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NoGoD – proof: Out Now!

Japan’s visual kei prophets NoGoD offer proof, their eighth album, out now for digital download and streaming in the UK, Europe, USA and Canada through JPU Records. Founded in the depths of Tokyo’s underground metal community over a decade ago, flamboyant vocalist Dancho and his......

CRYSTAL LAKE – European Tour: 23-30 October

“Dishing out apoplectic mosh-starters… worthy of global recognition” – Rock Sound “I saw them at KnotFest. Hoo boy, they were good.” – Daniel P. Carter, BBC Radio 1 Rock Show Japan’s metal heroes CRYSTAL LAKE (listen on Spotify) have revealed their exciting anniversary plans for this October,......

The Idol Formerly Known As LADYBABY: Pinky! Pinky! – Out 27 September

Japan’s international rule breaking duo The Idol Formerly Known As LADYBABY will release their third maxi-single Pinky! Pinky! on 27 September 2017. The group has gained media attention across the globe for their cute style mixed with heavy metal influences, and have achieved over 33.5 million......

BAND-MAID 2017 World Tour Dates Announced + CD Release in America!

BAND-MAID has released latest album Just Bring It in America and Canada on CD and digital formats ahead of the band’s world tour. The release is now available in the UK, Europe and North America physically and digitally courtesy of JPU Records, and includes an......

Bed In – CO•CO•RO Generation: Out Now!

Japan’s daring “Underground Sexy Idol” twosome Bed In bring back the bubble era once more with second single CO•CO•RO Generation, out now digitally worldwide. The self-produced unit, who performed at Summer Sonic earlier this month, sees guitarist Mai Chusonji (formally of Tokyo psychedelic garage rock outfit Rei no......

Niji no Conquistador – This Summer Girl Is an Innocent Mistress: Out Now!

Hyper new J-pop idols Niji no Conquistador shine strong with their first triple A single This Summer Girl Is an Innocent Mistress, out for digital download and streaming outside of Japan, Korea and China now, via JPU Records. The high-energy opening track Kimi wa Mujakina Natsu......

SIN ISOMER to Unleash Debut Album BURST Into ISOMER: 6 October

JPU Records is proud to introduce Japanese heavy metal act SIN ISOMER, releasing their powerful debut album BURST Into ISOMER on 6 October outside of Japan, Korea and China via JPU Records. BURST Into ISOMER is a fast-paced journey through melodic metal, featuring lyrics sung......

MoCali’s Mahiru Becomes First Idol Columnist for NEO Magazine

Mahiru Kurumizawa of Japanese idol group Moso Calibration (MoCali for short) has began writing a monthly column for British magazine NEO, the UK’s longest running Asian entertainment publication. Mahiru is the first Japanese idol to become a columnist for NEO. She is fluent in English, and......