Fear, and Loathing in Las Vegas

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For the book by Hunter S. Thompson, see Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas.
Fear, and Loathing in Las Vegas
Origin Kobe, Hyōgo Prefecture, Japan
Genres Screamo, digital hardcore, electronicore, metalcore
Years active 2008-present
Labels VAP (2010-present)
Website lasvegas-jp.com
Members So
Minami
sxun
Taiki
Tomonori
Kei
Past members MA$HU

Fear, and Loathing in Las Vegas (フィアー・アンド・ロージング・イン・ラスベガス) is a Japanese screamo/digital hardcore band from Kobe, Hyōgo Prefecture, formed in summer 2008.

History[edit]

Official band logo

Founded in 2008 summer, Fear, and Loathing in Las Vegas was originally formed by members of the bands Ending for a Start and Blank Time. A year later, after an extensive search, So (ex Bombreligion) joined as the sixth member.

In 2010, PAC started using their song "Evolution (Entering the New World)" as his theme music when wrestling in Dragon Gate.

In 2011, the song "Jump Around" from the band's extended-play album Nextreme was selected to appear in the video game Pro Evolution Soccer 2012.[1]

The song "Chase the Light" was used as the opening theme for Gyakkyō Burai Kaiji: Hakairoku-hen (逆境無頼カイジ 破戒録篇 lit. Suffering Outcast Kaiji: Maverick Arc).

In late 2011, the band's song "Just Awake" was featured as the closing song in the Hunter × Hunter reboot anime; a single was released later in 2012.[2][3]

On 22 June 2012, the band announced that they will be releasing a new album on 8 August, called All That We Have Now, with a tour in September.[4]

In April 2013, the band announced the release of their first DVD, called The Animals in Screen, scheduled to be out on 26 June.[5] On 26 October they announced a new single, Rave-up Tonight, expected to be released on 15 January 2014[6] which is to be the theme song for the upcoming Gundam Extreme VS. Maxi Boost[7]

On 23 March 2014, the band announced that they will be releasing a new album this summer, 3rd Full Album release was determined as follows was MC at the Kobe World Memorial Hall live during their first one man show. As a result, they will start a new tour.

The song "Virtue and Vice" is featured as the opening theme for Gokukoku no Brynhildr and the song "Thunderclap" was made by the band for the third anime season of Sengoku Basara, subtitled Judge End. Both songs are taken from their third album, Phase 2.

Members[edit]

Former member
  • Ma$hu (stylized as MA$HU) – bass (2008-2013)

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

Title Album details
Dance & Scream
All That We Have Now
Phase 2

EPs[edit]

Title Album details
~Entering the New World~
  • Released: 1 January 2010[10]
  • Label: VAP
  • Format: CD
Nextreme

Live Albums[edit]

Title Album details
The Animals in Screen

Demos[edit]

  • Scorching Epochal Sensation (demo) – 2008

Singles[edit]

Year Song Full Album
2009 "Burn the Disco Floor with Your 2-Step!!" Dance & Scream
2010 "Evolution~Entering the New World~" Evolution~Entering the New World~
"Take Me Out!! / Twilight" Dance & Scream
2012 "Just Awake" All That We Have Now
2014 "Rave-up Tonight" Phase 2

Music Videos[edit]

Year Song Album Link
2010 "Stray in Chaos" Dance & Scream [3]
"Love at First Sight" [4]
2011 "Chase the Light!" Nextreme [5]
"Jump Around" [6]
"Shake Your Body" [7]
2012 "Just Awake (English version)" Just Awake / Acceleration [8]
"Crossover" All That We Have Now [9]
"Scream Hard as You Can" [10]
"Ley-Line" [11]
2013 "Step of Terror" The Animals in Screen [12]
2014 "Rave-up Tonight" Rave-up Tonight [13]
"Virtue and Vice" Phase 2 [14]
"Thunderclap" [15]
"Swing It!!" [16]

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