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11 December 2011 @ 10:27 am

Bands: Kuroyume, Luna Sea, Pata, Toshi (X Japan), Eins:Vier, Rouage, Kenji Ohtsuki, L'Arc-en-Ciel, Siam Shade, Gilles de Rais, Ladies Room, Penicillin, Sophia, Ken (ex-Zi:Kill), Sleep My Dear, Justy-Nasty, Loudness, Auto-Mod 1999, Craze, Buck-Tick, Speed-ID, Gargoyle, The Yellow Monkey, Soft Ballet, Media Youth, Die in Cries

clearly it is time for another Fool"s MateCollapse )
Current Music: Crown / Schwein
19 November 2011 @ 11:42 pm

Bands: By-Sexual, Ladies Room, The Yellow Monkey, Eins:Vier, Valentine D.C., Gargoyle, Kuroyume, Juichi Morishige (Ziggy) and Kyo (Die in Cries), Grand Slam, D=Sire, Siam Shade, Gilles de Rais, Media Youth, Rouage, Sleep My Dear, Laputa, Genkaku Allergy, L'Arc-en-Ciel, Eby (ex-Zi:Kill) and Nao (By-Sexual), Glay

picked one out of the backlogCollapse )
Current Music: Du bist min / Helium Vola
16 July 2011 @ 11:26 pm

Bands: Luna Sea, Kuroyume, Sophia, Penicillin, La'cryma Christi, Eins:Vier, Laputa, Pierrot, Gargoyle, Kyo, Buck-Tick, Kenji Ohtsuki (King Show) + Kiba (Gargoyle) + Mana (Malice Mizer), Kiyoshi (Media Youth) + Chisato (Penicillin), Atsushi Sakurai (Buck-Tick) + Ryoichi Endo (Soft Ballet/Ends) + Kyo (Die in Cries/D'erlanger), hide, Shazna, Kin'niku Shoujotai, Ryoichi Endo, Guniw Tools, Rouage, Valentine D.C., Plastic Tree, Fanatic Crisis, Craze, Siam Shade, Malice Mizer, Glay

Photos only; no text except for the three group interviews.

a special edition for the magazine"s 200th issueCollapse )
Current Music: Lasse pour quoi / Azam Ali
14 May 2011 @ 10:28 am

Bands: Valentine D.C., X Japan, Yoshiki, Pata, Heath, Luna Sea, Kyo, Craze, Siam Shade, Kneuklid Romance, Eins:Vier, Ken Morioka (Soft Ballet), Morrie, Kenji Ohtsuki, Glay, The Yellow Monkey, Tokyo Yankees, Speed-ID, Misery, Ken (ex-Zi:Kill), Gargoyle, Ladies Room, Loudness, Cascade, Lucifer Luscious Violenoue, Kuroyume, Of-J, Fanatic Crisis

mid-1990s bands in all their gloryCollapse )
Current Music: Moustahil / Natacha Atlas
18 April 2011 @ 11:20 pm

Bands: Guruguru Eigakan, Inugami Circus Dan, Gargoyle, Issay, Metronome, D'espairs Ray, Ya-foo, Nookicky, Deadman, Jinkaku Radio, Jils

all the bands in this magazine are listed on the coverCollapse )
Current Music: Hello, I Love You / Der Zibet
09 April 2011 @ 01:29 am

Bands: Kuroyume, The Yellow Monkey, By-Sexual, Gargoyle, Eins:Vier, Glay, Hyakutaro (Ladies Room) and Juichi Morishige (Ziggy), Issay, Sophia, Rouage, Sleep My Dear, Laputa, Genkaku Allergy, Tokyo Yankees, Valentine D.C., Ladies Room, L'Arc-en-Ciel, Soft Ballet, Buck-Tick

The bands listed in small print at the bottom of the cover don't have full articles, just paragraph updates.

only time B-T ever got into ViciousCollapse )

4/10/11 09:24 Added Tokyo Yankees
Current Music: Midara / Soft Ballet
27 December 2010 @ 04:31 pm

