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Apr 02

[press release] STEREOPONY Starts Official US Tour Twitter

STEREOPONY starts official Twitter for first US Tour! J-Rock band STEREOPONY (Bleach, Mobile Suit Gundam 00, Darker Than Black) started an official Twitter account for their first U.S. tour, starting April 6 at Sakura-Con! @STEREOPONY_US STEREOPONY will post updates for their upcoming appearances at Sakura-Con (Seattle) , Slim’s (San Francisco), Key Club (Los Angeles), and …

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Mar 27

[press release] STEREOPONY @ Sakura-Con 2012 & West Coast Tour

For the fourth consecutive year, all-girl rock band STEREOPONY is once again coming back to the U.S. after their remarkable performances at SXSW (2009), AnimeNEXT (2010), and Anime Boston (2011). This year, the girls were chosen as the Guest of Honor for Sakura-Con, the largest Anime convention in the Northwest, held at the Washington State Convention and Trade Center …

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May 05

[photo] Female visual kei band exist†trace performs for 3000 fans at Sakura-Con 2011

All-female Japanese visual kei/metal band exist†trace made their USA debut at Sakura-Con last Friday, April 22, performing to 3000 fans at the annual Japanese anime and culture festival in Seattle, Washington. exist†trace performed songs from their latest album TWIN GATE, as well as older fan-favorites including “Judea” and “Ambivalence,” plus the title track from their …

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Jan 25

[press release] Berryz Kobo Announces First USA CD Release

January 24, 2011 – JapanFiles will release *Berryz Kobo’s new full-length CD (untitled) at Sakura-Con 2011, less than 4 weeks after the March 30th Japan release. The USA CD release contains the complete Japanese booklet and artwork, plus the same first-press release photo card from the Japanese regular edition. Berryz Kobo’s first USA CD release …

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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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