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Crystal Lake Drop Video to Omega Ahead of New Album

Japanese heavy-rock giants Crystal Lake have announced plans to release their long awaited, fourth full-length album, True North, on Artery Recordings in North America and JPU Records in the UK and Europe. The album will be released early digitally on 2 December, followed with the...

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FLOW Release ANIME BEST KIWAMI Ahead of Paris Concert

Japan’s pop-rock giants FLOW will unleash their ultimate collection of anime songs on CD in Europe from 11 November 2016 through JPU Records. Entitled ANIME BEST KIWAMI, the 18-track compilation has already proved popular overseas, with ten videos from the album having accumulated more than...

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BAND-MAID Release Video to New Single YOLO

BAND-MAID have revealed the video to new single YOLO, ahead of the band's 2016 world tour. Their second major label single YOLO will be released from 16 November 2016 and includes a total of four tracks. 2016 World Tour Dates: 9 October: SALA – Mexico City, Mexico 🇲🇽 12 October: The Underworld – London,...

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KEMURI Best CD Out Ahead of UK Tour with Less Than Jake

Japan’s ska-punk pioneers KEMURI celebrate their first tour of Great Britain (with legends Less Than Jake!) by unleashing best album Ska Bravo through JPU Records from Friday 30th September 2016. This UK exclusive edition of Ska Bravo sees KEMURI’s original members join forces, along with their...

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Bed In Bring Back 80s Japan with RICH

"Sexy Underground Idol" twosome Bed In go international with their debut album RICH, featuring a cover shot by photography supremo Kishin Shinoyama. RICH, out today for digital download and streaming through JPU Records, pays homage to Japan’s bubble economy of the 80s and early 90s, an era...

BAND-MAID Announce First European Tour this October

BAND-MAID went viral all over the world when their music video for “Thrill” was uploaded on Facebook, the video hitting over 2,000,000 plays in only two weeks. Ever since the band has been receiving offers from events all over the world, including SAKURA-CON in Seattle,...

AMATSUKI releases second album Hakoniwa Dramatic

Brilliant new vocal hero AMATSUKI has unleashed his second major album Hakoniwa Dramatic in Europe courtesy of JPU Records. The Japanese star, who first began posting cover songs on video sharing websites a few years, has now accumulated more than half a million followers on Twitter,...

SCANDAL release 「Take me out」

Powerful Japanese girl band SCANDAL have released their 23rd single Take me out worldwide, ahead of their tenth anniversary. The digital version will be available exclusively outside of Japan as a five-track package, collating the bonus material from all three of Japan’s editions of the single....