Tokyo gig calendar

Alcatrazz in Tokyo in March 2017. Photo: Stefan Nilsson, Roppongi Rocks

Upcoming rock gigs in the greater Tokyo area. Keep an eye on this page to know what gigs are coming up.

Masayoshi Yamashita, Akira Takasaki and Minoru Niihara of Loudness. Photo: Stefan Nilsson

FEBRUARY 2018

Thursday 1st: Emerging From The Cocoon at Wild Side, Shinjuku.

Thursday 1st: Sons of Texas at Duo Music Exchange, Shibuya.

Saturday 3rd: Worship Pain at El Puente, Yokohama.

Sunday 4th: Shinjuku Extreme with Barbatos, Strangulation, Crash Syndrom, Invictus and more at Dues, Shinjuku.

Saturday 10th and Sunday 11th: Thrash Domination with Testament, Exodus and Warbringer at Club Citta, Kawasaki.

Sunday 11th: The Dolls at Shinjuku Marz.

Monday 12th: The Dolls at Shimokitazawa Garden.

Monday 12th: Anthem at Club Citta, Kawasaki.

Wednesday 14th: Eluveitie, Hypocras, Abinchova at Cyclone, Shibuya.

Thursday 15th: Eluveitie, Hypocras, Abinchova at Duo Music Exchange, Shibuya.

Thursday 15th: Venom Inc at Club Quattro, Shibuya.

Friday 16th: H.E.A.T at Club Quattro, Shibuya.

Tuesday 20th and Wednesday 21st: Arch Enemy at EX Theater, Roppongi.

Wednesday 21st: Crystal Lake at Club Quattro, Shibuya.

Wednesday 21st: Paramore at Zepp Tokyo, Odaiba.

Thursday 22nd: Rage at Club Quattro, Shibuya.

Saturday 24th: RedruM Fest with Serenity In Murder, HateSphere and Mors Principium Est at Cyclone, Shibuya.

Sunday 25th: RedruM Fest with Serenity In Murder, HateSphere and Mors Principium Est at Clubasia, Shibuya.

Paul Shortino Band on stage in Tokyo in June 2017. Photo: Stefan Nilsson, Roppongi Rocks

MARCH 2018

Thursday 1st: Halestorm at Yokota, Fussa.

Friday 2nd: Halestorm at Yokosuka, Kanagawa.

Sunday 4th: Outrage at Club Quattro, Shibuya.

Wednesday 7th: Jet at Studio Coast, Shinkiba.

Thursday 8th: Namba69 at Tsutaya O-West.

Saturday 10th and Sunday 11th: Riot at Club Citta, Kawasaki.

Friday 16th: Helloween at EX Theater, Roppongi.

Thursday 22nd: Rotten Sound at El Puente, Yokohama.

Thursday 22nd: Loudness a Zepp Tokyo, Odaiba.

Friday 23rd: Rotten Sound at Dues, Shinjuku.

Friday 23rd: New Found Glory at Studio Coast, Shinkiba.

Friday 23rd and Saturday 24th: Helloween at Zepp Tokyo, Odaiba.

Saturday 24th: Rotten Sound at Gold Sounds, Asakusa.

Saturday 24th: Gastunk at Liquidroom, Ebisu.

Sunday 25th: Wacken Open Air Metal Battle Japan with Alice in Hell, Allegiance Reign, Crucified, End All, No Limited Spiral and Rachel Mother Goose at Wild Side, Shinjuku.

Thursday 29th: Sabaton and Amon Amarth at EX Theater, Roppongi.

Saturday 31st: Vans Warped Tour Japan with Korn and Limp Bizkit at Makuhari Messe, Chiba.

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

APRIL 2018

Sunday 1st: Vans Warped Tour Japan with Prophets of Rage at Makuhari Messe, Chiba.

Monday 2nd: Sabaton and Amon Amarth at Zepp Tokyo, Odaiba.

Wednesday 4th: The Poodles at Club Quattro, Shibuya.

Wednesday 4th: Belvedere, Darko, Almeida, Waterweed and Bare Teeth at Hatsudai Wall, Shinjuku.

Thursday 5th: Ginger Wildheart at Chop, Ikebukuro.

Friday 6th: Ginger Wildheart at Outbreak, Yotsuya.

Friday 6th: Shinjuku Extreme with Deathtopia, Deep Dirty, Perverted Dexterity and Shinda Saibo No Katamari at Dues, Shinjuku.

