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BUCK-TICK, J-rock, Visual Kei -

Japanese rock legends BUCK-TICK mark their 33rd anniversary with a special international edition of latest album ABRACADABRA on CD and cassette. The CD will include bonus tracks, a 24-page booklet and additional English lyric translations and transliterations and will be released via JPU Records from 20 November 2020. For more than 30 years BUCK-TICK have been inspiring musicians, influencing fashion and shaping pop-culture in Japan. This led to the MTV Video Music Awards Japan acknowledging the band’s impact by awarding them the accolade "Inspiration Award Japan" during their 30th anniversary year. The band is also widely acknowledged for being one...

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Anime Music, J-pop, J-rock, Lie and a Chameleon, Live / Tour Dates -

If you haven't listened to Lie and a Chameleon yet, what's wrong with you?! The Japanese rock band's debut major full length album JUGEM was released a few months ago and we've had it on loop in the office ever since! The quintet will be celebrating their second anniversary of major label life on Saturday 12 September with a special YouTube Premiere video. The exciting footage will be from their tour final, recorded at Shibuya's WWW X venue in 2018, a show where the band first announced to their fans that they will make a major debut with King Records...

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Anime Music, J-pop, J-rock, Live / Tour Dates, Playlist, SCANDAL -

SCANDAL celebrated their 14th anniversary today, 21 August 2020, with a special livestream entitled SCANDAL WORLD TOUR 2020 'Kiss from the darkness'. Following the live performance the band announced that they will be holding a solo show at OSAKA-JO HALL on 21 August 2021 to mark SCANDAL's 15th anniversary. For those that missed the livestream, or want to relive the magic, it is available to watch on demand for a 48-hour period commencing 22 August from 11am BST by visiting this link: https://livefrom.events/scandal/ SCANDAL released latest album Kiss from the darkness from their own label "her" (in partnership with JPU...

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J-pop, J-rock, JPU Records, Playlist, SCANDAL -

It's with ambivalence that we update the latest edition of the JPU RECORDS PLAYLIST. On one hand, we're excited to bring out the new playlist of fantastic J-pop tracks chosen especially by SCANDAL vocalist HARUNA; on the other, we're sad to see our series of SCANDAL playlists come to an end – we've discovered some great tracks along the way and we hope you did too! Follow and listen on Spotify, Apple Music, Deezer and YouTube Music. As with the playlists from TOMOMI, RINA and MAMI, HARUNA's includes a number of classic Japanese pop, such as the very first single...

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Anime Music, BAND-MAID, J-pop, J-rock, JPU Records, Metal, Punk, Video Game Music -

ISANA KAGAMI is back with two brand new t-shirt designs, exclusive to JPU Records! Celebrating the very best of heavy metal and kawaii culture, the shirt range now includes the beautiful "#5 HEAVY METAL MONONOKE" and the brutal "#4 JROCK BIG BOSS", depicted on the left side of the banner above.The new designs were originally planned to be revealed at this summer's London Comic Con and Hyper Japan events. However, with COVID messing everything up and us being too excited to keep these shirts under wraps until things are fixed, we decided to release them anyway!To celebrate we are reprinting...

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