X-Ray – Performance [1985]

Country Japan          

Style Hard Rock

Rating 85/100

Band Members Akira Fujimoto – Vocals, Shin Yuasa – Guitars, Takafumi Usui – Bass, Takahiro Fujiyama – Keyboards, Kazuhisa Takahashi – Drums

Tracks 01. Theme of X-Ray – Lonely Guys, 02. Sexual Urge, 03. Power, 04. Wait For Tomorrow, 05. Lady Lay, 06. Bloody Love, 07. Yell Me About Yourself, 08. Question, 09. Dark Night, 10. Reflection Hide Away, 11. Willful Lady, 12. Any Day ! Any Time !, 13. Foolish Boys

Profile Great hard rock band band from Osaka,Japan formed in 1981 by guitarist Shin Yuasa  and Vocalist Akira Fujimoto. The band went through changes repeatedly members were numerous changes to the banda reach definitive formation, and focus on a March 1982 Kansai, which was where the band began their atividades.

“Performance” actually is not an album but a compilation, worth a place to everyone collection, after three successful released while at the end of the same year they released their fourth album “Strike Back” as well as an EP entitled “Human Dog”.

The band called it a day in 1986, leaving us with a live album and video called “First and Final Live Concert”. Singer Akira Fujimoto and drummer Takashi Fukumura reappeared in the early ’90’s alongside former members of Excuriver and Eau  Rouge in Melodic Heavy Metal band Ebony Eyes. With renewed interest in X-Ray, Teichiku Records released two double “best of” cds in 2002, entitled “X-Ray Twin – Very Best Collection” Volumes 1 & 2. 

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One Response to “X-Ray – Performance [1985]”

  1. Hiro says:

    Aw come on you guys who voted on this, you can’t trash X-Ray based on a single song. It’s on this blog to encourage you to delve deeper into their music; listen to Man in Black or Question and then see what you think.

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