Welcome to September 1! Today marks the beginning of a new chapter in the history of SR, and it also means a new list of upcoming J-rock releases. Putting it simply, this month is full of greatness: D returns with a new single after a year long hiatus, while Lin releases a final single before entering theirs on November 22; classic acts such as Plastic TreeSakurai Atsushi, and newcomers like DADAROMA and Xaa Xaa are also adding an exciting element to release schedule. But most notable (for some) is the second album, Yasou Emaki, from the global sensation Wagakki Band! There’s loads more from many other great bands too. Which releases are you most looking forward to?

September

01

  • Plastic Tree – Rakka (落花) [Maxi-single | 4-types]
  • Synk;yet – Hysteric Moon [Live-limited single | Venue: Urawa Narciss]
  • Xaa Xaa (ザアザア) – Shinitai (死にたい) [Mini-album]

02

  • Wagakki Band (和楽器バンド) – Yasou Emaki (八奏絵巻) [Album | 5-types]
  • Piano Zombie (ピアノゾンビ) – White Club (ホワイトクラブ) [Album]
  • Asriel – Asriel Last Live ~FINALE~ [Live Blu-ray]
  • DIR EN GREY [Music video DVD & Blu-ray]
  • Black Gene For the Next Scene – Gyakumanji Yori Ai wo Komete (逆卍より、愛をこめて) [Maxi-single | 3-types]
  • Ensoku (えんそく) & Minus Jin-Say Orchestra (マイナス人生オーケストラ) – Tappou Neuralyzer (脱法ニュウラライザー) [Coupling album]
  • DAIDA LAIDA – FIVE SENSE [Album | 2-types]
  • J – eternal flames [Album | 3-types]
  • Pentagon ペンタゴン) – Hijiki to Karaage (ひじきとカラアゲ) [Maxi-single | 5-types]
  • MeteoroiD – Torikago no Sarasouju wa Shinibana no Hana (鳥籠ノ沙羅双樹ハ死華ノ花) [Maxi-single | 2-types]
  • SHIVA – Brahmanno Oshie (バラモンの教え) [Maxi-single]
  • Shounenk (少年記) – WEAKNESS_MY BLOOD [Maxi-single | 4-types]
  • DADAROMA – Saishuudensha (最終電車) [Maxi-single]
  • lynch. – ETERNITY [Maxi-single]
  • Kuchinashi (クチナシ) – EXECUTION [Mini-album]

04

  • DIAURA – DIAURA Vanishing the Triangle vision 2014.11.30 AKASAKA BLITZ [Live digest DVD | Available on 09/03 at certain indies stores and through DIAURA’s fan club from 09/04 & onward]
  • Cytochrome (シトクロム) – Title TBA [Live-limited single | Venue: TBA]
  • Synk;yet – Melty Kiss [Live-limited single | Venue: maike CLUB 3STAR]

05

  • Synk;yet –  Rainy [Live-limited single | Venue: Shinsaibashi paradigm]

06

  • BORN – THE END OF THE STALIN~2015.04.26 SHINJUKU BLAZE~ [Live DVD | Presale at Akasaka Blitz on 09/06 and available through webstore at a later date]

07

  • Synk;yet – Chiisana kono Ki no Shita de (小さなこの木の下で) [Live-limited single | Venue: Fukuoka DRUM SON]

09

  • Onmyozo (陰陽座) – Fujin Raibu (風神雷舞) [Live DVD & Blu-ray]
  • Onmyozo (陰陽座) – Raijin Raibu (雷神雷舞) [Live DVD & Blu-ray]
  • ALI PORJECT – Keraku no Susume [Album | 2-types]
  • Lin (凛)-THE END OF CORRUPTION WORLD- – Dedicate to Graveyard [Maxi-single]
  • Lin (凛)-THE END OF CORRUPTION WORLD- – Sacred Illusionism [Live DVD]
  • DOG in The PWO (DOGinTheパラレルワールドオーケストラ) – Meteorite (メテオライト) [Maxi-single | 3-types]
  • XII-Destructive Agent of JAP – And-O [1st major EP | was sold in advance at “JAPFEST 2015” at Birth SHINJUKU on 08/31 and 09/01]
  • UROBOROS – ANOTHER ARK [Mini-album | 2-types]
  • wonder【Age】plus+ – magicalBEAR [Maxi-single | Was sold in advance at Osaka STUDIO 246JUSO on 08/21]
  • THE SLUT BANKS – METALLIC JUNK [Album]
  • V.A. omnibus – Starwave Records Volume 4 [Music video DVD]
  • Sendai Kamotsu (仙台貨物) – Youkai Daiensou 妖怪大演奏) [Maxi-single | 2-types]
  • CASCADE – XX [Album]
  • Smileberry – Smiley [One-coin single]
  • SCAPEGOAT – Kimi no “Shinzou” ni Koishiteru (君ノ”心臓”ニ恋シテル) [Maxi-single | 2-types]
  • Altair METEOR [1st maxi-single]
  • Blitz – Blitz BEST 2012~2015 [Best of album | 2-types]

