-label The band joins, leaves, or starts a label.
-media Magazine or radio appearances, fanclub publications, etc.
-member A member joins, leaves, begins support, ends support, etc.
-name A member or the artist itself changes its name.
For band name changes, pronunciation will be pulled from entries with this tag. Like with -start, type the pronunciation in katakana/hiragana in parentheses after the band link.
2018-01-06 Guitarist JUN changes his name to JUNNA. -name
2018-02-13 /Dali/ changes its name to /LAREINE/ (ラレーヌ). -name
-trouble Bad events such as death, injury, arrest, etc.
-live Generic information about live events. Unlike -schedule (see Editing live schedule), these entries are not added to the band's live history section.
2018-06-06 Twoman vs /Gackt/ is held. -live
- -other Anything that doesn't fit any other tags.
-start When the band forms, revives, or resumes activity. Will be highlighted on the artist page.
The artist's pronunciation will be automatically pulled from entries with this tag. Pronunciation should be katakana/hiragana in parentheses after the band's link.
Activity area is also pulled from these entries. Simply type “in XXX” at the end of the sentence, with XXX being the area (romaji or Japanese ok).
Activity period is also based on these entries, but is calculated automatically.
1999-06-18 /Dali/ (ダリ) forms in Nagoya. -start
-end The artist disbands or otherwise stops activity. Will be highlighted on the artist page.
This one should be concise; further details about the disbandment should be added in a separate entry.
If the band used a different term than “disbandment” (e.g. “shutdown” or “sealed”), use that instead.
Activity period is based on these entries, and is calculated automatically.
2000-01-06 /Dali/ disbands -end
2000-01-06 Live is held, and due to all members seceding at once, the band breaks up.
-activity Change in activity, but not formation/disbandment. i.e. the band moves from Tokyo to Nagoya, or officially starts activity after having played secret lives.
Should also be used for one-day revivals.
-lineup Use when listing the new lineup after formation or member change. (Only the lineup should go here; other information about the member change can go in a separate entry.)
It should be formatted with the initial of the position, followed by the musician's name. Musicians should be comma-or-slash-separated.
If the lineup changed multiple times within one timeframe, you can use line breaks and arrows. If you don't know a position, just use a ?. If you're unsure about the lineup, just slap (?) on there.
1999-06-00 Guitarist JUN secedes. Later that month (date unknown), bassist Jan secedes. -member
1999-06-00 V. Abel / G. Kain / B. Jan / ?. Ken
V. Abel / G. Kain / ?. Ken -lineup
1999-07-12 Ken may have seceded at this point (unconfirmed).
1999-07-12 V. Abel / G. Kain (?) -lineup
-setlist A slash-separated list of songs that were played at a live. Will format the text differently.
1999-06-15 Metamorphose / Walk in the Rain / site of scaffold -lineup
-release Almost never used manually; releases are automatically pulled from the database and given this tag. Anything tagged with this will appear in a different format.
Note that every release must be added to the database, even if information about it is unknown or it was cancelled. Theoretically, there should never be a released mention in the artist's biography that isn't in the database.
- -schedule or -s A special tag that allows you to edit the band's live schedule directly from the biography. See Editing live schedule.
The following tags should not be used and are subject to removal.
-formation Replaced with the more generic -start.
- -disbandment Replaced with the more generic -end.