●DIR EN GREY opened 2015 with the two final shows in Osaka and Tokyo from their tour “TOUR14-15 BY THE GRACE OF GOD”, which started in November 2014, just before the release of their 9th album 『ARCHE』.
 
●In April, the music clip collection 『Average Sorrow』 was released. On the 2nd of the same month, the “TOUR15 THE UNSTOPPABLE LIFE” started, performing in 9 cities all around Japan for a total of 15 shows (including 2 Fan Club Limited shows). On May 17th, DIR EN GREY’s Europe Tour with the same title started. They perform for the first time in Belarus. This tour brought the band back to Europe since their last time in June 2013. Their 8 show headlining tour included counties Poland, Germany, England, France and Netherland. This tour finished with great performances at a Rock Festival held in two different German cities.
 
●Performs at “LUNATIC FEST.”, the first festival by LUNA SEA, was held from June 27th to 28th in Makuhari Messe (DIR EN GREY performed on 27th). For 「Kuukoku no Kyouon」, the band welcomed SUGIZO (guitarist from LUNA SEA) on violin, bringing the audience an amazing and unforgettable collaboration on the stage.
 
●In August, DIR EN GREY announced a 2 days show at Nippon Budokan to be held in February 2016. The shows’ title will be the same as their 9th album: 『ARCHE』, bringing ARCHE to completion.
 
●On September 2nd, another music clip collection was released: 『AVERAGE PSYCHO 2』. Right after this release, “TOUR15 NEVER FREE FROM THE AWAKENING” began including two Fan Club limited lives in 9 cities, for a total of 14 shows. One week after the tour final, DIR EN GREY performed at “ROCK BANDOH FESTIVAL 2015” in Taipei, Taiwan on October 18th. They impressed the other bands showing their loyal fan base still strong in Taiwan.
 
●In November, DIR EN GREY comes back to North America, with the same tour title from the one they just finished just few weeks before in Japan. It has been 2 years since they last toured North America. The tour started on November 2nd in Seattle (WA) and they performed in 7 cities: both in the US and Canada. In the middle of this tour, on November 7th DIR EN GREY performed in Mexico, taking a part in a live event titled “JAPAN LIVE 2015”. In December, the band also toured China, performing in 3 major cities: Beijing, Guangzhou and Shanghai.
 
●2015 started with a tour, and finished with a tour. This year, new songs were not announced and each member of DIR EN GREY was busy with their solo careers but DIR EN GREY proved their greatness by rocking the world with their intense live performances.

TOUR14-15 BY THE GRACE OF GOD

  •  01.06 NAMBA Hatch
  •  01.07 NAMBA Hatch
  •  01.10 SHINKIBA STUDIO COAST
  •  01.11 SHINKIBA STUDIO COAST

MUSIC CLIP COLLECTION Blu-ray & DVD 『Average Sorrow』

  •  04.01 RELEASE

TOUR15 THE UNSTOPPABLE LIFE

  •  04.02 CLUB CITTA’ -「a knot」only-
  •  04.03 CLUB CITTA’ -「a knot」only-
  •  04.10 Maebashi Municipal Cultural Hall
  •  04.11 Maebashi Municipal Cultural Hall
  •  04.17 Sendai Civic Auditorium
  •  04.25 Kanazawa Bunka Hall
  •  04.26 Hokuto Bunka Hall
  •  04.28 Zepp Nagoya
  •  04.29 Zepp Nagoya
  •  05.02 NAMBA Hatch
  •  05.03 NAMBA Hatch
  •  05.05 Himegin Hall
  •  05.07 ORIX THEATER
  •  05.11 SHINKIBA STUDIO COAST
  •  05.12 SHINKIBA STUDIO COAST

OVERSEAS (EUROPE) TOUR15 THE UNSTOPPABLE LIFE

  •  05.17 RE:PUBLIC -MINSK / BELARUS-
  •  05.18 PROGRESJA MUSIC ZONE -WARSAW / POLAND-
  •  05.20 Astra Kulturhaus -BERLIN / GERMANY-
  •  05.21 FZW -DORTMUND / GERMANY-
  •  05.23 O2 Academy Islington -LONDON / ENGLAND-
  •  05.24 O2 Academy Islington -LONDON / ENGLAND-
  •  05.26 Le Bataclan -PARIS / FRANCE-
  •  05.27 Effenaar -EINDHOVEN / HOLLAND-

OVERSEAS (EUROPE) Rock im Revier

  •  05.29 Veltins Schalke Stadium -Gelsenkirchen / GERMANY-

OVERSEAS (EUROPE) ROCKAVARIA

  •  05.31 Olympiapark Munchen -Munich / GERMANY-

Music Clip Collection Blu-ray & DVD 『AVERAGE PSYCHO 2』

  •  09.02 RELEASE

TOUR15 NEVER FREE FROM THE AWAKENING

  •  09.10 CLUB CITTA’ -「a knot」only-
  •  09.11 CLUB CITTA’ -「a knot」only-
  •  09.15 Zepp Nagoya
  •  09.17 KBS HALL
  •  09.18 KBS HALL
  •  09.20 NAMBA Hatch
  •  09.21 NAMBA Hatch
  •  09.25 BLUE LIVE HIROSHIMA
  •  09.26 Zepp Fukuoka
  •  09.29 SHINKIBA STUDIO COAST
  •  09.30 SHINKIBA STUDIO COAST
  •  10.07 NIIGATA LOTS
  •  10.08 NIIGATA LOTS
  •  10.11 Zepp Sapporo

ROCK BANDOH FESTIVAL 2015

  •  10.18 TAIPEI EXPO PARK -TAIWAN-

OVERSEAS (NORTH AMERICA) TOUR15 NEVER FREE FROM THE AWAKENING

  •  11.02 The Showbox -Seattle, WA / U.S.-
  •  11.04 Slim’s -San Francisco, CA / U.S.-
  •  11.05 The Mayan -Los Angeles, CA / U.S.-
  •  11.09 Bottom Lounge -Chicago, IL / U.S.-
  •  11.11 Gramercy Theatre -New York, NY / U.S.-
  •  11.13 The Opera House -Toronto, ON / CANADA-

Japan Live 2015

  •  11.07 Plaza Condesa -Mexico City / MEXICO-

CHINA TOUR 2015

  •  12.06 HUIYUAN SPACE (Mastercard Center) -BEIJING-
  •  12.08 Friendship Theater -GUANGZHOU-
  •  12.12 QSW Culture Center Q Hall -SHANGHAI-

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