Welcome to April and yet another installment of the JROCK NEWS release schedule. 2016 has been really good thus far in terms of purchasable music. This month and May are showing no signs of letting up, either. Let us know what you’re most looking forward to this month, and join us in the next for another compilation.

Date Artist Release Title Release Type Comment Details
01 DECAYS velludo no tori (ビロードの鳥) Single Live-limited one-coin single will be released at NAGOYA HOLIDAY NEXT on April 1 and onward.
01 Deviloof Ishtar Single Distributed through indie stores and available as free download. Download link coming soon.
04 Scarlet Valse 2015.12.15 ebisu club aim〜Larmes de neige〜 DVD Features scenes from their live on December 15, 2015 at Ebisu club aim. Will be released through Starwave Records official web-shop and at lives from April 4 to April 26.
06 MEJIBRAY THE END Single Mejibray’s 17th single; comes in three editions. CDJapan
06 Sick2 Zettai Tenshi Ryoiki (絶対天使領域) Single Sick2 release two singles simultaneously. This title is made based on a theme of “Angel”. CDJapan
06 Sick2 Moso Akuma Shinpan (妄想悪魔審判) Single Sick2 release two singles simultaneously. This title is made based on a theme of “Devil”. CDJapan
06 Neverland GRiM Album GRiM is Neverland’s first full album; comes in two editions. CDJapan
06 AIRIS Celestial Fragment Single Celestial Fragment is AIRIS’ first single; comes in two editions. CDJapan
06 Royz S.I.V.A Album Royz’s fourth full album; comes in two editions. Info
06 INORAN INORAN Tour 2015 -Beautiful Now- At Ex Theater Roppongi DVD Features the final day of his tour “BEAUTIFUL NOW” held at EX THEATER ROPPONGI on September 29, 2015; comes in two editions. CDJapan
06 Liraizo (リライゾ) Ikuoku Mono Utsukushii Saku Hana wa Hito (幾億もの美しい咲く花は人) Single Liraizo’s fourth single. CDJapan
06 ALvino ~ALchemy vision normal~ G-T-R Mini-album G-T-R is produced by SHIGE ROCKS of Crack6—a solo project by Chisato of PENICILLIN. CDJapan
06 DIEALO DECISION Single DIEALO’s first single. CDJapan
06 Kameleo (カメレオ) KAMENICATION! Mini-album Comes in two editions. CDJapan
06 LOKA EVO:ERA Album Info
06 Mitsurugi (御剣) I Remember Single Mitsurugi’s first single. CDJapan
07 DAMIJAW DAMIJAW 47 Todofuken tour “Be with You!!!!!” 3 FINAL DVD/BD DAMIJAW, a solo project by ka-yu of Janne Da Arc. Features the final day of his tour held on November 10, 2015 at Tokyo TSUTAYA O-WEST. CDJapan
07 MORRIGAN Title to be announced CD Live-limited CD will be released at their live since their one-man live “NECRO” at Sendai HooK on April 7 and onward.
09 DIO -Distraught Overlord- Byakuya ni Moyuru Hana (白夜二燃ユル花) Single Live-limited single will be released during their 10th anniversary tour on April 9 and onward. Info
13 DiSPiИA Ringo (林檎) Single DiSPiИA’s second single. CDJapan
13 Kaijin Nijumenso (怪人二十面奏) Ai Zouo (愛憎悪) Single This is the second press edition of Kaijin Nijumenso’s first single, “Ai Zouo”.
13 Sibilebashir (シビレバシル) Honnou (本能) Single Sibilebashir’s seventh single. Postponed to May 25. Info
13 Kansai Antifeminism (関西悪血) Anti Damashii (悪血魂) Album Kansai Antifeminism first album. CDJapan
13 Beyond The Fallen YOU RISE WE FALL Single Visual kei band from Italy, Beyond The Fallen releases their debut single in Japan. CDJapan
13 Mary’s Blood LIVE at BLAZE – Invasion of Queen Tour 2015 – 2016 Final DVD Features a concert held by girls’ metal band, Mary’s Blood on January 31, 2016 at Shinjuku BLAZE. CDJapan
13 Rave (レイヴ) Jinsei Tsurami-chan (人生つらみちゃん) Rave’s ninth single; comes in two editions. CDJapan
13 cali≠gari Dokei, Suiren to Himawari (憧憬、睡蓮と向日葵[良心盤) Mini-album CDJapan
13 MeteoroiD Heisei no “Yyami” wo Osoji Shimasho. (平成の”ヤミ”をお掃除しましょう。) Single MeteoroiD’s fifth single; comes in two editions. Amazon
13 ZONBI (ぞんび) Kusari Hime (腐り姫) Single ZONBI’s first single; comes in three editions. CDJapan
13 Jack Caper (ジャックケイパー) Itazura World (悪戯ワールド) Single jack Caper’s first single. CDJapan
14 SALIVAN Shinkirou (蜃気楼) Single The single will be distributed at their presents live All of you I trust… at Shinsaibashi CLAPPER, Imaike CLUB 3STAR & Ikebukuro BLACK HOLE on April 13, 14 & 27 respectively.
