Formed in 2010, Ailiph Doepa tongue in cheek live performances are delivered with a hard rock edge, and headbanging melodies. This stage band, makes their brand of metal effortless and fun, but their true gift is their unique arrangements and vocal interpretations in songs that will make you come back again and again. Ailiph Doepa […]
OringChains is Vietnamese band based in Hanoi. Defining their music as space rock — The group’s splendid guitar and atmospheric keyboard solos can be heard in all their compositions. OringChains play great classic hard rock with a modern and emotional sound, that will penetrate into your heart. This promising band released their first EP “UP […]
Junky Waltz’s music has revived the spirit of the great acts of ’70s hard rock Black Sabbath & Motorhead — While, channeling it into a fresh and modern Junky Waltz style. Formed in Gifu, Japan, the band’s motto displayed proudly on their splash page is: Drink Beer, Fuck Fear since 2001. Junky Waltz members are: […]
Venturing into the realm of emotional rock and metal, Conception Complex blends epic melodies with the energetic lust-for-adventure of hard rock and the racing-synchronous-tremelo-speeds of black metal. Conception Complex are frontman Mizuki, guitarist Keisuke, drummer Hiroyoshi, guitar player Tyra, and Anduro on bass.
Fight on the Freeway are vocalist Shotx, guitar player Billy, bassist Adrian, drummer Scott and Jr. on keyboards. The band is a metal five-piece featuring crazy guitar riffs, solid bass work, good drumming, and a mix of brutal screaming growls and melodic breaks with clean vocals. In 2010, Fight on the Freeway met up in […]
“The new movement of Heavy Metal has arrived! This band is the next Deep Purple!” bassist Craig Gruber (Rainbow, Elf) said of Italian classic hard rocking Voodoo Highway; The band’s retro organ riffs, catchy guitar driven songs, solid rythym, and over-the-top-80s-esque vocals bring back that 70s rock vibe planting it squarely into the present. Voodoo […]
HEAD PHONES PRESIDENT is a Japanese metal band formed in 1999. Their sound is a mix between experimental metal, alternative metal, nu metal and hard rock. They have their own sound, their own style, and care more about their music then their looks. The highlight of HEAD PHONES PRESIDENT is female vocalist Anza’s beautiful yet painful, and […]
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 […]
>With influences from the likes of Sex machineguns, the 冠 children of bodom, the back horn and cock roach, Crave for Banging is a hard rocking metal powerhouse from Yokohama, Japan. This four piece consisting of high school students takes growl and falsetto, harmonies and riffs, making good on the promise of their name – […]
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 […]
The misanthrope is guitarist Okaji (Okajima Hiroshimoto), while the minx is drummer Guc-chan (Taguchi Masami). Sighting their influences as KING BROTHERS、 ACIDMAN, and MO’SOME TONEBENDER – Together The Minx and Misanthrope (ザ・ミンクス・アンド・ミザンスロープ) take these influences in a funky-hard-rocking direction.
Army Chicken are high energy hard rock, coupled with tortured vocals. Their lyrics maybe emotional charged, but the music is always fun! Army Chicken members are MOMMY (Vocal, Guitar), Ryousuke Hasegawa (Guitar, Shu-T (Drums), and Hikaru (Bass).
Zwei is a female pop/rock duet from Japan. Band was formed in 2002, when one day bassist Megumi invited in new band vocalist Ayumu. But their debut was just in 2004 after releasing of their first single “Movie Star”. Zwei is an interesting mix of light pop melodies with a classical hard and a little […]
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’ sound rocks and is emotionally expressive. Aeronauts are Gendai Matsuyama (Vocal, Guitar), Tomowo Morikawa (Guitar, Chorus), Arata Ikemoto (Bass, Chorus), and Ieyasu Kitade (Drums).
Skambankt (English: Beaten up badly) is a hard rock group from Klepp, Rogaland, Norway. Originally, the band’s image and sound was inclined towards politically charged punk rock, but after the band’s revival (2004), they slowly transitioned into hard rock with noticeable influences from punk rock bands from the 70’s and 80’s.
Latin rockers Tito and Tarantula were…? That one word is one of the greatest errors in music reporting, because Tito & Tarantula – are! I assure you the band is alive and well and touring extensively in Europe and the Balkan states churning out unforgettable shows. The “fabulous four” are Tito Larriva, from Austin, TX, […]
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Members are: Chanattha Saisila (Nappa) – vocals Nopawach Gajajiva (Bom) – bass Tanapol Srikanjana (Not) – guitar Suttipan Sangyut (Birth) – drums Retrospect is four-pieces band from Thailand, whose music was changing from day of formation in 2000 to recent time. They started as industrial metal band with heavy and rough sound, but after their […]
LAZYgunsBRISKY is an all-girl hard rock quartet from Tokyo, Japan. Comprising of members Lucy (vocals), Izumi (guitar), Azu (bass, vocals), and Moe (drums). The band draws influence from 60s and 80s rock and roll, replete with fat guitars and sludgy bass. In July 2010, LAZYgunsBRISKY signed to Buffalo, N.Y. – based label Good Charamel (GCR) […]
LAZYgunsBRISKY is an all-girl hard rock quartet from Tokyo, Japan. Comprising of members Lucy (vocals), Izumi (guitar), Azu(bass, vocals), and Moe (drums). The band draws influence from 60s and 80s rock and roll, replete with fat guitars and sludgy bass. LAZYgunsBRISKY current sound could be described as an updated take on the likes of Guns […]
“We are POWERGLOVE and we are here to fuck with your childhood!” proclaims the band at the beginning of its live shows. After finding success mining the brains of the A.D.D.-driven video game generation with songs like “Tetris”, POWERGLOVE has set its sights on the inner child in all of us. To this end, the […]
members: Corey Glover (vocals) Doug Wimbish (Bass, Vocals) Will Calhoun (Drums, Vocals) Vernon Reid (Guitar, Vocals) Not gone, and definitely not forgotten. Living Colour is a hard rock group formed in New York city in 1984. They signed to Epic Records in 1987, and released their first album Vivid in 1988. Stylistically their music is […]
Ground breaking rock, funk, metal, virtuoso band Living Colour returns to Japan for the first time in 17 years. Living Colour, winner of 2 Grammy awards, an MTV Music Video Award and countless accolades as one of the most influential bands of the last 25 years will play 8 shows in Japan from May 21 […]
Heavily inspired by blues and 70’s hard rock a flood of circle is a rock group consisting of Ryousuke [vocals, guitar], Yasushi Takashi Ishii (bass) and Watanabe Hazime (drums). Formed in 2006 in Shimokitazawa, Japan, a flood of circle signed to Loft Project’s CRUX sub-label and released their self-titled mini album in 2007.