Posts Tagged ‘Japan’

– Photos by James Villa – Trees / Dallas, TX (Saturday, February 13th, 2016) Setlist: Hyper Doom Amagigoe Street Demon Elixir Stigmata Addiction Devil Take Tomorrow Tibet / Angel Kyioshi Bass Solo (with snippet of Red Hot Chili… more ) Asche zu Asche / Forbidden City / Tornado of Souls Ripped Jordan Ziff Guitar Solo (w…

– Interview by James Villa – On Tour sat down with Kaoru of Dir En Grey before their show at Trees in Dallas, TX to discuss their current U.S. Tour, crossing the language barrier, and what fans can expect in 2014. Exclusive Interview: Dir En Grey JAPANESE ONLY VERSION Exclusive Interview: Dir En Grey JAPANESE WITH ENGL…

Trees (Dallas, TX) – Words and Photos by James Villa – If there is one thing I’ve learned about metal bands from overseas attempting to break into the American market, it’s this. The U.S. is a tough nut to crack. Not only are the fans of the music sophisticated in the bombastic ways the game is performed, they’ve heard…

– By James Villa – Japanese rock band DIR EN GREY has released The Unraveling via iTunes in North America.  The album presents the new song “Unraveling” alongside a reconstruction of past hits. DIR EN GREY begin a 14-date North American headline run that begins at Trees in Dallas, TX on November 3, and concludes on Nov…

– By Karl Heinz / Photos by James Villa – Japanese rock band DIR EN GREY has announced a headline run of 14 North American cities that commences in Dallas, TX on November 3, and concludes on November 24th at the House of Blues in Los Angeles. Renowned for a self-realized vision that is unique, cross-cultural and certai…