G.L.A.M.S – Closing the language gap through “TWILIGHT AFTER THE RAIN”

When G.L.A.M.S announced that they would be touring Europe again despite the developments surrounding the COVID-19 virus I originally said that maybe it wasn’t the greatest time to do an interview. I recently spoke with vocalist and band leader Mikaru through an email-interview about the new alb

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Remy & Tone – “We want to warn you for a dystopian future with High Tech Low Life.”

High Tech Low Life is an international unit that formed in Okinawa, Japan. The lineup exists out of a mixture of American, Canadian and Japanese members, and together they have some unique features. For example, they have not one main vocalist, but three of them. Of which one happens to be the produce

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VII ARC – A theatrical metal band inspired by Visual Kei

VII ARC is a metal band from Germany, but with a unique influence: pretty much all members enjoy ヴィジュアル系 (Visual Kei) and have been adding the inspiration they’ve gotten from the Japanese artists to their work. Perhaps you caught their performance in Amstelveen in 2017, where they supported MORRIG

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Kyuho Lee – Inspired by Japan, executed in South Korean style as Madmans Esprit

You might have heard about 叫號 (Kyuho) and his work as Madmans Esprit, but in case you haven’t… Madmans Esprit is 叫號 (Kyuho)’s solo project which was inspired by the ヴィジュアル系 (Visual Kei) scene from Japan, as you could probably guess a little from the vibe that is visible from the band’s appearance alone

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Jupiter – Translating the universe and myths into music

Jupiter has been pretty active in the ヴィジュアル系 (Visual Kei) genre for a few years now, creating quite a name for themselves. Unsurprisingly, given that the original lineup of the band existed out of both guitarists, the bassist and the drummer of Versailles. Throughout the years there have been some

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Mikaru – A different side of Mikaru: Paintings & Jewelry

Ever since G.L.A.M.S formed under the title of “Mikaru’s solo project” he has spoken about his works that don’t directly have to do with music. The love for art and jewelry has always been there, but it has always been in the shadow of his music when he visited The Netherlands.
During our l

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GOOD THRU DATE – How fans and a credit card helped create a name for the band

GOOD THRU DATE is a brand new band, existing out of haru (from universe) on vocals, れん (Ren) (from Megimimi Sleep Tight/Nextrade) also on vocals, and Tetsuri (from Dr. Undy) on guitar. The act is so new that they haven’t even played their first official live in Japan, yet they’re on a small European tou

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G.L.A.M.S – Putting “EVER-CHANGING” to the ultimate test through behind the scenes improvisation

I think that by now Mikaru and the other guys from G.L.A.M.S need no introduction, since they’ve popped up on the magazine and portfolio quite often in the recent years. But this time it’s a little different.

This is only the second interview I’ve ever done with G.L.A.M.S, and instead of only speaking

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miho – The power of women in the metal genre, as shown by LOVEBITES

LOVEBITES is a fairly young all-female metal band who have taken the world by storm with their works. While their origin lies in Japan and all five ladies are Japanese, they achieved worldwide fame when they won the “Metal Hammer Golden Gods Award” for the “Best New Band” category, and of course throu

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Kenta – “We’re changing constantly, but it’s a rule to remain in the realm of Crossfaith.”

Crossfaith is a Japanese metalcore band from Osaka, and these five guys have been together since the band formed in 2006. Quite an impressive feat, don’t you think?
Their works are mostly known for the combination of metalcore, dubstep and other forms of electronic music that really come to life dur

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