Red-hot Japanese girls rock band BAND-MAID will make their American live performance debut at Seattle's Sakura-Con in March 2016. The five-member group has made waves over the past few months for their cute, authentic maid outfits combined with their impressive musical skills.
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Fans of all-girl Japanese rock group BAND-MAID showered drummer Akane with piles of drumsticks last month, delivered from several countries around the world in support of her recent injury which stopped her from touring to support the band’s latest CD, New Beginning.
Just one month after the release of their alternate-future album Showa 90, URBANGARDE members have revealed even more artistic projects for the start of 2016.
URBANGARDE are a Japanese band active since 2002. Selective Hearing had the opportunity to chat with them about their new album Showa 90, the concept behind their music and videos and what they are currently listening to.
Swinging Popsicle’s latest EP flow is now available for streaming and download in 119 countries via services such as iTunes, Spotify, KKBox, Rhapsody, Amazon, and Google Play.
Japanese gothic heavy metal band Yousei Teikoku’s latest album Shadow Corps[e] has finally been released to overseas fans via iTunes USA.
URBANGARDE’s Heisei Death Game MV Features Idols and the Dark Side of Tokyo Youth. Idol guest performers in new video include Rei Kuromiya (LADYBABY & BRATS) and Maki Itou (linQ)
2015 marks the 20th anniversary of the Swinging Popsicle and it marks the release of their latest album flow on December 10. Selective Hearing had the opportunity to chat with them about their 20 years together, their new album flow and their plans for the holiday season.
Selective Hearing discusses YouTube Red and how it affects North American fans of Japanese music.