News Golden Bomber Band to Go On 4-Month Hiatus
posted on 2012-11-30 13:30 EST
The visual-kei band Golden Bomber will be going on hiatus from next January to April to allow vocalist Shō Kiryūin (second from the left) to undergo treatment for his throat. Kiryūin had already postponed all of the concerts in his solo "Hitori-Yogari 3" tour, which was set to kick off in December. The tour has been postponed until around December 2013.
Golden Bomber's newest single "Dance My Generation" will still be released on January 1 as planned. The band's website will announce the exact date that the group will resume its activities as soon as a decision is made.
The four-member band performed the opening theme song "DT Suteru" for the Ixion Saga DT television anime series, which Crunchyroll is currently streaming outside of Japan as it airs. The band also performed the first ending theme song "Boku Quest" for the Yu-Gi-Oh! Zexal television anime series, and the ending theme song "Time Machine ga Hoshii yo" for 5pb.'s Skip Beat! PlayStation 2 video game.
Kiryūin as a soloist also sang the theme song "Life is Show Time" for the Kamen Rider Wizard television series.