12

  • GANGLION – Étoile TOUR LIVE IN EUROPE and JAPAN -TOUR FINAL- SHIBUYA CYCLONE [Live-release DVD | Venue: Nagoya E.L.L. | Date: 09/12 & onward]

14

  • the Raid. – Shirayuri no Saku Koro (白百合の咲く頃に) [Live-limited single | Venues: Shibuya WWW, Nagoya M.I.D, Osaka BIG CAT and Akasaka BLITZ on 09/14, 09/18, 09/28 and 10/25, respectively]

16

  • D – HAPPY UNBIRTHDAY [Maxi-single | 4-types]
  • ZON – Heads up! [Maxi-single | 2-types]
  • Dear Loving – Positive Toy Box [Mini-album]
  • Codomo Dragon (コドモドラゴン) – 5th Oneman Tour Final “Waruagaki” – 2015.04.29 Shinjuku BLAZE (5th Oneman Tour FINAL「悪足掻き」~2015.04.29 SHINJUKU BLAZE~) [Live DVD]
  • Psycho le Cému – Akiramenai DAYS (あきらめないDAYS) [Maxi-single | 3-types]
  • XENON (パノラマ虚構ゼノン) – Kagamibari (カガミバリ) [Maxi-single | 2-types]
  • PastelHolic (パスホリ) – Zettai Girl (絶対ガール♀) [Maxi-single]
  • BLaive – Exalation (イグサレーション) [Maxi-single]
  • AL-アル- – Title TBA [Live-limited single | Venue: OSAKA RUIDO]
  • RoNo☆Cro – Zettai Chouzetsu Only One (絶対超絶オンリーワン) [Maxi-single | 3-types]

18

  • Synk;yet – GOLD [Live-limited single | Venue: Niigata GOLDEN PIGS BLACK STAGE]

19

  • Synk;yet – Namida ga Tsuchi ni Kaeroutomo (涙が土に還ろうとも) [Live-limited single | Venue: Sendai SPACE ZERO]

20

  • Mediena (メディーナ) – Shion (紫苑) [Live-limited one-coin single | Venue: Ikebukuro BLACK | Date: from 09/20 and onward]
  • BLAZE – Justifying is enemy [Maxi-single]

22

  • THE SOUND BEE HD – Title TBA [Live-distributed single | Venue: Shinsaibashi paradigm]

23

  • yazzmad – The Strange Bloomer [Mini-album | Presale at Takadanobaba AREA on 09/23]
  • FEST VAINQUEUR new maxi single “GLORIA〜Eikou no Kizuna〜 (〜栄光のキズナ〜) [Maxi-single | 7-types]
  • Elektel-Shiki( ヱレキテル式) – Fuji no Yamai to Placebo (不治の病とプラシーボ。) [Maxi-single]
  • Paranoid≠circuS – 69 [Maxi-single | Sold in advance at Umeda ZEELA on 09/20]
  • ADAPTER。- Seishun Reviver (青春リバイヴァー) [Maxi-single | Sold in advance at Shibuya STAR LOUNGE on 09/12]
  • Lill – UNKNOWN WORLD [Mini-album]
  • Arlequin (アルルカン) – Arlequin 2015.4.26 Kochou no Yume @ TSUTAYA O-EAST (アルルカン 2015.4.26 胡蝶之夢@TSUTAYA O-EAST) [Live DVD]
  • Arlequin (アルルカン) – Arlequin 2015.8.09 Anti Hero @ Shibuya Kokaido (アルルカン 2015.8.09 アンチヒーロー@渋谷公会堂) [Live DVD]

30

  • Sonic Death Monkey (ソニックデスモンキー) – Nijigen New World (2次元ニューワールド) [Maxi-single | 2-types]
  • DiSPiNA – Coward TV [Maxi-single]
  • Jin-Machine – Gorilla (ゴリラ) [Maxi-single | 3-types]
  • Rayflower – Saigishin (彩戯心) [Maxi-single]
  • Angelo – FACTOR [EP | Available for a limited period, until10/31]
  • SEX-ANDROID – Kanojo wa Anarchy (彼女はアナーキー) [Maxi-single]
  • the Raid. – Yowamushi Monster (弱虫モンスター) [Maxi-single | 4-types]
  • WeZ – 0-QUEST [Mini-album]
  • Sakurai Atsushi (櫻井敦司) – Ai no Wakusei – Collector’s Box – (愛の惑星 -Collector’s Box-) [Blu-ray & 3 SHM-CDs]

Feel free to leave corrections and missing releases in the comment section and I will update the schedule as soon as possible.

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