Welcome back to another installment of our monthly release schedule! Once again, and for the final time this year, we’ve tracked down as many of the upcoming J-rock releases that we could find in December. And, right now is a good time to get your CDJapan orders together, because they’re running a holiday special between now and December 15. They’re offering shoppers extra rewards points for orders that total 3000 yen (earns 300 points) or more! The bigger the total the greater the rewards. So look over the list and add whatever piques your interests to you Christmas wishlist! Happy Holidays; see you next year! Date Artist Release Title Release Type Comment Details 01 CCC.Amaryllis Nameless Flowers Single CCC.Amaryllis’ first single. CDJapan 01 ZIGZAG (-真天地開闢集団-ジグザグ) Okira (オキラ) Single — — 05 VERTUEUX THE VERTUEUX Album VERTUEUX’s third album CDJapan 07 DECAYS Baby who wanders Album DECAYS’ first full-length album. CDJapan 07 S.Q.F Winter Express Single — CDJapan 07 DADAROMA Zouka to Kalashnikov (造花とカラシニコフ) Single DADAROMA’s fourth single; comes two editions. Info 07 Airish mio (澪) Single CDJapan 07 Ai DESPAIR Single Ai’s fourth single. CDJapan 07 Starku. (スタア区。) Snow Memories (スノーメモリーズ) Single Starku’s third single. CDJapan 07 Smileberry Santa no Shotai (サンタの正体) Single Smileberry’s third single; comes in three editions. Info 07 Megamasso (メガマソ) Futonshi / The Second Nimbus (ふとん史/ｻﾞｾｶﾝﾄﾞﾆﾑﾊﾞｽ) Single Megamasso returns from hiatus with a double A-side single; comes in three editions. Info 07 Synk;yet dimension of vision 3 DVD Third music video collection from Synk;yet includes seven works, including two unreleased songs and live footage. CDJapan 07 ATRUS Limit Single ATRUS’ fifth single. CDJapan 14 Esprit D’Air Rebirth Single Esprit D’Air’s comeback single. iTunes 14 Anfiel (アンフィル) Lamplight=melody Single Anfiel’s sixth single; comes in two editions. Info 14 dexcore The Dead Sea Single dexcore’s first single. CDJapan 14 LAYZis RAIN Single LAYZis’ fifth single. CDJapan 14 DEVIZE “Jikiso” (『喰葬』) -Erosion- Single Second single of DEVIZE’s consecutive single release. Info 14 Jack Caper (ジャックケイパー) Itazura Byo Gang (イタズラ病ギャング) Single Jack Caper’s third single; comes in three editions. CDJapan 14 sibilebashir (シビレバシル) Nakano Gasshukoku 中野合衆国 Album sibilebashir’s first full-length album. Info 14 Otomekokka (乙女国家) Otome Jigoku (乙女地獄) Single — CDJapan 14 LADIESROOM eat a peach/She’s like a Rainbow Single — CDJapan 14 VAMPS HISTORY-The Complete Video Collection 2008-2014 DVD/BD First music video collection from VAMPS featuring 17 music videos released from 2008 to 2014. Two of them are included on Blu-ray for the first time. CDJapan 14 Moth in Lilac M.i.L. Mini-album Industrial-Goth, hardrock band, Moth in Lilac, release their first mini-album. CDJapan 14 TAKURO Journey without a map Album TAKURO (GLAY) brings the first solo album of instrumental tracks only. Produced by Takahiro Matsumoto (B’z). CDJapan 16 VOLCANO JUGGERNAUT Tour Final DVD Features VOLCANO’s concert held in Shibuya. CDJapan 21 VRZEL The Fivefold Dew Mini-album VRZEL’s second mini-album. CDJapan 21 JILUKA Divine Error Single JILUKA’s fourth single; comes in two editions. CDJapan 21 Golden Bomber (ゴールデンボンバー) Fes Best (フェスベスト) Album Greatest hits album. CDJapan 21 glamhaze haze,fine later Album Includes four leading songs from four singles released in 2016 (from Hanamuke no Uta to Last Scene). Disc two includes eight live tracks from the one-man live held on October 8, 2016 at TSUTAYA O-WEST. CDJapan 21 Lilith Banryu Buho -Dragon Heir- (盤龍舞鳳-Dragon Heir-) EP Lilith’s seventh EP. CDJapan 21 SID SIDNAD Complete Blu-ray Box BD A Blu-ray box set, including all the volumes of SIDNAD, since 2007. Also includes eight stickers, eight postcards, and a TOKYO DOME virtual sticker ticket. CDJapan 21 R-Shitei (R指定) -SHAMBARA- Single Comes in two editions. Info 21 LM.C VEDA Album Comes in two editions. CDJapan 21 Vexent Welcome To The Darkness Single Vexent’s fourth single; comes in two editions. Info 21 GLAY HAPPY SWING 20th Anniversary SPECIAL LIVE – We Happy Swing – Vol.2 DVD Features a 2-day concert to commemorate the 20th anniversary of GLAY’s fan club “HAPPY SWING” held at Makuhari Messe on July 30 and 31, 2016. CDJapan 21 L’arc~en~Ciel Don’t be Afraid Single Features the main theme song for the movie Resident Evil: The Final Chapter (Japanese dubbing version). Info 21 CLØWD ANTITHESE Single Available for a limited period of time until the end of February 2017; comes in two editions. CDJapan 21 THE SLUT BANKS 1996 Find My Way Album — CDJapan 23 Matenrou Opera (摩天楼オペラ) SHINE ON Single A live-limited single to be sold at Matenrou Opera’s first Christmas live on December 23, at TSUTAYA O-WEST. Info 24 Merry Badend (メリーバッドエンド) Deus = ex = Machina (デウス＝エクス＝マキナ) Single The single will be distributed at NAGOYA ell.FITS ALL on December 24. — 26 Anima Animal Magic Mini-album Anima’s second mini-album. CDJapan 28 DiSPiИA Chimamire Endroll (血塗れエンドロール) Mini-album DiSPiИA’s first mini-album. CDJapan 28 CLear Surround Single — CDJapan 28 Far East Dizain ZENITH/NADIR Single Far East Dizain’s third single. Info 28 heidi. Kaikou (邂逅) Single Comes in two editions. Info 28 Rides in Revillion Reincarnation – F.A.T.E./Rusty Nail – Single Rides in Revillion’s forth single; comes in two editions. Info 28 Screech in2 the Rain Choose My Own Single Screech in2 the Rain’s first single. CDJapan 28 ELM (エルム) This is ELM [2009-2017] Album ELM brings a single collection, including all the leading songs from their singles released up to this time, plus two newly recorded songs. CDJapan 28 KILLANETH Seraph. (セラフ。) Single Second press release if KILLANETH’s first single. CDJapan 28 minus(-) o Album minus(-)’s first album. CDJapan 28 minus(-) V DVD/BD Features the first video work by minus(-) of their two concerts ecru held on February 22, 2016 at Ebisu LIQUIDROOM” and voltaire held on August 13, 2016 at Akasaka BLITZ. CDJapan Feel free to leave corrections and missing releases in the comment section and I will update the schedule as soon as possible. Shop at CDJapan, Japan Discoveries or JPU Records.