Author: Glenda Grande

Takeru (ex. SuG) presents his new solo project “sleepyhead”

Takeru (ex. SuG) resumes his activities by launching his solo project “sleepyhead” Takeru, former frontman of the visual kei band SuG, has announced the start of his solo project “sleepyhead.” SuG closed the curtain after 10 years with their last live performance at the Nippon Budokan on September 2nd, 2017, News around him was fairly quiet after the disbanding of SuG, but on his Twitter account, Takeru drew attention by tweeting a photo of a waxing moon and “13040820 SEC HELL“ everyday. This was in fact a countdown corresponding to the actual moon cycle, the numbers representing the number...

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Celebrity Accountability: Show of A9/DIAWOLF

Earlier this week, Show, the vocalist of A9 and DIAWOLF, made a joking comment towards one of his members, which was unacceptable and toxic. However, there were many people who seemed to excuse it all simply because of their admiration for him. As we aim to help society progress and move forward, we need to be mindful of our words and actions, and also bring these issues into light. In this article, TBP aims to bring everyone’s attention to the influence that celebrities have (in this case, Show) on social media platforms, and why it’s important to speak up Technology...

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Top 5 (Most Viewed) of 2017 on TBP

It’s been an exciting year for us at TreasureBox PRESS! 2017 was our first year of being up, and we would like to thank everyone for their support. We will continue to do our best in 2018 and bring you more original content. As a recap of our year, we have decided to list our five most viewed articles in order of ranking. Relive the 2017 experience with us through these posts: 5. MUCC – 20TH ANNIVERSARY 97-17 We covered MUCC’s 20th anniversary live in April and were absolutely blown away with their performance. Their decades of experience really shone...

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TBP Staff Picks 2017: Japanese Music

Another year has quickly rolled by. Although there were many ups and downs, we here at TreasureBox PRESS would like to focus on the positives and share with you our personal favourites from 2017! Glenda Grande – TBP Founder and Editor-in-Chief I direct and manage all content on TreasureBox PRESS. As a lover of music, my taste ranges from metal and loudrock to R&B, jazz, and pop, which will be reflected in my choices below. coldrain – ENVY Coldrain is a band that I first heard of through the Soundwave Music Festival based in Australia. However, it wasn’t until...

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The Big Four of the New Generation Visual Kei (Kiryu, BugLug, R-Shitei & vistlip) Announce Combined Tour!

Kiryu X BugLug X R-Shitei X vistlip combined tour “Quadruple Disruption and Fighting the Symmetry” confirmed! The “big four of the new generation of visual kei,” Kiryu, BugLug, R-Shitei and vistlip, are uniting for their 4-band tour “Quadruple Disrupting and Fighting the Symmetry.“ Revitalizing the scene in 2015 with their 7-city Japan tour “Quadruple Disruption and Fighting the Symmetry,” both Kiryu and vistlip are celebrating their 10th band anniversary in 2017. Also, BugLug’s vocalist Issei has miraculously recovered from his injury. Together with R-Shitei, who is celebrating his 10th anniversary in 2018, the drive of the four bands to...

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