With the release of LABAISER (ラヴェーゼ)'s first album just months away (;w;), the wait for samples is gonna be a long one. However, the band have put out a new music video of a new song:
Dainippon Onitanjigumi Akudōkai ni Senkyo sare GOSSIP (大日本鬼端児組 悪童会に占拠され ゴシップ) will disband on December 31st.
DEZERT will release their new album, TODAY, in August.
MORPHINE (モルヒネ) are jumping on the collection album band wagon, with the announcement of their self-titled CD.
ACME (アクメ) recently announced the release of their new album, Zesshou Ouka, as well as their first one-man tour and English fan page.
David's special birthday live has concluded, and although I haven't found any new information pertaining to Megaromania, a new mini-album and visual has been announced!
Samples and cover art of MARCO (マルコ)'s best album, Ana Futatsu has been released!! The cover art is absolutely gorgeous ✨✨✨
ARLEQUIN (アルルカン) has revealed their new look and announced a new “single”!
PENTAGON (ペンタゴン) will release their third full album, WANDERLUST, in two types on June 14!
As their latest single, Henjin Kikou, was released today, MARCO (マルコ) also made a surprising announcement: a best-album, Ana Futatsu (穴二つ), is already in the works!
NEiN released their 1st album at 2017/01/11
LACK-CO. (ラッコ) recently posted a sample video for their upcoming mini-album.
DEVIL KITTY will freely distribute their "0th" full album to those who purchase a premium ticket to their free tour final oneman at Shinjuku (新宿) BLAZE, -Heigan- (-閉眼-), on December 21.
IJUIN AKIROW (伊集院 明朗) has released his best album, ALL TIME BEST.
AVANCHICK (アヴァンチック) has revealed their new artist photos and the covers/tracklist for their upcoming album.
Samples of PENTAGON (ペンタゴン) 's new mini-album are now up on Youtube. Do you have a favorite?
Rockstar Records veterans AVANCHICK (アヴァンチック) are releasing their first album soon: 明日もし世界が終わっても (Ashita Moshi Sekai ga Owatte mo)! Keeping with their interesting release names, this title means something like "If the world also ends tomorrow" in English.
ARLEQUIN (アルルカン) has revealed the covers and tracklists of their upcoming album, [Utopia]!
ARLEQUIN (アルルカン) 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.
THE BLACK SWAN has revealed their new artist image. (The “wedding dress” look was for promotional purposes only, and the new image shows the costumes that they actually wear on stage.)
A few details have emerged regarding the full release of THE BLACK SWAN's album, OUSIA!
Ok, LIN (凛 -THE END OF CORRUPTION WORLD-) announced a couple more privileges for their best album today. Here's the final list:
GIGAMOUS (ギガマウス) finished their 500-person-limited oneman today, and announced their national tour and first full album!
These are the privileges I've found so far... where will you purchase from? 'Cause all of these privileges are good, and I want to coordinate...!
THE BLACK SWAN revealed their new artist image and a preview of their RUVISH PV.
THE BLACK SWAN finished their oneman, Judge the Value, today. They made three important announcements:
THE BLACK SWAN has revealed the tracklist for their live-distributed full album, [OUSIA-dispersed-].
More details of LIN (凛 -THE END OF CORRUPTION WORLD-)'s memorial best box, [the end of corruption world], have been revealed.
LIN (凛 -THE END OF CORRUPTION WORLD-) has made their important announcement: they will disband on 2016-03-20.
Black Gene For the Next Scene has announced their best album and live DVD of their 2015-11-01 oneman at TSUTAYA O-EAST.
Lilith made several announcements today: First, since October, drummer Raku (樂) had been frequently sick. After caring for his sicknesses in the usual ways, he finally went to the hospital, and was subsequently diagnosed with a serious illness. (The band refrains from naming his illness, in respect of privacy.) Due to Raku's illness, and the fact that Lilith considers its members irreplaceable, Lilith will pause live activities in January 2016.
With the release of new costumes, generally, the news of a new release is often soon to follow. It has been announced that DEVIL KITTY are releasing their first mini-album in two types on October 28th. The CD will come in two types, one containing a PV and the other a 5th bonus track, and the mini is entitled "雌豚解体新書 (Mebuta Kaitai Shinsho)." No album art has been disclosed as of yet, but they have released a small PV preview. [Type-A] will cost 2,500 yen, and [Type-B] will cost 2,100.
Dead Children has revealed their newest PV! Black Lily will be featured on their first mini-album, [Haunted Vox].
GOTCHAROCKA will release their second full album, Royale, on 2015-06-17. Today, the band has revealed its new look for the release, and the partial tracklist has been announced:
CARAT (カラット), who [announced their disbandment] yesterday, will simultaneously release 2 best albums in February. The first, [Kachou Fuugetsu] (花鳥風月), features a brand new song, while the second, [Fuugetsu Muhen] (風月無辺), features a new version of YURARI.
ARLEQUIN (アルルカン) 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.
REALies has posted previews of all the songs from their upcoming album Drama. Watch/listen below:
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?
REALies has announced their second full album, Drama! The album will be released on 2014-06-04 in three types (A: PV / B: bonus CD with remixes / C: bonus track). GOEMON RECORDS has published a short CM for the album (below), and has promised full details (samples?) on 2014-04-01.
Megaromania has revealed the tracklisting of their upcoming best album. It seems to have been cut to 12 tracks (it was announced as having 13), but is pretty solid (if unimaginative). Check out the tracklist for all three versions (and links to buy them!) below:
朱 (SUZAKU (朱)) has revealed the cover art for their upcoming album, Zessaishuu. Check it out below and share your thoughts!
① Brand X has posted news of a few new UNDER CODE releases. The three releases are alternate versions of old best-of compilations, but they are unique in that they are being sold by WORLD TEMPTATION ENTERTAINMENT. That is the same company that sold KISAKI's solo album The Solitude Songs, which means that these new releases will similarly be distributed "worldwide."