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8 local bands to open regional dates for upcoming Less Than Jake Tour!

When was the last time you could say you had one of the best nights of your life for £10?? Japanese Ska band KEMURI have been added to the Less Than Jake headlining tour this October and if the above video hasn’t got you skanking around your bedroom in excitement, how about news that 8 local bands have now been selected to join the tour from over 500 entries!! The winners are: Birmingham pop punks AMFX, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne trio Better Days, Bournemouth folk-punks Black Water County, Wirral ska-punks Broken 3 Ways, Irvine melodic punks Embers, genre-busting London quintet Ghouls, Sheffield pop punk four...

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SCANDAL in the house at O2 Academy Islington, London!

From the minute ‘Room No.7’ kicked in, it was clear SCANDAL had returned to conquer London all over again and tonight’s crowd were more than up for the challenge! London’s set would be the bands penultimate show as part of their second visit to Europe in support of their latest album ‘YELLOW’. All band members were on top form and ready to give the crowd 200% and a fan pleasing set including: ‘Your Song (English version)’, ‘DOLL’ & ‘Take Me Out’! One of the evening’s many highlights was during ‘Konya wa Pizza Party’ where someone in the audience had the...

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SHOHJYOTAI: A legend is reborn at HYPER JAPAN Christmas Market!

Witness the rebirth of one of J-POP’s most iconic names of the 1980’s at this year’s HYPER JAPAN Christmas Market as the new line-up of SHOHJYOTAI take to the stage! Though they take their name from a hugely popular band from 30 years ago, these three young girls, the eldest of whom is still only 16, have been making waves in their own right. They recently performed at ChinaJoy 2016 in Shanghai, which is the largest gaming and digital entertainment exhibition in China. Their musical style takes everything that made their 1980’s namesakes so popular and brings it bang up to...

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Fuki set to Rock HYPER JAPAN Christmas Market!

Long before BABYMETAL brought female vocalists to the centre stage, Fuki was already making waves in the world of ‘jyo metal’ – a subgenre of ‘J-Metal’ consisting of bands either fronted by a female vocalist or formed entirely of women. Her powerful voice, adorable style, and exciting stage performance has secured her a spot in the ranks of Jyo Metal history! This winter, guests can enjoy a new side of Fuki as she graces the HYPER JAPAN live stage with her poppier solo music. A prolific lyricist, Fuki says that she writes her lyrics as “stories about things or people.” But...

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THE TOMBOYS confirmed to appear at HYPER JAPAN Christmas Market!

If you missed THE TOMBOYS performing in London back in March, don’t worry! You’ll be able to rock out with THE TOMBOYS at this years HYPER JAPAN Christmas Market in November!! Starting life as a SCANDAL cover band in 2011 at the age of 14, the members went by ‘NoName’ and have got to the finals of the annual SCANDAL cover band contest on more than one occasion, winning awards from two members! Nowadays, they perform their own original music as THE TOMBOYS all around Japan and came to the UK earlier this year to record 4 songs produced by...

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