Starting in July 2017, FLOW will begin their 15th anniversary year, beginning with the release of a new mini-album Fighting Dreamers. This 15th anniversary commemorative album features 11 anime voice actors taking part in the lead song’s chorus, and each of the 5 members writing a new song, coming together to create an album featuring the new FLOW.
Japanese girls rock band BRATS have released a live music video for "Pain".
Japanese gothic metal band YOUSEI TEIKOKU has announced a series of stunning, limited-edition “tarot cards” for fans who purchase their 20th anniversary single, flamma idola, at selected stores in Japan.
Anisong super unit JAM Project appeared together on the live broadcast “MOTTO! MOTTO!! Radio Vol. 1″ on May 19 to promote the upcoming release “JAM Project LIVE TOUR 2016 ～AREA Z～” Blu-ray and DVD, due for release May 24.
Anisong singer Minori Chihara (The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya, Mitsuki Nase from Beyond the Boundary, and Kaori Nakaseko from Sound! Euphonium) has announced the return of her annual “Summer Dream” concert held every August at Lake Kawaguchi’s Stellar Theater.
All-female J-Rock band exist†trace performed the second night of their one-man concert series “The 19th Challenge” on May 19th at Ebisu’s club aim.
Yoshiki of X Japan underwent surgery for cervical artificial disc replacement on Tuesday (USA time), May 16th, 2017, at Cedars-Sinai Hospital in Los Angeles.
Japanese girls rock band BRATS will release their double-A-side single “Ainikoiyo”/”Nounai Shoukyo Game” on digital platforms worldwide with bonus international content on May 25, one month before the CD release of the single in Japan.
YOUSEI TEIKOKU Reveals Track List and Powerful Jacket Image for 20th Anniversary Single. Japanese Gothic Rock Band Will Return to the United States for Anisong World Matsuri at Otakon 2017.