Saturday 7th: Yokohama Extreme with Deathtopia, Deep Dirty, Perverted Dexterity, Invictus and Strangulation at El Puente, Yokohama.

Sunday 8th: Asakusa Extreme with Deathtopia, Deep Dirty, Perverted Dexterity, Butcher ABC, Crash Syndrom and Invictus at Gold Sounds, Asakusa.

Saturday 7th and Sunday 8th: Steve Hackett at Club Citta, Kawasaki.

Sunday 8th: Belvedere, Darko, Almeida, Waterweed and Bare Teeth at Shinjuku ACB.

Thursday 12th and Friday 13th: Obscura, Archspire, Exocrine and Xaon at Cyclone, Shibuya.

Sunday 15th: Heavy Metal Fever Special with Volcano, Hone Your Sense, Hell Dump and more at Wild Side, Shinjuku.

Monday 16th: Royal Hunt at Club Quattro, Shibuya.

Monday 16th: Destruction at Rockmaykan, Meguro.

Saturday 21st: Pagan Metal Horde with Orphaned Land, Myrath, Dalriada, Ithilien and Allegiance Reign at Holiday, Shinjuku.

Sunday 22nd: Pagan Metal Horde with Orphaned Land, Myrath, Dalriada, Ithilien and Allegiance Reign at Space Odd, Daikanyama.

Friday 27th: Eclipse at Tsutaya O-West, Shibuya.

Friday 27th-Sunday 29th: Christopher Cross at Billboard Live, Roppongi.

Gene Simmons on stage at Loud Park. Photo: Stefan Nilsson, Roppongi Rocks

MAY 2018

Tuesday 1st: Cradle of Filth at Liquidroom, Ebisu.

Tuesday 1st: Satyricon at Daikanyama UNIT.

Saturday 5th: Ultimate Melodious Night with Black Sweet, Undhifeat, Valthus
Cerebellar Rondo and Adrastea at Cyclone, Shibuya.

Sunday 6th: Squeeze at Billboard Live, Roppongi.

Wednesday 9th: Agnostic Front in Shinjuku (venue TBC).

Sunday 13th: Agnostic Front in Shibuya (venue TBC).

Wednesday 16th, Thursday 17th, Saturday 19th and Sunday 20th: Camel at Club Citta, Kawasaki.

Thursday 17th: Her Name In Blood at Club Quattro, Shibuya.

Wednesday 23rd: Sepultura and United at Duo Music Exchange, Shibuya.

Saturday 26th: Suomi Feast with Turisas, Beast In Black, Frosttide and Mors Subita at Blaze, Shinjuku.

Tuesday 29th: At The Gates at Tsutaya O-East, Shibuya.

Dani Filth of Cradle of Filth on stage at Loud Park 2017. Photo: Stefan Nilsson, Roppongi Rocks

JUNE 2018

Monday 4th and Tuesday 5th: The Local Band and Santa Cruz at Tsutaya O-East, Shibuya.

Wednesday 13th: Amorphis at Club Quattro, Shibuya.

Wednesday 13th and Thursday 14th: Brahman at Zepp Tokyo, Odaiba.

Tuesday 26th: The Dead Daisies at Liquidroom, Ebisu.

Ryan Roxie and Nita Strauss on stage with Alice Cooper at Loud Park. Photo: Stefan Nilsson, Roppongi Rocks

JULY 2018

Monday 2nd: Machine Head at Tsutaya O-East, Shibuya.

Friday 27th: Aldious at Liquidroom, Ebisu.

 

AUGUST 2018

Friday 17th: Sonic Mania with Nine Inch Nails at Makuhari Messe, Chiba.

Saturday 18th and Sunday 19th: Summer Sonic with Mastodon, Mike Shinoda, Noel Gallagher and more at Makuhari Messe, Chiba.

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

SEPTEMBER 2018

Saturday 1st: Nocturnal Rites, Cryonic Temple and Orden Ogan at Liquidroom, Ebisu.

Sunday 2nd: Nocturnal Rites, Cryonic Temple and Orden Ogan at Blaze, Shinjuku.

Pretty Maids on stage in Tokyo in June 2017. Photo: Stefan Nilsson, Roppongi Rocks

OCTOBER 2018

Friday 26th-Sunday 28th: Asakusa Deathfest with Meat Spreader and many more at Gold Sounds, Asakusa.

Monday 29th: Asakusa Deathfest After Party at Dues, Shinjuku.

 

NOVEMBER 2018

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

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

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