6Jul/112

B’z News Summary For the Past Days

Posted on July 6, 2011 by Tobias in News

Hello folks.
I'm sorry that I wasn't able to update OFF THE LOCK for a few days as I was sick and luckily recovered just in time to go to Berlin and see X JAPAN live on stage. It was pretty good :D
Before the concert, they distributed a survey and among the questions, there was one "What was the first band you listened to that got you into J-Rock?" and I replied with "B'z".
Let's hope that B'z makes it to Europe one day as well...

On to the news!
There have been quite a lot of good news the past days.

UStream Account indicates LA Performance will be streamed

An Account called PEPSINEX_LIVE has been spotted on UStream and it looks like they're testing the equipment for streaming the show right now. On the channel page it says " PEPSINEX_LIVE started broadcasting: B'z LIVE in L.A.(300Mbps) 1 days ago". And since the account is called Pepsi NEX... they might also stream the PEPSI NEX special performance on September 28th. Who knows? We expect official news in the next days. Stay tuned!

Source: http://www.ustream.tv/user/PEPSINEX_LIVE (Account was deleted I think, so I took screenshots)

B'z participating in Linkin Park secret concert in LA on August 31st

Linkin Park is inviting B'z to perform with them at their special secret concert. All you have to do is create a page at http://www.give2gether.com/projects/music-for-relief/, raise $500 for Japan with your page and get 2 tickets to the secret concert on August 31st!

C'mon full version is on air

The full version of C'mon is now broadcasted by radio stations across Japan. C'mon proves to be a good song, but it's far from hard-rock as you'd imagine. It's a song for a commercial after all. It does convince me with its bright melody and brilliant guitar solo (Tak :D). Look forward to listening to it!!

B'z performing at TV Asahi's Dream Festival

It was announced that B'z would be performing at the TV Asahi Dream Festival in Nippon Budokan on September 25th. A ticket costs 9,000 Yen and B'z will be performing at 3 PM. I couldn't find any information on whether it's on television or not, but I suppose it will be. :)

B'z guest in a radio show on J-WAVE

On July 18th, J-WAVE is hosting a special radio program called "J-WAVE HOLIDAY SPECIAL PEPSI NEX presents GO NEXT! GO SUMMER!". B'z will be there as a guest on the show. It will be broadcasted from 9AM to 5:55PM. I'll try to get you guys the B'z bit of the show :)

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  1. Long time no see XD Wow, purely beautiful, Endless Rain is my favourite X Japan song, amazing performance!

    So many things happens with promotion of C’mon. I hope to see a performance from TV Asahi and hear full version of C’mon soon :)

  2. Thank you for all the information! I hope that I can listen to J-WAVE through KeyHole TV.


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