Let me introduce another extraordinary music project from Japan – sfpr. This rock duet was born in 2010, and influenced by the world rock and pop music, they started to create their own sound. A little bit of light, a little bit of dance, a little bit of experimental, their music give you very different […]
“Bringing Our Modern Working Class Rock to the Ears of Music Lovers Everywhere.” Millsyeck (mill-sy-eck) are a four piece Blues Driven Rock band hailing from Dundee, Scotland. Formed in early 2009, after frontman Alex Mills working under the stage name of Millsyeck, advertised for band members.
HATE NO HATE’s sound is mystical primitive rock – characterized by an unconventional form of alternative dub and psychedelic influences. HATE NO HATE members are Shinichi (vocals, guitar), Ryu (drums, syn), Makoto (guitar) and Nabesan (percussion).
Jon – Guitar, Vocals Gemma – Bass, Vocals Arek – Drums “Grey Goes Down is one of the most self motivated, bizarre and interesting alternative punk rock bands ever.” -The Fame Magazine.
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.
Born a restless spirit and after seeing the movie the Toronto Rock ‘n Roll Festival – Julian Sas was inspired by the energetic performances of both Jerry Lee Lewis and Chuck Berry (more importantly Chuck’s guitar), and at the age of 6 Julian knew he wanted a guitar. His parents gave him a toy one.
Emotional lyrics and soulful singing, combine with strong indie rock grooves, giving way to driving guitar and maturing into an ambient sound-scape – Clemency’s sound is accessible with a strong emphasis on catchy choruses and feel great melodies. Brothers Jason and Paul Watkins, natives of Yukon, Oklahoma, have been making music together since high school. […]
Formed in Woodstock, Ontario in early 2010, The Dead Butterflies is everything you could ask for from a modern rock band; Heavy Guitars, dynamic songwriting, infectious lyrics and an energy packed live show. The band, lead by enigmatic front man Johnny Mc (Vocals, Guitar), with George Panayi on bass and drummer Merwan Hassan describe their […]
Opera Magna is a Spanish power metal band formed en 1997 by Enrique Mompó and Javier Nula. Fro almost three years Enrique and Javier were creating songs and concept for their debut album El Último Caballero. In 2000 Fernando Asensi (drums) and later in 2001 Alejandro Penella (bass) and Pablo Solano (vocal) joined the band. […]
In 1996, Yasunori Matsuda “MACCHO” and Yasushi Yamazaki “OSHO” started up their new music band named UNI. They used new musical conception in their songs with unique mixture of trance, techno and rock music. In the beginning of activity they participated various big and small outdoor festivals, rave-parties all over Japan. They attracted the most […]
Described as sounding like “a blend of early Talking Heads and Meat Puppets,” Moools (モールス) were formed in 1997, in Tokyo Japan. Their unique combination of dynamic rhythm and diverse songwriting styles has found them a strong following. Moools (モールス) members are Yasuaki Sakai (Vocal/Guitar), Mitsuhiro Ariizumi (Bass), Masato Uchino (Drums/Chorus) and support Ryo Hamamoto […]
(plug)INSIDE-OUT is a 5-pieces band from Tokyo. Their music is mixture of alternative rock with electronic 90’s style tunes. Hard, fast and melodic. They just released their debut mini-album and waiting for your attention. Make sound louder, enjoy and dance. (plug)INSIDE-OUT are Kaoru – Vocal, usA – Guitar & Programming, Shotaro – Guitar, Shin – […]
オワリカラ (Owarikara) members are drummer Kawano Kenta, bass player Tuda Fumihiko, keyboardist Kameda Taku, with guitarist Takahashi Hyouri on vocals. Heavily influenced by the psychedelic music of the 1960s, this neo-psychedelia 4 piece take exotic instrumentation and complex song structures, delivering blues-based rockin’soul music.
It’s taken ten years for the rest of the world to catch up with the musical vision of the band Art-School, but then, even the band itself has meandered from that vision from time to time. Art-School’s melodies and indie-rock sound takes on the minimal feel of pop today, while seasoning it with just enough […]
Formed in 1996, Power Soul plays a cool mix of groove-oriented jazz and pop funk. This 8-piece band from Japan, consists of Kimmie (Vocals), Kuro (Bass), Iizuka Naoto (Guitar), Kikuchi “Bario” Takeshi (Baritone Saxaphone), Gotanda Yasushi (Trumpet), Kobayashi Minoru (Trombone), Shimizu Younosuke (Tenor Saxaphone) and Ohno Takashi (Drums). Power Soul’s compelling mix of funk and […]
GARI is a Japanese electro rock band, formed in 1997 in Tokyo, Japan. The band was formed as sessional unit with three members: Yutaka Dokko – Guitars, Naoki Fujimoto – Bass and Kei Kusakabe – Drums. Later, vocalist YOW-ROW joined. They debuted on the independent label Deadstocksandwich Records in 1999 with first maxi-single “BRAINSHOOTER”.
A South Korean of Japanese birth Mototaka Koto is a singer, songwriter and guitarist. He has been known to be in 4 bands at the same time: Misty Blue (Rock), Sunrise Stone (Pop), Plastic Arrow (grunge) and United Soul Reunion (Rock, Funk, Blues). The later, the title of this recommendation. Taking inspiration from such artists […]
“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 […]
Back in 1985, The Deltones (an almost all female ska/reggae band from the UK) would have never guessed some 20 years after they disbanded and a world away, that they would inspire The OLDTONES of Japan, to take up the ska-punk revival and put a modern hip pop-rock spin on it. The Oldtones are a […]
The Seven is the personal musical vision of composer, producer, engineer, guitarist, bass player, keyboardist, drummer and programmer Kevin A. Smith. Its progressive, open-format and mostly instrumental musical landscape, is a project that recognizes music is inherently spiritual and is a gift from someone much greater.
Like their idols Blankey Jet City, Rosso and Sherbets — Not Sleep Rocks is a garage-rock tour de force, cranking out high energy and freewheeling rock with style, and a beat you will move too. Not Sleep Rocks’ rock & roll attitude and party groove is brought to you by members Shingo Yamashita (vocal, guitar), […]
ЯOCKTRON (ロクトロン) met working as studio session musicians, but didn’t mark the day they actually became a band. Siting influences from the likes of Super Butter Dog, Dorlis, The Band Apart and Radwimps – ЯOCKTRON is a rock band featuiring a mix of quality funk and blues with a satisfying groove. ЯOCKTRON members are Daisuke […]
Wearing their hearts in their lyrics the trans-national hardcore rockers Pettybone take aim at targets all across society. “Pettybone is the voice of the voiceless. Pettybone is the voice of the oppressed…” reads the lyrics to the song “Pettybone” on the band’s blog. This manifesto is a call to arms, a call for change, enlightenment, […]
Billy’s Band is one of the brightest bands on Russian indie club music scene. Their music is a fusion of jazz, blues, swing and rock. The members often describe their style as “romantic alcojazz” or “funeral Dixieland with infinite Happy End.” The band’s discography counts 5 studio albums, 3 live albums and countless compilations.