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Gackt has done it again! This time, his twenty-eighth single, which was released on March 25, 2009, will be the opening for the 2009 Kamen Rider Series : Kamen Rider Decade.

The CD cover.

The CD cover.

And this is the DVD + CD Cover!

DVD + CD cover.

DVD + CD cover.

The track listing for this single is as follows:

  1. Journey through the Decade
  2. J.t.D. Re-Mix RIDE”Distort”
  3. J.t.D. Re-Mix RIDE”Symphony”
  4. Journey through the Decade instrumental

The whole CD, as well as the video and the cover pictures can be found HERE.

The video of the song:

Kanji Lyrics:

見上げる星 それぞれの歴史が輝いて
星座の様 線で結ぶ瞬間 始まるLegend
Aurora揺らめく時空超えて
飛び込む 迷走するParallel world

On the road 誰も旅の途中 本当の自分自身出会うため
歩き続けるのさ今を We are all travelers
僕の目の前に広がる 九つの道はいつか重なって
新しい夜明けへと続く道に変わるのだろう
目撃せよ Journey though the Decade

レンズ越しに切り取った景色を見つめても
真実とは 心の目の中に映るものさ
何処かで 戦いの幕が開き
僕という現実さらうHalation

On the road 旅に出る理由は 世界が滅びる未来変えるため
もっと強く夢を抱け We are all dreamers
僕の運命は必ず 十度目に立ち上がったその時に
新しい風通り抜ける 道が開くのだろう
目撃せよ Journey though the Decade

自分が瞬間ごとに決断する その全てで
未来は理想にも絶望にも変わって行く
だからきっと信じた道 走れ

On the road 誰も旅の途中 本当の自分自身出会うため
歩き続けるのさ今を We are all travelers
僕の目の前に広がる 九つの道はいつか重なって
新しい夜明けへと続く道に変わるのだろう
目撃せよ Journey though the Decade

Romaji Lyrics:

Miageru hoshi sorezore no rekishi ga kagayaite
Seiza no you sen de musubu shunkan hajimaru legend
Aurora yurameku jikuu wo koete
Tobikomu meisou suru Parallel world

On the road dare mo tabi no tochuu honto no jibunjishin deau tame
Arukitsuzukeru no sa ima wo We are all travellers
Boku no me no mae ni hirogaru kokonotsu michi wa itsuka kasanatte
Atarashii yoake e to tsuzuku michi ni kawaru no darou
Mokugekise yo Journey through the decade

Rensu goshi ni kiritotta keshiki wo mitsumete mo
Shinjutsu to wa kokoro no me no naka ni utsuru mono sa
Dokoka de tatakai no maku ga aki
Boku to iu genjitsu sarou Halation

On the road tabi ni deru riyuu wa sekai ga horobiru mirai kawaru tame
Motto tsuyoku yume wo idake We are all dreamers
Boku no unmei wa kanarazu juudome ni tachi agatta sono toki ni
Atarashii kaze wo torinukete michi ga hiraku no darou
Mokugekise yo Journey through the decade

Jibun ga shunkan goto ni ketsudan suru sono subete de
Mirai wa risou ni mo zetsubou ni mo kawatte yuku
Dakara kitto shinjita michi hashire

On the road dare mo tabi no tochuu honto no jibunjishin deau tame
Arukitsuzukeru no sa ima wo We are all travellers
Boku no me no mae ni hirogaru kokonotsu michi wa itsuka kasanatte
Atarashii yoake e to tsuzuku michi ni kawaru no darou
Mokugekise yo Journey through the decade

Translation of Lyrics:

The stars I look up to, there is shining every history
Like a constellation, it’s a legend that begins the instant the lines connect
Passing through the time where the Aurora flickers
The straying Parallel world I dive into

On the road, everyone is on a journey in order to meet their real selves
Still walking now, we are all travelers
Stretching out in front of my eyes, the nine roads will someday overlap
I will be changed on the road that heads on to a new dawn
Witness the Journey through the decade

