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Dir En Grey Guitarist Kaoru Discusses Latest EP, Next Album + Scream for the Truth Campaign

Spencer Kaufman, Loudwire
Spencer Kaufman, Loudwire

Dir En Grey just wrapped up a North American tour and we were able to catch up with guitarist Kaoru for a brief interview prior to the band's gig at New York City's Irving Plaza (check out our recap and photos of that show here).

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Japan’s Dir En Grey Bring Enigmatic Show to NYC

Spencer Kaufman, Loudwire
Spencer Kaufman, Loudwire

Japan's experimental metal heroes Dir En Grey are currently touring North America, including a stop earlier this week at New York City's Irving Plaza. With lead singer Kyo shrouded in shadows and scarves throughout the night, it made for a mysterious yet captivating evening.

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Dir En Grey To Launch 2013 North American Tour

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Liz Ramanand, Loudwire

Japanese metal band Dir En Grey will return to North America for the first time in almost two years for a November headlining tour. The 'Ghoul' tour kicks off Nov. 3 in Dallas with special guests Dagoba.

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Dir En Grey Reveal ‘The Unraveling’ Mini-Album Track Listing + Release Date

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Bryan Bedder, Getty Images

Japanese hard rock favorites Dir En Grey have been busy of late, completing a new seven-song mini-album called 'The Unraveling' that's due to be released on April 3.

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Filed Under: Category: New Albums, News, Rock

Dir En Grey Release New Single ‘Rinkaku’

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Liz Ramanand, Loudwire

Japanese metallers Dir En Grey released their latest album 'Dum Spiro Spero' in 2011, but vocalist Kyo had throat problems that caused them to cancel a U.S. tour supporting that album earlier this year. However, he has recovered and the band has issued a new single called 'Rinkaku' (listen below).

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Dir En Grey Capture Gold Medal in Extreme Metal Olympics

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The End

Thanks so much to everyone who helped make our very first Extreme Metal Olympics so successful. After nearly three weeks and hundreds of thousands of votes being cast throughout, Japanese experimental metal band Dir En Grey defeated the legendary Death to capture the gold medal.

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Dir En Grey Forced to Cancel U.S. Tour

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Japanese metal band Dir En Grey were set to head out on the road in support of their latest album ‘Dum Spiro Spero,’ but unfortunately they have to cancel the trek due to frontman Kyo’s throat condition.

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Asking Alexandria Reveal ‘The Still Reckless’ Tour Dates With Trivium + More

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Antonio Marino Jr., MarinoPics.com

At the beginning of the year, Asking Alexandria teased fans with news of their upcoming spring tour in North America, and now the dates are starting to take shape.

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Asking Alexandria, Trivium, Dir En Grey + More Team Up for Spring Tour

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Antonio Marino Jr, MarinoPics.com

Asking Alexandra are kicking off 2012 with some big news: they’ll be headlining a blockbuster North American tour in March and April.

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Dir En Grey Give New York City a Taste of Japanese Metal

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Liz Ramanand, Loudwire

Japanese metal act Dir En Grey rocked New York City last night (Dec. 12) at Irving Plaza with support from the Birthday Massacre.

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Filed Under: Category: Concerts, Reviews

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