Tokyo gig calendar / 東京ギグカレンダ

六本木ロックスの東京ギグカレンダ. Upcoming rock gigs in the greater Tokyo area. Keep an eye on this page to know what gigs are coming up. 

Ted Aguilar and Mark Osegueda of Death Angel on stage in Tokyo in 2018. Photo: Stefan Nilsson, Roppongi Rocks

OCTOBER 2018 / 十月

Thursday 4th: Treat at Club Quattro, Shibuya.

Thursday 4th: John Butler Trio at Akasaka Blitz.

Friday 5th and Saturday 6th: The Black Dahlia Murder at Cyclone, Shibuya.

Saturday 6th: The Unguided and Blood Stain Child at Zirco, Shinjuku.

Saturday 6th: Edu FalaschiThe Dark Element and Rakshasa at Blaze, Shinjuku.

Sunday 7th: Metal Japan Rock Jam with Fill It Up, Slash Zero, Metal Helix, Bullhorn, Azking, @LGOS, To Mega Therion and many more at WildSide Tokyo, Shinjuku.

Sunday 7th: Satanic Metal Festival with Apologist, Bastion, Skull Violence, Fra Hedensk Tid and more at Earthdom, Shin-Okubo.

Wednesday 10th: Tagada Jones, Locofrank and more at Loft, Shinjuku.

Thursday 11th: Cheap Trick at Zepp Tokyo, Odaiba.

Sunday 14th: Deep Purple at Makuhari Messe, Chiba.

Sunday 14th: Akiba Extreme with Anatoma at Studio Ongakukan 5F, Akihabara.

Monday 15th: Septic Tank at Club Quattro, Shibuya.

Thursday 18th: QUOR at Cyclone, Shibuya.

Friday 19th: QUOR at Live Freak, Shinjuku.

Saturday 20th: QUOR at 7th Avenue, Yokohama.

Saturday 20th: Brainoil and Black Ganion at El Puente, Yokohama.

Sunday 21st: Brainoil and Black Ganion at Earthdom, Shin-Okubo.

Tuesday 23rd and Wednesday 24th: Babymetal and Galactic Empire at Makuhari Messe, Chiba.

Wednesday 24th: Drawn and Quartered, Monolithe and Petrification at El Puente, Yokohama.

Wednesday 24th: Def Leppard at Budokan, Kudanshita.

Thursday 25th: Dimmu Borgir at Liquidroom, Ebisu.

Thursday 25th: Asakusa Deathfest Opening Party with Coffins, Petrification, Galvanizer and Drawn and Quartered at Dues, Shinjuku.

Friday 26th: Praise at Shimokitazawa Garden.

Friday 26th-Sunday 28th: Asakusa Deathfest with Convulse, Meat Spreader, Galvanizer, Inhumate, Teethgrinder, Dead Root, Gore Infamous, Kutabare, Diskord, Unholy Grave, Drawn and Quartered, Necrophile, Gutted, Bulletbelt, Crash Syndrom, The Men’s Toilet, Abigail, Intestine Baalism, Rude, Petrification, Morfin, Gate, Funeral Moth and more at Gold Sounds, Asakusa.

Saturday 27th: Claudio Simonetti’s Goblin at Club Citta, Kawasaki.

Sunday 28th: Babymetal, Sabaton and Galactic Empire at Saitama Super Arena.

Sunday 28th: Vulgarity Kids, Grito, Punhalada, Danmush and Uroko at El Puente, Yokohama.

Monday 29th: Asakusa Deathfest After Party with Convulse, Kutabara, The Men’s Toilet and Meat Spreader at Dues, Shinjuku.

Tuesday 30th: Yokohama Extreme with Meat Spreader, Necrophile and The Men’s Toilet at El Puente, Yokohama.

Tuesday 30th: Marty Friedman at La Donna, Harajuku.

Wednesday 31st: Gong and Steve Hillage at Billboard Live, Roppongi.

Wednesday 31st: Paul McCartney at Tokyo Dome.

The Poodles on stage in Tokyo in 2018. Photo: Stefan Nilsson, Roppongi Rocks

NOVEMBER 2018 / 十一月

Thursday 1st: Paul McCartney at Tokyo Dome.

Thursday 1st: Tigers Jaw and Country Yard at Tsutaya O-Nest, Shibuya.

Friday 2nd: Gorgoroth, Samael and Atrexial at Stream Hall, Shibuya.

Saturday 3rd: Fathomless Skywalker, Ulma Sound Junction and more at Wildside, Shinjuku.

Saturday 3rd: Outrage at Cyclone, Shibuya.

Saturday 3rd: Japanese Assault Fest with Jetsam and Flotsam, Violator, Amken, United and In For the Kill at Club Seata, Kichijoji.

Sunday 4th: Japanese Assault Fest with Tygers of Pan Tang, Solitude, Asomvel and Screamer at Club Seata, Kichijoji.

Sunday 4th: Samael at Shimokitazawa Garden.

Sunday 4th: Tigers Jaw, Castaway and more at Garret, Shibuya.

Monday 5th: MUCC at Tsutaya O-West, Shibuya.

Tuesday 6th: Sinsaenum and Sigh at Club Quattro, Shibuya.

Wednesday 7th-Thursday 8th: Angra at Tsutaya O-East, Shibuya.

Saturday 10th: Kamisori Mania with Kamisori, Bacara, Bring Arrow, Dearly Beloved, Flipout A.A. and more at Moonstep, Nakano.

Sunday 11th: Primal Fear and Sinner at Duo Music Exchange, Shibuya.

Tuesday 13th: Frankenbok at Babel, Tachikawa.

