Early 2015 will be a busy and exciting time for the Raid.! Following its last release, REBELLION, from 2014, is the band’s first album, “Ray“, which will be released on the 28th of this month! Ray will be available in two types: A will include a bonus DVD featuring the title track music video and its making-of for 3500yen, while B will include two extra tracks for 3000yen.

RayType A
[CD]
 01. Innocent Blue
02. Ray
03. esora
04. Raison D’etre (レゾン・デートル)
05. www.
06. (Iiwake DREAMER (言い訳DREAMER)
07. Devilish Kitty
08. Izon no Ame (依存の雨 )
09. Prisoner
10. REBELLION
11. Period (ピリオド)
[DVD]
01. Ray – MV
02. Ray – Making-of
 
RayType B
[CD]
01. Innocent Blue
02. Ray
03. esora
04. Raison D’etre (レゾン・デートル)
05. www.
06. (Iiwake DREAMER (言い訳DREAMER)
07. Devilish Kitty
08. Izon no Ame (依存の雨 )
09. Prisoner
10. REBELLION
11. Period (ピリオド)
 12. PRECIOUS
13. M (Band ver.)
Pre-order: CDJapan
the Raid. will also take the stage six time this year during their one-man tour “Ray of Hope“.
the Raid. 6 city ONEMAN TOUR Ray of Hope 
 
01/31 (Sat) OSAKA MUSE (Yuuha birthday celebration) 
02/08 (Sun) Niigata GOLDEN PIGS BLACK STAGE
02/15 (Sun) Fukuoka DRUM SON
02/21 (Sat) Sendai Hook 
03/01 (Sun) ell.FITS ALL (Iori birthday celebration)
~ TOUR FINAL ~
03/21 (Sat) Ebisu LIQUIDROOM
If you’re in Japan you’ll have plenty opportunities to meet the band, as they will participate in several in-store events in the comings months!
1st FULL ALBUMRayin-store event schedule:
January 10 (Sat) Like an Edison Tokyo
January 17 (Sat)  Ongaku-dokoro
Sapporo
January 24 (Sat) fiveStars Nagoya
February 1 (Sun) Like an Edison Osaka
February 3 (Tue) Ai-華龍
Kyoto
February 7 (Sat)  R.I.P Niigata
February 13 (Fri) Tower Records Kurashiki , Okayama
February 14 (Sat) SKULLROSE Fukuoka
February 16 (Mon) Magical Square Hiroshima
February 18 (Wed) little HEARTS. Osaka
February 18 (Wed) ZEAL LINK Osaka
February 22 (Sun) little HEARTS. Sendai
February 28 (Sat) Like an Edison Nagoya
March 2 (Mon) Ash-LD`50 Hamamatsu
March 14 (Sat) little HEARTS. Tokyo
 
(As a side note, it looks like the band has opened its webshop on Jan. 2, however the link seems to be down at the moment)
Track list translation credits: M-H

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