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Posts from 2015

HEISEI ISHIN vocalist Taku “presents” event in December
HEISEI ISHIN vocalist Taku “presents” event in December

A special event has been announced for 2015-12-10 which will memorialize deceased HEISEI ISHIN vocalist Taku (拓). Several special acts will appear―almost all of which were part of the UNDER CODE PRODUCTION family ❤.

N@H, the special two-piece band which was considered the “second act” of HEISEI ISHIN, will appear, along with GIGAMOUS, the formal band that followed. The band More, which features ex-12012 members will appear, as will a special version of THE BLACK SWAN which features ex-NEGA drummer Yu (優)!! A session called Ishin (維新) will appear, which presumably will cover HEISEI ISHIN songs, too.

Finally, a super special session called Yoshifumi BAND (よしふみバンド) will appear, which is made up of retired ex-UNDER CODE PRODUCTION guys...!! It features CO- (the not-seen-since-his-arrest ex-FUTURISM・BOYZ vocalist), TAKAFUMI (most famous UNDER CODE PRODUCTION staff member), KANATA (ex-LIN guitarist-cum-sommelier), Yoshi (HEISEI ISHIN leader who retired from music), and 姫雛~hina~ (ex-Anjyu' drummer). (Interestingly, many of those guys worked at TAKAFUMI's club!)

What a great lineup... I'd really like to see that live! R.I.P Taku ❤

http://weloveucp.com/lives/144/
FUTURISM・BOYZ threeman
FUTURISM・BOYZ will participate in a threeman on 2015-11-15―with visual bands!

I wish they'd put out a CD ;O;

http://weloveucp.com/lives/140/
FUTURISM・BOYZ new photo
FUTURISM・BOYZ has revealed their first official photography since the joining of new vocalist shall (ex-Vior gloire). Check it out, above! You can see their older photos at their biography section.
FUTURISM・BOYZ oneman announced!!
FUTURISM・BOYZ will hold a 2015-04-05 oneman in celebration of the joining of new vocalist shall (シャル)! Good luck boys! I hope a release is somewhere on the horizon.

http://weloveucp.com/lives/35/

Posts from 2014

shall joins FUTURISM・BOYZ
shall joins FUTURISM・BOYZ

ex-Vior gloire vocalist shall (シャル) has officially joined FUTURISM・BOYZ as of 2014-11-23!

They've had quite the lineup drama... You'll remember bassist B.B suddenly seceded in 2012, and then vocalist CO- disappeared after being arrested in 2013. In 2014, after continuing as a two-person, non-visual band for some time, shall appeared as guest vocalist, then CO- formally announced his secession and retirement. Drummer Shun (俊) recently announced his new band Ai-collage, so it seemed that F・B would be on the back burner... But with shall formally joining, maybe we'll get some more activity! And, gods willing, a release?!

I assume (for the time being) that remembrance will continue at its leisurely pace, but who knows?
FUTURISM・BOYZ vocalist CO- officially secedes
FUTURISM・BOYZ has finally made an official announcement regarding vocalist CO-: he has officially seceded from the band as of 2014-09-02.

The band had previously mentioned making an announcement in August about their vocalist... I wonder if they toyed with the idea of CO- resuming activities...? It does seems that they'd planned at least one last live with CO- before his secession.

But it seems that CO- has been unable to find any sense of motivation after all, and thus feels it's impossible to support the activities of a band―and I'm sure this still relates to his arrest in late 2013. So in addition to leaving the band, it seems that he has retired.

Despite this fact, the remaining two members of FUTURISM・BOYZ vow to continue.

FUTURISM・BOYZ future?
The FUTURISM・BOYZ vs Dancing MOGA twoman was completed successfully, with attendance almost sold out, and renewed optimism among remaining members Shun (俊) and YUKIHIRO (ユキヒロ)! In addition to mentioning a few interesting details of F・BOYZ' activity until now (please check the biography page), Shun mentioned in a post that the duo has already planned more lives, due to the success of this one!

And...
It seems we might get an official announcement about a FUTURISM・BOYZ vocalist in August...!

Here's the setlist from the show (keep in mind that lyrics and rhythm to almost all songs were changed to accommodate shall!):

  1. micron
  2. Musuu no Kinkou (Drum 'n' Bass Ver.) (無数の均衡 (Drum 'n' Bass Ver.))
  3. CHICKEN Lock (チキンLock)
  4. 13sai Ningyou (13歳人形) [Arc cover]
  5. SPICY (Soul Dance Ver.)
  6. Ikiru toha Tatakai deare (生きるとは闘いであれ)
  7. If (ballade Ver.) featuring Kitera Akio

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.
FUTURISM・BOYZ twoman featuring shall
FUTURISM・BOYZ will hold their twoman live vs DancingMOGA on 2014-07-20 at Abiko (あびこ) BEAT IN. Vocalist CO- will not appear―instead, ex-Vior gloire shall (シャル) will act as the band's guest vocalist!

Posts from 2013

FUTURISM・BOYZ post apology
As you may recall, FUTURISM・BOYZ' recent live event was cancelled due to vocalist/leader CO- being detained by police for questioning. It seems that he has finally been released, as he has posted an apology via the F・BOYZ official blog.

Although I can't properly translate the apology, it seems that he glosses over what he actually did, but does admit that he was definitely involved in a crime. He says it was very stupid of him, and apologizes with all of his strength to those who worried about him. He apologizes to all band members, fans, and family, and says that his future activity is to be determined.

On the positive side―if there is one―this apology leads me to believe that the crime is non-violent/not a high-level crime. If it were, I would assume he would be unable to release such a comment, and wouldn't mention even the possibility of future activities. But that's just speculation. The original Japanese comment is below, if you can gather something more out of it:

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FUTURISM・BOYZ live cancelled due to arrest
FUTURISM・BOYZ members Shun and YUKIHIRO announced two days ago that the band's 2013-10-06 sponsored event has been cancelled (featuring ex-UCP cast), due to vocalist CO- being detained by police for questioning.

The members are unsure what CO- was involved in but it seems that he could be in some real trouble (eg. arrested). Shun and YUKIHIRO will further update when they know more about the situation―and after they've made a decision about the future of FUTURISM・BOYZ.

