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akai SKY

March 27, 2013

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Based in San Francisco, akai SKY is California’s leading J-Rock band blending heavy American rock with Japanese vocals. Hayashi (guitar) and Umi (bass) formed akai SKY in 2005 with Ryuusei (vocals) and Jinra (drums) completing the band in 2008. The band has played at dozens of anime conventions and festivals in America. They self-released their first EP Tokyo Beat Riot in 2010 and contributed a cover of “Daybreak’s Bell” to a L’arc~en~ciel tribute album in 2012. Their second EP Heart, Attack! was released today. Find it on bandcamp.

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Cleopatra Records releases L’Arc~en~Ciel tribute album

April 8, 2012

L’Arc~en~Ciel is taking their 20th anniversary celebration global in 2012 with the release of their 12th studio album Butterfly and a world tour that brought them to New York last month, the first first Japanese band to headline Madison Square Garden. Cleopatra Records will release a L’Arc~en~Ciel  tribute album in America to honor these icons. Vivid Covers – A 20th Anniversary Tribute to L’Arc~en~Ciel will be released on April 10 and features J-Rock artists from all over the world. Some highlights include Keshiki from Japan, Unshin from the UK,  and Lemon Drop Kick and akai SKY from the US.

Listen to samples and pre-order the CD at

akai SKY recording “Daybreak’s Bell”

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