Boa To Hold Nationwide Tour + Release New Album

BoA to hold nationwide tour + release new album

BoA has announced that she will hold a nationwide tour called "BoA THE LIVE 2018 ~Unchained~" starting next March.

The tour will be a part of her concept live series "BoA THE LIVE", which has the theme "to deliver song and performance." She is scheduled to perform in Hokkaido, Fukuoka, Nagoya, Osaka, and Tokyo.

Sheena Ringo Announces New Self Cover Album + Tour

Sheena Ringo announces new self cover album + tour

Sheena Ringo will release a new album titled "Gyakuyunyu ~Kokukyoku~" on December 6.

Following "Gyakuyunyu ~Kowankyoku~" released back in 2014, this marks the singer's second self cover album. It will feature 11 songs that she has provided to other artists from 2000 to 2017, such as "Karei naru Gyakushu" (SMAP, 2015) and "Otona no Okite" (Drama 'Quartet'). For "Kowankyoku," Sheena worked with a different arranger for each song. This time, she will be working with Saito Neko, Murata Yoichi, Nagoshi Yukio, and Asakawa Tomoyuki, all musicians that have been involved with her works in the recent years.

Miyavi Teases New Album With Digest Video

MIYAVI teases new album with digest video

MIYAVI is preparing to release his new album "SAMURAI SESSIONS vol.2" on November 8. He has recently revealed a digest video so that his fans can get a first listen of the album.

"SAMURAI SESSIONS vol.2" is a collaboration album with a "battle" concept featuring Miura Daichi, SKY-HI, EXILE SHOKICHI (EXILE, EXILE THE SECOND), VERBAL (m-flo, PKCZ), Masato (coldrain), Chanmina, KenKen (LIFE IS GROOVE, RIZE, Dragon Ash), HYDE (L'Arc~en~Ciel, VAMPS), and Che'Nelle. You can hear a short clip of each song in the digest video.


Watanabe Mayu To Release Solo Album At The End Of The Year

Watanabe Mayu to release solo album at the end of the year

Watanabe Mayu, who is scheduled to graduate from AKB48 at the end of the year, will be releasing a solo album (currently untitled) on December 20.

This announcement was made on October 31 during Watanabe's graduation concert at Saitama Super Arena. Watanabe exclaimed, "My first solo album release has been confirmed!" Kashiwagi Yuki, who was standing next to her during the announcement, responded, "I want it! I will buy three!"

Kinki Kids To Release 20th Anniversary Best-of Album

KinKi Kids to release 20th anniversary best-of album

KinKi Kids' 20th anniversary best-of album "The BEST" will be released on December 6.

This is a best-of album including remastered versions of all 45 of the duo's singles. The Limited Edition DVD & Blu-ray will contain a digest footage from their 20th anniversary event "KinKi Kids Party! ~Arigatou 20-nen~", which was held this past July at Yokohama Stadium. Furthermore, the Regular Edition will come with two bonus tracks; one of which is a ballad song called "Next to you" written by Miyazawa Kazufumi (ex. THE BOOM).

Morning Musume To Release First Album In Three Years

Morning Musume to release first album in three years

Morning Musume.'17 will release a new album titled "(15) Thank you, too" on December 6.

Details regarding the track list is currently unknown. The album's limited edition will come with a Blu-ray containing footage from "Morning Musume Kessei 20 Shunen Kinen Event ~21nenme mo Ganbatte Ikimashoi!~", which was held in September at Shinkiba STUDIO COAST. The last original album Morning Musume released was "14shou ~The message~" about three years ago. 

Mizuki Nana To Release Greatest Hits Album Early Next Year

Mizuki Nana to release greatest hits album early next year

Mizuki Nana will release a greatest hits album, titled "THE MUSEUM III," on January 10 of next year.

The last time Mizuki released a greatest hits album was over six years ago. Her upcoming album will includes singles from 2012's "Synchrogazer" to her most recent "Destiny's Prelude" and "TESTAMENT," as well as her collaboration songs with T.M.Revolution and Yamadera Koichi. Furthermore, it will contain new songs which will be used as the ending themes for the anime 'Basilisk: Ouka Ninpouchou' to begin in January.

Details On B'z New Album 'dinosaur' Revealed

Details on B'z new album 'DINOSAUR' revealed

The details on B'z new album "DINOSAUR" have been revealed.

"DINOSAUR" is the rock duo's 20th original album which will be released in their 30th year of activities. It will feature a total of 13 tracks including their latest single "Seimei / Still Alive" and title number "Dinosaur."

Exile Takahiro To Release A Mini Album In December

EXILE TAKAHIRO to release a mini album in December

EXILE TAKAHIRO will release a mini album, titled "All-The-Time Memories," on December 6.

TAKAHIRO restarted his solo activities after two years with the release of his single "Eternal Love" on October 4. Produced by Kameda Seiji, TAKAHIRO worked on the upcoming album with the different seasons in mind hoping that people can enjoy it year round.

Glim Spanky Doesn't Hold Back With Their New Album

Glim Spanky doesn't hold back with their new album

By Yusuke Tsuruta / Yomiuri Shimbun Staff WriterGlim Spanky have always been strongly influenced by rock music from the 1960s and 1970s. The duo's latest album — a mix of psychedelia with authentic rock'n'roll — is the clearest expression of their stylistic inclinations so far.

With "Bizarre Carnival," released in mid-September on Universal, vocalist Remi Matsuo and guitarist Hiroki Kamemoto have finally produced the kind of music they've long envisioned.

Luna Sea To Release New Album With The Theme 'love'

LUNA SEA to release new album with the theme 'love'

LUNA SEA will release their 9th original album "LUV" on December 20. In addition, they have announced that they will hold a nationwide hall tour called "LUNA SEA LUV TOUR 2018" early next year.

It's been about four years since LUNA SEA released their last album "A WILL." The upcoming album will be made with the theme "love," and the band hopes to represent the different shapes of love using a wide variety of approaches.

Breakerz Release Teaser For 10th-anniversary Album

BREAKERZ release teaser for 10th-anniversary album

BREAKERZ have released a teaser for their 10th-anniversary album "X" to drop in stores on October 18.

"X" will feature collaboration songs with JIRO (GLAY), Kiryuin Sho (Golden Bomber), Choutokkyu, Kuraki Mai, SKY-HI, and others as well as numbers requested by fans. In the teaser footage, you can enjoy a digest of nine collaboration songs.