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Feb 07

[press release] SoundWitch to Perform at Tekkoshocon 2012

February 4, 2012 – Osaka based gothic-metal/rock band SoundWitch will make their American live performance debut at 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 SoundWitch PROFILE SoundWitch was formed in Osaka, …

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Oct 28

[review] THE LAST DAYBREAK by exist†trace

THE LAST DAYBREAK opens with a primal call from Jyou, but instead of singing in her trademark growling alto, she keeps her voice light and clear in “Daybreak ~Jyusan gatsu no shikisai.”  Unexpected moves like these are the highlight of exist†trace’s new album.  Guitarists Miko and Omi still grind out heavy riffs that complement Naoto’s …

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Oct 19

[press release] exist†trace Announces 2012 America tour

Japanese all-female visual kei band exist†trace will tour America in March 2012, performing live concerts in: Boston, MA New York, NY Philadelphia, PA Dates, venues, and ticket information to be announced soon. Their latest CD release, “THE LAST DAYBREAK,” went on sale in Japan today. The 5-track EP is their second release from major label …

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Sep 06

[press release] exist†trace to Perform at Tekkoshocon 2012

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: …

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May 16

[interview] TAIA – "Gothic Metal," Quoth the Raven

Okinawa seems to be the incubator for great acts. A wide range of artists have all called Okinawa home, including pop songstress Cocco and rock band High and Mighty Color. Gothic metal group TAIA keeps the tradition going, highlighting their female vocalist and tight musicianship over a discography of six albums. purple SKY: Please tell …

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