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Aldious release first overseas album: ‘Radiant A’

ARE YOU READY FOR ALDIOUS?? ‘Radiant A’ sees Japan’s “groundbreaking” metal quintet Aldious unleash their first overseas album on 17th March 2017, out on CD and digital formats in the UK and Europe via JPU Records. Aldious’ name is a portmanteau of ‘Ultimate’ and ‘Melodious’, two words central to the band’s ethos and sound. Their powerful stage presence and ferociously fast guitar licks have caught international media attention, leaving American pop culture and fashion publication Nylon to name Aldious as the band that “launched heavy metal girl bands into the mainstream [in Japan]”, and for the likes of Team Rock...

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A Silent Voice: UK screenings announced!

Coming to Cinemas on 15th March 2017! The date for your calendars is Wednesday 15th March 2017, with further select cinemas from Friday 17th March, and the film will be screening in Showcase Cinemas, PictureHouse, ODEON, VUE, Cineworld and other independent locations in UK & Ireland. Synopsis: “A heart-wrenching romantic anime drama, A Silent Voice follows a youngster named Shoko. After moving to a new school, Shoko is taunted because of her hearing impairment, principally by Shouya, who leads the class in teasing her. When Shoko is eventually forced to transfer to another school, Shouya’s classmates in turn ostracise him...

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MIYAVI ‘FireBird’ Tour: UK date announced!

‘FireBird’: Exclusive UK show announced! MIYAVI last graced UK shores back in September 2015 as part of the ‘We Are The Others’ Tour and you won’t have to wait much longer to see the Guitar maestro in action! You’ll be able to witness MIYAVI’s incredible skills with an exclusive and intimate UK performance announced at the O2 Academy Islington on Sunday 7th May! Grab your tickets HERE....

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‘WE ARE X’: INTERVIEWS WITH YOSHIKI & DIRECTOR STEPHEN KIJAK

INTERVIEW WITH DIRECTOR STEPHEN KIJAK. “Stephen Kijak has done an incredible job capturing and compiling the stories, emotion and music into a 93 minute vessel that will satisfy the hunger of X Japan fans and music documentary addicts alike!” You can read my full review of ‘We Are X’ here. ‘We Are X’ is directed by acclaimed documentary filmmaker Stephen Kijak (Stones in Exile, Scott Walker: 30 Century Man) and sees Stephen breaking new ground as he admits “I had no idea who they were when we started this project!” I wanted to dig deeper into the world of X...

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THE TOMBOYS return to London in March!!

ARE  YOU READY TO ROCK WITH THE TOMBOYS?? For many attendees of last November’s HYPER JAPAN Christmas Market, there was one act in particular that stole the show and the hearts of the British fans; THE TOMBOYS!  The quartet from Kansai will be returning to British shores next month! Performing at The Underbelly, 11 Hoxton Square, N1 6NU on Sunday 19th March!  Tickets are priced £6 in advance and £8 on the night and you’ll need to sign up on the events ‘Meet Up’ page to purchase tickets, which you can find here. Simply click on  the ‘Join Us’ link once...

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