ARLEQUIN have announced a new mini-album!
A few questions about popularity in visual kei, as inspired by a chat with cultic.
A new band has been added to GOEMON Records' roster: POIDOL !
ARLEQUIN has uploaded samples from their upcoming single, [puzzle]! They've also revealed the hideous cover art 😉
ARLEQUIN recently announced that they will be releasing another new single this year: "puzzle."
ARLEQUIN has revealed their new look and announced a new “single”!
Work/life has been 💩💩💩 lately, so here's a roundup of stuff that I haven't posted (probably not “minor,” but I'm not making separate posts for all this shit!).
ARLEQUIN has revealed the cover and tracklist of their upcoming single, KARMA. They also released a sample earlier this month.
Some minor news items from the past few days:
Here's some minor news that I've been to busy to post:
ARLEQUIN announced that they will be releasing a new single in November. The single will come in two types, one with a PV DVD and one with an additional third track.
ARLEQUIN vocalist Aki (暁) will temporarily cease performing due vocal nodules.
ARLEQUIN has revealed the covers and tracklists of their upcoming album, [Utopia]!
ARLEQUIN announced at their show on April 2nd that they will be releasing their 2nd full-length album named "Utopia." Like their previous releases, this album will come in 3 types and is due to drop on June 8th, 2016.
Minor news roundup for 3/6 🤘
Minor news roundup 2/22:
ARLEQUIN has released the tracklistings, cover art, and song previews for their upcoming single, PARANOIA.
Here are some more minor news items:
Minor news roundup for 1/31:
Happy New Year! Some minor news:
Minor news roundup for 2015-12-23:
ARLEQUIN has announced their new single, [PARANOIA], to be released in two types (2 song CD + PV DVD / 3 song CD) on 2016-03-02.
Here's some minor news that I've been neglecting to post. (I've been too busy working on the discography section!)
Here's the latest roundup of minor news:
ARLEQUIN will hold another twoman versus LIPHLICH on 2015-10-26.
ARLEQUIN will participate in a short Asia tour, which appears to be organized by B.P.RECORDS.
The latest minor news:
The latest magazine and television appearances from our lovely bands:
ARLEQUIN will release their new single, QUALIA (クオリア), on 2015-11-04 in three types (further details TBA). They've also announced a 2015-12-09 final at TSUTAYA O-EAST for their Tokyo-Nagoya-Osaka oneman tour.
I've been too busy updating layout stuff to bother posting news m( )m. So here's the latest minor stuff:
Here are a few upcoming media appearances (mostly from GOEMON RECORDS bands):
ARLEQUIN has sold out for the 6/20 and 6/21 stops on their upcoming oneman tour. In celebration, the band has announced two additional oneman performances, to be held in October and November. (The additional performances are listed as part of a Tokyo-Nagoya-Osaka tour, so I wouldn't be surprised if a third date is announced in the future.) It's great to see them so successful!
ARLEQUIN and NOCTURNAL BLOODLUST will hold their twoman live, TEARS OF /BLOOD/, in August:
ARLEQUIN is appearing in a shit-ton of media lately (including 4 as cover artist!!). Here's a list of all their stuff, plus some other recent appearances by other artists:
Here's some recent minor news:
Here's some minor news:
ARLEQUIN will release their new single, DILEMMA (ジレンマ), in two types in February. [TYPE A] includes a PV while [TYPE B] includes a bonus track. The band will also hold their first oneman tour, ANTIHERO (アンチヒーロー), from 2015-06-06 through 2015-08-09!
GOTCHAROCKA (and ex-Phantasmagoria) guitarist jun and ARLEQUIN (ex-Cu[be]) guitarist Nao (奈緒) are featured in a [special dual interview] to celebrate ViSULOG's 4th anniversary. It's pretty interesting to read those two ex-UNDER CODE bandmen talk to each other!
ARLEQUIN will hold a 150-person-limited oneman to celebrate the birthday of drummer Tamon (堕門), at which his drum seminar will serve as the opening act.
