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Archive: 2014-07-21

News roundup 7/21

Here are the latest updates featuring 12012, Anjyu', ARLEQUIN, AVANCHICK, BFN, GIGAMOUS, GOTCHAROCKA, FUTURISM・BOYZ, KISAKI, Megaromania, REALies, and remembrance.

  • 12012's upcoming mini-album before their indefinite activity pause, , will feature 5 songs, each one composed by a different member (for the first time ever!). The CD will be released on 2014-10-01.
  • In commemoration of their upcoming single, ARLEQUIN (アルルカン) costumes from their Eclipse period will be on display at little HEARTS. stores from 2014-07-26 through 2014-08-11.
  • ex-UNDER CODE PRODUCTION members' bands ARLEQUIN, AVANCHICK, Black Gene For the Next Scene, GIGAMOUS, GOTCHAROCKA and REALies are featured in Cure Vol.132.
  • FUTURISM・BOYZ feat. shall was supposedly really interesting, as both the vocalist and lyrics had changed! Wish we could hear them. And wonder how CO- is...
  • If I'm not mistaken, ex-Anjyu' drummer 姫雛~hina~ will participate in a session with ex-NEGA ~ the:Ø guitarist SAN on 2014-08-09 at Ash OSAKA!
  • You can see better images of NANIWA V mascots (featuring KISAKI as a giraffe) here: NANIWA V mascots. The artist Minase Kotori (水瀬 古鳥) (?) did a really good job!
  • ex-Megaromania bassist 氷牙-Hyoga- will participate in DIAURA vocalist yo-ka's special solo band on 2014-08-13 at Saitama Kaikan HALL (埼玉会館ホール)!!
  • REALies is recording and shooting photography for something new!
  • remembrance next live will be held on 2014-10-13.

AVANCHICK new single and project

AVANCHICK (アヴァンチック) will release their second maxi-single, To Heart, although the date has not been announced. (By the way, their first single, Maria, was excellent!)

The second track on the new single is Tsumi to Batsu (罪と罰), and AVANCHICK will hold an unprecedented collaboration with Like an Edison, called Gridi×Shout:

Between 2014-08-10 and 2014-09-10, special kiosks will be set up in Like an Edison stores. Fans can go to those stores and record themselves shouting for 2~3 second on those kiosks, and the data will be uploaded to the band's LINE account. From there, the data may be used in the making of the song!

Those who participate in the shouting event will receive a special sticker. Furthermore, the band will hold special shouting seminars at various Like an Edison stores.

Syndrome ~ zechs new band

Syndrome ~ zechs new band

Pami。 (ぱみ。), ex-vocalist of Syndrome and zechs, will start his new band Neologic. Their concept is “New Entertainment Orgamoze Logic”, and their self-described sound is “electro, emo, and screamo loud band”.

V. Pami。 (ぱみ。) [ex-Syndrome ~ zechs]
G. Asami [ex-zechs ~ etc.]
B. yuki [ex-zechs ~ etc.]
Support D. Shizuru (静流) [閃-hirameki- ~ etc.]

Neologic will hold its first demo live on 2014-08-02 at Shinsaibashi (心斎橋) club FLEEZ (after which a fireworks demonstration will be held). Those who reserve tickets through Neologic will receive an unspecified present.

Latest Tatoeba distributed items

Here's a list this month's Tatoeba Konna Hanashi (たとえばこんなはなし) live-limited items:

  • 2014-07-01 [5,000 yen]:
    DVD of 6/16 live (mailed to attendees of that live)
    + group cheki
    + unspecified bonus
  • 2014-07-04 [5,000 yen]:
    MVL demo CD
    + Sarasa RANGER figurine
  • 2014-07-11 [5,000 yen]:
    DVD of 7/4 live
    -or- MVL demo CD
    -or- member's scarf + badge
  • 2014-07-15 [5,000 yen]:
    DVD of 7/11 live
    -or- DVD of 7/4 live
  • 2014-07-15 [attend 7/11&15 shows]:
    new song 4 demo CD
  • 2014-07-22 [5,000 yen]:
    DVD of 7/15 live
    -or- DVD of 7/4 live
    + unspecified bonus
  • 2014-07-23 [5,000 yen]:
    DVD of 7/22 live + oneman announcement
    -or- member's costume
    + unspecified bonus

Please check the Tatoeba Konna Hanashi discography for more info.

Rinne Tensei 2014 a success

Rinne Tensei 2014 a success

KISAKI's monster 90s VK band revival project, Rin・ne・ten・sei, continued today with ~Cry-Max Pleasure 2014~ (輪・廻・転・生 ~Cry-Max Pleasure 2014~). The event was held at ESAKA MUSE and was completely sold out!

I'm sure we'll see setlists and the like in coming days, but here are a few details in the mean time:

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