DIR EN GREY – Tour Announcement

The return of DIR EN GREY to Europe in 2018

Obscure, powerful, melancholic;
A band that brazenly overtook the country when hailed over to Europe the first time;
masters in altering style and atmosphere; beasts on stage – DIR EN GREY.
After rocking the world for several years, it is finally time for them to return to Europe.
It is no surprise, that after more than three years of absence, voices of the people got
loud, demanding the band to finally return to the European stages. And DIR EN GREY complied to the calling.

With their tour TOUR18 – WEARING HUMAN SKIN, starting October 6th, the
members are returning to claim Europe’s stages and remind their fans of why they
belong in the ranks of superstars of Japanese Rock. Returning with DIR EN GREY’s
unique composition of powerful tunes and vocalist Kyo’s distinctive voice, the band
will visit six countries to meet their fans face to face once more. While the fans are
thrilled, they are not the only ones highly anticipating the upcoming tour:

“It has been 3 years since our last time in Europe and we are all very excited about
finally going back. We plan to play our older songs and also include new songs so
everyone should look forward to our European shows. Plus, we want to enjoy touring
Europe while taking in all of its history, beautiful architecture and amazingly rich

Toshiya, DIR EN GREY

After all, with the intriguing artwork of their newest release Ningen wo kaburu and
the sound being a unique fusion between old and new, long-time fans, as well as
new followers can be sure to experience something unprecedented. DIR EN GREY
are returning to deliver undoubtedly spectacular, nonpareil, artistic and powerful
performances that should not be missed by the curious and hungry mind.

General Ticket sales will commence on May 18th, 2018 – 18:00PM CET
Please check back at nine-lives-entertainment.com for Ticket Links.

Tour Dates:

06.10.2018 – Avrora Hall – St. Petersburg – Russia
07.10.2018 – RED Hall – Moscow – Russia
10.10.2018 – The Circus – Helsinki – Finland
12.10.2018 – Progresja – Warsaw – Poland
14.10.2018 – Le Trianon – Paris – France
16.10.2018 – Electric Ballroom – London – UK
18.10.2018 – Neue Theaterfabrik – Munich – Germany
19.10.2018 – Live Music Hall – Cologne - Germany

A limited VIP upgrade package will be up for grabs starting June 4th, 2018 –
18:00PM CET
Please check back at nine-lives-entertainment.com for more details coming

VIP upgrade will include;

  • VIP early entry into the venue
  • VIP early access to merchandise booth
  • VIP laminate
  • An exclusive signed copy of Ningen wo kaburu CD single with variant cover
  • Collectible merchandise item
  • Q&A with the band
  • Group photo with the band