In September, Fact will embark on a monthlong Japan trek in support of their fourth full-length effort, January’s “Burundanga.” The gigs will be the Chiba posthardcore act’s first domestic concerts since performing last December at the popular annual Countdown Japan yearend music festival. They will also be Fact’s first local shows with their newest member, British guitarist Adam Graham.

Graham previously played in the Tokyo metal/hardcore band Versus the Night. He became acquainted with the Fact crew after his old group and Fact were paired up on a number of concert bills. They bonded during a wild night that included everyone finding an … um, creative (and not recommended) use for wasabi.

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