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MUTANT MONSTER announced for HYPER JAPAN Christmas!

CATCH JPU RECORDS LATEST SIGNING THIS NOVEMBER! For the first time at HYPER JAPAN, MUTANT MONSTER are set to explode on the HYPER LIVE Stage bringing heat, excitement and pure punk power!! Formed in 2008 by sisters BE and MEANA during their first year of high school, later to be joined by drummer CHAD in 2012, MUTANT MONSTER found inspiration from the punk rock sounds, with bands like The Clash, Sex Pistols, and The Ramones even Elvis Presley influencing the band’s creation! In 2016 MM girls were invited to perform at Japan Expo Sud in Marseille, France, MM girls first...

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SCANDAL announce ‘KOISURU UNIVERSE’ 4 track single!

DIGITAL RELEASE, FROM 22ND OCT! Fresh from their 11th anniversary celebrations, Japan’s pop-rock record-breakers SCANDAL are set to release their first digital exclusive single KOISURU UNIVERSE. The four-track release is available to pre-order now from iTunes ahead of its release on Sunday 22 October 2017 in Europe courtesy of JPU Records, with the title track available to download immediately. KOISURU UNIVERSE features two brand new songs and two live recordings taken from SCANDAL’s 11th anniversary show held at Billboard Live Osaka on 21 August 2017. The unusual release date commemorates exactly nine years since SCANDAL signed a major record contract with Epic Records Japan and dropped their debut single DOLL, which is...

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She, in the haze: “We try to create more than just sound.”

She, in the haze formed in 2010 and with a musical style reminiscent of early Placebo, this is one trio that requires your attention! If you enjoyed the live performances from THE SIXTH LIE at the HYPER JAPAN Festival earlier this year, She, in the haze could be your new favourite band! Join us as we delve into the trio’s first EP ‘Paranoid’, vocalist Yu-ki’s melancholic vocals and how movie soundtracks have influenced their sound. She, in the haze are: Yu-ki Vocals & guitar, Akihiro Drums, An Keyboards. Q. Please describe the origins of She, in the haze. A. We...

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BRIDEAR discuss dream collaborations, X JAPAN and returning to Europe!

ARE YOU READY TO GO?? BRIDEAR return to the UK & Europe with ‘The Silver Lining Tour’ this September / October! The quintet from Fukuoka are ready to rock your world again and for those witnessing BRIDEAR for the first time, you won’t be disappointed with their explosive live performance! While we wait for BRIDEAR’s imminent arrival, discover more about their musical icons, dream collaborations and freezing cold video shoots! Q. Which countries are you most excited to visit on your upcoming tour?   KIMI: I’m excited to go to UK because it is (London) the home town of David...

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ONE OK ROCK ‘Ambitions’ UK tour this December!

ANOTHER CHANCE TO CATCH ONE OK ROCK IN THE UK! If you missed ONE OK ROCK during the recent Reading & Leeds Festivals, you’ll be excited to hear that the quartet are returning to the UK and Europe this December! Check out the confirmed dates below:   Are you hyped to catch ONE OK ROCK later this year?? Share your thoughts in the comments...

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