The ROCKSTAR Taste of Chaos Tour will have a presence at the upcoming New York Anime Festival, December 7-9 at the Jacob Javits Center in the heart of New York City, where they will formally announce the three Japanese rock bands on board for 2008.

Joining MUCC and D’espairsRay as Japanese rock ambassadors: the Underneath.

This new band is making a huge debut by taking their ambitions straight to North American music fans. Watch this space for more on the Underneath, as well as MUCC and D’espairsRay, already beloved amongst Jrock fans as two groups who have crossed oceans and gone the distance for international fans, set to make even more waves with this massive tour.

At the Rockstar Taste of Chaos booth, you can enter into some great drawings for awesome tour prizes, meet the author of Jrock, Ink, and you might just catch tour creator Kevin Lyman himself. Read on for details. 

 You can enter drawings at the the booth for the following prizes:

– A pair of tickets to ANY RTOC show you choose. (Five pairs are up to be won.)

– An Ernie Ball guitar with a guaranteed autograph session and
meet and greet of all three of the Jrock bands at any RTOC show of your choosing. (Three guitars to be won.)

Also, Josephine Yun, author of Jrock, Ink, a work spanning forty influential bands in the Jrock scene, will be at the booth on Saturday, December 8, from 1 to 3 P.M. You can purchase the book and get an autograph.

Finally, Kevin Lyman, creator of Vans Warped Tour, RTOC, and more, will be in and out throughout the festival. Do you love a particular band and want to see them on RTOC or a similar tour? Make your thoughts known!