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Peelander-Z goes metal!

September 2, 2013

“Action Comic Punk Band” Peelander-Z have proven themselves to be kings of the the concept album the past couple of years with a children’s album and the space themed Space Vacation under their belt. On September 10, they’ll be releasing their tribute to 80s hair metal, Metalander-Z via Chicken Ranch Records. Recorded with era-appropriate guitar […]


Peelander-Z’s Super Dx Hitz out today!

August 9, 2011

Just a reminder, Peelander-Z’s greatest hits album Super DX Hitz comes out today via Chicken Ranch Records. It includes 28 happee songs, some of which are rerecorded, and a karaoke DVD with 5 music videos. Below are the karaoke videos for the DX versions of “S.T.E.A.K.” and “Mad Tiger.” The sax in “S.T.E.A.K.” sounds amazing! […]


Peelander-Z- P-Pop-High School

February 3, 2009

Peelander-Z is set to release their fifth album, P-POP-HIGH SCHOOL on April 14.  They plan a 60+ stop tour from March to April in support of them album. But wait!  The band is currently raising money for their next album via the new, hip  Fans can purchase a part of their next album for […]


Anime Central 2008: Peelander-Z & HALCALI

May 21, 2008

Last weekend, I achieved a short-term goal of mine: seeing a Japanese band in concert. As you may remember last year, I was disappointed that I couldn’t see High and Mighty Color at Anime Central. Well, I planned ahead this year, sorta. Actually, I didn’t think I would even go to ACEN this year but […]


Peelander-Z on tour

March 1, 2007

copied from myspace bulletin ————————————————————- Hello All, Peelander-Z is going on another tour in March and April. We’ll be playing a bunch of shows across the country, including SXSW! Please check out the full list of tour dates on our Shows page and MySpace page. More dates to be added shortly. Come to see us! […]


Japan Nite 2013 Who’s Playing

March 13, 2013

Over the past couple of days, thousands of bands have been filing into Austin for the SXSW music festival so it’s about time I write my annual who’s playing Japan Nite this year post. Kao=S, Charan-po-rantan, Jake stone garage, Chihiro Yamazaki + Route 14 Band, Pirates Canoe, FOUR MINUTES TIL MIDNIGHT and JOSY will all […]


J-Rock Fridays Vol. 67

March 23, 2012

12 new videos for the 12 districts of Panem. May the odds be ever in your favor lol! Phono Tones- “The World Is Yours” Did you know Asian Kung-Fu Generation’s drummer has an instrumental side project? Here’s their first PV starring a bunch of cute cats!


Best of 2011: Covers

February 9, 2012

Today we’re looking at some our favorite cover songs and cover albums of 2011 AFROHEAD 7 LINE- “YMCA” SECRET 7 LINE has been trying to court me for years now. All it takes is afro wigs and classic rock songs, though. You can’t hurry poops. (web, CD Japan,Play-Asia)


Best of 2011: Edition

January 6, 2012

Let’s get these Best of 2011 posts started style. These are my top 20 artists, albums and tracks according to If you need more, feel free to peruse my charts at your leisure. The albums list is surprisingly accurate so if I never get around to writing out my top 10 albums consult […]


Stuff To Look Forward To, August 2011

August 13, 2011

And the summer ends with a bang with some high profile releases by Dir en grey and another Straightener album. But I’m most excited for Miila and the Geeks’ debut album, followed closely by sgt. and Ogre You Asshole. Stateside we get a simultaneous release of Dir en grey’s new album, a Peelander-Z greatest hits […]