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Esprit D’Air Announce European Tour

Japanese rockers Esprit D’Air are excited to extend their Constellations Tour and announce their return to Europe. Following on from their 7-day headline tour earlier this year, the new tour dates will begin in September, following unprecedented demand in cities not included in their previous tour, including Barcelona, Paris, and an invitation to a Japanese music festival in The Netherlands. Esprit D’Air are also returning for a London date (Boston Music Room – Wednesday 12th September), having consecutively sold out headline show. Esprit D’Air are this year’s best metal/hardcore album winners at The Independent Music Awards in New York,...

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DIR EN GREY return to Europe this October!

Obscure, powerful, melancholic; A band that brazenly overtook the country when hailed over to Europe the first time; masters in altering style and atmosphere; beasts on stage – DIR EN GREY. After rocking the world for several years, it is finally time for them to return to Europe. It is no surprise, that after more than three years of absence, voices of the people got loud, demanding the band to finally return to the European stages. And DIR EN GREY complied to the calling. With their tour TOUR18 – WEARING HUMAN SKIN, starting 6th October, the members are returning to claim Europe’s stages...

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NO CARS: “This time, I wrote tunes for my satisfaction.”

Like me, you may have witnessed NO CARS live set for the first time, opening for THE TOMBOYS at the Zigfrid von Underbelly (Hoxton) in 2017. NO CARS are back but it’s only for a short time. ‘WELCOME TO YOKO’S HOT SPRING’ will be the bands last album as some of the band members are moving back to Japan. NO CARS will be celebrating the release of ‘WELCOME TO YOKO’S HOT SPRING’ with a live gig on Friday 11th May at the Zigfrid von Underbelly and tickets are only £5! Before we wish the band all the best on their next musical adventures, NO CARS discuss...

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THE SIXTH LIE return to HYPER JAPAN this July!

Open in Spotify After THE SIXTH LIE made their international debut at the HYPER JAPAN Festival in 2017, the trio are returning for this July’s event at Olympia! THE SIXTH LIE is an electronic rock band formed by Arata (Vo), Reiji (Gt&Pg) and Ray (Dr) in May 2015 in Tokyo, Japan. Their band name comes from the words “Art is the most beautiful of all lies” by French composer Claude Debussy, and is related to them wanting to create a lie so beautiful it can’t be expressed with words or five senses. Their music is inspired by the leading...

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MINI-ALBUM REVIEW: BRIDEAR ‘Helix’

 RELEASE DATE: 11th April 2018 TWITTER: @BRIDEAR_info  With Misa departing BRIDEAR back in October 2017, fans were curious to see how the groups sound would continue with the loss of their killer guitarist and most importantly, Misa’s vocals. Fast forward to April 2018 and BRIDEAR have released their first mini album ‘Helix’ with a revised line-up but have they maintained the brutal elements that fans have come to expect? Mini album opener ‘HELIX’ is a short, instrumental track featuring haunting keyboards and echo’s of guitar riffs. The keys are played so quickly, you could interpret the sounds as...

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