Refunds are available to all those who pre-ordered tickets to the event.
FUTURISM・BOYZ' UNDER CODE family session event
FUTURISM・BOYZ vocalist CO- is sponsoring a session event comprised almost entirely of ex-UNDER CODE PRODUCTION band members! Check out the awesome lineup below:

FUTURISM・BOYZ vocalist CO- sponsored event Yamaguchi FESTIVAL!! (山口フェスティバル!!)
2013-10-06 at Ash Osaka

  • Yatter Man 【V. CO- (F・B) / G. KANATA (ex-LIN) / B. Karasu (ex-SUZAKU) / D. REIYA (ex-LIN)】
  • SAN BAND 【V. YU-I (ex-CindyKate) / G. SAN (ex-NEGA) / G. YUKIHIRO (F・B) / B. Yu (ex-NEGA(?)) / D. ARU (ex-Vior gloire)】
  • Zutsuu (頭痛) 【V. Ren (ex-Dali) / G & B & D. (undecided)】
  • RENA with “CrazySound” Makers 【V. Ryu (holyclock) / G. Takuya (holyclock) / G. Go (HYRAL) / B. RENA (ex-Vior gloire) / D. Kyong Kyong】
  • Mon☆ster (もん☆すたぁ) 【V. garu (Paranoid≠circuS) / G. zyaki (Paranoid≠circuS) / B. SHUU / D. PIICHI】



By the way, I wonder if Zutsuu will be a “prototype” for a band which Ren has mentioned thinking about.
FUTURISM・BOYZ announces live
FUTURISM・BOYZ have suddenly announced a live! They will appear at 2013-10-27 event Heartful Live Vol,24 at Nara studio Sola.

It's a non-visual event and F・BOYZ will appear without makeup, costume, etc.. On the plus side, the band will be playing super old songs, from their early Arc days, but reconstructed in a new F・BOYZ style! Furthermore, the event is completely free. It can't be missed if you're a fan of Arc or F・BOYZ!

By the way, FUTURISM・BOYZ has their own Facebook!
KISAKI live and special band announced!!
KISAKI live and special band announced!!

KISAKI has announced a special Christmas Day sponsored event, at which his one-day-limited special band SchwarzVrain (featuring ex-Megaromania and F・B members) will perform!!!!

C'est la vie ~REMAIN OF THE 20TH YEARS HISTORY~ Saishuushou is the final chapter in the celebration of KISAKI's 20 years of band activity, and will be held on 2013-12-25 at OSAKA MUSE. It will primarily serve as a oneman for special band SchwarzVrain, but will also feature a friendship performance by Raychel BAND (れいちぇるバンド), and special opening acts GLARD (ex-VAGERKE) and DECIDE (produced by Ray).

KISAKI 20th anniversary memorial last chapter
C'est la vie ~REMAIN OF THE 20TH YEARS HISTORY~ Saishuushou (最終章)
2013-12-25 at OSAKA MUSE

SchwarzVrain (oneman)
  • B. KISAKI (ex-MIRAGE~Syndrome~Phantasmagoria~LIN etc.)
  • V. 翠-Sui- (ex-Megaromania)
  • G. 美沙麗-Misery- (ex-Megaromania)
  • G. ユキヒロ (YUKIHIRO) (ex-Arc ~ FUTURISM・BOYZ)
  • D. 俊 (Shun) (ex-Arc ~ FUTURISM・BOYZ)
※ will only perform songs by KISAKI's previous bands

Raychel BAND (れいちぇるバンド) (friendship appearance)
  • V. 苓 (Ren) (ex-Dali)
  • G. SAN (ex-NEGA)
  • G. おたけ (Otake) (ex-CindyKate)
  • B. Ray (ex-NEGA)
  • D. ラジャス (RAJAS) (CHRISHUNA (クリシュナ))
※ special session formed by Ray

GLARD (opening act)
V. Naota / G. Takeshi / G. Hayato / B. Kyo / D. Ryota
※ ex-VAGERKE (which was signed to UNDER CODE PRODUCTION sublabel ROAD AWAKE)

DECIDE (opening act)
V. Toshiki (十式) / G. Remu (れむ) / G. Yuura (憂羅) / B. Sara (沙羅) / D. Yuppi (ゆっぴ)
※ produced by Ray (ex-NEGA)



So what do you think?! Personally, I'm super excited. I just wish we could see this event!! Let's pray for a live DVD... and that SchwarzVrain and Raychel BAND will become real bands!!
FUTURISM・BOYZ oneman
Yesterday, FUTURISM・BOYZ announced that they will hold a oneman live in September! ...And today, that oneman has already sold out!! Nice job F・B~

F・B will hold their oneman Nara FES!!! on September 8th in their hometown of Nara. The band will play in a local studio, so attendance to the oneman will be limited. Furthermore, the band will appear without makeup/costumes (much like their recent threeman).

After the oneman, the band will hold a “night party” in the same building. There will be no alcohol, so underage fans are welcome. Furthermore, everyone is encouraged to bring a meal from home. Eat and chat with the members and make memories of summer together!

FUTURISM・BOYZ oneman 奈良フェス!!! (Nara FES!!!)
2013-09-08 at Nara Studio Sola 3F EVENT SPACE
FUTURISM・BOYZ (oneman)

limited attendance allowed

ナイトパーティー (NIGHT PARTY)
2013-09-08 at Nara Studio Sola 3F EVENT SPACE
FUTURISM・BOYZ

bring your own meal; underage attendees welcome


ARCHIVES special event updates
As previously mentioned, UNDER CODE PRODUCTION's treasure book ARCHIVES 2003~2013 includes a ticket to a special launch event. Since it was originally announced, the event has changed venues, and additional details have been released:

The event (which will still be held on June 29th at 14:30 JST) will now be held at Rozetta (across the street from Shinsaibashi FANJ-twice), rather than Shinsaibashi food & bar Beginning as was initially announced.

The event will feature talk sessions, Q&A, games with prizes, and more. UNDER CODE is currently asking for question submissions for the Q&A section (email with title 「インストアイベント」 to shop@under-code.jp). And, of course, goods will be sold during the event, with those who spend 4,000 yen being allowed to participate in satsueikai.

The following goods will be sold at the event:
  • cheki (set of 2)
  • LIN: 「Obscure Ideal」, 「Reflect of Killing Fleur」, AWAKING FROM -INDEPENDENT “MAZE”-
  • Megaromania: Megaromania (TYPE A/B/C), Artistical Glint TYPE A, Propaganda (TYPE A/B)
  • NEGA: NEGATIVISM-WITHOUTRACE-, NEGATIVISM-TRACE- (TYPE A/B)
  • FUTURISM・BOYZ: Jibunbyou, New period (TYPE A/B)
  • REALies: to 「B」 continued (TYPE A/B), Plug [I]n
  • High Style Paradox 2003~2013

As originally announced, members of LIN, NEGA, Megaromania, FUTURISM・BOYZ, and REALies will appear.
WEB SHOP LAST FAIR PART:1


UNDER CODE PRODUCTION announced the first part of its web shop's last special fair today (I detailed the “0th part” in the previous post). For LAST FAIR PART:1, the web shop has updated with tons of special new items―mostly bootleg live DVDs―and has announced a very special privilege campaign!

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Treasure Book special event
UNDER CODE PRODUCTION “treasure book” ARCHIVES 2003~2013 is set to be released on June 20, and certain ex-members of the label have decided to hold a special event to celebrate it!

