Posts tagged with "Jpop"

Exclusive interview with Japanese rock band SCANDAL

Exclusive interview with Japanese rock band SCANDAL
The ever growing success of the Japanese girl band SCANDAL has seen them not only release an album in the UK under JPU Records, but also setting out on a world tour that includes Paris and London. With all the hustle and bustle going on members Haruna, Mami, Tomomi and Rina took a moment of their time and answered some questions we had to ask. – — – — – — – — – — – Who  is... 

Nagoya Fest 2014: Featuring Three J-Indie Girl Groups

Nagoya Fest 2014: Featuring Three J-Indie Girl Groups
With the influx of Japanese music lovers growing around the world, indie bands are spreading their wings and travelling to countries pretty far away from their homeland. Japan Underground are hosting yet another culture shock festival with the help of Cecile Tiger Again, No Cars, and Kero Kero Bonito – three Japanese indie girl bands. Cecile Tiger Again is an all girl group fronted by Sayuri Hashimoto who is known in the underground scene... 

BABYMETAL’s UK Concert Sells Out and Changes Venue

BABYMETAL’s UK Concert Sells Out and Changes Venue
Only two days ago we announced that BABYMETAL would be holding their first solo concert in London on July 7th. With the word spreading that this would be an event not to miss, tickets began to sell like hot cakes. In just 48 hours the tickets were completely sold out for their concert at the Electric Ballroom in Camden, London. It seems the organisers had doubts as to whether BABYMETAL would be very popular with the UK J-rock scene. Little did they... 

BABYMETAL To Hold Solo Concert In London

BABYMETAL To Hold Solo Concert In London
Even if you are not part of the J-rock or J-pop scene, I’m sure that most of us have heard about the three young girls with angelic voices who dance on stage to the sounds of deathmetal growls and heavy metal music. That’s right, I’m talking about BABYMETAL. By creating their own brand of metal music titled “Kawaii Metal” members Su-metal, Moa-metal, and Yui-metal are finally heading to the UK to hold their impromptu... 

Miyavi To “Slap The World” With A Tour!

Miyavi To “Slap The World” With A Tour!
With the announcement that J-rock and Visual Kei music making machine Miyavi will be heading to London on his “Slap The World” tour, fans are already busy sorting out tickets and hotels. Unlike most concerts Wylie Music announced a few days back that the concert for London will be held on 15th March 2014, giving fans a good four months to make plans and sort themselves out. Miyavi is known as the Guitar samurai of Japan, and has been... 

Music Bank Kpop Festival in Paris!

Music Bank Kpop Festival in Paris!
A while back we reported that Korean TV Program “KBS Music Bank” (Korea’s version of the U.K’s “Top Of The Pops”) would be having a concert in Paris next year. Well confirmation has just been released in the form of ticket prices and seating categories. There are two scheduled concert dates, Wednesday 8th and Thursday 9th February 2012, showcasing Kpop groups and idols such as Girls’ Generation (SNSD),... 

Big Bang, Exile, Jay Chou, And Jane Zhang up for EMA’s

Big Bang, Exile, Jay Chou, And Jane Zhang up for EMA’s
This November MTV are holding their EMA awards in Belfast. With a long list of stars hosting and attending, this year is to be no different. Unless that is, your a Kpop or Jrock fan. That’s right, this year to the surprise of many fans worldwide, Asian stars such as Big Bang, Jay Chou and Exile have been listed for awards in their “World Wide Act Asia Pacific” genre. Voting for your favorite artist can be done here, and votes... 

JRock: The Return of Anna Tsuchiya

JRock: The Return of Anna Tsuchiya
Anna Tsuchiya is scheduled to release a Triple-A Side single this month, titled “UNCHAINED GIRL.” It will contain the songs “Stayin Alive”, “JUICY GIRL feat. The SAMOS“, and “Master Blaster.” “Master Blaster” will be used as the main OST song for the MMORPG game ‘Continent of the Ninth‘ and is a collaborative work between Tsuchiya, famous composer Kanno Yoko and Jrock... 

Watch: Beckii Cruel Perform at London MCM Expo

Watch: Beckii Cruel Perform at London MCM Expo
MCM Buzz is happy to present an exclusive video filmed by one of the MCM Buzz team at the London MCM Expo, of Beckii Cruel. In this video, watch her perform her famous ‘Danjo‘ song, on the Totally Cosplay stage. Don’t forget to check out MCM Buzz‘s feature on Beckii Cruel, here.  Read More →

Miku Hatsune Live in LA

Miku Hatsune Live in LA
It’s hard to miss the Japanese pop sensation, Hatsune Miku. Her long blue hair and stylish outfit has been a must-have cosplay since she first appeared. Now Vocaloid’s biggest star is having her first concert out of Japan…at LA’s Anime Expo 2011 on the 2nd of July. The virtual idol has already performed ‘live’ in Japan in 2009, using state of the art 3D technology and the only difference to a normal concert is that Hatsune Miku isn’t... 
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