Dec 09

[press release] exist†trace 2012 USA Tour – New York and Philadelphia dates announced!

December 8, 2011 – All-female Japanese visual kei band exist†trace announced tour dates today for their first USA East Coast appearance! exist†trace will perform their indie hits plus songs from their major-label releases “TRUE” and “THE LAST DAYBREAK.” General admission and VIP tickets go on sale December 14.

Sunday, March 18 – New York, NY @ Hiro Ballroom
Tuesday, March 20 – Philadelphia, PA @ Starlight Ballroom

Official ticket and tour information can be found here:

As part of their USA tour, exist†trace will make a special appearance at Japanese culture and anime event Tekkoshocon 2012. The band will perform a live concert and attend special 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 2012 America tour is presented by JapanFiles, Monsters Inc., Tekkoshocon, and JhouseRock Entertainment.

exist trace USA Tour information:

exist†trace PROFILE

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, and released a second 5-song EP “THE LAST DAYBREAK” in October 2011.


exist†trace official website: http://www.exist-trace.com

exist†trace on JapanFiles: http://www.japanfiles.com/existtrace.html