FAKE STAR, USA is partnering with TUNE IN TOKYO to bring visual kei and drag artist Kaya to the US for a special show at RAGE in West Hollywood on Friday, February 2nd as part of the club's GAMeBoi events!
Recently on the official Mejibray website management made an announcement about the members Tsuzuku and Koichi. Below is a summary of the announcement made on Dec, 31 2017:
A-to-J Connections recently had the opportunity to interview SANA who is currently on his biggest tour, and one of the biggest in general, with over seventy dates lasting well into 2018. We discussed his history, his past overseas appearances, and some of his future plans. Check it out!
SANA began his career as the guitarist for the visual kei band MASK. In 2006 MASK would go on hiatus and SANA's career as a solo artist began. In 2010 SANA became the guitarist of the band Kαin and in 2012 he began the project "Seiyuu Meets Visual Kei" with renowned voice actors Kazuki Yao and Hiroaki Takahashi. No stranger to overseas performances SANA has performed across Japan, Russia, Ukraine, Western Europe, the USA, and elsewhere. Besides music SANA has also tried his hand at modeling and modeled for Kera in 2013, Tritt fur Tritt in 2014, and most recently Baby, The Stars Shine Bright in Berlin, Germany in 2016. 2017 saw SANA in the United States at Saboten Con in Phoenix, AZ as well as his most recent tour “Beyond The Limits 2017-2018 –East EU leg- tour" which will last until April, 2018.
In remembrance of hide, guitarist of legendary Japanese rock band, X Japan, a concert has been announced to take place over two days to commemorate the 20th anniversary of his passing.
Japan is powering up for the next generation of Visual Kei! The future's looking bright for the Visual Kei scene in Japan as Kiryu, BugLug, R-Shitei, and vistlip’s coupling tour is confirmed!
Just a couple days after releasing the short version, LUNA SEA has dropped the full-length MV for their new song "Hold You Down", their latest song that comes from the upcoming album "LUV". This MV will only be available for a very short 24 hours and can be found HERE.
Visual kei band VERY BERRY have released almost their entire discography on YouTube. Songs are available from their albums “ache”, “QUARTET”, and “QUARTET M”.
Japanese rock band VAMPS, which is lead by world-renowned vocalist Hyde (Who is also the vocalist the band L’Arc~en~Ciel), recently declared they would be going on a temporary hiatus. Fans all over the globe are worried about the future of the band and the possibility of future activities.
Visual kei guitarist Lin will release a solo instrumental compilation of 3 songs, produced for the Chinese animation of “King of Fighters -Destiny-”. The compilation is titled "Music for KOF -Quanhuang Mingyun-" and will be released internationally on December 20, 2017.
Our friends at FAKE STAR, USA will be bringing rock duo LM.C to Tekko 2018 in Pittsburgh, PA!
◆ Tom Kiryu