The special event will be held on June 29, 2013, at Shinsaibashi food & bar Beginning, and tickets will be included with purchases of the Treasure Book (otherwise, tickets can also be obtained by spending 3,000 yen on UCP goods from June 20 through June 29 at Amemura PureSound). The event will include special talks, quizzes and games with presents, and more. And best of all, certain members of LIN, Megaromania, NEGA, FUTURISM・BOYZ, and REALies will participate!

If you're in Japan and plan on attending, more information can be found here.
FUTURISM・BOYZ perform as adults


FUTURISM・BOYZ have announced their first post-UNDER CODE live. The band will participate in a non-VK threeman, at which they will play with no makeup/costumes! They invite anyone interested in a more “adult” FUTURISM・BOYZ to check out the live on June 23rd.

FUTURISM★BOYZ non-visual threeman2013-06-23 at BEAT IN FUTURISM★BOYZ / Saitou Mitsuki (? 齋藤充貴) / Dancing MOGA


By the way, they're spelling their name “FUTURISM★BOYZ” for this live. I'm not sure if that's a permanent name change, or name only for “adult” version, or what...
UNDER CODE PRODUCTION Treasure Book & LAST LIVE DVD


UNDER CODE PRODUCTION has closed・・・ In memorial of 10 years of this legendary and unorthodox label, a new bible will be released: ARCHIVES 2003~2013. Furthermore, this timeless collector's item will include UNDER CODE PRODUCTION's last live DVD!!

UNDER CODE's “treasure book” is called ARCHIVES 2003~2013 and will be released on June 20th, 2013, through the label's official web shop. The book will collect 128 full color pages, and will cost 12,600 yen. The book will feature 6 major sections, but will also include a two-point special privilege, as well as a web shop limited privilege:

【CONTENTS】
  1. A great number of artists' official photos
  2. Exclusive live report of UNDER CODE PRODUCTION last event Nihon Seiatsu FINAL -since 2003~2013- 2013.5.03 at Osaka BIG CAT
  3. Extensive biography and discography files for all signed artists
  4. Personal interviews: Ray (NEGA) × CO- (F・B) / SAN (NEGA) × Maaya (CindyKate) / YUUI (CindyKate) × Rayka (REALies) / KANATA (LIN) × Misery (Megaromania) / RIKU (LIN) × JIN (NEGA) × Yamada Takafumi (UCP staff)
  5. 10 years' worth of private offshot photos, about 700 in total
  6. KISAKI's last interview
  7. ...and more
【TWO-POINT PRIVILEGE】
  1. Application ticket to special project exclusively for purchasers (application deadline: 2013-07-20)
  2. Complete live DVD (over 3 hours of footage) of UNDER CODE PRODUCTION last event Nihon Seiatsu FINAL -since 2003~2013- 2013.5.03 at Osaka BIG CAT
【WEB SHOP PRIVILEGE】
  • Unique, only-one-in-the-world special CD by Ray (NEGA) × CO- (F・B) special unit AD LIBBERS (アドリヴァーズ), in which they create a completely original song based on the title you specify
UNDER CODE LAST COLLABORATION 「D・N・A」 revealed!!


KISAKI has finally revealed the “UNDER CODE PRODUCTION LAST COLLABORATION”... It's a special collaboration unit band, 「D・N・A」 which will appear on a new tribute to hide omnibus!!

As part of hide anniversary project ROCKET DIVE 2003-2014 (which celebrates the 15th anniversary of his passing, 20th anniversary of his musical activities, and 50th birthday), his tribute album series hide TRIBUTE SPIRITS has been expanded. Throughout these two years, 6 more entries to the series will be released―starting with two visual kei entries, hide TRIBUTE Ⅱ -Visual SPIRITS- and hide TRIBUTE Ⅲ -Visual SPIRITS-.

UNDER CODE PRODUCTION special collaboration unit 「D・N・A」 will appear in the second omnibus, covering hide's Junk Story. The lineup of the unit is unknown, but the photoshoot featured all vocalists of UNDER CODE's currently-active bands, plus KISAKI―so, we can assume those people will be involved.

hide TRIBUTE Ⅱ -Visual SPIRITS- will be released on July 1st, 2013. Tracklist is below:

(omnibus)
hide TRIBUTE SPIRITS Ⅱ -Visual SPIRITS-
2013-07-03 3,000 yen omnibus album CD

  1. TELL ME
  2. DICE
  3. OBLAAT
  4. D.O.D
  5. ピンク スパイダー PINK SPIDER
  6. ever free
  7. DOUBT
  8. HURRY GO ROUND
  9. MISERY
  10. Beauty & Stupid
  11. DAMAGE
  12. Junk Story
  13. 50% & 50%

UCP members session event
Many members of UCP bands will be participating in Ash OSAKA's session event, MOVING TARGET, on June 29th. Some of the sessions sound quite cool; check out the full lineup below!

Ash OSAKA PRESENTS SESSION Matsuri MOVING TARGET
2013-06-29

  • ATOHASORA (アトハソラ) (guest) (added 2013-06-06) V. RIKU (LIN) / V. Sui (Megaromania) / G. Misery (Megaromania) / G. KANATA (LIN) / B. Hyoga (Megaromania) / D. REIYA (LIN)

  • Against the pill V. Rayka (REALies) / G. Yuuki (RevleZ) / B. Haruka (ex-Diverse glare in Riot) / D. Kaya

  • MOLS→MOLS (MOLS→モルスァ) V. JUKI (Oneness) / G. Kayuki (2nd Dyz) / G. Tsukasa (ex-Lilt) / B. Misamisa (MonoLog) / D. Syuma (Oneness)

  • planetarium Z V. MAR (planetarium) / G. Rin (planetarium) / G. Tatsuro / B. Hisa (planetarium) / K. Yuno (planetarium) / D. MASA (ex-SEED)

  • Sabishi SOMETHING (寂死サムシング) V. Aki (ex-Diverse glare in Riot) / G. Ritsu (REALies) / G. Kayuki (2nd Dyz) / B. Orochi (ZIN) / D. Shun (FUTURISM・BOYZ)

  • Choushakaijinkyuu no Keionbu (超社会人級の軽音部) V. mizuki (Re:ACT) / G. TOSHI (DGR) / G. Jun (ex-DiaboluS) / B. Takaya (hannah) / D. zodd (DGR)

  • VIOR CRISHUNA (ビオルクリシュナ) V. shall (Vior gloire) / G. serra (Vior gloire) / G. Ahiro (CRISHUNA) / B. Kira (CRISHUNA) / D. RAJAS (CRISHUNA)

  • Shungokusatsu (瞬獄殺) V. Itsuki (SUZAKU) / G. sai (REVINE) / B. RENA (Vior gloire) / D. jun (REVINE)

  • Shuzaku (しゅざく) (Paranoid≠circuS)

  • Level 0 V. Reiya (MeLt) / G. Ao (ex-paradeis) / G. SORA (MeLt) / B. Rin (ex-ISK;M) / D. minoru (Called≠Plan)

  • TWILIGHT PRINCESS (トワイライトプリンス) V. Ryo (ex-KOKUYOKU) / G. Yua / G. Shin / B. Mira / D. Haneki

  • MASKED RIDER SYSTEM (FOWR)


UNDER CODE teases last collaboration


KISAKI has been dropping hints about “UNDER CODE PRODUCTION's last collaboration.” Although it's unclear what the collaboration is, we have the following information:

  • It involves the vocalists of all current UNDER CODE bands―they just did a photoshoot (see above) with KISAKI specifically for the collaboration.
  • It probably involves music―KISAKI's been in the studio working on arrangement.
  • It seems to have been decided at the last minute―KISAKI said that he's been in the studio for hours, under intense pressure, trying to finish by the upcoming deadline.

