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B'z Announce North American tour
· Toddstar on April 19 2012 01:42:27
Tour News

Bíz ANNOUNCE NORTH AMERICAN TOUR

BEST-SELLING BAND IN JAPAN HISTORY RELEASE FIRST US SINGLE

Into Free-Dangan†
Available on iTunes

Japanese rock duo, Bíz have announced their US Tour†Bíz LIVE-GYM 2012 ĖInto Free-, kicking off September 17th†at the Warfield in San Francisco.

Bíz are world acclaimed guitarist, Tak Matsumoto and lyricist /vocalist, Koshi Inaba. The band has played many sold-out dates in the US over the years, and last summer shared the stage with Linkin Park on the highly successful,†Secret Show For Japan.††Fans of the bands raised over $350,000 for victims of the March 2011 Japan tsunami and earthquake, and were treated to a private club show at the Mayan Theater in Los Angeles.

Bíz have sold over 80 million albums worldwide, recorded 24 consecutive #1 albums, and had 46 consecutive #1 singles in Japan Ė making them the biggest selling band in Japanís history.††Now for the first time, Bíz have released a single in the US, ďInto Free-DanganĒ††available exclusively on iTunes:
http://itunes.apple.com/us/album/id511822436

Worldwide gaming company CAPCOM, have announced they will be featuring the single in their new video game,†Dragonís Dogma. An action game for Playstation3 / Xbox 360,†Dragonís Dogma†was produced by Hiroyuki Kobayashi, known for his previous success with the†Devil May Cry†series and†Sengoku Basara.

The band is currently working on songs in English for an upcoming US release.

Bíz LIVE-GYM 2012 TOUR:
9/17 San Francisco, CA @ The Warfield
9/19 Seattle, WA @ Showbox SoDo
9/20 Vancouver, BC @ Orpheum Theatre
9/26 Toronto, ON @ Sound Academy
9/28 Silver Spring, MD @ The Fillmore
9/30 New York, NY @ Best Buy Theater
10/7 Los Angeles, CA @ Gibson Ampitheatre

www.bz-vermillion.com/intofree

Bíz
http://www.youtube.com/user/Bz Youtube channel:


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