Tag Archive: miko

May 15

[review] exist†trace – VIRGIN

Veterans of the visual kei music scene, exist†trace are no virgins when it comes to churning out great songs. Though there’s not a lot of virgin territory on their third studio album (hint hint, it’s called Virgin); it includes five tracks from previous mini-albums. “WONDERLAND” starts out like the opening to a gothic horror flick; sliding …

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Apr 10

[press release] exist†trace Previews VIRGIN Album on USA Tour

April 10, 2012 – All-female visual kei band exist†trace surprised fans during their first USA tour by performing an unreleased track “Honey” from their upcoming album “VIRGIN,” due to release May 23 in Japan. Performing in four cities across the Northeast, exist†trace completed their first live-house tour of America in March with stops in Boston, New York, Philadelphia, and …

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Nov 09

[review] TWIN GATE by exist†trace

All-girl visual kei band exist†trace follow up the success of previous releases with their first full length album TWIN GATE. Containing five new songs and five previous single tracks, TWIN GATE is dark and powerful, expressing exist†trace’s world view. Jyou’s clear, strong alto breaks through the heavy guitars to vocalize the pain and suffering of existence. “Orléans …

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Oct 20

[press release] exist†trace to Perform at Sakura-Con 2011

October 20, 2010 – Japanese all-female visual kei rock band exist†trace will make their North American debut at Sakura-Con 2011. The band will perform a live concert and attend autograph and Q&A sessions for fans during Sakura-Con’s three-day event in Seattle, WA on April 22-24, 2011. Sakura-Con information and pre-registration at: http://www.sakuracon.org/ JapanFiles will release …

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Jun 06

[interview] exist†trace

Visual kei aesthetics, a metal sound and the musical balls to stand amongst the men, exist trace (typeset as exist†trace) is an all female band that’s not afraid of crashing the good old boys club. In visual style they embody what many VK groups have tried to achieve; a beautiful androgyny, macabre sensuality and tragic …

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