31 May – Despite fans requests, YG Entertainment confirms that Big Bang will not be promoting their special edition album "Still Alive" and will focus on their ongoing world tour instead.
Allkpop website reported that the agency recently stated that, "Local promotions for the new release won't be expected as the group is currently in Japan for their world tour."
Big Bang is currently in Japan as part of their "Big Bang Alive World Tour 2012" from 17 to 24 May. The group will then continue the tour to the rest of Asia, Europe, North America and South America.
"Still Alive" is a special edition release of their latest album "Alive" and will be released on 3 June. The new album will include five additional tracks such as "Still Alive," "Bingle Bingle" and Korean versions of "Feelings" and "Ego" and their new title track "Monster", other than original tracks such as "Fantastic Baby," "Bad Boy", "Blue" and "Love Dust."