Join us in this exciting podcast as we delve into the latest release from NEMOPHILA, EVOLVE. Then Wave and Ryan talk about their interview with Gacharic Spin. And, as always, we riff on the latest music news from Japan. Plus,… Read More »Discussing NEMOPHILA “Evolve”; J-Rock Bands Updates!
Can we make a J-Rock band? On this podcast, we challenge ourselves to form an “All-Star” fantasy group of Japanese artists. But, we cannot draft members from our favorite bands: BABYMETAL or BAND-MAID. Find out what our community thinks when… Read More »Making a J-Rock All-Star Band Without BABYMETAL or BAND-MAID!
Today’s show is a banger because the guys managed to get online at our new earlier hour! We have much to discuss with the latest scoops on the busiest artists this month: Marty Friedman and NEMOPHILA. Japan-based American guitarist Marty… Read More »Marty Friedman U.S. Tour Dates; NEMOPHILA New Album!
We are back for 2024! And we are starting earlier with our Sunday podcast at a new time. Join us on the stream at 11:00 am EST from here on. Yet, we are looking back to the Top Ten list… Read More »News in J-Rock and Looking Back at 2023!
Is the guitar a dead instrument? As rock musicians, we have a different opinion; we make our case. Also, on this podcast, we review concert reports from BABYMETAL and BAND-MAID. Apparently, they are way more professional than we realized. Perhaps… Read More »Is Guitar Still Important in 2023?
We continue to love the BAND-MAID big finale show at Yokohama Arena. GAIJIN GUY Alan has a lot more to say on the set list; what song made him cry? In a more serious discussion—why do old metalheads hate on… Read More »BABYMETAL Fans Accusations; BAND-MAID Yokohama Review
Has one of our favorite J-metal bands, NEMOPHILA, fallen short with their latest Stuck cover song? The debate rages after this track drops from the EP, The Initial Impulse. How does it compare to HANABIE.’s cover song, Believer? But first,… Read More »NEMOPHILA Releases Worst or BEST Cover of 2023?!
We check out bassist Rosana:miho (formerly of LOVEBITES) supporting the power metal band CHAOS CONTROL. Plus, we get a visit from the Foxhole radio show.