Even if you look at the scenery cut off beyond the lens
Truth is what is reflected in your hearts vision
Somewhere, raising the curtain on the fight
is the halation of “me” that sweeps away reality

On the road, the reason for going on the journey is to change the future in which the world is ruined
Embracing our dreams even tighter, we are all dreamers
My fate is certainly to stand up for the tenth time, then
Roads will open, cutting through the new wind
Witness the Journey through the decade

I’ll decide at every instant, with your everything
The future is changing even ideals and despair
So I’ll surely run the roads I believed in

On the road, everyone is on a journey in order to meet their real selves
Still walking now, we are all travelers
Stretching out in front of my eyes, the nine roads will someday overlap
I will be changed on the road that heads on to a new dawn
Witness the Journey through the decade

Later, I will post up the lyrics for the other songs and individual downloading.

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The video above is the new PV of Gackt’s new song,  Ghost, also his twenty-seventh single. Released on the 28th of January for his Dears. Ghost is the opening for the Japanese version of The Sarah Conner Chronicles (no wonder there was an obese white guy in the beginning).

Kanji lyrics:

今すぐ… 壊して…」
そう呟くのは
今更遅すぎる神への冒涜
Get lost!!!

残酷な出来事が退屈を癒す
野蛮なとろける愛撫に悶えろ

目を見開いたまま溺れたいなら
Get lost out of my head

You’ve got to find the help of GOD

Until we’re allowed be free…
突き刺さるプラグに悶え
もっと手を伸ばして激しく僕を癒しておくれ

I said we got no guarantee
散切れる躯を抱きしめ
もっと目を開いて激しく壊れておくれ
Until we’re allowed be free…
突き刺さるプラグに悶え
もっと手を伸ばして激しく僕を癒しておくれ

Romaji lyrics:

ima sugu.. kowashite…
sou tsubuyaku no wa
imasara oso sugiru kami he no boutoku
Get lost

zankoku na dekigoto ga taikutsu wo iyasu
yaban na torokeru aibu ni modaero

me wo mihiraita mama oboretai nara
Get lost out of my head

You’ve got to find the help of GOD

Until we’re allowed to be free…
tsukisasaru puragu ni modae
motto te wo nobashite hageshiku boku wo iyashite okure

I said we got no guarantee
chi kireru mukuro wo dakishime
motto me wo hiraite hageshiku kowarete okure
Untill we’re allowed be free…
tsukisasaru puragu ni modae
motto te o nobashi te hageshiku boku o iyashi te okure

Translation:

“Break me… Right now…”
Whispering that
Is a blasphemy against God that comes too late
Get Lost !!!

Cruel happenings will cure boredom
Be in anguish from the savage caress that enchants you.

If you want to drown with your eyes open
Get lost out of my head.

You’ve got to find the help of GOD.

Until we’re allowed be free…
In agony from the plugs that pierce my body
Stretch out your hand further, heal me violently.

I said we got no guarantee
Embracing the mutilated corpse
Open your eyes further, break me violently.

Until we’re allowed be free…
In agony from the plugs that pierce my body
Stretch out your hand further, heal me violently.

This song has a very disco feel to it. At first I was confused at why there was a white man in the PV. There’s nothing wrong with that, it’s just Gaackt has never done that before… But with those excerpts of The Sarah Conner Chronicles, did it make sense. The PV is a tad bit creepy… Gackt looks like a human doll that is out to kill someone… BUT that’s okay… because this is Gackt! Who knows what’s going on inside the head of that genius? (:

Ghost CD cover.

Ghost CD cover.

The single managed to sell 16,969 copies with a sixth ranking on its first week according to Oricon charts .

Track listing:

  1. GHOST
  2. Blue Lagoon ~深海~
  3. GHOST (Instrumental)
  4. Blue Lagoon ~深海~ (Instrumental)

The whole single can be found HERE.

Each individual song can be found in the track listing.

For people who want the RAW video of Ghost, it can be found HERE, in .avi format.

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2nd banner.

2nd banner.