My guess is a last collaboration song, maybe something like KISAKI did with Wataru, RIKU, and Jui in 2007 when 12012, Phantasmagoria, and VIDOLL were graduating from the label (...well, were planning to, anyway). What do you think? Whatever the last collaboration is, we'll find out on May 3rd, when it's announced at UNDER CODE PRODUCTION's last live.

2013-04-30 edit: A special photoset of the collaboration photos (seen above) will be sold at UNDER CODE's dissolution event for 2,000 yen. Cheki from the photoshoot will also be sold, in pairs, for 1,000 yen.
UNDER CODE omnibus features
UNDER CODE artists have been featured in a lot of omnibuses lately. First, there's the last memorial omnibus, High Style Paradox 2003~2013, which features all UCP artists. Second, Megaromania and LIN will participate in a special omnibus compiled by PENICILLIN guitarist Chisato (to which LIN will contribute a new song). And finally, sever UNDER CODE bands have been featured in a digital compilation series called VISUAL☆INVASION. Details for all are below:

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KISAKI 20th anniversary lucky bags & birthday party


KISAKI will release a special lucky bag to celebrate his 20th year of band activity! Furthermore, he has decided on a spur-of-the-moment birthday party, to be held shortly after his 20th anniversary memorial live.

KISAKI's lucky bag will include a great number of rare items (music, goods, etc.) of his successive bands from throughout his 20 year history. Furthermore, the purchase privilege is 1 cheki, and 2 photos (of 5 possible) from KISAKI's mysterious early bands (when he was only 18~20 years old!). The bag is available, in extremely limited quantities, for 3,675 yen through the official web shop.

Furthermore, KISAKI has decided on a spur-of-the-moment birthday party, to be held late on March 10th at Shinsaibashi soma, shortly after his 20th anniversary memorial live at Osaka BIG CAT earlier that day. KISAKI will appear along with his hand-picked “Chikasen's most interesting”―Ray (NEGA), KANATA (LIN), KEETO (Dali), CO- & YUKIHIRO (FUTURISM・BOYZ)―and will spend the night comfortably celebrating (no performances will take place) with attendees.

Tickets to the party are available now through the official web shop for 6,000 yen. Only an extremely limited number of attendees will be allowed, and only those 20-years-old or older will be allowed to enter!
FUTURISM・BOYZ oneman and new release


FUTURISM・BOYZ has announced its [very sparse] activity for 2013. The band will hold a oneman show in April, and will release a live-limited single sometime in March (all other details about the release are currently unknown).

FUTURISM・BOYZ onemanRip life!! life!! ~Jinsei Tsuppashire~ (Rip life!! life!! ~人生突っ走れ~) 2013-04-14 at Shinsaibashi FANJ-twice
FUTURISM・BOYZ (oneman)


FUTURISM・BOYZ
チキンLock
CHICKEN Lock
2013-05-02 1,050 yen single CD

  1. チキンLOCK CHICKEN LOCK
  2. action

UNDER CODE PRODUCTION memorial omnibus


UNDER CODE PRODUCTION has announced that, in collaboration with SHOXX, it will release its 10th anniversary memorial last omnibus, High Style Paradox 2003~2013. The mail-order-limited omnibus will be released in March, and will feature all significant bands (32 in total) signed to UNDER CODE PRODUCTION throughout its 10 years of activity.

Those who purchase the omnibus before February 28th will receive a special 24 month calendar.

Because the omnibus is mail-order-limited through SHOXX, it will not be available to overseas customers via usual means. However, I organize a group order as soon as I find a viable shopping service—expect a separate with details.

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UNDER CODE PRODUCTION last tour


UNDER CODE PRODUCTION has announced its 10th anniversary last tour: Nihon Seiatsu FINAL -since 2003~2013- (日本制圧FINAL -since 2003~2013-). The tour will take place from March 1st through May 3rd, after which UNDER CODE will dismantle.

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Posts from 2012

UNDER CODE last birthday event


At today's UNDER CODE PRODUCTION last New Year countdown event (which was SOLD OUT, by the way!), several of the label's last lives were announced. First up: the last UNDER CODE birthday event will celebrate the birthdays of LIN drummer REIYA and NEGA bassist Ray!

UNDER CODE PRODUCTION LAST BIRTHDAY EVENT Ray&REIYA dream double birthday event!! 桜舞い散る季節に俺たちは生まれた。 (Sakura Maichiru Kisetsu ni Oretachi ha Umareta。)
2013-04-20 at HOLIDAY NAGOYA

  • LIN (凛 -the end of corruption world-)
  • NEGA
  • Megaromania
  • REALies
  • THE PIERO (ザ・ピエロ) [V. RIKU (LIN) / G. SAN (NEGA) / G. Otake (CindyKate) / B. Ray (NEGA) / D. REIYA (LIN)]
  • IDOL (アイドル) [V. JOSE KOJI (FUTURISM・BOYZ) & YUUI (CindyKate) / G. MIZUKI (LIN) / B. Ray (NEGA) / D. Yu (NEGA) & REIYA (LIN)]
  • BEACH BOYS (ビーチボーイズ) [V. Rayka (REALies) / G. KANATA (LIN) / G. Chikage (Megaromania) / B. Ray (NEGA) / D. REIYA (LIN)]
  • Kuroi Bara no xxx no Nanji ni xxxsareta xxxxa xxsa xxxma fexxfonba ni Gankyuu wo Sasagenasai・・・。 (黒い薔薇のxxxの汝にxxxされたxxxxあxxさxxxまふぇxxふぉんばに眼球を捧げなさい・・・。) [V. Sui (Megaromania) / G. Ritsu (REALies) / G. YUKIHIRO (FUTURISM・BOYZ) / B. Ray (NEGA) / D. REIYA (LIN)]
  • SHAPE UP BOYS (シェイプアップボーイズ) [V. TAKAFUMI (ex-Marvelous Maiden) / G. Misery (Megaromania) / G. KEETO (Dali) / B. Ray (NEGA) / D. REIYA (LIN)]



Pretty ambitious of the boys to play in every session band!! Sounds like an awesome event.
KISAKI 20th year memorial event


As part of UNDER CODE PRODUCTION's 10th anniversary special events, a special live will be held to commemorate KISAKI's 20 years (!!) of legendary band activity. UNDER CODE's biggest bands will appear at the event, and will each play 2 cover songs from KISAKI's bands.

