Avant-garde pop sensations BudoGrape have released two new singles via iTunes!
the GazettE, one of Japan’s leading heavy rock bands, returns with eighth album DOGMA, will be released on CD in the UK and Europe through JPU Records on 2 October, and digitally from 26 August, one week ahead of its digital release in Japan (2 September) and the rest of the world (4 September).
It follows 2013’s BEAUTIFUL DEFORMITY release, which peaked at number five in Japan’s Oricon Weekly Album chart, as well as making top ten in global iTunes charts as the band conducted their first world tour.
To celebrate the release, JPU Records will also be re-releasing the GazettE’s first three major-label albums NIL, STACKED RUBBISH and DIM, both digitally and hardcopy.
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Neosexual duo ADAMS is ready to release their first « best of » album in November 2015. It includes classic songs, plus several new tracks and remixes produced by Japanese DJ’s and composers. To promote this double album titled « Original Love », ADAMS will be back on tour in Japan, Europe and USA.
« Original Love » will include past singles and songs from ADAMS (since 2012) as well as new exclusive tracks and several remixes. These are produced by Japanese DJ’s and composers in Japan in collaboration with Shota Yokoyama. KALM (Kôji Yamada) (ex. VELVET EDEN) whose past works also include song composition for Kaya, Seileen (Selia + DJ Sisen), and Art Cube, will be featured on ADAMS’ new opus. Also participating is the young techno DJ Hiroyuki Arakawa, who also acts as owner of his personal label Spectra and spins with some of the biggest names in the scene, including Ken Ishii! Other collaborations are still pending.
ADAMS spreading Original Love all over the world!
A few days ago, the duo announced that they will perform at North Carolina’s Ichibancon on January 1st, 2016, and will put on a « New Year’s Eve » show in Tennessee, USA. More dates will be announced soon.
As for Europe, ADAMS is currently planning as many as 10 shows during November and December 2015. We can already confirm a show in Warsaw, Poland, on November 28th!
Some promotional events are also planned in Japan, and other countries in Asia will follow in 2016.
JPU Records has just announced the release of Stamp! from “Japan’s most powerful girl rock band” SCANDAL, out now digitally across the UK and Europe on iTunes and Amazon MP3.
The summer anthem was written and composed by the group’s guitarist MAMI while she and the band travelled the world earlier this year promoting latest album HELLO WORLD.
Three-time Grammy Award-winning producer, engineer and mixer Tom Lord-Alge also worked on the single. Lord-Alge’s previous work includes albums from Blink 182, Avril Lavigne and Weezer, as well as Oasis, The Rolling Stones and many more.
Stamp! includes three tracks; the title track, Flashback No.5 and Stamp! (Instrumental). SCANDAL will follow up the release with another new single entitled Sisters, scheduled for a 9 September 2015 release from JPU Records.
HOTEI has announced the release of his new album ‘Strangers’, the first international release of his stellar career on October 16th through Spinefarm Records. The album features an array of impressive guests including the godfather of punk Iggy Pop, Emigrate/Rammstein’s Richard Z. Kruspe, Bullet For My Valentine’s Matt Tuck, Noko from UK electronic band pioneers Apollo 440, and acclaimed Texan singer Shea Seger.
Having sold more than 40 million records in his native Japan, Hotei is best known around the world for his original song, ‘Battle Without Honor Or Humanity’, instantly recognisable as the theme from Quentin Tarantino’s film Kill Bill, and included here as the dramatic closing track.