Official Visual Kei News

J-rock, the GazettE, Visual Kei -

Japanese band the GazettE trended worldwide today as powerful new single BLINDING HOPE and its striking music video were released. The quintet, who celebrate their 19th anniversary this year, also announced that their tenth studio album MASS will be released on CD from 28 May outside of Japan from JPU Records, and a sampler containing each track was also revealed. The album will be out digitally worldwide from 26 May. On twitter #thegazette and #BLINDINGHOPE trended around the world, including #2 in Russia. The single also reached top ten in Amazon’s Hard Rock and Metal Song listings in various countries, and...

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J-rock, Metal, the GazettE, Visual Kei -

Japanese band the GazettE have revealed the trailer for new song 'BLINDING HOPE' and announced that a new album is on the way for 2021, marking their 19th anniversary. (EDIT: Updated to full video now) BLINDING HOPE is available to download and stream now, and the band's long awaited tenth album MASS will be released in May. the GazettE's entire major label catalogue has been released on CD from JPU Records and includes official English lyric translations and romaji. Two world tour documentaries have also been released with English subtitles. All albums, singles and EPs from this period are also...

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BUCK-TICK, J-rock, Visual Kei -

Legendary Japanese band BUCK-TICK will stream their upcoming performance ABRACADABRA THE DAY IN QUESTION 2020 at Tokyo's Nippon Budokan worldwide on 29 December. The band has made it a tradition to see the year off with a show at the 14k+ capacity Nippon Budokan since 2001. Last year saw BUCK-TICK switch venue to the equally impressive Yoyogi National Gymnasium 1st Gymnasium while the Budokan underwent renovation work. Now, they return to sacred grounds. Coronavirus prevented the band from touring in support of latest album ABRACADABRA, the international special edition of which is out on CD and cassette with bonus tracks...

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BUCK-TICK, Electronic, J-rock, Visual Kei -

Japanese rock royalty, BUCK-TICK, have revealed the exclusive CD cover art and bonus track titles included in the international edition of latest album ABRACADABRA. UPDATE: This will be the first international release for the legendary band outside of Asia in its 33-year career. It will be released from 15 January 2021 via London's JPU Records as a limited edition tape cassette and CD., and will now be released from 15 Additionally, the regular edition of the album is available to download / stream now. Our official translations have also been added to the band's music videos from ABRACADABRA on their...

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Legendary Japanese rock band 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...

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