Wednesday 14th: Frankenbok at Melodia, Nakano.

Thursday 15th: Frankenbok at Live Freak, Shinjuku.

Thursday 15th-Saturday 17th: Larry Carlton at Billboard Live, Roppongi.

Friday 16th: Frankenbok at Nob, Shibuya.

Saturday 17th: Gideon and Crystal Lake at Nine Spices, Shinjuku.

Saturday 17th and Sunday 18th: Pretty Maids at Club Citta, Kawasaki.

Sunday 18th: Frankenbok at Heaven’s Door, Sangenjaya.

Sunday 18th: Gideon and Crystal Lake at Garret, Shibuya.

Monday 19th: Frankenbok at 7th Avenue, Yokohama.

Monday 19th: Hexis in Koenji.

Monday 19th and Tuesday 20th: The Animals at Marz, Shinjuku.

Wednesday 21st: Hexis and Pale at Dues, Shinjuku.

Friday 23rd: Hexis and Pale at What’s Up, Uguisudani.

Friday 23rd: Obscene Ritual with Raging Blast, Code Red, Crucified, Confused Mind, Hydrophobia and more at Hatsudai Wall, Shinjuku.

Friday 23rd: Kalmah at Shimokitazawa Garden.

Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th: Marduk, Abigail Williams, Merrimack, Unravel, Xenobiotic and Deadspace at Cyclone, Shibuya.

Monday 26th: Bon Jovi at Tokyo Dome.

Monday 26th: Antisect at Fever, Shindaita, Setagaya.

Tuesday 27th and Wednesday 28th: British Lion featuring Iron Maiden’s Steve Harris at EX Theater, Roppongi.

Tuesday 27th: Guthrie Govan at Club Citta, Kawasaki.

Tuesday 27th-Thursday 29th: King Crimson at Bunkamura, Shibuya.

Wednesday 28th: Hardcore Superstar at Tsutaya O-West, Shibuya.

Wednesday 28th: Kamelot featuring Lauren Hart and Witherfall at Tsutaya O-East, Shibuya.

Wednesday 28th: Judas Priest at Tokyo Dome City Hall.

Thursday 29th: Judas Priest at Musashino Forest Sport Plaza, Chofu.

Friday 30th: Polysics at Fever, Shindaita, Setagaya.

Friday 30th: The Rumjacks, Fungus, The Rodeos, The Prisoner and イギリス人 at High, Koenji.

Graham Bonnet on stage at Loud Park 2017. Photo: Stefan Nilsson, Roppongi Rocks

DECEMBER 2018 / 十二月

Wednesday 5th: The Professionals (featuring Sex Pistols’ Paul Cook) at Womb, Shibuya.

Saturday 8th: FUMA Fest Vol. 2 – Wrestle  Thrashing Mad with Hellhound, Alice in Hell, Dragon’s Den and more at 1stRING, Shinkiba.

Saturday 8th: Papa Roach at Yokoya Air Base, Fussa.

Monday 10th: Papa Roach at Naval Air Facility Atsugi, Ayase, Kanagawa.

Tuesday 11th: Papa Roach at Yokosuka, Kanagawa.

Thursday 13th: Dust Bolt, Tokyo (venue TBA).

Saturday 15th: Jesus Piece at Garret, Shibuya.

Monday 17th-Tuesday 18th: King Crimson at Bunkamura, Shibuya.

Tuesday 18th: Jesus Piece at Bushbash, Koiwa.

Wednesday 19th: Jesus Piece at Antiknock, Shinjuku.

The Crown on stage in Tokyo. Photo: Stefan Nilsson, Roppongi Rocks

JANUARY 2019 / 一月

Monday 7th and Tuesday 8th: The Magpie Salute at Garden Hall, Ebisu.

Saturday 12th and Sunday 13th: Y&T at Club Citta, Kawasaki.

Monday 21st: Destinia – Metal Souls featuring Nozomu Wakai, Tommy Aldridge, Ronnie Romero and Marco Mendoza at Tsutaya O-East.

Sunday 27th: Mono at Liquidroom, Ebisu.

Sunday 27th and Monday 28th: 10cc at Billboard Live, Roppongi.

Gary Barden on stage with Michael Schenker Fest at Toyosu Pit in Tokyo. Photo: Stefan Nilsson, Roppongi Rocks

FEBRUARY 2019 / 二月

Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th: Stryper at Club Citta, Kawasaki.

Saturday 16th: Neurosis, Converge, Endon and Self Deconstruction at Tsutaya O-East, Shibuya.

Sunday 17th: Neurosis, Converge, Palm and Black Ganion at UNIT, Daikanyama.

Wednesday 20th: Story of the Year at Club Quattro, Shibuya.

Saturday 23rd: Ne Obliviscaris at Cyclone, Shibuya.

Sunday 24th: Ne Obliviscaris (acoustic show) at Cyclone, Shibuya.

Lechery on stage in Tokyo. Photo: Stefan Nilsson, Roppongi Rocks

MARCH 2019 / 三月

Friday 1st: Anaal Nathrakh at Duo Music Exchange, Shibuya.

Monday 18th: Soilwork in ReNY, Shinjuku.

Thursday 21st: Download Japan festival. Acts TBA. At Makuhari Messe, Chiba.

Jonas Björler of At The Gates on stage in Tokyo. Photo: Stefan Nilsson, Roppongi Rocks

APRIL 2019 / 四月

Saturday 6th and Sunday 7th: Obscura, Jinjer and Nucleust at Cyclone, Shibuya.

Tom Araya of Slayer on stage at Loud Park in 2017. Photo: Stefan Nilsson, Roppongi Rocks