Category: Review

  • Indie Introductory Series – sForzato

    2 years, 10 months ago, by Laura Cooper

    Our first band in the Indie Introductory Series for 2014 is sForzato.  ROKKYUU has been keeping an eye on this young band for a while, and we think it's about time we introduced them to you with an interview,...

  • sForzato – “Fallen” CD Single Review

    sForzato’s 2-track single was released in July 2013  and is the second CD single from this young band. In comparison to their first CD release, the single not only shows a big improvement in production but...

  • XENON’s JUDECCA

    Despite an overall concept of bringing shock and happiness to the eardrums, XENON’s most recent single offers listeners a somewhat calmer version of the Kansai-based band. Overall, JUDECCA provides an...

  • The 69 of 2013

    2013 ended in a run of sad news but there was, never-the-less, much to celebrate throughout year. Single and album releases came in waves with some bands releasing vast amounts of music while others put their...

  • heidi. Go Digital With GLIDE

    GLIDE is a fully digital release through iTunes that expresses a side of heidi. not fully explored since their 2009 album, Panorama. The positivity and drive of the single comes in the form of three very...

  • D=OUT’s Electrifying New Single ‘Kanden 18...

    In these hard winter months, sometimes all you need to get you through is a blast of fun and a bit of a dance to shake off the cold and the dark. Thoroughly surprising and fun throughout, D=Out's latest is a...

  • Grieva VS GRIEVA in Review

    For this single, Grieva released artist photos featuring two opposing sets of costumes. The first set is elegant and features feathers, flowers, and lots of black leather while the second set is intense and...

  • girugamesh weigh in with a MONSTER of an album!

    Ever-evolving, girugamesh have found something new and pliable in the techniques they have mashed together for MONSTER. Not only is it a great album but it unveils the potential for more of this exciting new...

  • Music Video Roundup #3 – 2013

    ROKKYUU's third Music Video Roundup for 2013 takes a close look at: girugamesh - INCOMPLETE, STEREO.C.K. - Zankyou, Sel'm - Dears, and Codomo Dragon - NEPENTHES. ...  ...

  • Mix Speaker’s, Inc.: the end

    Mix Speaker's, Inc. have made a name for themselves with their colorful theming and so it seems fitting that they have finally added an anime theme, the end to their already fantastical roster. “the end”...