Tag Archive: Kiyoharu

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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Aug 22

[lifestyle] All 90's Visual Kei Karaoke

Live shows are fun. I guess. Watching a group of musicians standing up high on a stage, surrounded by giant, altar-like speakers, inhaling waves upon waves of screams from the adoring public, going home with a sense that you made a difference in the lives of more people than the average person meets in his …

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Aug 13

[press release] The Return of Dead End

20 years later, the calm after the storm shakes us with Dead End’s return in 2009. Dead End’s performance influenced many musicians and facinated listeners alike.  The band set a standard of technical excellence and left behind a new attitude and aesthetics for Japanese rock music.  A leader in the visual kei movement, Dead End …

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