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ROA to perform at The Underworld in July!

GET YOUR POST HYPER JAPAN FIX ON THE 17TH JULY! Open in Spotify ROA was not only the first act to be announced for this July’s HYPER JAPAN FESTIVAL, (and I can’t wait to catch their live show! Check out their amazing new album ‘RODIAC’ in the Spotify player above!) but the band have also just announced their own headlining show at The Underworld, London on the 17th July.  For more information, please check out the below links: Facebook Event Page The Underworld Ticket Link Have you listened to ‘RODIAC’ yet?? Share your thoughts in the comments...

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Esprit D’Air Announce European Tour

Japanese rockers Esprit D’Air are excited to extend their Constellations Tour and announce their return to Europe. Following on from their 7-day headline tour earlier this year, the new tour dates will begin in September, following unprecedented demand in cities not included in their previous tour, including Barcelona, Paris, and an invitation to a Japanese music festival in The Netherlands. Esprit D’Air are also returning for a London date (Boston Music Room – Wednesday 12th September), having consecutively sold out headline show. Esprit D’Air are this year’s best metal/hardcore album winners at The Independent Music Awards in New York,...

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DIR EN GREY return to Europe this October!

Obscure, powerful, melancholic; A band that brazenly overtook the country when hailed over to Europe the first time; masters in altering style and atmosphere; beasts on stage – DIR EN GREY. After rocking the world for several years, it is finally time for them to return to Europe. It is no surprise, that after more than three years of absence, voices of the people got loud, demanding the band to finally return to the European stages. And DIR EN GREY complied to the calling. With their tour TOUR18 – WEARING HUMAN SKIN, starting 6th October, the members are returning to claim Europe’s stages...

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THE SIXTH LIE return to HYPER JAPAN this July!

Open in Spotify After THE SIXTH LIE made their international debut at the HYPER JAPAN Festival in 2017, the trio are returning for this July’s event at Olympia! THE SIXTH LIE is an electronic rock band formed by Arata (Vo), Reiji (Gt&Pg) and Ray (Dr) in May 2015 in Tokyo, Japan. Their band name comes from the words “Art is the most beautiful of all lies” by French composer Claude Debussy, and is related to them wanting to create a lie so beautiful it can’t be expressed with words or five senses. Their music is inspired by the leading...

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ROA: First live act confirmed for HYPER JAPAN Festival 2018!

Open in Spotify ROA are an upcoming rising star of the alternative Shamisen rock scene! Their straightforward melody perfectly matches with the sound of Shamisen, a traditional Japanese instrument. Clearly, they are not one of these bands who awkwardly combine a Shamisen into their music only to say “hey, we are mixing the modern and traditional music!” ROA’s music is born to be in their style! ROA is a Japanese alternative rock band formed by drummer AKABA, originally a member of Japanese melodic hard core band SNAIL RAMP, who received a No.1 on the Japanese Oricon weekly chart, appearing on TV...

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