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SINGLE REVIEW: DYGL ‘Bad Kicks’

Release date: 21st February 2018 Twitter: @dayglotheband      ‘Bad Kicks’ is the latest offering from Tokyo based quartet DYGL and kicking things off with a Punk infused opening is a sweet way to start! Combining elements reminiscent of The Clash, The Vaccines & The Undertones while adding their own raw licks and cutting guitar riffs. DYGL have created a foot tapping anthem that will make you wish you were at the front row of a sweaty gig, pogoing around and living in the moment. ‘Bad Kicks’ is a short and simple formula that delivers more than a punch during it’s two and a...

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Chris Morris

‘Community’ is a part of KAKKOII CLUB dedicated to YOU, the fans! Plus, this is not restricted to just the UK. I’d love to share your stories and experiences from all corners of the world! If you’d like to get featured, please send me a message via the ‘contact’ page. This month, Chris Morris discusses his biggest challenges and rewards with ORIONlive, meeting Mary’s Blood and being blown away by Wagakki Band’s live performance! Q. What artist was the first addition to your Japanese collection? A. The Headbangerrr!! single by Babymetal. Q. Which live act would you love to see perform in...

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ADAM MITCHELL

‘Community’ is a part of KAKKOII CLUB dedicated to YOU, the fans! Plus, this is not restricted to just the UK. I’d love to share your stories and experiences from all corners of the world! If you’d like to get featured, please send me a message via the ‘contact’ page. This month, Adam Mitchell discusses his passion for Japanese culture including a social media campaign, aiming to increase awareness of Yukika and hoping to get her on the bill at this July’s Hyper Japan event! Q. Which bands / person introduced you to the Japanese music scene? A. Well, at...

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DAVE BATEY

‘Community’ is a part of KAKKOII CLUB dedicated to YOU, the fans! Plus, this is not restricted to just the UK. I’d love to share your stories and experiences from all corners of the world! If you’d like to get featured, please send me a message via the ‘contact’ page. This month, Dave Batey shares his collection, favourite album of 2017 and seeing a dream become a reality with ORION Live! Q. Which bands / person introduced you to the Japanese music scene? A. I was aware of Hi Standard, a punk band on Fat Wreck Chords and was aware of the...

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LOVEBITES: Power Metal quintet shine at Hyper Japan Christmas!

RAISE YOUR HORNS FOR LOVEBITES! With this being the groups first live performance outside of Japan, LOVEBITES couldn’t have asked for a warmer reception from the crowd at this years Hyper Japan Christmas! Fans had the chance to not only witness their earth shattering stage presence once but twice over the weekend with a further live performance at The Underworld, Camden with FEMM a few days later! An explosive performance of epic proportions kept the crowds energy levels high at Hyper Japan Christmas while Midori & Mi-Ya’s twin guitar riffs soared, enriching the classic sounds of Power Metal while combining...

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