Formed in 1996, at Osaka University, Galactica Magnum changed their name to Aeronauts in 2003. Rooted in hard rock, emo, alternative and new wave Aeronauts‘ rock style is defined by both a smooth and unrefined garage-rock sound. Aeronauts‘ contrasting musical style may seem to be a contradiction in terms, but these contrasts are what sets […]
沖に娘あり’s (Oki Ni Musume Ari) self-described garage sound is anything but typical, this fourpiece make bold use of the genre, crafting disquiet into polished rock. 沖に娘あり members are Akagawa Ryou (Guitar, Vocal), Miyauchi Shinji (Bass, Chorus), G.a.K.u. In The FUZZ (Guitar, Synthesizer, Chorus), and Shiba Motoshun (Drums, Percussion, Chorus).
The Mootekkis‘ rock-ethic has more bells and whistles than a video game and could well send fans into anaphylactic shock. Formed in 2008, this international rock-brotherhood consists of vocalist Mike Hannah, guitar player Jude Conlon, drummer Masafumi Sugiyama, guitarist Koji Iwata and bassist Tomoaki Sekiwa. I recently talked to The Mootekkis‘ Mike Hannah about the […]
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.
Formed in February 2005, THE DILEMMA OF HEDGEHOG are an emotionally charged and vocally driven rock foursome from Japan. THE DILEMMA OF HEDGEHOG are vocalist Keisuke, bass player Atusi, guitarist Ryuzo, and drummer Masaru.
Junk Riot is a four-piece garage-indie-experimental band from Tallinn, Estonia. Their sound is built on high-pitched vocals and heavy usage of pitch-shifting and delay effects on guitar. Junk Riot’s line-up contains singer-guitarist Vadim Vadim Ivanov, lead guitarist Viktor Pavlov, bassist Julian Zainullin and drummer Kirill Nikiforov.
Formed in Osaka in 1993, to date ジャカランタン (Jack-O-Lantern) have only released two albums – obviously never ones to rush things! The three piece comprises of Taki Toyoji (Guitar & Vocals), Shimura Kazuhiro (Drums) and Miya Kazutaka (Bass). Their sound combines elements of garage and straight forward rock’n’roll into an addictive whole which can probably […]
Guitar Wolf is a garage punk power trio founded in Nagasaki, Japan in 1987. The term Jet Rock ‘n’ Roll was coined by the band to describe their musical style; a conglomeration of punk, traditional rock, heavy distortion, feedback, and screamed vocals. The phrase is derived from the last name of musician Joan Jett, whom […]
Touted by themselves as “The World’s Greatest Jet Rock ‘n’ Roll Band” Guitar Wolf is a garage punk power trio founded in Nagasaki, in 1987. The band coined the phrase Jet Rock ‘n’ Roll to describe their musical style; a conglomeration of punk, traditional rock, heavy distortion, feedback, and screamed vocals.
As their name implies — Iggy Pop kyou Charcopencils take their inspiration from Iggy Pop and the Stooges, arguably the last garage band, and now inspiring a new generation of rock ‘n’ roll. Members are Kyohei Takeda (bass), Makoto Ichikawa (guitar, vocals), Masayuki Haru (guitar) and Terpon-Gum (drums).
members: GAN (guitar, vocal) GONNA-MOVE (bass, chorus) JUSTEEN (drums) The firestorm that is known as GASOLINE is now ablaze! In 1993, the fire was lit. Gan and Shuhei-Rock were playing around their hometown of Yokkaichi, Japan in a blues. If you ask them they will say that they met at a Karate Do Jyo. They […]