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Major League is on tour with After Tonight in Japan. Dates in the replies.
Christian Wagner on 11/28/11 - 01:33 PM
EMI is holding a giant auction to benefit the Red Cross's efforts in Japan. Prizes include gold and platinum records, tickets, clothing from tours and videos, signed guitars, meet & greets, handwritten lyrics, deadmau5's head, trampolines, computers and everything else you could possibly think of. The full list is in the replies. Bands participating include Daft Punk, Willie Nelson, Beastie Boys, Bat For Lashes, David Bowie, Coldplay, Arcade Fire, 30 Seconds To Mars, Katy Perry, Depeche Mode and many, many more.
Paul Tao on 04/06/11 - 11:56 AM
A new compilation to raise money for Japan can be found here. Donate $10 and download various songs including an unreleased Patrick Stump track.
Joe DeAndrea on 04/06/11 - 11:15 AM
Hanson recently helped pull together a 12 hour livestream with SXSW4Japan.org to raise money for Japan. Online donations have topped $100,000, and a much larger amount was directed straight to the American Red Cross via their national text donation number. Music from the telecast has also been compiled to create a benefit album. More info in the replies.

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Matthew Tsai on 04/05/11 - 10:30 AM
Pre-order COMPassion, a Japan benefit compilation featuring Kevin Devine, Codeseven, Walter Schreifels, Samiam, Atlantic/Pacific, Frontier(s) and more, here.
Alex DiVincenzo on 04/03/11 - 03:01 PM
Pick up New Found Glory's shirt to benefit Japan here. The band begins pre-production on their new album today.
Alex DiVincenzo on 04/02/11 - 10:43 AM
Meg & Dia posted a new song off of their upcoming record, Cocoon, titled "Mary Ann" here. You can also buy a new shirt at the link; all proceeds will go to World Vision Japan Relief.

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Matthew Tsai on 03/30/11 - 10:50 AM
Some of today's leading ambient and electronic artists are teaming up for a Japan tsunami benefit album, to be released shortly. Artists contributing include Hammock, Jonsi, Jon Hopkins, Helios, and The American Dollar.

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Matthew Tsai on 03/29/11 - 01:06 PM
In a new tour update, Such Gold give an in-depth description regarding their time in Japan. Read it here.
Matthew Tsai on 03/27/11 - 10:41 PM
Zebrahead are donating all profits for a new shirt to the Japan disaster relief fund.

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Matthew Tsai on 03/26/11 - 04:31 PM
My Chemical Romance are asking fans to submit videos, photos or drawings tagged with "#SINGItForJapan" for a music video of a new version of "Sing." When the song is released, all proceeds will be donated to the Red Cross to help Japan recover.

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Matthew Tsai on 03/26/11 - 04:28 PM
Parrot On A Porch will release COMPassion, a digital compilation to benefit Relief International in their efforts to help Japan, on April 12. The cover art and a list of participating artists can be found in the replies.
Alex DiVincenzo on 03/23/11 - 07:21 PM
Valencia are auctioning off two test pressings of their latest vinyl for the Japan relief effort.

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Blake Solomon on 03/23/11 - 08:17 AM
Watch Silverstein's Shane Told play a song he wrote for Japan, "Stay Strong Japan," in the replies.
Alex DiVincenzo on 03/22/11 - 10:04 AM
Set Your Goals printed a limited edition shirt to benefit the victims in Japan.
Christian Wagner on 03/21/11 - 02:40 PM
Circa Survive are auctioning off vinyl test pressings with 100% proceeds going to Doctors Without Borders. You can check out the auctions on eBay.
Keagan Ilvonen on 03/17/11 - 02:56 PM
John Darnielle of The Mountain Goats is currently auctioning off an original cassette tape containing "Eugene Sue," an unreleased track dating back to 2001. The proceeds from this auction will be donated to Doctors Without Borders to help with disaster relief in Japan.
Ian Walker on 03/16/11 - 11:03 AM
Eolune has released their second EP via Bandcamp. It's pay what you want, and 100% of the proceeds will go to Japan relief via the American Red Cross. The EP can be downloaded here.

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Blake Solomon on 03/14/11 - 11:06 PM
EDIT: Here is the second item being auctioned.

Mark Hoppus will be auctioning off rare blink-182 memorabilia to benefit the American Red Cross to help relief efforts in Japan. All proceeds will be donated, and the first item can be bid on here.
Drew Beringer on 03/11/11 - 06:41 PM
Head to the replies to check out an update from Madina Lake regarding their Dresden Codex EP. The band also announced dates for Punkspring in Japan.
Jamie Pham on 12/01/10 - 08:19 AM
The Real You will be heading to Japan early next month to headline the 2010 Kick Rock Invasion tour with Paige and Swing the Coast. Dates are in the replies. Kick Rock will be releasing the band's new EP in Japan on November 24.
Tony Pascarella on 10/21/10 - 10:45 AM
Apparently, Confide hasn't broken up after all. The band has announced they will be touring Japan on Facebook.

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Matthew Tsai on 09/29/10 - 01:11 PM
Rufio, Punchline, and Man Overboard will be touring Japan together. A flyer for the first two dates can be found in the replies.
Alex DiVincenzo on 09/08/10 - 05:44 AM
blessthefall were in Japan last weekend for the Scream Out Fest. They posted a tour video, which can be seen in the replies.
Mike Kraft on 02/13/10 - 07:58 AM
Beau from Saosin posted a video blog of their recent tour in Japan, which is in the replies.

