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  1. Radiohead Headlines, Onda Vaga Lights Up 16th Annual Fuji Rock Festival

    August 08, 2012 12:01 PM EDT Fuji Rock Festival has had one of its most heavily attended editions in years, and it was sunny and warm to boot. The three-day fest held at a ski resort on Mt. Naeba in Niigata prefecture, Japan had seen significant rain every year since 2003 but ...

  2. Japan's Fuji Rock Fest -- Featuring Radiohead, Stone Roses and Many Other Brits -- Kicks Off Friday

    July 25, 2012 10:50 AM EDT The granddaddy of all the modern Japanese rock fest, Fuji Rock, is hosting a line-up that seems influenced by the London Olympics, which start on the same day. Skip To Bottom The 16th annual Fuji Rock Festival, which starts Friday and runs through ...

  3. Smash Announces Benefit for Nippon; Superfly Releases Charity Single

    March 28, 2011 12:22 PM EDT One of Japan's leading promoters, Smash Corporation announced today that they would initiate a wide-ranging Japan charity relief project called Benefit for Nippon . The concert promoter has started the efforts with a website of the same name ...

  4. Japanese Music Biz Continues Relief Efforts, HoriPro Launches Fundraising Campaign

    March 22, 2011 2:11 PM EDT Efforts to raise money and get relief supplies to the survivors of the massive 9.0 Tohoku earthquake and resultant tsunami and radiation leaks have been continuing in Japan with major management company and talent agency HoriPro, and others, leadi ...

  5. Japan Earthquake Impacts Music Industry; Jack Johnson, National, Iron Maiden Postpone Tours

    March 14, 2011 1:29 PM EDT The disastrous 8.9-magnitude earthquake that occurred Friday in northeastern Japan, as well as the resulting tsunami and nuclear reactor disruption, have profoundly affected every segment of Japanese society, including the music industry. While th ...

  6. Massive Attack, Muse Confirmed For Fuji Rock Fest

    March 08, 2010 12:00 AM EST Japan's leading one-location music event, Fuji Rock Festival, has announced some of the main headliners for its 14th edition, to be held July 30 to Aug. 1. The lead acts announced so far include Massive Attack, Muse, Ian Brown, Air, Vampire W ...

  7. Weezer, Fall Out Boy For Fuji Rock 2009

    March 09, 2009 12:00 AM EDT International acts Weezer, Fall Out Boy and Franz Ferdinand are among the first acts confirmed for headline slots at this year's Fuji Rock Festival, Japan's leading annual outdoor music event. The 13th edition of the festival will take p ...