KISAKI 20 year band activity celebration event “Chikasen version” C'est la vie ~REMAIN OF THE 20TH YEARS HISTORY~
2013-02-02 at OSAKA RUIDO
LIN (凛 -the end of corruption world-) / Megaromania / NEGA / REALies / FUTURISM・BOYZ

each band will play 2 songs from KISAKI's bands!!



By the way, this is labeled the “Chikasen (UNDER CODE) version”. I wonder if there will be a Matina version announced later??

Arc one day revival information


Today, more information about Arc's one day revival has been released! It seems that PERESTROIKA will hold a one day revival at the event as well, and special session bands Zaidan Houjin Kurojuuji (罪団法人黒十字) and 可菜水木 (Kanamizuki) will also appear.

Arc one day revival sponsored event Warugakitachi no Saturday Night Fever☆!! Fukattsu Tokubetsuhen!! (悪ガキ達のSaturday Night Fever☆!! 復活特別編!!)
2013-02-09 at Shinsaibashi (心斎橋) VARON

  • Arc (one day revival)
  • CindyKate (シンディケイト)
  • PERESTROIKA (one day revival)
  • Kanamizuki (可菜水木) [Vo.&Gu. KANATA & MIZUKI (LIN)]
  • Zaidan Houjin Kurojuuji (罪団法人黒十字) [Vo. RIKU (LIN) & Ren (ex-Dali) / Gu. KEETO (ex-Dali) / Gu. Hazuki (SUZAKU) / Ba. RENA (Vior gloire) / Ds. Karen (SUZAKU)]
Taku MEMORIAL DAY report


The memorial event for ex-HEISEI ISHIN (平成維新) vocalist Taku (拓), who passed away two years ago, was just held on December 10th. It seems that the event was memorable and went really well. I thought I'd share the setlists and a few pictures from the event, just as a little reminder of Taku (whose birthday will be tomorrow, December 13th!).

  • N@HN@H is the “second stage” of HEISEI ISHIN, formed by members YUKKIE (ユッキー) and RAI (ライ). They're quite good, and enjoying success right now!
    01. Prism. (HEISEI ISHIN cover)

  • OnenessOneness is the new band of ex-Anjyu' (former band of HEISEI ISHIN bassist yoshi) vocalist JUKI (ジュキ). This was their first live!
    01. IKASAMA Speakers (イカサマSpeakers)
    02. LOST WORLD (HEISEI ISHIN cover)
    03. Hankou Koemei (反抗声命)

  • CARAT (カラット) ※ CARAT is the new band of ex-ClearVeil (label-mate of HEISEI ISHIN) members.
    01. SWIMMY (スイミー) (HEISEI ISHIN cover)
    02. Renaiteki Sensou (恋愛的戦争)
    03. Utageuta (宴歌)
    04. Wasurenai (忘れない)

  • FUTURISM・BOYZArc (previous band of FUTURISM・BOYZ) was a label-mate of HEISEI ISHIN.
    01. Ruru~Ruru~ (縷々~るる~) (HEISEI ISHIN cover)

  • NEGANEGA was a label-mate of HEISEI ISHIN.
    01. Kakera (破片) (HEISEI ISHIN cover)

  • Enya Tomoyuki (塩谷 朋之) ※ He's a member of 12012, which was a label-mate of HEISEI ISHIN. He performed as a solo project, but was backed on guitar and drums by members of JILLED RAY (the drummer of which was in Taku's first band).
    01. Endless voyage (HEISEI ISHIN cover)

  • HEISEI ISHIN (平成維新) ※ The 4 members appeared in HEISEI ISHIN's last costumes (from the REVOLUTIONS era), along with a large picture of Taku as the backdrop. For most songs, they played with Taku's recording―but in the middle, Taku's brother Kinari (生成) provided vocals for a few songs!! According to the members, his vocals and physical movements were strikingly similar.
    01. THE BUTTERFLY
    02. LOST WORLD
    -MC-
    03. Microburst
    04. explosion
    05. good morning Human
    -MC-
    06. Prism. (featuring Kinari)
    -MC-
    07. 縷々~るる~ (Ruru~Ruru~) (featuring Kinari)
    08. Endless voyage (featuring Kinari)
    09. SWIMMY (スイミー)
    10. Kanka (干戈) (encore)

HEISEI ISHIN featuring Kinari at Taku MEMORIAL DAY
HEISEI ISHIN featuring Kinari (Taku's brother)


Buy HEISEI ISHIN omnibus at CDJapan
Buy N@H mini-album at CDJapan
FUTURISM・BOYZ new look


FUTURISM・BOYZ have debuted a new look! Check it out above and share your thoughts in the comments.

The band has also announced that they'll be producing new F・B towels and F・B pillcases. The band is currently looking for drawn representations of the members to appear on those new goods. If you have artistic talent, give it a shot by messaging FUTURISM・BOYZ at their Ameblo with a link to your drawings of the members. Submissions will be accepted until December 15th.
Arc one day revival announced!!


FUTURISM・BOYZ drummer 俊 (Shun) has announced that Arc (ex-band of all F・BOYZ members) will hold a one day revival on February 9th!!

Their revival will take place on February 9th at 心斋桥 (Shinsaibashi) VARON, as part of Arc's sponsored event 恶ガキ达のSaturday Night Fever☆!!复活特别编!! (Warugakitachi no Saturday Night Fever☆!! Fukkatsu Tokubetsuhen!!). Further details TBA.

Shun also addressed the question on everybody's mind: “Why now? How can it be Arc without Toshiya?” (bassist of Arc, now known as BB, who left FUTURISM・BOYZ, and won't appear at the event) His answer is that, even though it's not the same Arc that the fans loved, they wanted to do this revival anyway, to stand as Arc one last time during UNDER CODE PRODUCTION's closure.

Are you excited?
CLUB CHIKASEN


UNDER CODE has hastily decided to hold another edition of CLUB★地下线 (CLUB★Chikasen) immediately after its New Year countdown live. At the event, all UNDER CODE band members (except from Cu[be]) and 120 lucky attendees will drink and have fun!

