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Live-limited Matina and MIRAGE DVDs RIKU & KISAKI SPECIAL BAND, Ren SESSION to perform

Second MIRAGE & Matina event announced!

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A flyer was distributed at today's MIRAGE live, which announces another MIRAGE/Matina memorial event!

The “MIRAGE & Matina 20TH ANNIVERSARY YEAR” continues with BURIAL OF EPISODE-OSAKA-, to be held on 2018-10-20 at Osaka (大阪) amHALL. If you like “old school” visual kei, the lineup of this one should be much more appealing than the previous event.

MIRAGE's lineup will change once again:


Three neo old school opening acts will perform:


Old school band GRASS―who supposedly “restarted” in 2016 but haven't been active at all―will perform. (By the way, they're really cool! Check them out if you've never listened before.)

Seemingly-immortal dark visual kei band emmurée will appear, as will long running friend-of-the-scene rock band BEAST.

Surprisingly, MATSUTAKE WORKS (マツタケワークス), the solo project of Himitsu Kessha CODOMO A (秘密結社コドモA) vocalist EIJI (エイジ), will appear. This is especially shocking, as EIJI at one point seemed to hate KISAKI.


One of the weirder appearances will be a one-day revival by a band called MAZOHYST TRANCE Gakudan Shion (マゾヒストトランス楽団 祇音), which was the first band of 【denno:oblaat】 (電脳オヴラアト) vocalist Taniguchi TOMOROU (谷口トモロウ).

MAZOHYST TRANCE Gakudan Shion (マゾヒストトランス楽団 祇音) is notable because... they're not really notable at all 😅 They were active in the early 90s, and are so unknown that I can't even find a lineup for them. They seem to have been heavily “inspired” by Kuroyume (黒夢), like many bands of that era.

I guess Taniguchi TOMOROU just wanted to participate in all the kote-ness that will be going on that day.


Finally, another Matina session will perform! And this time it actually features Matina guys 😅

Matina OLDIES (魔帝那オールディーズ)


The event will end with a large session.

Just like last time, special tickets are available for 8,000 yen, which include a t-shirt (with a different design than the one from March). No word yet if there will be additional privileges/goods.

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2018-05-14 09:31:08
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Will there be a new MIRAGE CD as well? Pleeeeaaase

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2018-05-14 02:04:51
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i am LIVING for this lineup 😍😍😍 definitely better than the live in March!!

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Live-limited Matina and MIRAGE DVDs RIKU & KISAKI SPECIAL BAND, Ren SESSION to perform