Musical Reflection: the GazettE – Stacked Rubbish

the-gazette-2007-stacked-rubbishStacked Rubbish

1. Art Drawn by Vomit
2. Agony
3. Hyena
4. Burial Applicant
5. ガンジスに紅い薔薇
6. Regret
7. Calm Envy
8. Swallowtail on the Death Valley
9. Mob 136 Bars
10. Gentle Lie
11. Filth in the Beauty
12. Circle of Swindler
13. 千鶴
14. People Error

Stacked Rubbish, or what I like refer to as the “dirty” album. Why dirty? Maybe it’s the title, maybe it’s the feel to the album, maybe it’s the experimental nature of the album, or maybe it’s all 3. Yeah, probaly all three. Stacked Rubbish is the GazettE’s 3rd studio album released back in July, 2007.  Continue reading

Musical Reflection: the GazettE – NIL


1. The End
2. Nausea & Shudder
3. Bath Room
4. Maggots
5. 生暖かい雨とざらついた情熱
6. D.L.N
7. Shadow VI II I
8. バレッタ (Baretta)
9. Cassis
10. Silly God Disco
11. Discharge
12. 体温

the GazettE’s second album, NIL was released on February of 2006, making it 11 years old at the time of writing this. With that said, this album still remains as one of my favorite albums released by them, or anyone else.  Continue reading

Musical Reflection: the GazettE – Disorder


1. Disorder – Intro
2. The Social Riot Machine$
3. Carry?
4. ザクロ型の憂鬱
5. Maximum Impulse
6. 花言葉
7. 東京心中
8. SxDxR
9. Anti Pop
10. 7月8日
11. さらば
12. Disorder – Heaven

Disorder is visual kei, J-rock band, the GazettE’s first studio album which was released way back in October 2004… “Way back in 2004?” Wow I feel old now.  Continue reading

REOL – Σ (Sigma)


Regular Edition


REOL’s debut album Sigma was released on October 19 2016. REOL consists of Giga the composer, Reol the lyricist and vocalist, and Okiku the video director. With that said, while this is REOL’s (the group) debut album, it’s also Reol’s (the singer) 3rd album.

Preceding album’s being, No Title (in collaboration with Giga), and 極彩色 (Gokusaishiki).



Limited Edtion


Sigma is an electronic dance album, which features a fair share of both up beat, and slower songs. Surprisingly the album as a whole has a dark theme when it comes to the lyrics. Themes include growing up, fatigue of humanity, a desire to break from the status quo, and more.

For those of you curious, here’s the official preview for the album.


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