UNDER CODE PRODUCTION New Year's Eve SPECIAL PARTY CLUB★地下线★新年会 (CLUB★Chikasen★Shinenkai)
2013-01-01 at HOLIDAY OSAKA
All members from: 凛 -the end of corruption world- (LIN), NEGA, Megaromania, シンディケイト (CindyKate), FUTURISM・BOYZ, REALies, 朱 (SUZAKU), Vior gloire

limited 120 people
outside drinks and food are allowed
ID check will be performed

HEISEI ISHIN memorial live details


As I previously mentioned, HEISEI ISHIN (平成维新) will revive for one day in memorial of vocalist Taku's death in 2010. Full details of the live have since been revealed:

The live is sponsored by HEISEI ISHIN (平成维新) with support by UNDER CODE PRODUCTION. In addition to HEISEI ISHIN and its continuation N@H, some old colleagues of Taku from UNDER CODE PRODUCTION will appear: FUTURISM・BOYZ, CARAT (カラット) (ex-ClearVeil), and Enya Tomoyuki (塩谷 朋之) (12012).

HEISEI ISHIN and UNDER CODE PRODUCTION PRESENTS 拓 MEMORIAL DAY (Taku MEMORIAL DAY)
2012-12-10 at OSAKA MUSE
HEISEI ISHIN (平成维新) (one day revival), N@H, FUTURISM・BOYZ, CARAT (カラット), ONENESS (ワンネス ), Enya Tomoyuki (塩谷 朋之)


According to HEISEI ISHIN bassist yoshi, this will be the band's last revival.
FUTURISM・BOYZ first anniversary.

The band announced their first anniversary live! Check the details bellow!

FUTURISM・BOYZ evento de primer aniversario「Circle of people」
2012-11-03 at 心斎橋(Shinsaibashi) FANJ-twice
-FUTURISM・BOYZ
-CO-「ふたり(Futari)」Band(Vo:CO- Vo:苓(Ren)-Dali-)
-ユキヒロ(Yukihiro) Band「MAEDAエンタープライゼス(ENTERPRISES)」 (Vo:儿(Jin)-NEGA- G:ユキヒロ(Yukihiro) G:SAN-NEGA- B:Ray-NEGA- Ds:優(Yuu)-NEGA-)
-俊(Shun) Band「阪神高速守り隊5(Hanshin Kousoku Mamoritai 5)」(Vo:シャル(Shall)-Vior gloire- G:serra-Vior gloire- G:ケエト(Keito)-Dali- B:ラジャス(Rajas)-Crishuna- Ds:俊(Shun))
-Vior Gloire
-Cu[be]



BB leaves FUTURISM・BOYZ


As of August 9th, bassist BB is no longer a member of FUTURISM・BOYZ. His departure is sudden and was unexpected, even to the other members of the band―it seems that he just suddenly decided to quit music, for reasons unclear.

For now, the other members have decided to continue. For their scheduled live on August 14th, they will appear as a three-person unit. For the session live which BB was scheduled to appear at on August 17th, guitarist YUKIHIRO will take his place.

It's very sad, considering that those four people have been together since forming Arc. The members say that there's still a spot for BB if he decides to return.

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[Update] Guitarist YUKIHIRO just posted about the situation in his blog:

Apparently, BB had first mentioned wanting to leave the band in July. He and the other F・BOYZ members had several meetings about it with KISAKI, and through those talks, BB decided not to leave. ―Until August 9th, when he suddenly announced that he was leaving, with no further discussion.

(This is unrelated, but I found it interesting: it seems that FUTURISM・BOYZ was originally intended to be a five-member band. At the last minute, the fifth member changed his mind, and so the band was left with the exact same lineup as Arc. Now that BB is leaving, it seems that FUTURISM・BOYZ will be a three-member band... quite a change from the beginning intentions!)
TAKAFUMI's birthday sessions revealed


Last month, an event to celebrate the birthday of UNDER CODE staff member TAKAFUMI was announced. The session band lineup for the event has finally been announced, and it's incredible!

TAKAFUMI BIRTHDAY EVENT YMD28 ~会いたかった×3 YES!!君に~ (YMD28 ~Aitakatta ×3 YES!! Kimi ni~)
2012-08-30 at HOLIDAY OSAKA
  • YMD28 [V. タカフミ (TAKAFUMI; ex-Marvelous Maiden) / G. +悠 (+Yu; Ultimate Sonic) / G. 葉月-hazuki- (朱 (SUZAKU)) / B. HINA (FOWR) / D. zodd (ex-Diverse glare in Riot)]

  • Ultimate Sonic [V. +悠 (+Yu; Ultimate Sonic) / G. 葉月-hazuki- (朱 (SUZAKU)) / G. ユッキー (YUKKIE, N@H) / B. Ena (ex-HenzeL) / D. ライ (RAI, N@H)]

  • トモダチ (tomodachi)

  • Riddick

  • MASKED RIDER SYSTEM

  • 凛 -the end of corruption world- (LIN) (special)

  • スザキューブグロア (SUZACUBEGLOIRE) (special) [V. 樹-ituki- (SUZAKU) / V. シャル (shall, Vior gloire) / G. 尚-nao- (Cu[be]) / G. serra (Vior gloire) / B. 憂里-yuuri- (Cu[be]) / D. 火憐-karen- (SUZAKU)]

  • ネガロマニア (NEGAROMANIA) (special) [V. 儿-JIN- (NEGA) / V. 翠-Sui- (Megaromania) / G. 美沙麗-Misery- (Megaromania) / G. SAN (NEGA) / B. Ray (NEGA) / D. 邑詩-yushi- (Megaromania)]

  • ダリアライズ (DALIALIES) (special) [V. 苓 (Ren, Dali) / V. Rayka (REALies) / G. ケエト (KEETO, Dali) / G. 律 (Ritsu, REALies) / B. ユウ (YUU, Dali) / D. 一砂 (Kazna, REALies)]

  • シンディケイト・BOYZ (CindyKate・BOYZ) (special) [V. ユーイ (YUUI, CindyKate) / V. CO- (FUTURISM・BOYZ) / G. おたけ (Otake, CindyKate) / G. ユキヒロ (YUKIHIRO, FUTURISM・BOYZ) / B. まぁや (Maaya, CindyKate) / D. 俊 (Shun, FUTURISM・BOYZ)]

Which band would you most like to see? Personally, I'd love to hear YMD28 (seems very similar to ZODIA) or SUZACUBEGLOIRE.
Phantasmagoria tribute 2012


In 2007, UNDER CODE PRODUCTION sponsored a “Tribute to Phantasmagoria” tour at which all bands payed homage to Phantasmagoria. It has since become tradition for the label to host an annual “Tribute to Phantasmagoria” memorial live on the band's disbandment anniversary. And this tradition continues in 2012!

UNDER CODE PRODUCTION PRESENTS 「SUMMER MASQUERADE FINAL」 ~Phantasmagoria MEMORIAL TRIBUTE NIGHT~
2012-08-31 at 梅田 (Umeda) SHANGRILA

凛 -the end of corruption world- (LIN), Megaromania, NEGA, Dali, FUTURISM・BOYZ, シンディケイト (CindyKate), REALies, Vior gloire, 朱 (SUZAKU), Cu[be], (closing large session band which will play “Kamiuta”)


UCP Official Webshop Updates
So, recently, the webshop has a lot of updates, principally covers and tracklists, let's sum up all of these!