Hot indie visual label started by ex-CindyKate, GOEMON RECORDS, has several live tours and events planned for 2015, including its 2nd anniversary tour! On 2015-04-22, the label will also release its first coupling omnibus, [ALL I NEED], including new songs and live footage from ARLEQUIN, PENTAGON, and REALies. Check below for all the live details:
Here's a bunch of random news from the past weeks:
Here's the latest:
GOEMON RECORDS has re-opened [its official web shop]. In addition to laaaaame things like Santa cheki of your favorite bands, the web shop will feature two cool lucky bags:
ARLEQUIN will appear in an additional threeman vs Grieva (グリーヴァ) and DEZERT, as an extension of those two bands' coupling tour. The threeman, Shi×tou Bangaihen -Mitsudomoe- 2015 (死×闘 番外編-三つ巴-2015), will be held on 2015-01-17 at SHIBUYA CLUB QUATTRO.
Here's a roundup of the latest news related to ARLEQUIN, ISORA, ヴァリル, SIVA, E'm ~grief~, 凛 -THE END OF CORRUPTION WORLD-, MASKED RIDER SYSTEM, and Vior gloire.
ARLEQUIN completely sold out in 1 minute their oneman live on 2015-01-18 at ebisu LIQUID, CARPE ・ DIEM (カルぺ・ディエム)!! They have announced their additional oneman, Kouchou no Yume (胡蝶之夢) on 2015-04-26 at Tsutaya O-EAST!!! They have also uploaded a sample of their new PV:
ARLEQUIN has announced the details of their first full album, which is called NEAR・EQUAL (ニア・イコール), and will be released on 2014-11-12! The album will come in two types: [TYPE A] with 11 songs + 1 PV, and [TYPE B] with 11 songs (including an additional new song). There are 6~7 new songs, depending on which type you get.
ARLEQUIN has announced that they will hold two oneman lives in one day on 2014-12-06 at SHIBUYA REX, in celebration of the birthdays of vocalist 暁-Aki- and Kuruto (來堵)!!
REALies has released details of their 2014-11-10 session event live, and GOEMON RECORDS has announced a new event live:
Minor news roundup featuring ARLEQUIN, ISORA, Lilith, and REALies:
GOEMON RECORDS has announced its new, limited-time, medical-themed band, Call Me!
pia has posted a collaborative photoshoot with the vocalists of Grieva (グリーヴァ) and ARLEQUIN. The original article is [here], but I've posted the full-res pictures below:
ARLEQUIN (アルルカン) have started a collaboration with karaoke service DAM:
Aww, check out this shot from the recent “GOEMON RECORDS family” BBQ gathering ↑. They love each other ;_;. Anyway, here's a roundup of some GOEMON RECORDS news, feat. ARLEQUIN, CindyKate, and REALies!
General tickets for the 2014-10-19 ARLEQUIN (アルルカン) oneman at TSUTAYA O-WEST went on sale today... and were sold out within 3 minutes!!!!! The band has thus announced their next oneman, CARPE ・ DIEM (カルペ・ディエム), to be held on 2015-01-18 at ebisu LIQUIDROOM, where they will make an important announcement.
Lots of good news from ARLEQUIN (アルルカン) today: their 2nd oneman is officially sold out, so they've announced their next one at O-WEST! They've also formally announced their next single, Hakaana (墓穴). Finally, they've revealed their really cool new look (above).
REALies has announced a September sponsored event tour called REVIVE YOUR HEARTS. Additionally, ZEALLINK Shinjuku and Sendai will have an exhibition of REALies' SETSUNA CANDLE (セツナキャンドル) costumes from 2014-06-03~08 and 2014-06-11~16, respectively.
ARLEQUIN (アルルカン) vocalist Aki (暁) has mentioned that they will release their third single, Hakaana (墓穴). Details will be announced on 2014-06-21.
