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Legendary guitarist Chachamaru is back!

Posted on Oct 16, 2018

Drummer Kozo Suganuma is releasing a new album with several artists, Chachamaru being one of them.

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Chachamaru, better known as being Gackt’s guitarist, released a full on vocal album back in 2002, called Air. Said album featured all vocal tracks, most sung by him, and a wide arrange of beautiful songs.

For the last few years, he began doing other kind of activities, such as designing jewelry or clothing, without ever leaving his music job.

The other day, a video at the site of King Records surfaced. This video is a promotion of an album called Drum Paradise, which is a collaboration lead by drummer Kozo Suganuma, Chachamaru on vocals and guitar, bassist IKUO and a few more.

This song, called You’re all over me, features a classic rock feel to it, with vocals that mix English and Japanese. Lyrics, music and arrangement are all by Chachamaru himself.

This album features nine tracks:

  1. RED ZONE ~DP ver.~(IKUO)
  2. Stage Ⅳ(Shusei Tsukamoto)
  3. Tarama(Kozo Suganuma)
  4. Drum Paradise feat. SATOKO (FUZZY CONTROL)、Senri Kawaguchi、Riku Taira、Satoshi Bandoh(Kozo Suganuma)
  5. Sarasvati(Kozo Suganuma)
  6. Ruins of the Kingdom(Shusei Tsukamoto)
  7. Discus Discussion(Kozo Suganuma)
  8. VaizravaNa(Kozo suganuma&Koichi Yabori)
  9. You’re All Over Me (Chachamaru)

This work is due to be released on November 7th and can be purchased via this link.

~Elisa

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LOVEBITES release new video “The Crusade”

Posted on Apr 27, 2018

Japan’s heavy metal crusaders LOVEBITES follow up their blistering debut album “Awakening From Abyss” with new mini-album “Battle Against Damnation”, revealing its video to lead track “The Crusade”. Don’t miss it!

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Dir en Grey’s best album “Vestige of Scratches” details!

Posted on Oct 27, 2017

Icons of Japanese rock Dir en Grey are releasing a best of album called Vestige of Scratches, celebrating their 20 years in the industry. Just recently, they posted the details of this massive release on their official site. Don’t miss out!

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LOVEBITES unleash Shadowmaker music video

Posted on Oct 3, 2017

Japanese power metal heroines LOVEBITES have unleashed the ferocious first music video, taken from debut album AWAKENING FROM ABYSS ahead of its release on CD in Japan on October 35th and in Europe on the 27th of the same month, via JPU Records.

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CRYSTAL LAKE announce UK headline tour: 23-27 October

Posted on Sep 11, 2017

Japan’s metal heroes CRYSTAL LAKE have revealed their exciting anniversary plans for this October, including a string of shows across England. The band will celebrate their 15th year by throwing their own festival in Tokyo, dropping new single APOLLO, and conducting their first UK headline tour before finishing the month off with an appearance at a metalcore festival in Germany.

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