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Heavens “Fumetsu no inferno” (Review)

HEAVENS are back with a new single, “不滅のインフェルノ” (Fumetsu no inferno) brings back the group’s energetic and theatrical performances that fans have been so excited about since their debut. Title: 不滅のインフェルノ Release date: 28/12/2016 Label: Broccoli Genre: J-Pop Tracklist: 1 - 不滅のインフェルノ 2 - HE★VENLY PARADE Track by track analysis: 1 - 不滅のインフェルノ Fumetsu no inferno is a rather peculiar track, something that doesn’t have a match in the...

Showtaro Morikubo “Truth” (Review)

It's been a year since Morikubo last presented us with a single. "TRUTH" is his latest single, a release that is heavier than anything he's made so far.  Single: TRUTH Label: Lantis Release date: 07/12/16 Genre: J-Rock Tracklist: 01. TRUTH 02. CANVAS 03. My order Track by track analysis: 01. TRUTH TRUTH is a headbanger song through and through. We can tell right from the start that Morikubo aimed...

Showtaro Morikubo “Truth” – Cover art unveiled

With the addition of the cover art, the final details regarding Showtaro Morikubo's new single "Truth" are officially out. As it's already known, "TRUTH", is scheduled to be released on 07/12/2016, available in a single CD + DVD edition. Both "TRUTH" and "CANVAS" are going to be featured as opening and ending themes respectively for playstation vita's adventure game "Side Kicks"...

Heavens are back with a new single

With a renewed lineup, HEAVENS, once a trio consisting of Hikaru Midorikawa, Daisuke Ono and Yonaga Tsubasa, is now a powerful septet with Ryohei Kimura, Daiki Yamashita, Yuuma Uchida and Takahashi Hidenori in the mix. The unit joins the others from Utapri to release a new single by the end of the year. Still untitled, the new single is set to be...

Quartet Night is set to release new single in December

Uta no Prince-sama's unit QUARTET NIGHT is back with a new single. The unit consisting of Showtaro Morikubo, Tatsuhisa Suzuki, Tomoaki Maeno and Shouta Aoi, join STARISH and HEAVENS with their end of the year releases. Still untitled, the new single is set to be released on 21/12/2016, available in a single edition. The cover art is the following: The tracklist, although incomplete, is...

Showtaro Morikubo “Truth” – Details unveiled

Showtaro Morikubo brings back his trademark heavy rock sound for "TRUTH", his new single. We're still a couple of months away from the release but Lantis has already more than half of the details regarding it out.   "TRUTH", is scheduled to be released on 07/12/2016, available in a single CD + DVD edition. Both "TRUTH" and "CANVAS" are going...

Showtaro Morikubo is back with a new single and live DVD

  Showtaro Morikubo is back after one year away from the music scene. For the first time releasing double title tracks, Morikubo brings the follow up to last years' "PHANTOM PAIN". At the same time Lantis announced the release of Phase 6, live DVD from this years' tour "Shin Ra Ban Shou - Phase 6". More details regarding both releases below.  "TRUTH/CANVAS", is scheduled to...

OLDCODEX “Fixed Engine” – Details unveiled

One of the most anticipated releases for this summer is OLDCODEX' singles collection "Fixed Engine". The punk rockers are back, this time taking their fans for a ride back to where it all began. But that's not all. This collection comes with three new tracks prepared especially for this release. 「Fixed Engine」is scheduled to be released on 08/06/16, available in three...

OLDCODEX single collection “Fixed Engine” – Details unveiled

As reported this week, OLDCODEX are back with more music, this time with a single collection. Looking back into OCD's music history that is filled with hits, this will be an interesting piece to add to your collection, as well as it might be a good introductory album for those that are trying to get to know this punk-rock...

OLDCODEX to comeback this June

The famous band OLDCODEX has announced another single to come out this summer. Although this is the band's first release this year, it's predictable that they want to maintaining the same pattern of releasing more than once every year, this news already being expected by the fans. OLDCODEX's previous singles, from last year were Feed A, Lantana, pledge and Aching Horns. At the moment we...





Shouta Aoi BAD END cover

Review | Shouta Aoi “BAD END”

With BAD END, Shouta Aoi presents fans with fresh songs and unique vocal performances that are a clear improvement from last year's Harmony.


Inspired guitar riffs, powerful drums and memorable bass lines helped shape up the absolute banger that is GYROAXIA's SCATTER.
Soma Saito Petrichor cover

Review | Soma Saito “Petrichor”

Soma Saito's Petrichor will put your senses through a unique sonic experience filled with elegance, flair and maturity.
Yuma Uchida Over

Review | Yuma Uchida “Over”

Yuma Uchida really went for it, didn’t he? Explosive, impactful and fresh while still familiar, Over takes the throne as his best single to date.
OLDCODEX Core Fade regular

Review | OLDCODEX “Core Fade”

Electronica takes center stage for OLDCODEX’s Core Fade and the results in yet another raw and powerful entry in their repertoire.