Bands: Millennium Gigs Special, Dir en grey, Sads, Luna Sea, hide, Sophia, Pierrot, Plastic Tree, Janne da Arc, Lareine, cali gari, Guruguru Eigakan, Inugami Circus Dan, Mucc, Kenji Ohtsuki, Kneuklid Romance, Valentine D.C., Zigzo, Hitoki (ex-Kuroyume), La'Mule, Maschera, Siam Shade, Rouage, Guniw Tools, Aliene Ma'riage, D-Shade, Gastunk, Tokyo Yankees and Ladies Room, XYZ->A, Jils, S, Ends, Kyo, All Night Metal Party, Penicillin, Laputa, Malice Mizer, Luna Sea and Glay, Glay, Noir Fleurir, La'cryma Christi

let"s have the New Year"s special from 10 years agoCollapse )
Current Music: Vuelvo al sur / Gotan Project
04 December 2010 @ 12:27 am

Bands: Ziggy, Kin'niku Shoujotai, G.D. Flickers, Buck-Tick, Kamaitachi, Ladies Room, Zi:Kill, X Japan, D'erlanger, Grand Prix '89, Anthem, Twin Guitar feature, Jacks 'n' Joker, Gargoyle, Earthshaker, Grand Slam, Color, By-Sexual, Ded Chaplin, Doom, Baki (Gastunk) and Taiji (X), Crazy Cool Joe

Rockin" F can be intensely frustrating, with its cheap bindings and cheap paperCollapse )
Current Music: Saber d'amor / Helium Vola
09 October 2010 @ 12:01 am

Bands: Yoshiki, X Japan, hide, ZNX, Luna Sea, The Yellow Monkey, Buck-Tick, Ken (ex-Zi:Kill), Ladies Room, Soft Ballet, Scanch, Kuroyume, Body, L'Arc-en-Ciel, Blankey Jet City, Tsunematsu Matsui, Koji Kikkawa, Kin'niku Shoujotai, Der Zibet, Gargoyle

I know it"s early for the annual hide cover, but this one has waited long enoughCollapse )
Current Music: パラダイス / Buck-Tick
25 September 2010 @ 10:23 am

Bands: Buck-Tick, Masatoshi Mashima, Luna Sea, Kenji Ohtsuki, Soft Ballet, Scanch, Zelda, Der Zibet, Gargoyle, Blankey Jet City

now that I have figured out why I couldn"t upload the picsCollapse )
Current Music: Delusion / Rhea's Obsession
03 September 2010 @ 10:57 pm

Bands: Yoshiki, Shinya (Luna Sea), X Japan, hide, Heath, Kuroyume, Glay, Motokatsu (The Mad Capsule Markets) and Sakura (L'Arc-en-Ciel), Loudness, Gargoyle, Pugs, Media Youth, Genkaku Allergy, Magic Dance Hall Vol. 1, Luna Sea, Deshabillz, Behind the Mask, By-Sexual, D=Sire, Der Zibet, Siam Shade, After Image, Penicillin, Kyo, L'Arc-en-Ciel, Kin'niku Shoujotai, Fumihiko Kitsutaka, Lucifer Luscious Violenoue, Kneuklid Romance

this one"s been in the queue long enoughCollapse )
Current Music: Guillotine / Dead End
24 July 2010 @ 11:12 pm

Bands: Pierrot, Kiyoharu, Lucy, Dir en grey, Gackt, Kirito, Merry, Gazette, Sid, Miyavi, Nightmare, Deadman, Doremidan, Gilgamesh, Gargoyle, Bug, Ends, Jils, Fake?, Sex Machineguns, Koji (ex-La'cryma Christi), Hideki, Lynx, Plastic Tree, Penicillin, Aki (ex-Laputa), Daigo Stardust, Kagrra, Phantasmagoria, Uchuu Sentai Noiz, J

Sadly, this magazine is missing many pages, so if your band hasn't been scanned, it's probably because their article isn't there anymore. Details below the cut.

uploading the scans was another ordeal altogetherCollapse )
Current Music: Hello, I Love You / Der Zibet
13 June 2010 @ 02:02 am

Bands: hide, J, L'Arc-en-Ciel, Kin'niku Shoujotai, Kuroyume, Tokyo Yankees, Gargoyle, Der Zibet, Eins:Vier, Kneuklid Romance, Gastunk, Color, Rouage, Sleep My Dear, Valentine D.C., Justy-Nasty, By-Sexual, D.T.R., Kyo (Die in Cries), Yoshiki

which it"s got lots of great old bands in itCollapse )
Current Music: Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World
03 April 2010 @ 10:02 am

