March 8, 2010
News for Tekkoshocon 2010:
Luzmelt to appear in concert at Tekkoshocon VIII
Visual Kei new comers Luzmelt are set to make their US debut at Tekkoshocon VIII. Their appearance will consist of 2 full concerts, merchandise sales, autograph sessions, a Fan Q&A panel, and an internet radio Telethon with label mates Suicide Ali to air on Tainted Reality on April 8th at 8pm Eastern, 5pm Pacific live from the convention! Furthermore, for fans unable to attend the convention, if they purchase Luzmelt CD's on the Tainted Reality Online Store during the telethon, the band members will sign them personally! Tekkoshocon VIII will take place on April 8-11 2010 at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Luzmelt is a newly formed Visual Kei band hailing from Tokyo, Japan. The band's concept is the representation of the darkness and the light sought after by people who have lost their hearts. The band is the brainchild of frontman, Yuhma, who has been working on the music and concepts of the band for the past half decade. Their first mini-album "Swallowed Scenery", was released in February 24th to coincide with the band's debut. Their second mini-album "Luz-Destination", is set to be released on March 24th, 2010, and will further explore the themes established in the first EP.
Hosting conventions since 2003, Tekkoshocon, located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, strives to support the community surrounding Japanese popular media and promote said media's availability in the United States. Tekkoshocon serves as a venue for the public to celebrate and experience various areas of Japanese media and fashion as well as interests unique to the American otaku community. It is also a meeting place where industry members and professionals can conduct business and connect with the general public. Tekkoshocon VIII will be held April 8 - April 11, 2009, at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center in Pittsburgh.
About Tainted Reality:
Tainted Reality is the premiere source of Japanese rock (J-Rock) entertainment in the United States. Tainted Reality hosts their own internet radio network dedicated to Japanese musical programming and produces radio shows such as Tainted Reality & The Tainted Reality Talkshow. Tainted Reality often conducts interviews with some of the biggest musical artists of Japan like Yoshiki of X Japan, Die of Dir en grey, Miyavi and MUCC. They also manage and organize tours for prominent J-Rock bands such as BLOOD, Versailles -Philharmonic Quintet-, The Candy Spooky Theater as well as producing media such as the Darkest Labyrinth Vol.1 DVD and the Darkest Labyrinth CD.
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