Well, there’s 5 of my smexy bois on that header! BWAH HA HA HA HA HA! (: So from left to right is, Keita Tachibana from the Japanese Pop band, w-inds. Then it’s Aki, the bass guitar from the Japanese visual kei/rock band, SID. Then it’s, of course, Gackt-sama! (: Then it’s my 2nd fave singer, 雅-miyavi- (sama) lol. And then there’s Aoi, the other bass guitar from the Japanese visual kei/rock band the GazettE. Both the GazettE and miyavi are produced by PS Company.

Later, I’ll put up the individual pictures that was used to make this header.

Kudos to Emessai for making if for me! (cuz i dunt have the awesome skills yet)! LOL

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This Iz the Japanese Kabuki Rock album cover

This Iz the Japanese Kabuki Rock album cover.

雅~miyavi~

Jame World extract:

miyavi began his music career under the name miyabi in the band Dué le quartz. He was quickly noticed, not only for writing most of the songs and playing guitar very skillfully, but also for his rock star attitude.

He started his solo career by opening his website right after Dué le quartz had officially disbanded in 2002.

Miyavi as the Guitar Samurai!

Miyavi as the Guitar Samurai! (Sexy lip ring)

As he continued alone, he changed the spelling of his name to miyavi and asked that his fans write it like that when referring to him during his solo career, which, according to him, looked more like himself. The artist is still very grateful to Dué le quartz and even has the band name tattooed on his hand, but as a solo artist he was free from compromises.

miyavi's new look! (2009)

miyavi's new look! (2009)

He released his first album, Gagaku, a rather dark and experimental work, in November 2002. Before the end of the year, he had also released three singles, all with drastically varying sounds. It is also noteworthy that in the early stages of his solo career, miyavi performed all of the instrumental recordings on his releases, in addition to being a vocalist.

2004 saw the artist starring in his very own movie, Oresama, two more singles, and signed with Universal Music, going major in November, just two years after debuting as a solo indie artist with PS Company. Along with his major label status came a new nickname, MYV, and a complete change in appearance.

In early 2007, miyavi performed in the USA for the first time, showing off his skills in from of a small crowd at Tabu Lounge in Las Vegas, Nevada.

All those Tattoos. (:

On May 25th and 26th, he was in the states once more to perform at Jrock Revolution in Los Angeles, along with Merry, MUCC, alice nine., Vidoll, Duel Jewel, girugamesh, Kagrra and D’espairsRay.

Hitting more spots on the globe, miyavi also appeared at AnimagiC in Germany on July 29th.

That year also saw miyavi being named as one of the members of a “super group” called S.K.I.N., which consisted of himself, Yoshiki, Gackt and SUGIZO. The band performed only one show, for fans at Anime Expo in California.

miyavi has kept busy throughout 2008, releasing his miyavi-THIS IZ THE JAPANESE KABUKI ROCK album and AZN PRIDE -This Iz the Japanese Kabuki Rock-, a hits and rarities collection.

His next releases, due out on December 24th, will be a remix collection, showing his artistic evolution from his indie days through his work with the KAVKI BOIZ and a PV collection, THIS IZ THE ORIGINAL SAMURAI STYLE, as he prepares to start yet another exciting chapter in his musical career.

Now the playlist for his remix collection is:

Room No. 382 Remixed by teddyloid

Room No. 382 Remixed by teddyloid

[Room No. 382] Remixed by TeddyLoid (2008/12/24) [ Album ]
1. Ippiki ookami ron
2. 2 be wiz U
3. Jibun kakumei
4. Dear my friend
5. Kimi ni negai wo
6. Señor señora señorita
7. Rock no gyakushuu
8. Joushou gaidou
9. Girls, be ambitious
10. Ashita, genki ni naare

The Download link for this album is here:  http://www.mediafire.com/?mzmnnyzn1zd

I also have some of his other songs. Please e-mail me at visualkeirocks@gmail.com for any requests plz. Thanksu!

MIYAVI’s MARRIAGE

Miyavi has gotten married to former singer, now designer melody.

