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      dir en grey the jrock band
      Formed in 1997, Dir en grey steadily climb to prominence within the Japanese music scene. Having released four successful albums and toured in Europe and Asia, Dir en grey has now set their sights on America. Their fifth album, Withering to death., hit music store on May 16th, 2006 and is being r... read more

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      Jan 28 Circus Club Helsinki, FIN
      Jan 29 Technikum Munich, DEU
      Jan 29 TonHalle Munich, DEU
      Jan 31 FZW Dortmund, DEU
      Feb 1 Astra Kulturhaus Berlin, DEU
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      Formed in 1997, Dir en grey steadily climb to prominence within the Japanese music scene. Having released four successful albums and toured in Europe and Asia, Dir en grey has now set their sights on America. Their fifth album, Withering to death., hit music store on May 16th, 2006 and is being released by WARCON Enterprises LLC.. The U.S. release of the album will also contain a bonus DVD.

      Dir en grey is comprised of five members, with vocalist Kyo, guitarists Kaoru and Die, bassist Toshiya and drummer Shinya. The five members have remained the same since the band's formation in 1997. Upon formation, Dir en grey gained immediate popularity catching the attention of the CEO of East West Japan. Dir en grey released three singles simultaneously, all of which reached Top Ten on the music charts. Dir en grey's music and lyrics expresses sentiments of sorrow and darkness, which helps them maintain an intense and personal connection to their fans, this sentiment continues on the Withering to death. album. During the production of this album, the word Wither came to symbolize their work entirely, combined with their original concept of hurt, pain, and suffering.

      Leaving their visual-kei (emphasis on appearance) roots behind, Dir en grey's music speaks volume for itself as they now have a more intense, mature sound. The Withering to death. album is boundless in searching for aggression and freedom. Their album has been hailed by ABC Television Network as "breakthrough...." and "....the next big evolution of the metal scene !" With features on Billboard, AMP, WIRED, Alternative Press, and Metal Edge. Their stunning and intense videos have been added to MTV and FUSE music network channels.

      A loyal and supportive fan base has helped boost Dir en grey to widespread international phenomenon, as indicated by their recent performance at the European Rock Am Ring event alongside such notable artists as Green Day, Motley Crue, Iron Maiden and Marilyn Manson. Dir en grey's message of anguish and sorrow is strongly convey in their live performances. We wish to tour and play lives as much as possible, for as long as we are able to.

      Dir en grey has conquered the Japanese rock scene at a furious pace with lyrics that convey the sorrow, hurt and anger in modern society with their shocking and intense live performances that illustrates self-mutilation with bloodshed. Dir en grey has set their sites worldwide to keep up with the frenzied response in Asia, Germany, France, and the United States. After the success of their Showcase Tour, Dir en grey was invited to perform on the Family Values Tour. Traveling across the United States and Canada, Dir en grey was able to convey their emotions to a new fan base. The band has recently finished touring on the FAMILY VALUES tour with KORN, DEFTONES, STONESOUR, FLYLEAF, 10 YEARS, DEADSY, BURY YOUR DEAD, BULLETS AND OCTANE, and WALLS OF JERICHO with the hopes that their message has been well received.

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