Fear, and Loathing in Las Vegas
About Fear, and Loathing in Las Vegas
Japanese electronicore band Fear, and Loathing in Las Vegas was formed in 2008 with the goal of combining emo and metalcore with electronic sounds and rave beats.
∙ The band’s first break came in 2010, when English wrestler Pac chose the title song of their EP Evolution (Entering a New World) as his theme music.
∙ 2012’s “Just Awake,” their first of six Japanese Top 10 hits, was featured in the anime series Hunter x Hunter.
∙ They teamed up with Japanese electronic-pop duo Boom Boom Satellites for a remix of their 2012 song “Ley-Line,” which was included on 2014’s EP Rave-up Tonight.
∙ Fear, and Loathing in Las Vegas have released five straight Top 10 albums in Japan, with 2015’s Feeling of Unity hitting the No. 2 spot.
∙ The band has been nominated twice by Japan’s Space Shower Music Awards—for Best Video (2014) and for Best Punk/Loud Rock Artist (2016).