Tag Archive: k.a.z

Sep 10

[live report] JACK IN THE BOX 2009 SUMMER

My feet are bleeding. My forehead is dripping with sweat. My ears are buzzing. My right palm may have permanent fingernail marks in it. The human body is simply not conditioned for this kind of physical strain. But oh, sweet reader, after you find out where I was for nine straight hours, you will realize …

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Jul 17

VAMPS Press Conference Otakon 2009

What’s the difference between a press conference and a fan panel?  The fan panel is fun. Otakon provided a cozy space at the Hilton, attached via skywalk to the Baltimore convention center, for the VAMPS press conference. There was an unprepared atmosphere amongst the press there.  Top it off with some truly wacky translating on …

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Jun 19

[Interview] Ken Lloyd of Fake?: The Art of Losing Borders

Ken Lloyd, frontman of Oblivion Dust and Fake (typeset Fake?), is a man of dualities. He is British and Japanese, commercial and experimental musically, and outsider and insider to different aspects of Japanese culture. Just two hours before his alt-rock outfit Fake made their U.S. debut at Anime Next, Lloyd sat down with purple SKY …

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Apr 07

VAMPS in the USA

The dynamic duo of K.A.Z and Hyde are hitting up the USA with a coast to coast tour starting July 11th in New York. Not so surprising, considering founder Kevin Lyman’s track record of bringing over Japanese bands (D’espairs Ray, The Underneath and MUCC on Taste of Chaos), is VAMPs inclusion on two Warped Tour …

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