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Moso Calibration INCOMING!

DON’T MISS THEIR LIVE PERFORMANCE AT HYPER JAPAN FESTIVAL THIS WEEKEND! Japanese idol group Moso Calibration will head to London this weekend for Hyper Japan, where their exclusive overseas album GREATEST HITS WORLD ∞ SELECTION will be available ahead of its official UK and European retail release from 4th August through JPU Records. Moso Calibration hail from Dear Stage, a venue situated on the back streets of Tokyo’s subculture haven of Akihabara, where the groups that perform are also the bar’s staff. It’s famous for being the birth place of cultural phenomenon, who had humble beginnings at Dear Stage before going on to sell out arenas across the country....

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NETFLIX Original BLAME! features angela’s theme song!

‘CALLING YOU’ FEATURES ON NEW NETFLIX ORIGINAL. Japanese pop group angela‘s latest theme song ‘Calling you’ will reach a worldwide audience, with the premiere of the Netflix original film BLAME!, based on the manga by Tsutomu Nihei. angela, formed by vocalist atsuko and guitarist KATSU, has created theme songs for many popular anime series, including FAFNER in the azure, K, KNIGHTS OF SIDONIA, Ajin, and Bodacious Space Pirates The Movie. BLAME! will be released in Japanese Cinema’s from 20th May for a two week run in connection with its Netflix streaming release, and you can check out the trailer above! If you loved angela’s...

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X Japan’s Yoshiki begins recovery in L.A.

YOSHIKI TO REGAIN HIS REGULAR VOICE IN THE COMING MONTHS. Yoshiki of X Japan underwent surgery for cervical artificial disc replacement on Tuesday (USA time), 16th May 2017, at Cedars-Sinai Hospital in Los Angeles. The operation was concluded successfully. Diagnosed as having “cervical foraminal stenosis” (radiculopathy of the left arm and herniated discs at the C5-C6 levels) due to his intense drumming style, his artificial disc replacement surgery required several hours of highly intricate skills by Dr. Neel Anand. Yoshiki is currently in stable condition. According to the doctor, he will have difficulty using his voice for a while...

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Esprit D’Air announce new album details!

London-based J-Rock band Esprit D’Air have announced details of their eagerly awaited comeback album, Constellations. Constellations will be released on the 30th of June and can be pre-ordered digitally now on iTunes and Amazon or a physical copy can be ordered here. On Constellations, guitarist and vocalist Kai has this to say: “I felt that I had more to give after our hiatus, so this album will be the work of our unfinished business. Constellations is our proudest work yet and we are really excited about releasing it exactly one year after Esprit D’Air reformed. It’s going to be a self-release...

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MIYAVI: Not ‘afraid to be cool’ in London!

FANS TRAVELLED FROM AFAR TO WITNESS THE SAMURAI GUITARIST IN ACTION! MIYAVI is currently celebrating his 15th Anniversary as a solo artist and tonight’s audience were more than up for creating a party atmosphere at London’s O2 Academy Islington! Fans travelled from Bulgaria, Spain, Russia, Poland and more to enjoy their musical hero in such an intimate venue as the O2 Academy Islington. As part of a fan project, a giant Union Jack flag featuring ’15’, messages of admiration and thanks from fans took MIYAVI’s gaze and he proudly displayed their efforts for everyone to see, resulting in a...

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