAND-MAID: WORLD DOMINATION

“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......

MUTANT MONSTER – ABNORMAL: SOLD OUT!

Tokyo’s punk-sister trio MUTANT MONSTER have sold out of their overseas extended edition of latest mini-album ABNORMAL. The high-kickin’ band are currently opening from Electric Six on their How Dare You 2018 tour and sold out of all CDs by the end of their show......

LOVEBITES Reveal New Mini Album: Battle Against Damnation

Japan’s heavy metal heroines LOVEBITES revealed the title of their upcoming mini album today during their sold-out tour finale in Tokyo. Entitled Battle Against Damnation, the title is scheduled for release from 6 June 2018 via JPU Records and follows on from LOVEBITES’ first studio......

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......