Bands: D'erlanger, Buck-Tick, Ladies Room, Strawberry Fields, Zi:Kill, Color, Ziggy, Kenji Ohtsuki (Kin'niku Shoujotai) and Miki Igarashi (Show-Ya), Tokyo Yankees, Gargoyle, Jacks 'n' Joker, Justy-Nasty, Luna Sea, Gilles de Rais, Kamaitachi

despite not being on the cover, B-T actually have the longest articleCollapse )

4/4/10 09:52 Added Tokyo Yankees
Current Music: Les nielles / Collection d'Arnell-Andrea
28 March 2010 @ 12:55 pm

Bands: X Japan, Zi:Kill, Luna Sea, Die in Cries, Kenji Ohtsuki, Ziggy, Jacks 'n' Joker, Der Zibet, Morrie, Media Youth, Inoran (Luna Sea) and Ryo (By-Sexual), Sugizo (Luna Sea) and Ray (Deep), Ryuichi (Luna Sea) and Daisuke (Media Youth), Gargoyle, hide (X) and Tusk (Zi:Kill), Baki, Doom, Gism, Madame Edwarda, Gastunk, Cocteau Twins, Peter Murphy

morweneledhwen already posted most of the book in jrock_scans, so I've just decided to scan my favorites.

there"s also a table of contents under here, if you want to make any requestsCollapse )
Current Music: Shattered in Aspect (BassXMix) / Faith and the Muse
07 March 2010 @ 12:40 pm

Bands: Die in Cries, hide, Yoshiki, Buck-Tick, Gargoyle, Morrie, Syoko (ex-G-Schmitt), Luis-Mary, Sisters No Future, Ladies Room, Grand Slam, Genkaku Allergy, Loudness, Aion, Machida Machizo, The Zolge, Sugizo (Luna Sea) and Ray (Deep), Justy-Nasty

a very pretty B-T article for Atsushi"s birthday -- and other goodies, too!Collapse )
Current Music: 残骸 -Shape2- / Buck-Tick
26 February 2010 @ 11:35 pm

Bands: Kuroyume, Ladies Room, By-Sexual, Die in Cries, Youichi "Heesey" Hirose (The Yellow Monkey) and Norio Toshiro (Ziggy), Sownin Matsuo (ZNX/Ziggy), Glay, Billy and the Sluts, The Yellow Monkey, L'Arc-en-Ciel, Eins:Vier, Gargoyle, Genkaku Allergy, Ken (Zi:Kill)

it has taken me a ridiculously long time to write that list of bandsCollapse )
Current Music: Mesmerism / Dead Can Dance
14 February 2010 @ 10:18 am

Bands: X Japan, Zi:Kill, hide and Tusk, Die in Cries, Luna Sea, Sleep My Dear, Aion, Justy Nasty, Kuroyume, Ariola Meeting 1993 (Toshi, Aion, Die in Cries, Jacks 'n' Joker, Der Zibet), L'Arc-en-Ciel, Kin'niku Shoujotai, The Silver Doggs, G.D. Flickers, Eins:Vier, Kneuklid Romance, Gilles de Rais, Media Youth, Gargoyle, Buck-Tick

have a few valentinesCollapse )
30 January 2010 @ 12:17 pm

Bands: Rouage, hide, X Japan, Kuroyume, Glay, Eins:Vier, Sugizo (Luna Sea) and Daniel Ash (Bauhaus/Love and Rockets), Sly, After Image, Genkaku Allergy, Media Youth, Speed-ID, By-Sexual, Fumihiko Kitsutaka, Siam Shade, Ladies Room, Gargoyle, Ziggy, Valentine D.C., Sleep My Dear, D=Sire, Gilles de Rais, Kneuklid Romance, Schaft, L'Arc-en-Ciel

so I was going to post this last month, but then I decided to add a few peopleCollapse )

2/7/10 02:36 Added After Image article
15 October 2009 @ 07:10 pm

Bands: Ladies Room, Zi:Kill, D'erlanger, X Japan, Kamaitachi, Jacks 'n' Joker, Gargoyle, Anthem, Grand Slam, Buck-Tick, Color, Seikima II, Crazy Cool Joe, G.D. Flickers, Yuji "You" Adachi (Dead End)

because we haven"t had a Rockin" F in a really long timeCollapse )