Official J-rock News

BAND-MAID, J-pop, J-rock, Live / Tour Dates -

BAND-MAID will return to Europe in 2019! The band announced the news on their social media today along with the initial four dates and that more dates are expected to be announced soon. BAND-MAID also announced that they will be working with LIVE NATION for the tour. Tickets are on sale now and available by clicking the venue link's below: BAND-MAID WORLD DOMINATION TOUR 2019 ~gekidou~ dates: Date: Venue: Das Lo 22 June Islington Assembly Hall London 🇬🇧 23 June Le Trabendo Paris 🇫🇷 24 June Zeche Bochum 🇩🇪 26 June Das Logo Hamburg 🇩🇪 There are VIP options available...

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J-rock, Punk, ROS -

STILL FIGHT FOR SURVIVE is the first full length album from ROS, a band formed of Japanese punk legends who’ve been creating moshpits and shaping Japanese sub-culture since the 90s. This exclusive overseas edition features two brilliant bonus tracks not found on the original domestic release in Japan, including anthem "GOD OF ROCK" (over 150,000 views on YouTube) originally found on their break out EP, and "GIVE ME THE THING", a B-side from the lead single of STILL FIGHT FOR SURVIVE. ROS features Raimon on vocals (MC from alternative legends smorgas, active since 1997), HIROKI on guitar (guitarist of Dragon...

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Electronic, Idol, J-rock, PassCode -

PassCode have revealed their brand new music video to "PROJECTION" today, the opening track from their second major album CLARITY. CLARITY is available now to download / stream ahead of its international CD release on 3 May from JPU Records which includes English lyric translations and transliterations. The music video is a collaboration with French liquor brand ABSENTE and features the brand's character Gogh-kun in a mind-altering virtual reality scene. Check out the video below: PassCode CLARITY album Includes • 24 page booklet• English lyric translations• Romaji lyric transliterations• Bonus track 1. PROJECTION2. DIVE INTO THE LIGHT3. Ray4. 45. Taking...

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ELFRIEDE, J-pop, J-rock -

Japanese band ELFRIEDE have released their fantastic new video “Orange”! The song is available to own right now on iTunes and Amazon Music ahead of debut album “real-Ize”, out on CD with a special booklet containing lyric translations and transliterations from JPU Records from 3 May 2019.  

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J-rock, Punk, ROA -

Shamisen punk rockers ROA get kidnapped in their latest music video "Tatour". The video was shot during their 2018 world tour which saw the band perform at France's Japan Expo Sud, London's Hyper Japan and The Underworld and some club shows in the United States. Filmed in LA by Los Angeles Video Club, the video sees the band get drugged at a party and awake tied-up in an abandoned house in the desert. Shenanigans go down when the boys manage to escape and go wild armed with a machete, an electric saw and a rather large rock. ROA’s unique sound...

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