BAND-MAID to make USA debut at Sakura-Con 2016


Red-hot Japanese girls rock band BAND-MAID will make their American live performance debut at Seattle’s Sakura-Con in March 2016. The five-member group has made waves over the past few months for their cute, authentic maid outfits combined with their impressive musical skills. BAND-MAID’s music videos “Thrill” and “Real Existence” have each surpassed 1 million views on YouTube and gained the attention of fans worldwide, including mainstream magazines Guitar World and Metal Injection.

BAND-MAID will perform a live concert, participate in a Q&A session, and sign autographs for fans during the three-day event, March 25-27, at the Washington State Convention Center. Event and registration information can be found at Sakura-Con’s website:


Guitar & Vocals: Miku
Vocals: Saiki
Guitar: Kanami
Drums: Akane
Bass: Misa

BAND-MAID is an all-girl Japanese rock group from Tokyo formed in 2013. Their authentic maid cafe outfits, based on founder Miku’s experiences in Akihabara’s maid cafes, contrast with the band’s aggressive hard rock sound.

BAND-MAID’s breakthrough video “Thrill” was released in 2014, instantly garnering attention from Japanese rock and mainstream music fans. Racking up praises for their technical skills and daring lyrics, they released their album New Beginning in 2015, with the videos for “Real Existence” and “Thrill” surpassing 1 million YouTube views each.

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BAND-MAID Official Facebook

 Source and Image: Resonance Media Public Relations

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