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Armageddon is a Swedish melodic death metal band, led by Christopher Amott of Arch Enemy.
Avex Taiwan Inc (formerly 艾迴唱片公司 or 艾迴股份有限公司) is an entertainment and record label based in Taiwan.
Babymetal (stylized as BABYMETAL) are a Japanese kawaii metal band.
Brahman is a punk band formed in 1995 in Ibaraki prefecture, Japan.
is a Japanese alternative rock group from Sakura, Chiba, Japan.
Compact disc (CD) is a digital optical disc data storage format that was co-developed by Philips and Sony and released in 1982.
is a Japanese female singer and rapper born in Tokyo.
is a Japanese female idol group from Akihabara, Tokyo.
DVD (an abbreviation of "digital video disc" or "digital versatile disc") is a digital optical disc storage format invented and developed by Philips and Sony in 1995.
Ego-Wrappin (stylised as EGO-WRAPPIN) is a Japanese jazz and rock musical duo, composed of vocalist Yoshie Nakano and guitarist Masaki Mori.
Heavy metal (or simply metal) is a genre of rock music that developed in the late 1960s and early 1970s, largely in the United Kingdom.
A or kabushiki kaisha, commonly abbreviated KK, is a type of defined under the Companies Act of Japan.
Livetune (stylized as livetune) is a Japanese electro band which formed in 2007 as a dōjin music circle signed to Toy's Factory.
, commonly referred to by their contracted nickname) is a Japanese pop rock band formed in 1989 by Kazutoshi Sakurai, Kenichi Tahara, Keisuke Nakagawa, and Hideya Suzuki. They made their major debut in 1992. As a group, they are one of the best selling artists in Japan and one of the most successful Japanese rock artists, having sold over 50 million records and creating the in the mid-1990s in Japan. They held the record for the highest first week sales of a single in Japan for 15 years, with 1.2 million copies of their 10th single, have 30 consecutive number 1 singles, replaced Glay as the all-male band (with 3 or more members) to have the most number 1 albums on the Oricon charts, and won the Japan Record Award in 1994 for "Innocent World" and in 2004 for "Sign". As of 2012, Mr. Children has published fifteen original studio albums and 34 physical singles, along with five compilations, a live album, and fifteen home video releases. The band's music is mainly composed and written by lead singer Sakurai, with the exception of the Suzuki-penned songs "Asia" and "#2601" from the albums Atomic Heart and Discovery, and occasional collaborative song writing with producer Takeshi Kobayashi.. In 2012 they celebrated their 20th debut anniversary by releasing dual best album titled Mr. Children 2001–2005 ＜micro＞ and Mr. Children 2005–2010 ＜macro＞. Both albums dominated the best-selling album category in the 2012 Oricon yearly chart, selling over 2.5 million copies. Mr.Children has become the third artists who achieved TOP 2 spots on the yearly album ranking, and this is the first time in 14 years for any artist to achieve this. Moreover, (An Imitation) Blood Orange, an album of new material released in November 2012, debuted No.1 on the Oricon Chart—at the end of the year, all three albums released that year were in the Top 10 best selling albums of 2012. In 2015, Mr. Children was named No.1 Concert Mobilization Power Ranking based on the overall amount of people whom attended their performances during 2015 in Japan, mobilizing 1,119,000 fans (36 concerts).
The music industry consists of the companies and individuals that earn money by creating new songs and pieces and selling live concerts and shows, audio and video recordings, compositions and sheet music, and the organizations and associations that aid and represent music creators.
, established in 1999, is the holding company at the head of a Japanese corporate group that supplies statistics and information on music and the music industry in Japan.
Pop music is a genre of popular music that originated in its modern form in the United States and United Kingdom during the mid-1950s.
A privately held company, private company, or close corporation is a business company owned either by non-governmental organizations or by a relatively small number of shareholders or company members which does not offer or trade its company stock (shares) to the general public on the stock market exchanges, but rather the company's stock is offered, owned and traded or exchanged privately.
Punk rock (or "punk") is a rock music genre that developed in the mid-1970s in the United States, United Kingdom, and Australia.
A record label, or record company, is a brand or trademark associated with the marketing of music recordings and music videos.
REOL (stylized as RΞOL) was a Japanese musical unit that consisted of vocalist/lyricist Reol, music arranger GigaP, and movie director/producer Okiku.
Rock music is a broad genre of popular music that originated as "rock and roll" in the United States in the early 1950s, and developed into a range of different styles in the 1960s and later, particularly in the United Kingdom and in the United States.
is a Japanese singer, produced by Takeshi Kobayashi.
Sekai no Owari (literally, "End of the World"; stylized as SEKAI NO OWARI) is a Japanese rock band, originating from Tokyo.
is a Japanese four member reggae band.
, literally "Astringent Valley", is a special ward in Tokyo, Japan.
(initials of Video & Audio Project) is a Japanese entertainment company, headquartered in Chiyoda, Tokyo.
is a Japanese folk rock duo who debuted in 1997.