January 20, 2011
News for Tekkoshocon 2011:
Tekkoshocon and Tainted Reality present US debut of visual kei group lix
January 18, 2011; Havertown, PA - Visual Kei hard rockers lix are set to make their American debut at Tekkoshocon IX. Formed by former Suicide Ali guitarist Yuu, who is joined by vocalist Chihiro, the group explores the meaning of life along with all its contradictions and opposing concepts. lix will present their blend of music, colored by the influence of Finnish rock and bands such as HIM, Negative, and The Rasmus, at two full concerts at Tekkoshocon. Their appearance will also consist of merchandise sales, autograph sessions, a fan Q&A panel, and possible other surprises! Tekkoshocon IX will take place on March 31 - April 3 at the Wyndham Grand Pittsburgh Downtown in Pittsburgh, PA.
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 IX will be held March 31 - April 3, 2011, at the Wyndham Grand in Pittsburgh.
About Tainted Reality:
Tainted Reality is the premiere source of sub-culture based entertainment in the United States. They specialize in programing revolving around Japanese Rock (J-Rock), video games, and web comics. 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 have managed and organized tours for prominent J-Rock bands such as BLOOD, Versailles -Philharmonic Quintet-, The Candy Spooky Theater. They have also produced entertainment media such as the Darkest Labyrinth Vol.1 DVD and the Darkest Labyrinth CD.