DIR EN GREY’s teaser for single “Oboro” leaves more questions than answers

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Proving 15 seconds is all they need to give us the chills, DIR EN GREY delivered a 15-second teaser for its 32nd single “Oboro”. The release date looms just around the corner on April 28, but the visceral teaser leaves us with more questions than answers. Last month the quintet released grotesque promotional photos which […]

Best Jrock music of 2020: JROCK NEWS staff picks

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The year 2020 saw the coronavirus pandemic take center stage, making this year feel longer than usual as we isolated indoors for months on end. On the bright side, however, releases from our favorite artists kept coming, with only a few delays here and there. These releases undoubtedly got us through it all and although […]

DIR EN GREY welcomes the year with 32nd single “Oboro”

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DIR EN GREY starts the year right with exciting news as the band’s 32nd single Oboro (朧) is scheduled to be out this spring 2021. Further details are yet to be disclosed so we must wait patiently for the band’s upcoming material. The welcoming news of new music from DIR EN GREY was quickly contrasted […]

Top 15 visual kei and Japanese rock artists 2020

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I think we can all agree that 2020 has been quite a crazy year, right? There’s a lot of canceled concerts and a whole load of things that affected the scene. Despite all the setbacks, we’ve seen the music industry quickly adapt to its best of abilities, making music and shows more accessible than ever, […]

YouTube Music Weekend timetable released! Watch Yoshiki, HYDE, DIR EN GREY, Reol, more

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Earlier this month YouTube revealed the lineup for “YouTube Music Weekend“, an initiative to premiere concerts of 47 popular artists from Japan, taking place between December 3-6. Just recently, more details have been disclosed and we get an additional participant to join the lineup. It is no other than the legendary Yoshiki from the band […]