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Blake Solomon on 02/11/10 - 07:57 AM
Two new live MUTEMATH videos are available in the replies from the band's recent trip to Japan.
Blake Solomon on 01/14/10 - 07:44 AM
Holiday Parade are headed to Japan. Dates in the replies.
Blake Solomon on 11/09/09 - 09:39 AM
The Real You & Downtown Fiction are headed over to Japan for the Beyond The Blue release tour, dates in the replies.
Garett Press on 09/09/09 - 08:31 AM
The Hint will be releasing The Lights On Hope Street through Fabtone Records in Japan. Head to the replies for details.
Rohan Kohli on 01/07/09 - 08:14 AM
The Get Go's (ex-Mest, Allister, and Showoff) debut Japanese album, Hello Again, is the 9th best selling rock record in Japan. They also charted in the top 100 at number 42 without yet releasing a single.
Steve Henderson on 05/19/08 - 05:28 PM
The Brighter Sides EP from The Appreciation Post will be released in Japan on Feb. 6th through In-N-Out Records. The release includes b-sides "Make Your Move" and "Stay," which can be streamed on the band's AP Profile. If you can read Japanese, check out the promo in the replies.
Julia Conny on 01/08/08 - 11:09 AM
Japan is laughing at Alexisonfire. [source]http://blog.myspace.com/alexisonfire[/source]

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Rohan Kohli on 03/01/07 - 11:35 AM
+44 has announced the dates for a Japanese tour on their myspace profile.

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Rohan Kohli on 02/10/07 - 10:22 PM
A live video of Paramore performing "Emergency" can be seen at YouTube.
Ryan Imhof on 07/20/06 - 11:26 AM
Valencia is getting ready to invade Japan later this month! The guys are fortunate enough to be part of this years FUJI Rock Festival on July 29th. Other bands included in the festival are: Scissor Sisters, Junior Senior, Wolfmother, and the Red Hot Chili Peppers!
Katie Schmitz on 07/10/06 - 06:54 PM
The Morning Of have signed to a Japan based label; In Ya Face. The label is also home to Daphne Loves Derby, Stretch Arm Strong as well as a few others.
Pat Marquez on 07/05/06 - 07:21 PM
Lightning Bolt were recently rejected from entering Japan to start their 10-day tour schedule.
Statement from the band Upon arriving at Narita Airport on the morning of may 29th 2006, lightning bolt was ushered into the grey windowless immigration offices. japanese immigration officers had inforemation on the band down to which brian played what instrument, amount of albums out, 10 day tour schedule, which shows were sold out, plus photos of the band. there was no hiding. they had been waiting for us. The internet, your best friend in researching everything had betrayed us. Beware. we were officially rejected from japan, we offically appealed. we spent 48 hours in the "rest hotel" on...
Paul Tao on 06/14/06 - 12:41 PM
Punchline has posted some picture from their Japan tour on their website.
Frank Giaramita on 06/12/06 - 10:56 AM
The Shipping News will be touring in Japan very soon; tour dates are below:
The Shipping News in Japan3/23/06 - Fat Time Bar, Kashiwa, Japan
3/24/06 - O-Nest, Tokyo, Japan
3/25/06 - O-Nest, Tokyo, Japan
3/26/06 - Ooh La La, Kyoto, Japan
3/27/06 - Blueport, Kobe, Japan
3/28/06 - Decadent Deluxe, Fukuoka, Japan
3/31/06 - Tight Rope, Nagoya, Japan
4/01/06 - Bottoms Up, Kawasaki, Japan
4/02/06 - O-Nest, Tokyo, Japan
Ryan Imhof on 03/16/06 - 06:18 PM
Some photos from Daphne Loves Derby's tour in Japan can be seen here. The band is currently writing for their upcoming album and should have a new website soon.
Ryan Imhof on 02/21/06 - 06:31 PM
Into The Moat have lined up a few Japan dates. Expect a new demo from the band appearing on Myspace shortly.
Into The Moat's Japan DatesMarch 2nd - Osaka, Japan @ Club Rockets
March 3rd - Nagoya, Japan @ Club Upset
March 5th - Tokyo, Japan @ INDEPENDENCE-D Festival
Jon Foucart on 02/18/06 - 09:27 PM
If you live in Japan you're in luck because Minus The Bear are coming to visit you in a few days! Check out the dates below.
Minus The Bear Japan Dateseb/'06--Tokyo--Shibuya O-Nest
6/Feb/'06--Nagoya--Imaike Tokuzo
7/Feb/'06--Kobe--Blueport
8/Feb/'06--Osaka--Unagidani Sunsui
9/Feb/'06--Nara--Neverland
10/Feb/'06--Tokyo--Futakotamagawa Pink Noise
Frank Giaramita on 02/03/06 - 09:41 AM
The Bled will be heading to Japan at the end of the month; dates coming soon.
Rohan Kohli on 01/22/06 - 01:12 PM
I believe you can order the upcoming Waking Ashland EP that will only be released in stores in Japan right here. Also, a pretty good article/interview with Jonathan Jones can be read right here.
Jon Foucart on 01/08/06 - 04:09 PM
This Day & Age will be heading to Japan with Rufio and Over It. Dates are below. Also, the band wants everyone to know that they miss you all, and are really looking forward to getting back on the road once they finish their new album.

TD&A, Rufio, Over It Japan Tour DatesJan. 17: Osaka, Japan @ Club Quattro
Jan. 18: Nagoya, Japan @ Club Quattro
Jan. 19: Shibuya, Japan @ Lush
Jan. 20: Tokyo, Japan @ Club Quattro
Jan. 21: Tokyo, Japan @ Club Quattro
Jared Kaufman on 01/05/06 - 06:14 AM
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