ARLEQUIN (アルルカン) have announced their first anniversary oneman, to be held at O-WEST!! They've also announced a twoman live with AvelCain (cool!) and another with FEST VAINQUEUR. Now, would it be too much to ask for a mini or full album?!
REALies and ARLEQUIN (アルルカン) are the cover artists for June's edition of freepaper Vijuttoke! Furthermore, REALies is also one of the cover artists of Vol.017 of freepaper SEVEN. You can check out the Vijuttoke duel covers above.
REALies has posted previews of all the songs from their upcoming album Drama. Watch/listen below:
ARLEQUIN (アルルカン) will hold a special twoman with LIPHLICH, sponsored by Like an Edison. Part 1 of the special is a twoman live, while Part 2 is a talk & photo session, at which a limited ARLEQUIN × LIPHLICH poster will be sold. Those who purchase tickets in advance via mailorder will further receive an unspecified ARLEQUIN × LIPHLICH privilege DVD.
Here's the latest minor news:
The latest minor news from our UNDER CODE PRODUCTION family:
REALies has uploaded a preview of the PV for their song STEP▲BY▼STEP, which will be released on their 2nd album, [Drama]. Check it out below and share your thoughts―Rayka has really improved, hasn't he?
ARLEQUIN (アルルカン) guitarist Kuruto (來堵) injured himself at a recent live, and has been diagnosed with a torn ACL. At recommendation of his doctor, Kuruto will temporarily pause live activities, and ARLEQUIN will perform with only 4 members for their upcoming lives.
The second volume of the GOEMON RECORDS video channel, GoeTELE! (ごえテレ!), is up! This edition features behind-the-scenes footage from the event where REALies guitarist Ritsu (律) and ARLEQUIN (アルルカン) guitarist Nao (奈緒) faced off in a karaoke battle. (The next volume should feature the actual karaoke battle.) Check it out below:
GOEMON RECORDS has announced the start of its video channel! [GoeTELE!] (ごえテレ!) premiered yesterday with a CM for ARLEQUIN's (アルルカン) [aluminum can project] [featuring a surprise guest(?!)], and already has a planned release schedule for the upcoming month.
ARLEQUIN (アルルカン) has announced the release of their new maxi-single, STELA (ステラ), for 2014-04-23. It will be released in three types: Type A with PV, Type B with bonus track ①, and Like an Edison -limited Type C with bonus track ②. The band will hold their second oneman, 「DAMEningen。」 (「ダメ人間。」) on 2014-07-26 at Takadanobaba (高田馬場) AREA to celebrate.
GOEMON RECORDS recently announced their 1st anniversary tour. Check below for full details:
Recent updates from GOEMON RECORDS and its bands:
At the label's 2014-01-06 live, GOEMON RECORDS will special badges (500 yen each / randomly picked) featuring animated versions of ARLEQUIN (アルルカン) and REALies members ([pictures here]). At that live, the label will also release a special lucky bag (5,000 yen / limited quantities) containing:
ARLEQUIN (アルルカン) will embark on a threeman tour called SA×NA×GI-TOUR- with Xepher and Lustknot. on 2014-02-21~23. They will also participate in Shimizuya Records' event tour, Love makes the world go round.~Ai ga Kono Yo wo Ugokasu~ (~愛がこの世を動かす~) from 2014-01-27~2014-04-18.
ARLEQUIN (アルルカン) has released samples from their upcoming single Eclipse, below. Which is your favorite sample? Mine is Zou (像), for sure!!
ex-Megaromania vocalist 翠-Sui- revealed more details about his upcoming 2-day birthday live events. He's given more information about the lineups for both days (although complete information is still TBA), has revealed that he will make an important announcement on the second day, and has unveiled his first fan meeting event.
In partnership with Like an Edison, ARLEQUIN (アルルカン) has announced the release of two new songs! The first, Eclipse, will be distributed at Like an Edison stores on 2013-09-28. The second, INNOCENCE (イノセンス), will be available exclusively at Like an Edison as a purchase privilege for the band's demonstration single, /ARLEQUIN/.