That little bit of business with Lyric Holic got me to wondering about my other favorite underground metal idol unit that survived the massive bloodletting that was 2016, but Mugen Regina themselves are still in the midst of turning their relaunch into something worth more serious following, BUT their official YouTube channel did up and follow a certain ex-member’s newly started channel, and said certain ex-member’s newly started account has fresh stuff on it!
For being among the most scenester of all metal idol formations, Mugen Regina has managed to keep the drama moving at a fever pitch lately.
Just in the time that I’ve been following them, they went from a quartet to a trio, re-added a fourth member (Zaki), lost their center (Megumi), had their stablemates in Haloperi Doll decide to break up, had their leader (Ayame) go on hiatus for health reasons, poached Haloperi Doll’s leader An’z to fill in for Ayame, had An’z disappear from Twitter for a day, and now: Continue reading →
When Megumi left Mugen Regina, the timing was such that I thought it was a mutual parting of ways; Mugen Regina has this whole fantasy / melodic metal thing going on, and Megumi’s gravure career had just gotten a big jolt from a DVD release, so clashing images and I don’t understand Japan etc. whatever.
So imagine my surprise when Soundcloud pinged me all of 10 minutes ago with a new track from Life Is Sweet Music: Continue reading →
I follow something like 500 idols and managers and the like on Twitter. Literally for “work.” I can’t understand more than the tiniest shred of what gets tweeted, but I know by now to look for three things: Images/videos, or URLs for them; the letters “MV”; and dates. So when I saw this date this morning: