Pi-tan’s 【皮蛋】 alternative-rock sound takes catchy melodies and rock elements, blending these influences, and creating a unique and fun rock indie-style. Pi-tan are drummer Ancha, bassist Bunpei, guitarist and vocalist Tomohiro.
Members are: Shigeyuki Suzuki – vocal, guitar Daisuke Takeda – guitar Hirofumi Ueda – bass Hiroki Sagawa – drums Hiroki Furutani (Kuroi Mori) – pro-tools, synthesizer SAKAMOTO – bass (ex-member) Shibuya – drums (ex-member) THE CREATOR OF is Japanese band that mixes different genres such as hardcore, alternative rock, post-rock, psychedelic rock, punk and others […]
coldrain is a Japanese band with “world” sound, and their melodious and emotional songs with perfect English lyrics makes them known not only in Japan but in many other countries, too. coldrain was formed in 2007 in Nagoya with 5 members: Masato – vocal, RxYxO (Ryo) – bass, Katsuma – drums, and Y.K.C (Yokochi) and […]
Jaurim (자우림, 紫雨林, meaning “Purple Rainforest”) is a rock band from Seoul, South Korea. They had performed in the indie scene before 1997, and became major with their first released single “Hey Hey Hey”. They have released eight full-length albums, three unofficial albums, two original soundtrack singles, one original soundtrack EP (which was released as […]
31 Knots was formed in 1997 in Chicago by Joe Haege (vocal), Jay Winebrenner (bass). In 1998 the first drummer was replaced by Joe Kelly and the band moved to Portland, Oregon. In 2000 came out their first self-released album Climax/Anticlimax. After this release the band got their first contract with the label 54°40′ or […]
Starting out in mid 2005, Caracal is climbing up on the musical summit step by step. Perhaps not so fast, but with confidence. They already was with tour in China, had big performance in Canada. And who knows, maybe they will go with concerts and in your city soon. And then you’ll have a chance to […]
urema is a new-comer band on the Japanese alternative indie scene. They released their 1st single a short time ago, at the beginning of August. urema’s debut has attracted a lot of attention and a new mini-album will be released on November 2nd! If you like light and melodic alternative rock music with shoegaze influences […]
Formed in 2006, /track are an electronic indie pop-rock unit – The band’s pop sensibilities are an obvious nod, but /track’s instrumental and vocal arrangements are anything but mainstream. I would categorize them more alternative rock, but who am I to disagree with the band’s self-description. /TRACK (pronounced slash/track) are MIYAGI（guitar & vocal), Kobayashi (drums) […]
PANN BAY BASTARDS is newcomer alternative rock band from Austria. Band was formed 2 years ago, but they was announced just in May 2011. Loud, hard, energetic and dirty music. PANN BAY BASTARDS new single is available for free downloading on band’s official website. Please, download and enjoy!
Formed in 1981, エレファントカシマシ (The Elephant Kashimashi) are turning thirty this year. Virtually unknown outside Japan, this four piece has went from garage rock fame, to epic alternative rock gods all in the change of a label. The one constant has always been their passion, and the voice behind the band’s vocals. エレファントカシマシ are Hiroji […]
Inspired by rock, punk, garage, alternative-rock, heavy metal and techno – DJ TERAOKA AND THE REVOLUTION’s sound is powerful digital rock with a groove. Formerly known as Silver Onion this stage masked trio are Vocalist/Bassist/Programer DJ Teraoka, guitarist Imai and drummer Tsune.
Caracal is very impressive band from Singapore. Their beautiful music consists of alternative rock with slight influences of post-hardcore and emo rock. Their first EP was released in 2009, and in the beginning of this year Caracal released their first full album “Bear. Shark. Wolf.” Good news for their Canadian fans: Caracal will tour Toronto with […]
Coldrain is alternative rock band formed in Nagoya, Japan in 2007 and consists of five members, two of which are American. Songs form their second single “8AM” was chosen for the 2009 anime series “Hajime no Ippo New Challenger”. Very soon will be released second full album “The Enemy Inside”. Coldrain are Masato – vocals, […]
Dogma is an indie rock band from Osaka, Japan. Since their formation in 2004, the band has been touring non-stop all over the country and appearing at festivals held in Taiwan. Their music is both melodic and melancholic with lyrics in both Japanese and English that explore the human mind and feelings. If you want […]
FrogfruG was formed in July 2008 in Fukuoka, Japan, when two friends Nash and Syunji (ex-SILVER SWEET EDGE) met and decided to organize rock band. Their music could describe as alternative rock with elements of metal and screamo in aggregate with emotional vocal. At recent time they released two EP: ‘Seventh Resignation’ and ‘Stab The […]
Sakanaction (サカナクション) are a Japanese rock band from Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan. Their music is a mix of alternative rock, electronic, pop, and New Wave styles. “Those into underground music criticize J-pop quite harshly, while many J-pop listeners say, ‘I can’t stand underground music.’ I’ve absorbed both elements and an appreciation for how great they are. […]
Formed in Kashiwa City, Japan, in the summer of 1999, BUDDHISTSON consists of Shima Takuya (Vocal, Guitar), Marcy (Drums), Yumi (Keyboard), Yas Uenuma (Bass), and Hiroshi Yoshii (Guitar). Soft and lilting while being intense and focused at the same time BUDDHISTSON’s alternative rock sound is otherworldly and primal. While, the band’s melodies are emotionally charged […]