Dir en Grey to tour North America & Canada!

Dir en Grey has just announced that they are coming back to the US for a North American tour this November! They will also be performing in Canada as well. Please click here for official tour dates,... 

Jrock Cosplay Report : Saboten-con 2008

Jrock Cosplay Report Saboten-con Phoenix, AZ 2008 Sunday and Monday of Memorial Day weekend, Chibi and I  attended Saboten-con in Phoenix, Arizona. I had decided at first to do a general article on the... 

New JRock Releases!

Albums/Singles Miyavi: AZN PRIDE – This Iz The Japanese Kabuki Rock -, released originally only in Korea and Taiwan for his current Asian tour will be re-released for the world on August 27, 2008.... 

hide memorial summit

A tribute to late X Japan guitarist hide will be held on May 3rd & 4th of 2008 at Ajinomoto Stadium. The list of bands set to perform are below. Saturday May 3, 2008 hide with Spread Beaver T.M.Revolution DJ... 

Fan Appreciation: Cosplaying

Last week I talked about one way fans show there appreciation for there favorite Japanese musicians and that is by creating fan web sites. This week I will talk about another way fans show there appreciation... 

New J-Rock releases!

Albums/Singles hide: From his October 20, 1996 performance at Yoyogi Stadium, late X Japan guitarist hide’s PSYENCE A GO GO will be released on March 19th. It will contain a total of three CD’s... 

Clash Against Commercialism event in NYC!

This event has been cancelled!  JRock invades New York once again! Dir en Grey, 12012, RENTRER EN SOI and the studs will be heading to the Big Apple for the first ever Clash Against Commercialism event... 

The 2007 J-Rock Choice Award Winners!!!

Congratulations to the following artists on there wins for the 2007 J-Rock Choice Awards! In case you missed the show, here is a list of the winners below! There will also be a re-broadcast of the show... 

A Decade of Dir en grey

Celebrating there 10th anniversary, Dir en grey will be releasing two greatest hits albums titled DECADE 1998-2002 containing the bands earlier work and DECADE 2003-2007 containing the bands recent work... 

Jrockers and a little Aji update

So, its been a while. But I’ve had SATs and stuff like that, so its still pretty hectic. Did you ever notice that all Jrockers started out as nerds…and still are. I know Miyavi and the guys...