September 5, 2011 – Japanese all-female visual kei rock band exist†tracewill return to America for Japanese culture and anime event Tekkoshocon 2012. The band will perform a live concert and attend autograph and Q&A sessions for fans during Tekkoshocon’s four-day event in Pittsburgh, PA from March 22 – 25, 2012.
Tekkoshocon information and pre-registration at: http://www.tekkoshocon.com
exist†trace is one of Japan’s first all-female Visual Kei rock bands. Formed in 2003, the members of exist†trace are Jyou (vocals), Miko (guitar), Mally (drums), Naoto (bass), Omi (guitar).
Along with multiple tours of Japan , exist†trace has performed twice in Europe, making appearances in Berlin, Helsinki, Moscow, Paris, London, and Barcelona. In 2009, the band *performed at the 2-day V-ROCK FESTIVAL in Chiba, Japan. In November 2010, exist*†*trace released their album “TWIN GATE” in Japan, followed by an American release from JapanFiles. In June, 2011, they made their major-label debut with the “TRUE” EP on Tokuma Japan.*
exist†trace appears at Tekkoshocon by arrangement with JapanFiles and Monsters, Inc.