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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 outfit Aldious will...

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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 JPU Records...

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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 MONSTER...

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DOLL$BOXX – high $pec: Out 19 January

“Mixing electronic, pop and metal influences into colourful, chaotic bursts of effervescent noise.” – Team Rock “Probably the most colourful J-pop metal band. They don’t hold back on going all out bonkers with Japanese metal anthems” – Gigwise JPU Records is proud to announce the explosive return...

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LOVEBITES – AWAKENING FROM ABYSS: Out Now!

"LOVEBITES IS FANTASTIC!! One of the best new bands I've heard in a long time and STELLAR guitar work. Seriously kickass" – Nita Strauss (Alice Cooper) "They are awesome!" – Lzzy Hale (Halestorm) "Iron Maiden would be proud. LOVEBITES have the makings of metal stars. The musicianship...

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MUTANT MONSTER Release Extended Version of ABNORMAL

Japan’s arse-kicking punk sisters MUTANT MONSTER return to the UK with an extended edition of their latest CD – which features two completely new songs. Entitled ABNORMAL [UK edition], the CD hits stores across the UK and Europe from Friday 1 December 2017 via JPU...

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JPU Records and Acts Nominated in NEO AWARDS 2017

JPU Records and a number of its acts have been nominated in this year's NEO AWARDS, voted for by readers of NEO Magazine, the UK's biggest and best journal of all things happening in Asian pop culture. Aldious, BAND-MAID, Bed In, Ena Fujita, FEMM, LOVEBITES, Mary's Blood,...