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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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THE GAZETTE WORLD TOUR16 DOCUMENTARY receives March release!

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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SCANDAL ‘Best Album’ hits UK and Europe on 3rd March!

A two-disc* self-titled best album from SCANDAL – one of Japan’s most popular pop-rock girl bands – will be released on CD and digital formats in the UK and Europe on 3rd March, 2017 via JPU Records. The collection features 34 tracks from the quartet’s ten-year career, as well as two new songs and is available for preorder now at Amazon and is also available as a limited edition CD, poster and T-shirt bundle direct from JPU Records. Commenting on the new best of album, RINA (drummer and vocalist) comments; “This is already one of my favourite SCANDAL albums! Fans voted which songs to include, and...

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BABYMETAL announce ‘Live at Tokyo Dome’ release!

If you’re hungry for fresh BABYMETAL merch, fear not! Coming your way on the 12th April, you’ll be able to enjoy BOTH of BABYMETAL’s performances at the Tokyo Dome held on 19th & 20th September, which saw a whopping 110,000 fans in attendance over the two night event known as ‘RED NIGHT’ (BABYMETAL performed songs mainly from their latest album ‘METAL RESISTANCE’)  & ‘BLACK NIGHT.’ I’ll update this post with cover artwork as soon as it becomes available. In the meantime, you can now pre-order your copy direct through CD Japan*: LIVE AT TOKYO DOME [Regular Edition] / BABYMETAL (BLU-RAY) 2 disc...

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