Archive for the ‘JAPAN’ Category

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 […]

Bavety – Girl’s Out [1990]

Country Japan Style Sleaze Glam Rating 78/100 Band Members Hikaru – Bass, Karsuke – Drums, Jin Suzuki – Vocals, Tommy – Guitar Tracks 01. Girl’s Out, 02. Sweet Baby Angel, I want Kiss, 04. Glass of Shoes Profile Average and unknown outside Japan, Sleaze band from Tokyo formed in the early 90s by vocalist Jin Suzuki. The band with […]

Sound of Heart – Longing’ for Love [2000]

Country Japan Style AOR Rating 84/100 Band Members Kelly Simonz – Guitars Tracks 01. Longing For Love 02. Wasting Time 03. Don’t Come Easy 04. It’s My Life, 05. Dreams (?) Profile Virtually impossible to find debut 5 track mini album, having a surprisingly great quality of catchy melodic rock tunes featured Kelly Simonz on guitars, a hot […]

Hip- Girls Are Rockin’ [1989]

Country Japan Style Hard Rock Rating 78/100 Band Members Junko Miyake – Vocals,bass, Takako Sugawara – Drums,vocals, Kazumi Itamoto – Guitars,vocals Tracks 01. The Girl’s Rockin’, 02. One Nite Stand, 03. Set Me On Fire, 04. You’re So Good, 05. Backstage Pass, 06. Can’t Stop Let Me Go Profile All-girl hard rock/heavy metal trio from Japan released their […]

Roxcy – Free on free [1987]

Country Japan Style Glam/Hard Rock Rating 78/100 Band Members Hiroyuki Matsubara – Vocals, Manabu Ito – Guitar, Junichiro Kadowaki – Bass, Hideyuki Iwasaki – Drums, Masatoshi Taguchi – Keyboards Additional Musicians Age Sekiya,Yoshitaka Suzuki,Masanori Shimizu Tracks 01. Reincarnation (Instrumental) , 02. See You Again , 03. Free On Free , 04. I Steel Remember , 05. ……….!? (Instrumental) […]

Albatross – Are You Hungry? [1992]

Country Japan Style Sleaze Glam/Heavy Metal Rating 78/100 Band Members Shin – Vocals, Kenzo – Guitar, Mac – Bass, Kouichiro – Drums Tracks 01. Midnight Whisper, 02. Throbbing Heart, 03. Sarah, 04. Are You Hungry?, 05. Something Ought to Be Down, 06. Remember Profile Albatross were a good and relatively rare band of Glam Metal / Sleaze […]