Her info, taken from keizou.blogspot.com

Profile
Birthdate: Feb. 24, 1982
Birthplace: Hawaii

Quick Facts

  • She began her career in Japanese music in 2003
  • Her songs have been featured in many Japanese commercials ranging from videogames to automobiles
  • Her first single, Sincerely become a major hit, reaching third spot on the Oricon charts
  • One of her most successful singles “realize” was featured in the J-dorama Dragonzakura
  • She had her first solo music tour in 2006

Interesting Facts

  • She was raised by Japanese parent in Hawaii so she can speak English and Japanese fluently
  • She’s the VJ for a new Japanese music show called J-MELO
  • J-MELO is recorded completely English and is about introducing J-music to the world.

melody. is pregnant, so miyavi will be a father soon! The two of them held a small ceremony with just friends and family in a shotgun marriage but miyavi is expected to make an official announcement on the 5th of April at Hibiya Open-Air Concert Hall.  No other details have been released, except that melody. has retired from singing the beginning of this year to pursue a career in fashion design.

melody. Miyavi's new WIFE!

melody. Miyavi's new WIFE!

Can't say that miyavi doesn't have bad taste. (:

Can't say that miyavi has bad taste. (:

In his blog, miyavi has stated indirectly his agonies in not being able to tell his fans about this fantastic moment in his life. It’s okay miyavi, we still love you!

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The band SID

The band SID

A band fairly young to the visual kei scene, as they were formed in 2003, SID is signed with Danger Crue Records. They are labeled as an indies band and love to experiment with their sounds.

I originally found this band because of their song, Monochrome Kiss. This song is the opening to the anime, Kuroshitsuji.

Monochrome Kiss by SID

I also like the next two songs by this band:

Otegami PV

and Natsukoi PV

This is the band lineup:

  • Vocal : Mao
  • Guitar : Shinji
  • Bass : Aki 
  • Drums : yuya

My favorite member is Aki! He’s hot. :3 Fufufufu

Aki is so smexy <3

Aki is so smexy ❤

I will also be posting links for the mp3 files of the songs above later. 😀

Link for the mp3 file of Monochrome Kiss: http://www.mediafire.com/?ttjyemykmzf

Otegami: http://www.mediafire.com/?dnil1wj1edh

Natsukoi: http://www.mediafire.com/?zwz2ztzymeo

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This is Gackt’s new awesome single! I really like his new look, reverting back to his original black hair! lol

Love Gackt's new look! So smexy...

Love Gackt's new look. So smexy... :3 fufufufu

This is the Kanji lyrics for the song:

傷ついた抜け殻をただ抱きしめていた
降り注ぐ雨は静かな 君の涙

Wake me up
Wake me up
Wake me up
この夢から
Real or dream?
Real or dream?
Real or dream?
教えてくれMaria!!!

「殺して」と微笑みながら頬に触れた
見えない目に涙を溜めて消えて行く
Take me Out
Take me Out
Take me Out
この夢から
Real or dream?
Real or dream?
Real or dream?
答えてくれ JESUS!!!

God said when you die,
Your life will pass before your own eyes.
If you want to feel it right now,
Just do it, do it, do it!

Wake me up
Wake me up
Wake me up
この夢から
Real or dream?
Real or dream?
Real or dream?
教えてくれ

Take me Out
Take me Out
Take me Out
この夢から
Real or dream?
Real or dream?
Real or dream?
答えてくれ JESUS!!!

This is the Romaji lyrics:

kizutsuita nukegara wo tada dakishimeteita
furisosogu ame wa shizuka na kimi no namida
Wake me up
Wake me up
Wake me up
kono yume kara
Real or dream?
Real or dream?
Real or dream?

Oshietekure Maria!!!!

「koroshite…」 to hohoemi nagara hoho ni fureta
mienai me ni namida wo tamete kieteyuku
Take me Out
Take me Out
Take me Out
kono yume kara
Real or dream?
Real or dream?
Real or dream?
Kotaetekure JESUS!!!

God said when you die,
Your life will pass before your own eyes.
If you want to feel it right now,
Just do it, do it, do it!

