Following on from their Avex label debut release in July with single PPCC, intriguing J-Pop outfit BiS (Brand-New Idol Society) now have a new album on the way.

The new release titled IDOL is DEAD features 13 tracks and combines new material, including PPCC, alongside re-recorded versions of classic BiS tunes such as My Ixxx and Primal. The album is produced by Kenta Matsuguma. The album follows on from their eponymous 2011 debut album issued on the Tsubasa Records label. IDOL is DEAD marks their first major label album release.

The track listing for the new album is as follows:

01. IDOL is DEAD
02. ASH
03. PPCC
04. BLEW
06. Nerve
07. Our Song
08. My Ixxx
09. I wish I was SpecIaL
10. Hitoribochi
11. IDOL
12. Urge over kill of love
13. Primal.

IDOL is DEAD is released in a variety of versions: The basic CD Edition featuring the album. The Normal Edition featuring the album plus a DVD of promo videos of previous BiS releases. The First Press Limited Edition features the album plus 2 DVDs containing the Idol Is Dead concert film and also the MOOSIC LAB Re:! KICK OFF PARTY film (which features 4 songs: Give Me Your Love, IDOL, BiS and Primal). Some releases also feature random photo inserts so that you lovely people can update your BiS shrine at home.

IDOL is DEAD is released in Japan on 24th October 2012.

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