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Category: Interviews

Shironuri style, Metal & dream collaborations with NECRONOMIDOL!

NECRONOMIDOL TAKES ON EUROPE IN STYLE! The quintet recently performed across Europe,  consisting of two dates in Italy, one in the UK and completing their current run in France on the 7th of July. From scrolling through multiple Twitter posts including fan photos, messages of thanks and various live clips on YouTube, it’s clear to see NECRONOMIDOL have left their mark in Europe and fans can’t wait to welcome them back with open arms! Delve into the world of NECRONOMIDOL and discover the origins of their unique style and sound! Key: K – Risaki Kakizaki S – Sari H...

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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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HIZAKI’S riffs soar at HYPER JAPAN Christmas Market!

Christmas arrived early at Tobacco Dock, with the presence of a Visual Kei legend: HIZAKI at the HYPER JAPAN Christmas Market! With over 20 years experience in the Visual Kei scene and with his adoring fans all screaming out his name before he even took to the stage, HIZAKI’s set was to be a memorable event for all those in attendance over the weekend. HIZAKI took time to address his fans in between songs and played a jaw dropping, riff flying set which had to be experienced live to appreciate HIZAKI’s incredible guitar skills! If this was the first time...

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The Tomboys break new ground at HYPER JAPAN Christmas Market!

The live acts throughout this November’s HYPER JAPAN Christmas Market have all been exceptional but one name that was on everyone’s lips over the weekend was the incredible sounds (and smiles) from The Tomboys! There’s so many reasons why The Tomboys stole the show and the hearts of the HYPER JAPAN Christmas Market audience over the weekends event; high levels of energy, catchy choruses and radiant smiles from bassist GG Wakana all combined with a Rock N’ Roll / Punk edge that you couldn’t resist! Post their incredible set, KAKKOII CLUB spoke to the quartet to delve a little deeper into...

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KEMURI discuss ‘Ska Bravo’, PMA & more!

Just over a month ago, Ska band KEMURI joined an epic line-up on the ‘Fuelling The Fire Tour’ consisting of Ska legends Less Than Jake, The Skints & Mariachi El Bronx! If you were one of the lucky members of the audience to catch KEMURI on the opening four nights of the tour, you would have witnessed first hand their super charged energy and good fun vibes! KEMURI gained a whole load of new fans eager for the group to return asap! In the meantime, check out our interview with vocalist Fumio Ito! Q. If you could cover any song in...

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