15 Iteki (毒虫) Dokumushi (夷狄) Single CDJapan
15 chariots Senkou (閃光) Single Live-limited single will be released at their live since their presents live more glitch reception vol.1 at Ikebukuro EDGE on April 15 and onward.
17 the Samurai Crows (サムクロ) Hoshi no Suna (星の砂) Single Live-limited one-coin single will be released at their 2nd anniversary presents live Awakening the「HERO」 at Shinsaibashi soma on April 17 and onward.
19 MAD VANDAL Jo (序) Single Demo single will be released at Takadanobaba AREA on April 19.
19 DISH Daydream (デイドリー夢。) Single The single will be distributed at their presents live Strato to Hakuchuumu #2 (ストラトと白昼夢。#2) at Otsuka HEARTS+ on April 19.
20 the god and death stars after the addle apple Mini-album CDJapan
20 VIVALET 2 Dome no Zetsubo to Suicide ceremony (2度目の絶望とSuicide ceremon) CD VIVALET’s first release in over a year; comes in two editions. CDJapan
20 GENGAH. HYSTERIA Album GENGAH.’s first album. CDJapan
20 UROBOROS​ ZODIAC EP UROBOROS​’ second EP; comes in two editions. CDJapan
20 JILUKA Faizh Single JILUKA’s third single. Info
20 THE SLUT BANKS ROXY BABY Album An album commemorating THE SLUT BANKS’ 20th anniversary. CDJapan
20 AI (藍) CONFUSION Album AI’s first full album. Info
20 HOLLOWGRAM WILLS Mini-album The release has been canceled according to CDJapan. CDJapan
20 … [SILENCE] (…。【サイレンス】)  psycho : lens. Album … [SILENCE]’s first full album. CDJapan
20 NOCTURNAL BLOODLUST ZēTēS Mini-album NOCTURNAL BLOODLUST’s third mini-album; comes in two editions. Info
20 Since Fall Sin Regret Single Since Fall Sin’s first single. CDJapan
20 Purple Stone Kabuki-cho Butterfly  (歌舞伎町バタフライ) Single Purple Stone’s fourth single; comes in two editions. CDJapan
20 Kinniku Shojo Tai (筋肉少女帯) Shugawari no Kiseki no Shinwa (週替わりの奇跡の神話) Single Kinniku Shojo Tai brings a single. The title song is an intro theme for the TV anime series “Ushio & Tora”; comes in two editions. CDJapan
25 BRATBAX will hold their first one-man live APOPTOSIS Mini-album Live-limited mini album will be released at their one-man live INCUBATOR at Shinjuku RUIDO K4 on April 25 and onward.
27 THE BLACK SWAN OUSIA Album THE BLACK SWAN’s first full album; comes in two editions. Info
27 ASAGI  Seventh Sense / Shikabane no Oja / Amupusai (Seventh Sense/屍の王者/アンプサイ) Single ASAGI, The mastermind behind D, is back with his first solo release in over ten years; comes in four editions. Info
27 S.Q.F SUPER FLOWER Single CDJapan
27 FEST VAINQUEUR Best Vainqueur  (ベストばんくーる) Album Greatest hits album; comes in three editions. Info
27 GACKT LAST MOON Album LAST MOON is GACKT’s first album in six years and final chapter in his “MOON” series project. CDJapan
27 ViV anagram/EMOTION Single  ViV’s fifth single; comes in three editions. CDJapan
27 the GazettE UNDYING Single the GazettE’s 21st single; comes in two editions. Info
27 CLØWD RUDENESS RESORT Single CLØWD’s third single; comes in three editions. CDJapan
27 BLESSCODE Imperial City Single BLESSCODE’s fifth single; comes in two edtitons. CDJapan
27 VETIQUE INVINCIBLE Single VETIQUE’s first single; comes in two editions. CDJapan
27 VELVET EDEN Requiem Mini-album VELVET EDEN’s last mini-album. CDJapan
27 Develop One’s Faculties “Seijyo towa” (『正常とは』) Single Develop One’s Faculties’ third single. Info
27 Golden Bomber (ゴールデンボンバー) Mizushoubai o yamete kurenai ka (水商売をやめてくれないか) Single Comes in two editions. Info
27 Dog inThe PWO (DOG inThe (パラレルワールドオーケストラ) Live DVD “Tokyo Doggy’s Land -2015-” (『LIVE DVD『Tokyo Doggy’s Land -2015-』) DVD Features visual kei band Dog in the Parallel World Orchestra’s gig held on November 23, 2015 at Maihama Amphitheater. CDJapan
27 ELM (エルム) Natural Born Killers Album ELM’s second album; comes in two editions. Info
27 the LOTUS Zoltax Album CDJapan
28 Togawa Juuzou (十川十三), Ensoku (えんそく) & Buu (ぶう) Title to be announced. Single The demo single will be distributed at his talk and acoustic mini one-man live at Yotsuya Tenmado on April 28.
29 DAMY Shinkai (深海) Single The single will be distributed at their one-man live Shuusei no Uduki (修正の卯月) at Ikebukuro BLACK HOLE on April 29.
30 DOAK inside Fear Single Live-limited single will be released at their presents live Shuuwai no Niwa (醜穢の庭) at Ikebukuro EDGE on April 30 and onward.

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