1 - REALies
Not really news, but there is no blog entry for that so, here are the details of REALies 1st mini album, to the REAL.
Buy at CDJapan

REALies
to the REAL TYPE:A
2012-05-02 3,150 yen mini-album CD + DVD

  1. Is this REAL
  2. PHASE
  3. SKY AROUND
  4. 浮遊グラフィック Fuyuu GRAPHIC
  5. BURN
  6. LaST A GaINST

  1. LaST A GaINST (PV)

Buy at CDJapan

REALies
to the REAL TYPE:B
2012-05-02 2,625 yen mini-album CD

  1. Is this REAL
  2. PHASE
  3. SKY AROUND
  4. 浮遊グラフィック Fuyuu GRAPHIC
  5. 色彩Polaroid. Shikisai Polaroid.
  6. BURN
  7. LaST AGaINST


2 - FUTURISM・BOYZ

FUTURISM・BOYZ
自分病
Jibunbyou
2012-04-18 1,680 yen maxi-single CD

  1. 自分病 Jibunbyou
  2. 風速54.0 Fuusoku 54.0
  3. What's up?

Also, for those who orderer both types of New Period, UCP has FINALLY sent the DVD with the 生きるとは闘いであれ(Ikiru toha Tatakai de Are)'s PV!

3 - 朱 (SUZAKU)

SUZAKU
「桜歌乱舞」
「Ouka Ranbu」
2012-03-01 1,050 yen single CD

  1. 桜歌乱舞 Ouka Ranbu


4 - 朱 (SUZAKU) / Cu[be] / Vior Gloire

(omnibus)
NEXT INNOVATORS
2012-04-11 1,680 yen omnibus album CD

  1. 妙楽ノイド-class C- MyourakuNOID-class C-
  2. split heroine days
  3. AGITATOR


All of those are up at CD JAPAN, so buy them!
FUTURISM・BOYZ power push


FUTURISM・BOYZ has been featured in the FOOL'S MATE × VISUNAVI power push series. What does that mean for us? Samples of their upcoming single!! And a very special video of a day in the life of the F・BOYZ.

( View the rest of this entry )

What do you think about the samples? If you liked them, don't forget to buy the new single, Jibunbyou, which will be released on April 18th. It's available at CDJapan now!

FUTURISM・BOYZ
自分病
Jibunbyou
2012-04-18 1,680 yen maxi-single CD

  1. 自分病 Jibunbyou
  2. 風速54.0 Fuusoku 54.0
  3. What's up?

UNDER CODE 9th anniversary addition
UNDER CODE PRODUCTION recently announced an additional event to its “RIOT GALE of NINE YEARS” live series, which celebrates its 9th anniversary.

The new event is called 江坂遊戯 (Esaka Yuugi; Esaka Games) and will be divided into two parts: the first part featuring most of UNDER CODE's bands, and the second part featuring session bands made up of those members.

Tickets are on sale now: a regular ticket (good for one part of the live only) can be purchased for 3,150 yen through the normal venues; but a special picture ticket, which is good for both parts of the live, can be purchased exclusively through the official web shop for 5,500 yen. Tickets #1 ~ #100 were initially sold at the web shop, but those immediately sold out, so tickets #101 ~ #200 have now been added.

UNDER CODE PRODUCTION 9th anniversary addition 江坂遊戯 (Esaka Yuugi)
2012-05-05

-First Part-
凛 -the end of corruption world- (LIN), NEGA, Megaromania, FUTURISM・BOYZ, Dali, シンディケイト (CindyKate), REALies

-Second Part-
  • KISAKI SLAVES [V. 苓 (Ren, Dali) & RIKU (LIN) / G. 美沙麗-Misery- (Megaromania) / G. ユキヒロ (YUKIHIRO, FUTURISM・BOYZ) / B. KISAKI (LIN) / D. 俊 (Shun, FUTURISM・BOYZ)]]
  • 顔面偏差値TOP6 (Ganmen Hensachi TOP6) [儿 (JIN, NEGA) / SAN (NEGA) / B.B. (FUTURISM・BOYZ) / まぁや (Maaya, CindyKate) / REIYA (LIN) / 一砂 (Kazna, REALies)]
  • アイドル (IDOL) [ジョゼコージ (JOSE KOJI, FUTURISM・BOYZ) / MIZUKI (LIN) / 優 (Yu, NEGA)]
  • ダンディーズ (DANDIES) [V. Rayka (REALies) / G. ケエト (KEETO, Dali) / G. 律 (Ritsu, REALies) / B. ユウ (YUU, Dali) / D. 邑詩-Yushi- (Megaromania)]
  • 時代錯誤!?な人々 (Jidaisakugo!? na Hitobito) [V. 翠-Sui- (Megaromania) / G. おたけ (Otake, CindyKate) / G. 蜘影-Chikage- (Megaromania) / B. 明イ (Akino, REALies) / D. 沙美 (Sami, CindyKate)]
  • 全員長渕 (Zenin Nagafuchi) [V. ユーイ (YUUI, CindyKate) / G. KANATA (LIN) / G. N∀O (REALies) / B. 氷牙-Hyoga- (Megaromania) / D. 旬奈 (Shunna, Dali)]

New release and photo from FUTURISM・BOYZ


FUTURISM・BOYZ have revealed a new look and a new release along with it!

The new release is a maxi-single called 自分病 (Jibunbyou) and it will be released in April in one type. The official web shop privilege, along with a slightly earlier ship date, is a special DVD and signed cheki of the member of your choice. And of course, the band will embark on the 自分病ツアー (Jibunbyou TOUR) from March 21st through June 10th.

FUTURISM・BOYZ
自分病
Jibunbyou
2012-04-18 1,680 yen maxi-single CD

  1. 自分病 Jibunbyou
  2. 風速54.0 Fuusoku 54.0
  3. What's up?


Are you looking forward to this release?

Posts from 2011

[Archived] FUTURISM・BOYZ covers
The covers for both types of the upcoming FUTURISM・BOYZ mini-album, New period, have been revealed. Check them out below ↓

↖ TYPE A     TYPE B ↗


The mini-album will be released on 2011-09-28 (though official web shop orders will be shipped a week early).
⇒ buy from official webshop
⇒ TYPE A at CDJapan ($32.51 USD)
⇒ TYPE B at CDJapan ($32.51 USD)

[Archived] FUTURISM・BOYZ CM
The official UNDER CODE PRODUCTION YouTube page has been updated with a CM from FUTURISM・BOYZ. (It features a clip from the PV that you can only get as an application present after buying both types of their mini-album!) Check it out:

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So what do you think? I really like the set and directing, but I'm still unsure about the song—kinda like it, kinda don't. But I'm still buying the mini-album for sure—I think the “weirdness” I hear is just the growing pain of switching to a new style.

