Archive for the ‘JAPAN’ Category

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 […]

Wired – Catch! [2001]

Country Japan Style Hard Rock/Metal Rating 84/100 Band Members Masami Natori – Vocals, Tatsu Ohue – Guitars, Mitsuo Tanaka – Bass, Kaori Yanaka – Drums Tracks 01. A-203, 02. I Wanna Be Your Baby, 03. Daylight & Twilight, 04. For You, 05. TV Terror, 06. Love Comes Through Your Mind, 07. Gimme All Your Minutes, […]

7th Heaven – Hope You Like It [1992]

Country Japan Style Sleaze Glam Rating 77/100 Band Members Kazu – Vocals, Shin – Guitar, Kiku-Chan – Bass, Nori – Drums Tracks 01. Somebody to Love, 02. Drive me Crazy, 03. Be in Love With you, 04. Rollin’ Rambler, 05. Can’t get Heart Profile Extremely rare mini album from this Osaka based glam outfit, released back […]