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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 outfit,...

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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 at the...

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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 the...

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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 DOMINATION, the...

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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...

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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...

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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...