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CHAI at Village Underground, London © Yukitaka Amemiya. All rights reserved.

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CHAI at Village Underground, London

CHAI throw a pink punk party.

ZEROSHIKI at Metal Matsuri, London © ChrisN

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ZEROSHIKI at Metal Matsuri, London

Veteran metal band ZEROSHIKI kick off Metal Matsuri.

MORRIE the UNIVERSE “SOLITUDE” Season 7 Episode 54 at YOKOHAMA O-SITE © Oshima. All rights reserved.

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MORRIE the UNIVERSE “SOLITUDE” Season 7 Episode 54 at YOKOHAMA O-SITE

Episode 54: The Dazzling Sole God

Interview with Ayakashi no Kiko © PINPOINT.,Inc All rights reserved.

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Interview with Ayakashi no Kiko

Get to know the folklore-inspired visual kei duo Ayakashi no Kiko before their US debut at "Tokyo, OK".

Interview with Taka from MONO © Chigi Kanbe. All Rights Reserved.

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Interview with Taka from MONO

Before the grand finale of MONO's massive 2019 world tour in London, guitarist Takaakira "Taka" Goto shares his thoughts on their 20th anniversary and latest works.

Interview with Leetspeak monsters © GLK MUSIC. All rights reserved.

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Interview with Leetspeak monsters

Just after their Halloween celebrations, the four monsters from Grave Town discuss their second full album and their unique aesthetic.

Kiyoshi - KIYOSHI4 © Kiyoshi. All rights reserved.

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Kiyoshi - KIYOSHI4

A reinvention of rock.

HYDE at The Regent Theater, Los Angeles © Christan C. (CeCeemagery)

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HYDE at The Regent Theater, Los Angeles

As the second opening act for STARSET's LA tour stop, HYDE successfully delivered the core spirit of his crowd-rousing anthems with a condensed six-song set.

JaME's Alternative Idol Playlist © JaME

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JaME's Alternative Idol Playlist

Go underground and check out the wilder side of Japan’s idol scene with our team’s alternative idol Spotify playlist.

Lamp - Her Watch © Lamp. All rights reserved.

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Lamp - Her Watch

80s throwback, easy listening jazz for anyone.

KAMIJO JAPAN TOUR 19 “PERSONA GRATA” -FINAL- at MYNAVI BLITZ AKASAKA © Takaaki Henmi

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KAMIJO JAPAN TOUR 19 “PERSONA GRATA” -FINAL- at MYNAVI BLITZ AKASAKA

KAMIJO announced three consecutive singles and a new season of “PERSONA GRATA” at the tour’s grand finale.

Rie a.k.a. Suzaku - Top Runner © Poppin Records. All rights reserved.

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Rie a.k.a. Suzaku - Top Runner

Rie a.k.a. Suzaku makes her major debut a showcase of her musical versatility.

“MORRIE's Solitude & KIYOHARU's Elegy” at Joe’s Pub, New York City © Tregallery

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“MORRIE's Solitude & KIYOHARU's Elegy” at Joe’s Pub, New York City

A new door for Japanese music is opened globally from NYC.

BABYMETAL - METAL GALAXY © BABYMETAL. All rights reserved.

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BABYMETAL - METAL GALAXY

BABYMETAL bring some unlikely guests and genres into their orbit.

Interview with Initial'L © Battle Cry Sound. All rights reserved.

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Interview with Initial'L

Learn all about rock band Initial'L and their concept of "FUTURE ROCK" before their US debut at Katsucon 2020.

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