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Sumire Uesaka: Overseas Edition of No Future Vacances Out 14 September

Japan’s queen of quirk Sumire Uesaka will release her first CD outside of Japan on 14 September courtesy from JPU Records in Europe and North America, and available to pre-order on CD or download / stream now by clicking here. Entitled No Future Vacances, the release has......

BAND-MAID Confirm 2018 World Tour Dates

After teasing fans that they will return to Europe and America this November, BAND-MAID have finally confirmed the dates and venues: 9 November: LODGE ROOM – Los Angeles, USA 🇺🇸 10 November: THE CHAPEL – San Francisco, USA 🇺🇸 14 November: NOSTURI – Helsinki, Finland......

SPYAIR Announce WORLD TOUR

STAND UP and get ready for OVERLOAD; SPYAIR are going on a world tour, and bring with them J-rock buddies ROOKiEZ is PUNK’D! Beautiful Days ahead, Bring it on! (Ok, we’ll stop now… here are the dates) 23 September: ANIME WEEKEND – Atlanta, USA 🇺🇸......

LOVEBITES; Special Guests on NHK WORLD’s J-MELO

Japan’s power metal heroines LOVEBITES have made their first appearance on J-MELO, the world’s only Japanese music show in English. The episode first broadcast on NHK WORLD on Sunday 22 July from 4:10pm BST, and will be repeated on Monday 23 July at 4:30am and......

FEMM to Appear at Kawaii Festival in Berlin – 28 July

Mannequin pop duo FEMM will be making a very special appearance at Berlin’s Kawaii Festival 2018 on Saturday 29 July 2018. The event aims to bring Harajuku to Berlin by transforming Germany’s HO BERLIN event space into a hotspot of Japanese pop culture. Panels, workshops, live......

the GazettE New Album NINTH Goes to #1 Across Europe

the GazettE’s new album NINTH has shot to the top of charts across Europe. NINTH was released digitally today via JPU Records ahead of the UK and European physical release on Friday 15 June. The release reached number one in iTunes rock charts in Belarus, Finland,......

LOVEBITES Win Best New Band at The Metal Hammer Golden Gods Awards 2018

Japan’s heavy metal heroines LOVEBITES have won the title “Best New Band” at the Metal Hammer Golden Gods Awards 2018. They joined the likes of Ozzy Osbourne, Meshuggah and Arch Enemy in accepting awards at the ceremony which took place at Indigo at the London......

ROA Release New Music Video Shot At Japan Expo, France

Shamisen rockers ROA unleash the first music video from their exclusive overseas album RODIAC today, the day before the album’s official release. JROCKNEWS premiered the video earlier today and featured it with a lengthy, exclusive interview with the band which can be read by clicking......