Archive for the ‘JAPAN’ Category

Bottoms Up! – Bottoms Up! [1988]

Country Japan Style Hard Rock Rating 80/100 Band Members  Tsutomu Masuda – Bass, M. Matsuyoshi – Drums, M. Kyutoku – Guitars, Eizi “Eizy” Ishii – Vocals Tracks 01. Bad Boys (4:20), 02. Rockin’ High (3:54) Profile Osaka based hard rock band led by vocalist Eizi “Eizy” Ishii. The band original formed in 1983 under the […]

With – Dancin’ With Me [1991]

Country Japan Style Hard Rock Rating 76/100 Band Members H. Matsubara – Vocals, K. Furukawa – Guitar, E. Sekiya – Bass, Koichiro Chit-chi Takahashi – Drums Tracks 01. Living in a Big City Tonite (4:49), 02. Satisfaction (3:37), 03. Come On!! (3:47), 04. Last Scene… (5:23), 05. Sweet Little Girl (3:39), 06. Saturday Night (3:48) […]

Gillarosh – Dance [1987]

Country Japan Style Hard Rock Rating 73/100 Band Members Ryuji Takemura – Bass, Shinichi Murayama – Drums, Katsuhiko Ito – Guitars, Naoki Nakano – Vocals Additional Musicians Toshiyuki Mori – Keyboards, Hideo Sakima – Saxophone Tracks 01. Dance (4:33), 02. Dreamin’ Night (3:41) Profile Gillarosh were rock band from Kyoto formed in 1984. The band […]

Steppen The Blue – Poizon Lover [1991]

Country Japan Style Hard Rock/Metal Rating 77/100 Band Members Tracks 01. Ga-Ga-Ga (3:52), 02. Prey Song (4:41), 03. Winding Loop (4:37), 04. Poizon Lover (Instrumental) (1:06), 05. War Cloud (3:07), 06. Outside Noise (3:42), 07. Tears (2:43) Profile Big hair, leather jackets, serious faces: all the requirements of early’s hard rock/metal are here. Only difference, […]

Slide Rare – Vermillion Vice [1994]

Country Japan Style Sleaze Glam Rating 77/100 Band Members Yowmay – Vocal,backing vocals, Sench – Guitar,backing vocals, Full – Bass,backing vocals, Hiroya – Drums Tracks 01. Kizu (Scar) (4:17), 02. Wild Winds Blew Out Through the Night (3:59), 03. Vampire’s Night Story (3:51), 04. Fall Boy (4:17), 05. Electric Train (5:47), 06. Narcissist Clown (4:33) […]

Christ – Don’t Mean Nothin’ [1989]

Country Japan Style Hard Rock Rating 78/100 Band Members Shinya Morimoto – Bass, Noriyoshi Niihara – Drums, Daniel Lawrence Perano – Guitars, Kohichiro Murakami – Vocals, Naoki Take – Guitars Tracks 01. Don’t Mean Nothin’ (4:32), 02. Crazy Animal (3:53), 03. Cheap N’Nasty (4:17), 04. Easy To Ride (4:16), 05. Please Don’t Go Away (5:15), […]

San Diego – San Diego [1980]

Country Japan Style Hard Rock Rating 76/100 Band Members Eiichi Miyanaga – Vocals, Ganji Itokazu – Guitars, Tatsuya Maeda – Guitars, Masaru Uehara – Bass, Shoei Shinzato – Drums Tracks 01. All My Mine (3:46), 02. Another Foggy Morning (6:20), 03. Guide Me (4:41), 04. 心やさしき獣たちよ (5:02), 05. Space Boss (6:07), 06. Both Of You […]

Vaxpop – Vaxpop [1989]

Country Japan Style Melodic Rock/AOR Rating 82/100 Band Members Oguri Masahiko – Vocals,guitars, Irie Tomohiro – Guitars, Suganumi Juzo – Bass, Tadahiro Sato – Drums Tracks 01. 激しい雨, 02. Drive Away, 03. Casin City, 04. Fade Out, 05. Still, 06. Dear Boy-Take it Easy, 07. Street Corner, 08. Twist Tonight, 09. 馬車, 10. すべては瞬間の中で, 11. […]

Splash I – Lookin for.. [1988]

Country Japan Style Melodic Rock/AOR Rating 85/100 Band Members Kazuya Nagamine – Guitars,backing vocals, Keizo Izumoto – Guitars,backking vocals, Noriko Izumoto – Vocals Additional Musicians Jun Aouama,Hideo Yamaki,Toru Hasebe,Koji Hasegawa – Drums, Chiharu Mikuzuki,Hideki Matsubara – Bass, Akira Nishihira,Keisuke Kikuchi – Keyboards, Kaoru “Miss” Sato,Hiroki “Doctor” Zama – Backing vocals Tracks 01. Theme of Splash, […]

MetalGang – MetalGang [1995]

Country Japan Style Glam/Hard Rock Rating 75/100 Band Members Jiroh Goto – Vocals, Akira Sasaki – Guitars,backing vocals, Kouhei Okamura – Bass, Akihiko Shinone – Drums Tracks 01. Can’t Stop Loving you, 02. Diamond, 03. 17-year-old, 04. Cha Cha Cha, 05. Say Yes, 06. Desire-Passion, 07. Gakuen Heaven, 08. 悲しみは雪のように, 09. Show Me, 10. 木枯しに抱かれて […]