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High and Mighty Color “Swamp Man” in USA

JapanFiles will release HIGH and MIGHTY COLOR’s latest album “swamp man” on March 15, 2010 in support of the band’s upcoming live performance at Sakura-Con 2010 in Seattle, WA.

The USA CD release will include the complete Japanese booklet with lyrics. Pre-orders begin today at the JapanFiles store for fans worldwide.

Swamp man will also be available at retailers including Amazon.com, RightStuf.com, and Hot Topic stores.

Formed in Okinawa, Japanese rock band HIGH and MIGHTY COLOR has contributed theme songs for three hit anime series: “Bleach,” “Mobile Suit Gundam Seed Destiny: Special Edition,” and “Darker Than Black.” The band has also contributed film songs for “Death Note: The Last Name (tribute album)” and “Anata wo Wasurenai.” In 2009, HIGH and MIGHTY COLOR (also known to their Japanese fans as “Haikara”) returned to their original label Spice Records and released a new album “swamp man” featuring new vocalist HALCA.

source: JapanFiles

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Girugamesh is the Hot Topic at HT!

Japanese rock band Girugamesh was Artist of the week over at American store Hot Topic. The four member group has gained a lot of attention after releasing a couple of U.S. albums and now stands as a hot topic.

Girugamesh’s new album “NOW” hits the shelves this week at Hot Topic stores nationwide. The USA release contains the complete 28-page Japanese booklet with lyrics, photos, and liner notes from the band.

In support of the USA release of the band’s new CD, JapanFiles and Hot Topic are giving away free replicas of girugamesh’s 2010 tour poster with the purchase of “NOW.” The 11″ x 15″ full-color poster lists all of girugamesh’s Japan tour dates in support of “NOW,” plus a photo of the band and jacket covers from all 3 editions of the new album.

In 2009, Hot Topic sold over 4,000 combined units of girugamesh’s two prior USA releases – “MUSIC” and “Girugamesh.”

Poster offer available while supplies last. Posters not available in all stores. See your local Hot Topic store for poster availability. Also available online at HotTopic.com.

Download girugamesh’s discography at the JapanFiles Digital Music Store.
http://www.japanfiles.com/girugamesh

We at STC want to say congratulations to ya.. even if the week is over… and we are late in posting this. Hey at least we acknowledged it.

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