With the festival set to the be held in late August, all eyes will be on whether the COVID-19 situation improves before then.
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With the "33⅓ Japan" series, music aficionados bring classic Japanese albums and artists to life in nerdy, but accessible, prose.
Makeup artist Kazu Hiro on Monday picked up an Oscar for best makeup and hairstyling at the 92nd Academy Awards in Los Angeles. Hiro — formerly known in Japan as Kazuhiro Tsuji — was nominated alongside Anne Morgan and Vivian Baker for his work on ...
As the Pixies prepare for three live shows in Japan, guitarist Joey Santiago speaks of his love for the band's latest album, and his love of Denny's chopsticks.
Stiff Little Fingers bring "Inflammable Material" to Tokyo for two shows, letting fans hear the album, which deals with Northern Ireland's 'troubles,' in its entirety.
NHK's 'Kohaku Uta Gassen' New Year's Eve television song contest is embracing something a little different this year, with an international metal crossover act.
Welsh rockers Manic Street Preachers prepare for two dates in Tokyo at which their 1998 hit album 'This Is My Truth Tell Me Yours' will be played in full
The new album from Ogre You Asshole draws on funk, beach rhythms and '90s video game soundtracks to deliver a chilled-out, laid-back long player
Fuji Rock will livestream a selection of the bands and singers performing at this year's festival, event organizers have announced. Headliners The Cure and SIA will be among the acts to have their sets streamed on the festival's official YouTube channel. Over the three days of ...
You know when you go to a gig, and it just exceeds all expectations? Well, my night with Tokyo Ska Paradise Orchestra did just that and landed in my all-time top three. What I thought would be a typical concert at which Ska Para (as ...