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MIYAVI’s new overseas tour and album NO SLEEP TILL TOKYO

Posted on Jul 24, 2019

World-renown musician, actor and humanitarian, MIYAVI has released his first solo album in three years titled, NO SLEEP TILL TOKYO on July 24th, 2019 Japan standard time via Universal Music Group. The new album is a major departure from his last crossover album, Samurai Sessions Vol. 3 – World’s Collide which featured guest vocals from notable artists including Samuel L. Jackson, Betty Who, Mikky Ekko, Yuna and more.

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MIYAVI previewed songs from the new album on the Japan leg of his world tour which began in May 2019, and will be followed by extensive touring in North America and Europe. NO SLEEP TILL TOKYO illuminates a more personal side of the musician while simultaneously demonstrating his Rock and Roll roots and guitar prowess. The album will feature original artwork from Sui Ishida, celebrated author of best selling manga Tokyo Ghoul.

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You can order this new album through these links:

 

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Along with his new work, he’s arranged an European promotional tour, stopping at several countries.

SEGAKU, as a Spain-based media, is dedicated to promote this tour, especially the Spanish show. Here are the special details for the Barcelona live:

Date: October 10 (Thursday)

Tickets can be already purchased at www.salamandra.cat

Regular ticket is 35€ plus admin fees

VIP ticket (70€ plus admin fees) includes:

  • Early access to venue
  • Personal photo with Miyavi
  • Meet and Greet
  • VIP laminated pass

Check out all the dates below!

  • October 5 — Tiivistämö, Helsinki, Finland
  • October 6 — Islington Assembly Hall, London, UK
  • October 8 — Backstage by the Mill, Paris, France
  • October 9 — Rockschool Barbey, Bordeaux, France
  • October 10 — Salamandra, Barcelona, Spain
  • October 12 — Moulin Rouge, Geneve, Switzerland
  • October 13 — Le Trasnbordeur, Villeurbanne, France
  • October 15 — Melkweg, Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • October 16 — Essigfabrik, Cologne, Germany
  • October 17 — Columbia Theater, Berlin, Germany

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~Elisa

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Jupiter European tour, send your questions to the band!

Posted on Mar 31, 2019

SEGAKU will be covering part of Jupiter’s European tour and we want to give you the chance to ask the band anything you want in an exclusive interview. Don’t miss this chance!

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Jupiter are uniting the spectacular beauty of visual-kei with the epics of symphonic metal and the speed of power metal. The melodic metal band was formed in April 2013 and debuted with their single Blessing of the Future at Universal Music on July 24, 2013.
By bringing traditional metal to the versatile approach of Japanese visual-kei, Jupiter transcends genre borders. Captivate not only their Japanese but also their international fans, Jupiter went on European tour in 2014, performed in Mexico City in November 2015, and returned to South America for a tour in 2017. Exceeding the three shows of their Jupiter TOUR 2014 CLASSICAL ELEMENT -EUROPE-, they are now coming to ten cities in six countries with the upcoming Jupiter Zeus Tour -EUROPE- in May 2019.

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In case you do not know about this awesome band yet, watch and listen to their latest video, a live version of “Bring me out“.

Now, and this is what you have been waiting for. We have been granted the honor of interviewing them and, of course, we want to bring the chance of asking them any question to our readers.

Please send your questions (as many as you want!) before April 14th (the sooner, the better) to this email address (in English or in Spanish). These questions will be answered directly by the band before they start touring. You can ask general questions to the bands or to each member. The choice is yours!

Stay tuned!

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TOUR DATES

  • 05/09 (Thu) Cafe Central, Weinheim (Germany) › tickets
  • 05/10 (Fri) Baroeg, Rotterdam (Netherlands) › tickets
  • 05/11 (Sat) Turock, Essen (Germany) › tickets
  • 05/12 (Sun) Underworld, London (UK) › tickets
  • 05/13 (Mon) petit Bain, Paris (France) › tickets
  • 05/15 (Wed) Backstage, Munich (Germany) › tickets
  • 05/16 (Thu) Z7, Pratteln (Switzerland) › tickets
  • 05/17 (Fri) Secret Place, Montpellier (France) › tickets
  • 05/18 (Sat) Bóveda, Barcelona (Spain) › tickets
  • 05/19 (Sun) Copernico, Madrid (Spain) › tickets

~Elisa

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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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