DAMNED dropped a live music video for their track Grimnir on April 12. The video captures the band’s electrifying stage presence, filmed during a live show at Ikebukuro Edge in Tokyo.

Flashing strobe lights set the stage ablaze. Each member of the bandvocalist Hitone, guitarists Kou and Suica, bassist Sakura, and drummer Masaya—gets a chance to showcase their technical skills and showmanship on stage. DAMNED commands the stage with undeniable magnetism, showing that the spirit of visual kei culture is alive and thriving.

DAMNED -Grimnir- LIVE Music Video

Grimnir was originally released in 2022 as DAMNED’s second single. The band presented this re-recording in their ninth single Anemone, released in January 2024.

That’s not all that dropped on April 12DAMNED’s latest single, Thanatosis was also released worldwide for digital purchase and streaming.

If you’re anything like us, chances are this music video has got you fired up for a live gig. If you happen to be around the Kansai area of Japan, you’re in for a treatDAMNED is set to hit the stage at the “Kansai Rock Summit ’24” festival in Osaka on May 18, 2024. With over 50 bands rocking out across seven venues in Osaka, it’s bound to be an epic event.

DAMNED hits the stage at the live venue BRONZE starting at 14:30 JST, as shown in the timetable below. Check out the flyer for the full lineup, which is chock full of visual kei bands, both established and up-and-coming.

Before the main event, DAMNED kicks off the festival with a “free trial” solo show at Club Mercury on May 17. What does “free trial” mean? Simply show your Kansai Rock Summit ticket for complimentary entry. Even if you’re not attending Kansai Rock Summit, you can still purchase tickets for the solo performance on May 17. Paid tickets are available for preorder or at the door.

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