Wake me up
Wake me up
Wake me up
kono yume kara
Real or dream?
Real or dream?
Real or dream?
Oshietekure

Take me Out
Take me Out
Take me Out
kono yume kara
Real or dream?
Real or dream?
Real or dream?
Kotaetekure JESUS!!!

And finally, the translation:

Tightly embracing only the empty broken shell
The pouring rain is your silent tears
Wake me up
Wake me up
Wake me up
from this dream
Real or dream?
Real or dream?
Real or dream?
Please tell me, Maria!!!!

Smiling, I touched your cheeks and said “kill me…”
Tears gathered in my blinded eyes, and then disappeared
Take me Out
Take me Out
Take me Out
from this dream
Real or dream?
Real or dream?
Real or dream?
Answer me, JESUS!!!

God said when you die,
Your life will pass before your own eyes.
If you want to feel it right now,
Just do it, do it, do it!

Wake me up
Wake me up
Wake me up
from this dream
Real or dream?
Real or dream?
Real or dream?
Please tell me

Take me Out
Take me Out
Take me Out
from this dream
Real or dream?
Real or dream?
Real or dream?
Answer me, JESUS!!!

This song is one of his more rock songs, than ballad. I like this song better than most, cuz most of his songs lately all seem to sound kind of the same. Maybe he was running out of inspiration? Who knows, but I definitely like this song. I always love the meaning behind his songs. It’s really good how he does it. Most Japanese artists, if they can’t fit the Japanese with the rhythm of the beat, they put English in instead. But Gackt always uses Japanese, which I think is really difficult, especially to convey exactly what you mean and have the music sound like they have profound meaning. So I have a lot of respect for Gackt as a songwriter and plus he’s been in this music industry for over 10 years, I would think. So this being said, miyavi has a LOOOONG way to go before I can measure him up to Gackt, cuz obviously they’re not on the same level. But that being said, miyavi IS younger than Gackt, so we’ll see how it turns out in the future, ne? 😀

The CD cover.

The CD cover.

edit: lol. When I said Gackt always uses Japanese, I meant that he does not just tack them into sentences. oO. Like in Jesus, it’s a refrain, and not just used as a word so that the syllables can go with the rhythm of the melody.

The DVD cover.

The DVD cover.

“JESUS” is the twenty-sixth single by Gackt.  A limited edition version with a PV was released on November 26, 2008 for members of Gackt’s official fanclub, Dears, and the regular edition was released on December 3, 2008.  The single has sold 30,003 to date according to Oricon charts.

The track listing:

  1. Jesus” – 3:36
  2. Sayonara -ЯRII ver.-” – 5:15
  3. Jesus (Instrumental)” – 3:36
  4. Sayonara -ЯRII ver.- (Instrumental)” – 5:15

The download for the single can be found HERE.

The download for each individual song can be found in the track listing.

RAW video download.
It’s in the .avi format. Enjoy! :3

Please e-mail me at visualkeirocks@gmail.com for any requests of song files!

This is the Kanji lyrics for Sayonara:

さようなら、愛した、大切な人
こぼれたなみだが雪に換わる
さようなら、ないてた昨日までの僕
しずかにめを閉じて

さりげなく方を寄せて
まどべにもたれた
少し照れたしぐさで
僕は笑っていた
かるくほほにキスをして
歩あるいて行く君を
ずっと見てた

さようなら、愛した、大切な人
こぼれたなみだが雪に換わる
さようなら、ないてた昨日までの僕
しずかにめを閉じて

小さめのテーブルで
二人だけの夢を
見えない未来さえも
怖くはなかった
初めてのアルバムに
うれしそうな君を
そっとみてた

さようなら、愛した、大切な人
君への重いだけはきっとのこる
さようなら、ないてた昨日までの僕
しずかな夜だね

This is the Romaji lyrics:

sayonara … aishita taisetsu na hito
koboreta namidaga yuki ni kawaru
sayonara … naiteta kinou madeno boku
shizukani me o tojite

