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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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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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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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AVAILABLE TO OWN FROM 24TH MARCH! The documentary film of the GazettE‘s latest world tour will be released on DVD and Blu-ray in the UK and Europe on 24th March 2017 via JPU Records and digitally worldwide through Sony Music Labels. The 108-minute feature, entitled THE GAZETTE WORLD TOUR16 DOCUMENTARY DOGMATIC –TROIS–, will include subtitles in English, French, German, Spanish and Italian exclusively for the physical release and is available to preorder now from Amazon and other retailers, as well as direct from JPU Records (DVD here, Blu-ray here). Filmed during April–June last year, the documentary gives fans of the GazettE...

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Otoboke Beaver Golden Week Tour announced!

GOLDEN WEEK TOUR COMING TO THE UK IN MAY! Otoboke Beaver おとぼけビ~バ~ are a punk-rock-garage quartet from Kyoto, Japan. The band’s name is taken from a local ‘Love Hotel’ and they describe themselves as: “Japanese girls ‘knock out or pound cake’ band”. Formed in 2009’s summer at Kyoto University’s music club (where Emi Morimoto of Shonen Knife had learnt drums a few years prior) the band consists of Accorinrin (Lead Vocal & Guitar), Yoyoyoshie (Guitar &Vocals), Hiro-chan (Bass &Vocals) and Pop (Drums &Vocals). They only sing in Kyoto slang reflecting the proud ‘Kansai triangle’ music scene of Kyoto, Osaka...

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