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  • B'z consecutively tops eight of their live DVDs

    June 6, 2012 @ 10:58 am

    On the Oricon Weekly DVD Ranking for June 11, the live DVD of popular band B’z, ‘B’z LIVE-GYM 2011 - C’mon-’ (released on May 30), topped the ranking for this week with its first week sales of 53,000 copies. This new record now marks their 8th consecutive DVD, and B'z is now the only artist to hold this record with Arashi trailing behind. The Blu-ray Disc (BD) version of this live concert also topped the weekly BD ranking, selling 56,000

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  • B'z guitarist Matsumoto Takahiro to release new solo album

    May 11, 2012 @ 10:00 am

    Matsumoto Takahiro (B'z) has revealed that he will be releasing his solo album, 'Strings Of My Soul', on June 20th. This will be Matsumoto's first album since 'TAKE YOUR PICK', a collaboration album with Larry Carlton which was released in June of 2010. Under his solo name, this will be his first album since 'Hana', which came out back in February of 2002. 'Strings Of My Soul' will feature a total of 13 tracks including "#1090 Sen Mu Ic

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  • Oricon reveals their monthly charts for March

    April 11, 2012 @ 2:35 pm

    Oricon has revealed its monthly charts for March 2012! Check out the top 10 singles and albums below: === <Single Monthly Ranking> 1. “Wild at Heart” – Arashi : 3/7 (629,397) 2. “SHE!HER!HER!″ – Kis-My-Ft2 : 3/21 (222,776) 3. “STILL” – Tohoshinki : 3/14 (156,150) 4. “GO FOR IT, BABY -Kioku no Sanmyaku” – B'z : 4/4 (143,402) 5. “Ikiteru Ikiteku” – Fukuyama Masaharu : 3/28 (142,865) 6. “Speed up, Girls Powe

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  • B'z sets new record with their 50th single "GO FOR IT, BABY -Kioku no Sanmyaku-"

    April 11, 2012 @ 6:59 am

    The 50th single of popular rock band B’z, “GO FOR IT, BABY -Kioku no Sanmyaku-” (released on April 4th), has sold 143,000 copies in its first week and has topped Oricon Weekly Ranking for April 16th. Along with this recent feat, B’z has now topped Oricon Single Weekly Ranking 46 consecutive times since their June 1990 single “Taiyou no Komachi Angel”. The band has had their singles top this ranking for a total of 63 weeks and is now tied w

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  • Check out Oricon's weekly charts for April 16th!

    April 11, 2012 @ 4:52 am

    Oricon has just revealed the results of their weekly charts for the week of April 16th! Check them out below! === <Single Weekly Ranking> 1. “GO FOR IT, BABY -Kioku no Sanmyaku” – B'z : 4/4 (143,402) 2. “Oppa, Oppa” – SUPER JUNIOR DONGHAE & EUNHYUK : 4/4 (68,475) 3. “Ikiteru Ikiteku” – Fukuyama Masaharu : 3/28 (23,032) 4. “Hitori Nagaragawa” – Mizumori Kaori : 4/4 (20,278) 5. “Beat Generation/No More Dist

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  • B'z distributes their new song in 51 countries + U.S. tour in September

    April 4, 2012 @ 10:25 am

    On April 4th, rock band B’z distributed their new song, “Into Free – Dangan –“, in 51 countries through the iTunes Store and announced that they will hold a U.S. tour starting on September 17th - thus revealing their upcoming activities overseas. “Into Free – Dangan –“, also the theme song for Capcom’s game “Dragon’s Dogma”, has been revealed as an English remake of their 1998 single “Samayoeru Aoi Dangan”. Other than the iTunes Store, they

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  • B'z reveals PV for "GO FOR IT, BABY -Kioku no Sanmyaku-"

    March 23, 2012 @ 6:35 pm

    Rock duo B'z has revealed the full PV for their upcoming single, "GO FOR IT, BABY -Kioku no Sanmyaku-"! B'z 50th single is the CM song to PEPSI NEX's latest CM, and is scheduled for release on April 4th. Check out the PV below!

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  • B'z reveals details on new single, "GO FOR IT, BABY -Kioku no Sanmyaku-"

    February 25, 2012 @ 3:12 am

    Rock duo B'z will be releasing their new single, "GO FOR IT, BABY -Kioku no Sanmyaku-", on April 4th. The title track has already been picked up as the CM song for PEPSI NEX's latest CM. B'z has uploaded the CMs, making-of footage, and a special 'PEPSI NEX' interview onto their official YouTube channel. The single will contain a total of 3 songs, with "Honoka Naru Hi" and "Ryuusei Mask" as its coupling tracks. The limited edition of the s

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  • RIAJ reveals digital certifications for January 2012

    February 20, 2012 @ 11:38 pm

    The Recording Industry Association of Japan (or 'RIAJ' for short), has just released the digital recording sales certifications that artists achieved during the month of January. To announce the certifications, the RIAJ works together with almost all of the digital and mobile download portals in Japan, including recochoku, dwango, music.jp, mu-mo (Avex), oricon ME, and many more. After compiling the data from all the major download por

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  • B'z provides the theme song for a game "Dragon's Dogma"

    February 1, 2012 @ 4:11 am

    B'z will be providing a theme song for Capcom's new game "Dragon's Dogma," titled, "Into Free -Dragon-." The new song "Into Free -Dragon-" is a re-recorded version of "Samayoeru Aoi Dangan" which was released in 1998, with a newly written lyrics in English.  It's currently undecided whether they would release that version or not. "Dragon's Dogma" is an upcoming action game for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 that will be released from Ca

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