[Archived] FUTURISM・BOYZ samples
At the UNDER CODE OHP, a sample from the upcoming FUTURISM・BOYZ mini-album has been uploaded. The sample is a medly of all songs from the mini, so you can get a real feel of the band's sound.
⇒ FUTURISM・BOYZ sample medly

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Personally, although it's similar to Arc, I can definitely hear a difference—FUTURISM・BOYZ seems to have a harder, but sparser sound. Whether or not that's a good thing will have to wait until the mini-album is actually released.

But what do you think? Has this influenced you to buy/not buy their mini-album?

[Archived] Futurism•Boyz revealed
So here was be being skeptical it was Arc when all the signs pointed to it being Arc.......


Well Futurism Boyz...are indeed Arc



The line up hasn't changed but their names have

Vocal - CO-
Guitar - ユキヒロ
Bass - BB
Drums & Prog. -
俊 (Shun kept his the same)

They also have their new Ameba!

Edit with their Twitter!

CO-
Yukihiro
BB
Shun



[Archived] FUTURISM・BOYZ live details
If you missed the previous entries, which were member-locked until now, about FUTURISM・BOYZ, check them out first! pre-announcement details, first mini-album details.

As I mentioned in the pre-announcement details post, FUTURISM・BOYZ already has two sponsored event tours planned to celebrate the release of their first mini-album. The tours are called 存在目標ツアー (Sonzai Mokuhyou TOUR) Vol:1 and Vol:2, respectively, and will center on Tokyo, Nagoya, and Osaka. An unspecified present will be freely distributed at each stop on the tour; present A during Vol:1 and present B during Vol:2.

Formation and CD release celebration Tokyo/Nagoya/Osaka sponsored event tour 存在目標ツアーVol:1 (Sonzai Mokuhyou TOUR Vol:1)
unspecified present A freely distributed

2011-10-01 at 渋谷 (Shibuya) BOXX
FUTURISM・BOYZ, Fi'Ance. with Kiyoshi, シンディケイト (CindyKate), A, DEPAIN, オトガデッド (OTOGADEAD), 0801弐209336

2011-10-06 at 名古屋 (Nagoya) MUSIC FARM
FUTURISM・BOYZ, BIOSPHIA, トモダチ (tomodachi), DecoLa Hopping, ポルターガイスト (POLTERGEIST), UNDEAD, MILKY EMILY, 0801弐209336, ドメスティック (DOMESTIC)

2011-10-10 at OSAKA MUSE
FUTURISM・BOYZ, MoNoLith, ZEAK, BIOSPHIA, トモダチ (tomodachi), DecoLa Hopping, ポルターガイスト (POTERGEIST), 0801弐209336

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存在目標ツアーVol:2 (Sonzai Mokuhyou TOUR Vol:2)
unspecified present B freely distributed

2011-11-03 at 心斎橋 (Shinsaibashi) FANJ-twice
FUTURISM・BOYZ, シンディケイト (CindyKate), the Raid., THE SOUND BE HD, BIOSPHIA, One★Star, ジミニークリケット (JIMINY CRICKET), キッド (KID), dolore

2011-11-05 at HOLIDAY NAGOYA
FUTURISM・BOYZ, シンディケイト (CindyKate), THE SOUND BE HD, LOGiQ, ISK;M, One★Star, ジミニークリケット (JIMINY CRICKET), キッド (KID), dolore

2011-11-06 at 池袋 (Ikebukuro) CYBER
FUTURISM・BOYZ, シンディケイト (CindyKate), THE SOUND BE HD, VOICE, LOGiQ, the Raid., One★Star, ジミニークリケット (JIMINY CRICKET), キッド (KID), dolore



Also, FUTURISM・BOYZ have been “hastily added” to the lineup for the 2011 Phantasmagoria memorial tribute night (see the original post about that). I assume they're the secret guest that was to be announced on August 1st, but then “hastily added” is kind of a lie, isn't it?—whatever, I won't argue with UNDER CODE's logic~

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It's not as overboard as debuting with a bunch of oneman shows, but having two three-city sponsored event tours is a pretty ballsy move for a new band. (I suppose it also shows that they don't have many songs written and ready to go.) Hopefully it pays off for them!

I'm hoping to be able to post lineup/pictures sometime tomorrow, so cross your fingers for that!

[Archived] FUTURISM・BOYZ first release
New band FUTURISM・BOYZ has already decided their first release: a mini-album, in two types!

The mini-album is called New period and will be released on 2011-09-28. It will feature five songs plus a bonus track, with the bonus track differing between the two types. Both types will include an application form; the forms from both types can be mailed in to apply for a DVD containing the band's first PV. Furthermore, the privilege for buying both types from the official web shop is a making of DVD of that PV (and an early shipping date of 2011-08-25).

FUTURISM・BOYZ -
New period TYPE A
2011-09-28; 2,625 yen; mini-album CD; complete limited pressing
includes application form A for PV DVD
official web shop privilege for double purchase: making of PV DVD
01. 生きるとは闘いであれ (Ikiru toha Tatakai de Are)
02. SPICY
03. If ~もう少し勇気があれば君の隣にいれたかな~ (If ~Mousukoshi Yuuki ga Areba Kimi no Tonari ni Iretakana~)
04. micron
05. 【S】ound【E】ngine
06. 無数の均衡 (Musuu no Kinkou) (bonus track)

New period TYPE B
2011-09-28; 2,625 yen; mini-album CD; complete limited pressing
includes application form B for PV DVD
official web shop privilege for double purchase: making of PV DVD
01. 生きるとは闘いであれ (Ikiru toha Tatakai de Are)
02. SPICY
03. If ~もう少し勇気があれば君の隣にいれたかな~ (If ~Mousukoshi Yuuki ga Areba Kimi no Tonari ni Iretakana~)
04. micron
05. 【S】ound【E】ngine
06. Riser (bonus track)

生きるとは闘いであれ (Ikiru toha Tatakai de Are)
2011-??-??; 0 yen; mail-order-limited privilege PV DVD; limited pressings
mail-order privilege for sending applications from both types
01. 生きるとは闘いであれ (Ikiru toha Tatakai de Are) (PV)

Making of 生きるとは闘いであれ (Making of Ikiru toha Tatakai de Are)
2011-08-25; 0 yen; web shop privilege making of DVD; limited pressings
privilege for buying both types from official web shop
01. Making of 生きるとは闘いであれ (Making of Ikiru toha Tatakai de Are)
02. α


I can't help but be excited for this release! Hopefully I'll be even more excited once the members are announced, hahaha. Well, do any of you already plan to buy FUTURISM・BOYZ' mini-album?

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