Dir en Grey are signed to Warcon in North America.
Dir en Grey will be playing the main stage on the 2006 Family Values Tour.
Dir en Grey's latest album, Withering to Death will be released in America on May 16, 2006
This will be the first album to go on sell out of Japan
In 2006 Dir en grey played their first American concert at SXSW06 in Austin, Texas.
Dir en grey played their first non-Asian show in 2005. They played shows in three European countries - Belgium, France, and Germany.
As a poet, Kyo has published two books of poetry.
Kyo has designed items for Japanese clothing brands BATSU and ID-JAPAN.
Dir en grey were the first indies band to have a single place in the top ten on Japan's Oricon music charts in 1998.
Kyo has composed music for at least 4 songs.
Kyo was born on 16th February 1976 in Kyoto.
There is much debate to Kyo's real name, but most accept it to be Tooru Nishimura.
Their latest DVD that has recently been released (2006) is the live tour named "Tour 05 It Withers and Withers".
Toshiya has worked at a factory, gas-station, video store, and sushi shop while on his way to being a full-time musician.
Kaoru was born in February 17, 1974 in Hyougo, Japan.
Kaoru plays the ESP Ganesa guitar.
Kaoru's real name is Kaoru Niikura.
Shinya was born on February 24, 1978, in Osaka.
When asked what was the most important thing in his life, Shinya replied that it was his dogs, perticularly his chihuahua Miyu.
Shinya's real name is Terachi Shinya
Dir en grey used to be named "La: Sadies" before the bassit Toshiya joined and they changed the name.
Dir en grey have over 30 music videos.
Dir en grey have released 9 DVD's.
4 of these are music videos and 5 are live shows.
They have a total of 7 albums so far.
Dir en grey have 19 singles so far.
Singer Kyo has written the lyrics to every song (with vocals) that Dir en grey have made. Making it over 100 songs he has written.
Dir en grey's first ever single was released in 1998 named "JEALOUS". It has two tracks
2. Unknown...Despair...a Lost
Their 5th full lengh album is named "VULGAR" and was released in 2003.
"Six Ugly" is their second mini-album with 6 tracks. It was released in 2002.
Their third album was releasd in 2002 named "KISOU".
Their second album was released in 2000 with the name "MACABRE".
Their first full lengh album is named "GAUZE" and was released in 1999.
Their first mini-album, with only 6 tracks, is named "MISSA". It was released in 1997
Their latest single is named "Clever Sleazoid".
Their latest album is Withering to death. It was released is 2005.
Dir en grey started in 1997.
Kyo: Last song! Last song! Last Song!! (Ussaly said before the last song they play live)
Kyo: Suicide is the proof of life.