sarigenaku kata o yosete
madobe ni motareta
sukoshi tereta shigusa de
boku wa waratte ita
karuku hoho ni kisu o shite
aruite yuku kimi o
zutto miteta

sayonara … aishita taisetsu na hito
koboreta namidaga yuki ni kawaru
sayonara … naiteta kinou madeno boku
shizukani me o tojite …

chi-same no te-buru de
futari dake no yume o…
mienai mirai saemo
kowaku wa nakatta
hajimete no arubamu ni
ureshisou na kimi o
sotto miteta

sayonara … aishita taisetsu na hito
kimi e no omoi dake wa kitto nokoru
sayonara … naiteta kinou madeno boku
shizukana yoru dane

And this is the translation:

Goodbye, my beloved, precious one.
Tears spill and turn to snow.
Goodbye, myself who cried until yesterday.
Quietly now, close your eyes.

Brushing past my shoulder
You leaned against the window.
With a little bit of bashful behavior,
I was smiling
Slightly you kissed my cheek,
I was staring at you,
as you walked away

Goodbye, my precious loved one.
Teardrops turn into snowflakes.
Goodbye, myself , who grieved until yesterday.
Now just close my eyes…

Sitting at a small table together,
we shared our dream together.
Even though our future was uncertain
I was not scared at all.
Because, looking at our first album together,
you seemed so happy in it
And I was just staring at you.

Goodbye, my beloved, precious one.
Only my love to you will remain forever.
Goodbye, myself who cried until yesterday.
It’s a quiet night, wouldn’t you say?

Sayonara is a very nice contrast to Jesus. I enjoyed it. ❤

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MY first header, made by me.

MY first header, made by me.

Well… I spent all night trying to make this. Gah! I couldn’t find a good pic of what I wanted for Miyavi…

Well, the 3 of the are visual kei artists. Kamijo is from the band Versailles. Their English name is Versailles -Philharmonic Quartet- They verily new, only formed in 2007. Kamijo is the vocal singer. While he isn’t the best singer, the band’s guitar and melody are pretty good. I especially like their song, “Prince”. There are 5 members of the band, all male. 2 of them dress as girls though, and very convincingly too.

Jasmine You, Teru, Kamijo, Yuki, Hizaki

Jasmine You, Teru, Kamijo, Yuki, Hizaki

Anyways, the 2nd person is my beloved Gackt-sama! He is sooo awesome. Gackt has such a large fan base cuz he’s been in the music scene for quite a while. He used to be part of the visual kei band Malice Mizer. I first heard his song, Vanilla, and then I started looking him up! He’s so awesome. He has a solo career now, called the GacktJob. His new single, Jesus, is coming out in December. I cant wait!

Him with his signature sunglasses.

Him with his signature sunglasses.

Then, lastly, is 雅-miyavi-. He is awesome too. I didn’t really like his singing at first, because he used to be a guitarist so he doesn’t really know how to sing. But after listening to his 2008 album, This Iz the Japanese Kabuki Rock, I also fell in ❤ with him! KYA~~~~ *ahem* He’s gotten better at singing, and I love how unique his style is. He also seems very kawaii and young-ish. Anyways, he’s a neo-visualism visual kei artist. He took out his lip-ring (which I thought made him really smexy T_T), and cut his hair.

I really like this pic of miyavi's hair. It does make him look a bit like a girl though. lol

I really like this pic of miyavi

And this is just a extra news. I can’t wait for more things to come from the new superband, S.K.I.N. Formed at the 2007 AX convention, this supergroup consists of Gackt, miyavi, YOSHIKI, and SUGIZO. They are all super famous with huge fan bases. Gackt is from Malice Mizer, miyavi is younger than the other 3, so he probably doesn’t have as a fabulous background, YOSHIKI was once part of the famous band, X Japan, and SUGIZO was part of the legendary band, Luna Sea.

The band's logo.

The band's logo

Even though he's old, I think this pic is pretty hot. LOL

SUGIZO. Even though he's pretty old, I think he's pretty hot.

YOSHIKI of X Japan

YOSHIKI of X Japan

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