Category: Review

  • Cosmo -Shiki’s Space Electronica Release, Bleep...

    3 years, 1 month ago, by Kate Havas

    Recently, more and more visual kei artists have been drawing on techno and electronica influences, and in return, more electronic artists are branching into visual kei and performing alongside more traditional...

  • MUCC at World’s End

    “World's End” is ultimately a bit of a red herring for the single as a whole although, as an anime song, it does what anime themes need to do. In the B sides, at least, MUCC are free to explore and...

  • hide ALIVE THE MOVIE Indian Summer Special Premier...

    October 12 marked the premier for the newest addition to the 2013 celebration of hide’s works and legacy, this time in the form of hide ALIVE THE MOVIE -hide Indian Summer Special Limited Edition-. The movie...

  • Kra’s Funhouse Single Clown’s Crown

    Kra are celebrating their 12th anniversary this year, and with their single “Clown’s Crown” they welcome fans old and new to their funhouse kingdom with three fast-paced tracks.  ...

  • FEST VAINQUEUR Rock Kansai Style with NANIWA SAMBA

    This selection of songs offers something for listeners of all ages and provides an entertaining perspective firmly rooted in the kansai culture. NANIWA SAMBA is a declaration of what FEST VAINQUEUR are all...

  • CELL’s First Single, Houkai to Seisai no Ito

    If you're on the look-out for something a little different, or want to hear a modern band stuck in a pleasant time warp, try CELL, as their first single Houkai to Seisai no Ito mixes sheer nostalgia and some...

  • girugamesh Show New Confidence with INCOMPLETE

    Having been wandering in a musical wilderness, it appears that girugamesh have finally got their groove back. INCOMPLETE is not an entirely fresh approach but the difference is the confidence and surety with...

  • DuelJewel’s Comeback Single It’s just love

    Overall "It’s just love" is very illustrative of the direction DuelJewel has taken in the past year and a half and the ramped-up instrumentals show a distinct evolution in their sound.  ...

  • Music Video Roundup #2 – 2013

    ROKKYUU's Music Video Roundup for July 2013 takes a close look at: DaizyStripper - Hello, again, DIV - Golden Gekijou Kinema, DIAURA - SIRIUS, GOTCHAROCKA - CU, and Moran - Hollowman.  ...

  • NoGoD’s Thrilling FRONTIER

    There is no better way to get fired up for a day of slogging over excel spread sheets than a bit of morning metal, and for thrills of the NoGoD sort, Shinzui-FRONTIER definitely provides.  ...