YOHIO is a 17 year old guitar sensation who rocked the Land of the Rising Sun recently with a mini-LP full of songs sung in Japanese. Now, the self-described “beautiful boy” has a new tune, this time in English, and a slightly new image. Check out the video for YOHIO's “Our Story” after the jump!
Live Viewing Japan has announced that the first in a series of movie theater screenings of Glay: Stadium Live 2012 The Suite Room In Osaka Nagai Stadium will be presented in New York this Friday. Following the NYC premiere, the 3-hour film of J-rock band Glay will be making the next stops on its tour in California this November.
Another unfortunate passing has occurred, this time concerning the world of J-Rock. Isshi, vocalist for rock band Kagrra, died in his home on July 18, though it was just announced yesterday. He was only 32. More after the jump.
It's been a whopping 30 years since legendary rocker Tomoyasu Hotei started his career as a musician. Even if you haven't listened to any of his singles or albums, you've likely heard "Battle Without Honor or Humanity"—at this point it's even been used in Hotel for Dogs. In celebration of the anniversary, Hotei is gearing up to release a new single, as well as some collaborations with fellow artists.