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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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MM’S TRIUMPHANT RETURN TO THE UK! A little over a year ago, the UK welcomed MUTANT MONSTER and I had the pleasure of taking the trio on a tour around Camden Market (and also losing them in the local Dr. Martens store for a good 45mins!) It’s safe to say nobody wanted that tour to end, including MM, so when Hyper Japan Christmas’s first musical announcement was our beloved Punk trio, the fans couldn’t wait for November to roll around again! I caught up with the band, post performance on the Saturday of the event to discover what MEANA’s worst Christmas...

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MIYAVI: Not ‘afraid to be cool’ in London!

FANS TRAVELLED FROM AFAR TO WITNESS THE SAMURAI GUITARIST IN ACTION! MIYAVI is currently celebrating his 15th Anniversary as a solo artist and tonight’s audience were more than up for creating a party atmosphere at London’s O2 Academy Islington! Fans travelled from Bulgaria, Spain, Russia, Poland and more to enjoy their musical hero in such an intimate venue as the O2 Academy Islington. As part of a fan project, a giant Union Jack flag featuring ’15’, messages of admiration and thanks from fans took MIYAVI’s gaze and he proudly displayed their efforts for everyone to see, resulting in a...

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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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