DVD release of hide FILM “JUNK STORY”


The hide documentary film “hide 50th anniversary FILM – JUNK STORY” will be released on DVD and Blu-ray on December 11th 2015.

Running time of the DVD will be 125 minutes and the box will also include five postcards and a bonus DVD with the special feature “JUNK STORY” LOST EPISODE, a complete version of animation and trailers. Additional information can be found on hide’s official homepage hide-city.

If you place a pre-order at the stores below you will get a different purchase bonus depending on where you buy it from.


Source: hide-city, TOWER RECORDS, Amazon


Posted: July 31st, 2015

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Ra:IN to headline Yokohama Summer Rock Fes.


This year will mark the 5th Anniversary of the Yokohama Summer Rock Fes. Revolution Rocks, which takes place on August 29th and 30th at the Yokohama Shinyamashita Bay Hall

Ra:IN will be headlining the first day, along with names such as Golden, Vorchaos, SLAVE SISTERS, VooDoo Hawaiians and many more.

The second day features the Revolution Rocks Special band – Shirota Kazuhide from Presence, Kota from Kaishin no Ichigeki and michiaki, Ryu and Pata from Ra:IN. Other performers include HAMEL, 8Ball, Shammon, CUTT and others.

According to PATA’s Facebook page, Ra:IN is currently recording, so hopefully we will soon see a new album from them!

You can find more information on the event’s website!

Posted: July 29th, 2015

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ToshI’s 50th Birthday Anniversary Live


As you all may know, Toshl is going to be 50 years old this October. To celebrate his 50th birthday, he will hold an anniversary event in Osaka!

There will be 7 shows accompanied with a meal throughout 4 days. Guests who will attend both the daytime and the evening show of the day can also participate a fan meeting between those shows.


– Date: October 9th (Fri) – 12th (Mon)

– Venue: Shunkoku Shunsai in Osaka

– Ticket Price: Lunch: 24,000 yen / Dinner: 33,000 yen (Tax excluded)


October 9th (Fri) (Evening only)

Birthday eve ~ GOOD BYE 40s PARTY! ~

“Spend with Toshl! the last night in 40s!”


October 10th (Sat) (Daytime & Evening)

50th anniversary ~ HAPPY BIRTHDAY PARTY! ~

“Let’s celebrate together! Finally the big five-O!”


October 11th (Sun) (Daytime & Evening)

Start of life sparkling like a crystal ~ THE CRYSTAL ROCK PARTY! ~

“Let’s celebrate with Rock! A new start!”


October 12th (Mon) (Daytime & Evening)

Party for me dyeing deep red ~ THE FINAL PARTY! ~

“The final! Don’t leave regrets!”



Priority sales will be offered to Toshl’s fan club members from 12:00 p.m. on August 1st at Ticket Pia.

Further information about ticket sales will be announced soon.


Source: Toshl Official Facebook

Posted: July 25th, 2015


Toshl’s rock concert to be streamed on niconico


A week to go until Toshl’s rock concert! Much to our delight, niconico will stream it live!

Not only the selected musicians from other popular rock bands, but also HEATH of X JAPAN will participate the show as a guest. Toshl said that they will play X JAPAN’s songs and his solo songs that haven’t been played for a long time, and Shinya from DIR EN GREY implied that a song that is terribly tiring to play is included in the set list.

Don’t miss the chance to see them playing rare songs!

Time schedule

July 20th 2015 (Monday)
3 pm (JST): Rebroadcast of “Toshl DINE & CONCERT 2015
5 pm (JST): Live broadcast of “Manatsu no Yoru – Toshl Rock Matsuri
*The latter part of the live broadcasting is only for niconico premium members.

Drums: Shinya(DIR EN GREY)
Guitar: Yuu(MERRY)
Guitar: Hiroto(A9)
Bass: Akinori(lynch.)
Backing Vocals: CUTT
Backing Vocals: Kate(My Fairytale)
Piano: Toshiharu Kotaki

Special Guest: Heath (X JAPAN)


Source: niconico Live

Posted: July 13th, 2015

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Yoshiki & ToshI at Hyper Japan – Updates


Since the appearance of Yoshiki and ToshI at Hyper Japan has been announced, some more details surfaced:
According to a press release, they will debut a new song during their unplugged concert on July 11th. They will also show a teaser of the upcoming X Japan documentary film.

And if you can’t get enough of them, there will be a chance to see Yoshiki and ToshI at the X Japan booth after the concert from 5pm till 6pm and on Sunday, July 12th, from 3pm till 4pm. The booth will display Yoshiki’s crystal drum set and will also sell DVDs, merchandise and tickets for the Wembley Arena concert. And the tickets won’t only have very good seats but buyers will get to high-five with both members while they are at the booth. When buying the tickets at the booth during another time, you will get a coupon to high-five with them at the concert in March instead.

As mentioned before, there will also be an interview at Hyper Japan which will be broadcasted as part of the 30-hours special on niconico!

Sources: Pirate Smile, Hyper Japan

Posted: July 9th, 2015

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