DEATHGAZE Announce Europe Dates for Their 10th Anniversary Tour

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Nagoya metal band DEATHGAZE have announced that they will be bringing themselves and their tour to Europe in celebration of their 10th anniversary. And they’re set to hit London, UK on July 7th!

DEATHGAZE European Tour 2013
04/07: Hradec Kralove, Czech Republic @ Rock for People
06/07: Paris, France @ la Boule Noire
07/07: Lonon, UK @ the Underworld Camden
09/07: Cologne, Germany @ Werkstatt
10/07: Hamburg, Germany @Knust
12/07: Wroclaw, Poland @ Firlej
13/07: Wien, Austria @ Szene Wien
15/07: Munich, Germany @ Feierwerk
17/07: Moscow, Russia @ Plan B

DEATHGAZE are our favourite combination of ridiculous gothic looks and amazing music and we are looking forward to seeing their live show a lot. Fantastic deep vocals and many seven string guitars await. We will see you in the pit.

For tickets to all of DEATHGAZE’s European dates, click here.

If you aren’t farmiliar with DEATHGAZE, we’d recommend them to fans of lynch., SADS or Gojiro. Check out their latest PV below for a taste of just how great this show is going to be:

Tokyo’s TOQUIWA Add Additional Headline Date to UK Tour

When: Saturday 24 November 2012 from 8pm.
Where: The Pipeline, 94 Middlesex Street, E1 7DA.
Tickets: £5 adv. (http://www.wegottickets.com/event/193456) / £7 door.
Event pages:
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Tokyo all girl three-piece TOQUIWA have been tearing up the UK this month with their hi-energy J-punk while on tour supporting The Wedding Present. Now, due to popular demand, the support act have had to extend their time in the country to include one final farewell show – and this time they’re headlining! Taking place on Saturday 24 November, TOQUIWA will storm the stage for one last time at The Pipeline, opposite Liverpool Street Station in London, as part of Japanese rock night Japan Underground. Tickets are on sale now from WeGotTickets.com for £5.

Formed in 1998 under a different guise, the band came third in the 2008 global battle of the bands. Then called The Pinky Piglets, their Trojan horse assault of cute moves and explosive punk rock riffs leave an imprint on all their audiences across the world. The band have already achieved great accolades; they’ve hosted their own radio show on one of Tokyo’s largest stations, toured America, penned a song for a TV theme tune, played SXSW and have shared stages with punk rock legends Bad Religion, Guttermouth, Regurgitator and, of course, The Wedding Present.

“Of all the support bands we’ve ever had, I’ve never seen an audience blown away by the support band quite like TOQUIWA,” David Gedge enthuses when discussing the band – and who can blame him? From the opening dynamite of single ‘Tokyo Merry Go Round’ it’s clear that the band pair the riffs of Dinosaur Jr with the melodies of The B52s and add their own candy-covered sound. The band also pay homage to the label boss with a cover of Kennedy that has all the vitriol of the original but is, dare it be said, twice the fun!


8otto, NOKIES! and Miila and the Geeks times at Japan Underground in London (14/5) and Birmingham (16/5)

With exactly one week today until Japan Underground’s showcase in London featuring  8otto, NOKIES! and Miila and the Geeks – and a little bit longer until it hits Birmingham – we thought it was time to introduce videos from each band along with their respective stage times.

Miila and the Geeks

‘Best of 2011’ by Japan Times and comparable to The Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Le Tigre, The Slits.
London stage time: from 7:30pm … Birmingham’s stage time: from 9pm.

8otto

Toured with Oasis, played Fuji Rock and comparable to The Rapture, The Strokes and LCD Soundsystem.
London stage time: from 8:30pm … Birmingham stage time: from 8pm

NOKIES!

Just finished touring America and played SXSW, comparable to Vampire Weekend, The Drums, The Vaccines.
London stage time: from 9:30pm … Birmingham stage time: from 10pm.

London’s show on Monday 14 May at The Pipeline opens at 7pm, while Birmingham’s show on Wednesday 16 May at the Hare & Hounds starts at 7:30. The first band will hit the stage within 30 minutes of doors opening – true Japanese gig style! Between all bands will be DJ sets from Japan Underground, featuring a mixture of tracks from Japan – feel free to get your requests in too!

Tickets are £6 adv or £8 on the door. Tickets for London’s show can now only be purchased on the door. Click here for Birmingham advance tickets.
Don’t forget to click you attendance on London’s Facebook event page and Birmingham’s Facebook event page.

Transport links:

London: The Pipeline is a 2 minute walk from Liverpool Street Station and within easy walking distance from Aldgate, Aldgate East and Shoreditch High Street stations.
Birmingham: The Hare & Hounds is located in the Kings Heath area of the city.  Bus numbers 50 and 35 stop directly outside the venue from city centre while 11a, 11c, 27, 69 also stop within easy walking distance.

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