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B'z ANNOUNCE NORTH AMERICAN TOUR
BEST-SELLING BAND IN JAPAN HISTORY RELEASE FIRST US SINGLE
Into Free-Dangan Available on iTunes

LOS ANGELES, CA (April 17, 2012) – Japanese rock duo, B'z have announced their US Tour B'z LIVE-GYM 2012 –Into Free-, kicking off September 17th at the Warfield in San Francisco. B'z are world acclaimed guitarist, Tak Matsumoto and lyricist /vocalist, Koshi Inaba. The band has played many sold-out dates in the US over the years, and last summer shared the stage with Linkin Park on the highly successful, Secret Show For Japan. Fans of the bands raised over $350,000 for victims of the March 2011 Japan tsunami and earthquake, and were treated to a private club show at the Mayan Theater in Los Angeles.

B'z have sold over 80 million albums worldwide, recorded 24 consecutive #1 albums, and had 46 consecutive #1 singles in Japan – making them the biggest selling band in Japan's history. Now for the first time, B'z have released a single in the US, "Into Free-Dangan" available exclusively on iTunes: http://itunes.apple.com/us/album/id511822436 Worldwide gaming company CAPCOM, have announced they will be featuring the single in their new video game, Dragon's Dogma. An action game for Playstation3 / Xbox 360, Dragon's Dogma was produced by Hiroyuki Kobayashi, known for his previous success with the Devil May Cry series and Sengoku Basara.

The band is currently working on songs in English for an upcoming US release.

B'z LIVE-GYM 2012 TOUR:
9/17 San Francisco, CA @ The Warfield
9/19 Seattle, WA @ Showbox SoDo
9/20 Vancouver, BC @ Orpheum Theatre
9/26 Toronto, ON @ Sound Academy
9/28 Silver Spring, MD @ The Fillmore
9/30 New York, NY @ Best Buy Theater
10/7 Los Angeles, CA @ Gibson Ampitheatre

B'z Official Website: www.bz-vermillion.com/intofree
B'z Youtube channel: www.youtube.com/user/Bz

More tour dates have been posted. Check them out on the Upcoming Events page.


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