Pata – Pata [1993]

nkjgjjerekjejejCountry Japan          

Style Bluesy Hard Rock

Rating 81/100

Band Members Tomoaki Ishizuka “Pata” – Guitars, James Christian – Vocals, Tommy Aldridge,Simon Philips – Drums, Tim Bogert,Mike Porcaro,Gerald Johnson – Bass, Daisuke Hinata – Keyboards, Mike Finegen – Hammond Organ, Rafael Padilla – Percussion

Tracks 01. 6 Hours to Minute, 02. East Bound, 03. 5 O’Clock, 04. All the Way, 05. So Far, 06. Road of Love, 07. Little Iron Waltz, 08. Story of a Young Boy, 09. Psychedelic Jam, 10. Positively Unsure, 11. Strato Demon

Profile Self-titled solo project of X-Japan’s guitarist Pata(while still in X Japan) released only in Japan and quiet rare that came out in 1993 through BMG Victor Inc., features vocals by James Christian (House of Lords), plus Simon Philips and Mike Porcaro (Toto), Tommy Aldridge and more. The most of the tracks were instrumental. Pata’s music style sounded like hardrock with some blues elements. His second, “Raised on Rock”, was released two years later and again featured Christian, as well as Chuck Wright and Ken Mary. After the dissolution of X Japan in 1997 Pata formed his own project named P.A.F. Since 2000 he played in another japanese band called Dope HEADz till 2003.

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