It’s a Veritable Summer of Gigs in Europe


by Sarah Jones, posted May 30, 2014

Europe has been feeling a bit of a drought of late but to recycle an old cliché, you wait for ages and then three (or rather, five) come along at once.


girugamesh have kicked off on their fairly hefty European tour for MONSTER—an exciting, addictive release. Take a look at ROKKYUU’s review and interview.

We’re sure you’ve all got your tickets but just in case, the list of venues and dates are:

23/05/2014– Bingo Club, Kiev
24/05/2014 – Moscow Hall, Moscow
25/05/2014 – Zal Ozhidaniya, St. Petersburg
27/05/2014 – Szene, Vienna
28/05/2014 – Club 202, Budapest
30/05/2014 – Backstage Halle, Munich
31/05/2014 – Colos-Saal, Ashchaffenburg
01/06/2014 – Divan du Monde, Paris
03/06/2014 – Ninkasi Kao, Lyon
05/06/2014 – Proxima, Warsaw
06/06/2014 – Zeche Carl, Essen
07/06/2014 – LIDO, Berlin
09/06/2014 – O2 Academy Islington, London
11/06/2014 – Nosturi, Helsinki


The ever elegant KAMIJO will be performing a one-off concert at Le Divan du Monde in Paris on July 4. The life is titled ZEROTH LIVE IN PARIS.

For tickets: B7Klan

Japan Music Fest

This new music festival, to be held at L’Olympia in Paris on July 6, will be a three-man event with SuG, Dead-End, and Sadie appearing.

The bands will be doing a handshake at the event and while the main proceedings kick off at 6pm, eager fans can buy early bird tickets which grant entry at 4pm. Details are here: L’Olympia

NoGoD at Japan Expo

It has just been announced that NoGoD are to make an appearance at the 15th Impact Europe’s biggest Japan-based convention. The band will perform on July 5 and July 6 and will hold a signing session, too.

Details are on the Facebook page of promoter, 33 Degrees: 33 Degrees

Tickets: Japan Expo

Born x Lycaon

Finally, come September, Born and Lycaon will embark on a twoman tour of Europe titled THE RAMPAGE.

The dates have now been announced and are as follows:

05/09/2014 – Plan B, Moscow
06/09/2014 – Gloria, Helsinki
07/09/2014 – Feierwerk, Munich
09/09/14 – Firlej, Wroclaw
10/09/2014 – Knust, Hamburg
12/09/2014 – Werkstatt, Cologne
13/09/2014 – Le Divan du Monde, Paris

There are VIP perks with early access and a commemorative bracelet available to all fans who purchase a priority ticket.

For tickets: B7Klan

Sarah began her journey into the world of Japanese music courtesy of L'Arc-en-Ciel back in the year 2000. Since then, she has combined a love of music and music journalism into writing for European Japanese music magazines and assisting with Japanese interest events in the UK. After graduating in Law from the University of Nottingham, she put 'the law-thing' on the backburner to dive into the live scene in Tokyo for 3 years. Sarah returned to the UK in September 2010 to do that 'law-thing' and now works for a Japanese bank in London. Her heart is always in the music and fashion in Tokyo and her life is balanced between her time in the UK and Japan. When she has time, she also blogs at

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