Hotei x Iggy Pop: Walking Through The Night
Japanese guitar superstar Hotei releases stunning video for "Walking Through The Night," featuring Iggy Pop on vocals.
Japanese Drummer Builds Bridge to US Career
This fiery-haired, Las Vegas-based Japanese drummer has been playing her heart out in her second language: rock-n-roll!
Vamps Halloween Party 2016 in Kobe
Vamps give us Harley Quinn and Joker with guitars.
Each of the Days — 'Remains'
Japanese metalcore band Each of the Days ponders life, death, longing and loss in its cinematic music video for 'Remains.'
Miyavi Releases New Album 'Fire Bird'
International musician and actor Miyavi released his first album in over a year, 'Fire Bird,' on August 31.
Review: Her Name in Blood—Evolution from Apes
Such unapologetic, brutal and volatile masculinity courses through this entire EP that the question arises: Have we really 'evolved' so far when it’s so easy (and so fun) to return to our primal natures?
'Brand New MAID' Delivers a Knockout Punch
Band-Maid's latest album crushes any protests that the girls' cute persona disqualifies them from the 'real rock' club.
SpecialThanks Goes Rotoscope for 'Sweet'
Pop-punk rockers SpecialThanks go light for 'Sweet,' adding a touch of rotoscope to their palette.
Superfly Rocks Osaka Castle
Watch an amazing vocal performance of 'Beautiful' by Japanese rock act Superfly—with full 360-degree views at Osaka Castle's Nishinomaru Garden!
Yousei Teikoku Releases 'Disorder'
Japanese gothic metal band Yousei Teikoku has released its new music video, 'Disorder,' the opening theme for the anime series 'Big Order.'
Babymetal — Metal Resistance Review
Babymetal’s 'Metal Resistance,' the follow-up to the trio's 2014 cross-cultural smash 'Babymetal,' raises the epic level by a factor of 100.
The GazettE Invades North & South America
Japanese hard-rock, visual-kei band The GazettE will be playing New York, Mexico City, Buenos Aires, Dallas, Toronto and more from April 15 to May 5, 2016.
Interview with Rhedoric
It's been a long road, but rock band Rhedoric is finally achieving its dream of playing the U.S.
The Grittier Side of Scandal
Scandal's seventh studio album, 'Yellow,' follows the tried-and-tested pop-rock formula while occasionally delving into a grittier side of the band we haven't heard before.
Exist†trace Release New Video & Album
Visual-kei metal band Exist†trace has released the music video for their new song 'Dream Rider' from their upcoming mini-album This is Now.
Band-Maid Announce New Album for May 2016
Japanese all-girl rock group Band-Maid have announced their upcoming album Brand New Maid, set for release on May 18, 2016.
Review: Bo-Peep — Thank You
Bo-Peep’s fourth full-length album, 'Thank You,' opens with rocket-fueled, fast-paced guitar fury.
JRock247’s Best J-Rock Album Covers 2015
Check out JRock247′s best J-Rock album and single jackets for 2015, including Man With A Mission, Plastic Tree, Golden Bomber, The GazettE, and many more!
Review: Tomoyasu Hotei's 'Strangers'
Tomoyasu Hotei’s fist international album release is a perfect road-trip album, the soundtrack to a film in your head that you’ll wish was real.
Asian Kung-Fu Generation to Strike Europe
Two albums to get the local treatment in support of a November European tour.