●DIR EN GREY perform at Nippon Budokan on January 9th and 10th.
This 2-day live show was called “UROBOROS -with the proof in the name of living…-“.
Tickets for these 2 days were sold out in less than 15 minutes.
In May, they release DVD 『UROBOROS -with the proof in the name of living…- AT NIPPON BUDOKAN』 recapturing those 2 days. This DVD was released in 17 countries worldwide including Japan.
●From June to July, they begin their Japan tour “THE UNWAVERING FACT OF TOMORROW TOUR2010”.
On July 25th, they perform at 『PENTAPORT ROCK FESTIVAL』 in South Korea. It has been 8 years since their last performance in South Korea.
●In August, they perform at “SONISPHERE”, the largest music festival in Europe with Iron Maden as headliner. After this show, DIR EN GREY go on to perform at their own headliner show in London which was sold out, followed by their first time performance in Russia, in cities Moscow and St. Petersburg..
●They begin a double headliner tour in the U.S. with Finnish cellist metal band APOCALYPTICA from the end of August to mid-September.
For the last few shows on this tour, Kyo performed on APOCALYPTICA’s stage as a guest vocalist, answering the eager invitation from APOCALYPTICA. This was a great collaboration and surprised lucky audiences.
●In October, they continued on with their Japan tour. They welcomed their overseas PA engineer Rick Diesing to join the Japan tour. With Rick, they were able to recreate the same world-class sound in Japan, giving the Japanese audiences a new experience.
On October 16th, they perform at “LOUD PARK 10” in Saitama Arena. The excited reactions from the audiences had so much as tripled since their last performance at Loud Park in 2006
●While working on their newest album, their Tokyo/Nagoya/Osaka tour “THE UNWAVERING FACT OF TOMORROW TOUR2010-2011” begins. This tour began at the end of December, finishing this year in Nagoya on New Year’s Eve, and beginning the next year with a New Year’s live in Nagoya.
UROBOROS –with the proof in the name of living…-
- 01.09 NIPPON BUDOKAN
- 01.10 NIPPON BUDOKAN
- 05.26 LIVE DVD『UROBOROS －with the proof in the name of living…－ AT NIPPON BUDOKAN』RELEASE
THE UNWAVERING FACT OF TOMORROW TOUR2010
- 06.29 SHINKIBA STUDIO COAST -｢a knot｣only-/li>
- 06.30 SHINKIBA STUDIO COAST -｢a knot｣only-
- 07.04日 Zepp Nagoya
- 07.07日 NAMBA Hatch
- 07.08日 NAMBA Hatch
- 07.10日 Zepp Fukuoka
- 07.15日 SAPPORO FACTORY HALL
- 07.20日 SHINKIBA STUDIO COAST
- 07.21日 SHINKIBA STUDIO COAST
PENTAPORT ROCK FESTIVAL
- IAN BROWN / DIR EN GREY / KIM CHANG HWAN BAND / HOT POTATO / EGO-WRAPPIN’ / SELANG CADDY / SUPER KID / THE GRATES / I & I / ORE / OPSHOP / HUKEBARRY FIN / KAP 10 KURT
- 07.25 Dream Park -Incheon / Korea-
- IGGY & THE STOOGES / THE CULT / BRING ME THE HORIZON / DIR EN GREY / THE FAB BEATLES / CKY
- 08.01 SONISPHERE FESTIVAL – Knebworth / UK –
OVERSEAS (UK / RUSSIA) THE UNWAVERING FACT OF TOMORROW TOUR2010
- 08.03 Koko – London /UK-
- 08.05 Tochka Club – Moscow / Russia-
- 08.06 Glav Club – St. Petersburg / Russia-
OVERSEAS (U.S. / CANADA) APOCALYPTICA NORTH AMERICA CO-HEADLINE TOUR
- Co-headline : APOCALYPTICA / Support Act : EVALINE
- 08.23 Sound Academy -Toronto, ON / CANADA-
- 08.24 Nokia Theatre Times Square -New York, NY / U.S.-
- 08.26 Royale Boston -Boston, MA / U.S.-
- 08.27 Rams Head Live -Baltimore, MD / U.S.-
- 08.28 Electric Factory -Philadelphia, PA / U.S.-
- 08.30 Center Stage -Atlanta, GA / U.S.-
- 08.31 The Pageant -St.Louis, MO / U.S.-
- 09.01 House of Blues Chicago -Chicago, IL / U.S.-
- 09.02 First Avenue -Minneapolis, MN / U.S.-
- 09.04 Ogden Theatre -Denver, CO / U.S.-
- 09.05 Sunshine Theater -Albuquerque, NM / U.S.-
- 09.07 House of Blues Las Vegas -Las Vegas, NV / U.S.-
- 09.08 Club Nokia Live -Los Angeles, CA / U.S.-
- 09.10 The Grand Ballroom at the Regency Center -San Francisco, CA / U.S.-
- 09.11 Showbox SoDo -Seattle, WA / U.S.-
- 09.12 Roseland Theater -Portland, OR / U.S.-
THE UNWAVERING FACT OF TOMORROW TOUR2010
- 10.15 Shinagawa Stellar Ball -｢a knot｣only-
- 10.20 Zepp Sendai
- 10.22 YOKOHAMABLITZ
- 10.25 SHINKIBA STUDIO COAST
- 10.26 SHINKIBA STUDIO COAST
- 10.28 SHINKIBA STUDIO COAST (additional)
- 11.06 Zepp Fukuoka
- 11.07 CRAZYMAMA KINGDOM
- 11.09 NAMBA Hatch
- 11.10 NAMBA Hatch
LOUD PARK 10
- KORN / HALFORD / STONE SOUR / ACCEPT / RATT / HELLYEAH / DIR EN GREY / EDGUY / AMON AMARTH / CHTHONIC / ENGEL / HOLY GRAIL
- 10.16 SAITAMA SUPER ARENA
THE UNWAVERING FACT OF TOMORROW TOUR2010-2011
- 12.27 Zepp Tokyo -｢a knot｣only-
- 12.28 NAMBA Hatch
- 12.31 Zepp Nagoya