girugämesh (ギルガメッシュ) was created in 2003 in the suburbs of Tokyo. However, 2004 should be considered as the true beginning, because it was in that year the band formed its present line up: 左迅 (Satoshi, vocals, ex-べノム), 弐 (Nii, guitar), 愁 (Shuu, bass. before girugämesh he was a roadie for kagerou) and Яyo (drums). Their first concert was in Motoyawata ROUTE14 24.03.2004. At this time they released their first demo: ~kaijou kata enban~.
1) NoGoD (Previously known as 新興宗教楽団NoGoD) is a heavy metal with visual kei style band formed in 2005 in Tokyo, Japan. The band consist of 団長 (Danchou, Vocals), Kyrie (Guitar), Shinno (Guitar), 華凛 (Karin, Bass) and K (Drums). Since 2010, they have a major-contract on KING RECORDS. During their Indies-era on ART POP ENTERTAINMENT, they released 2 studio-albums ("夢幻教" in 2008 and "極彩色" in 2009), 2 mini-albums and 10 singles. Their major debut on KING RECORDS was their single "カクセイ" (Kakusei) released on June 9th, 2010.
Coffins are a Japanese death-doom metal band, formed in 1996 by guitarist and vocalist Uchino. Having gone through several lineup changes in the past, they now consist of Uchino, Ryo (drums) and Koreeda (bass). Their sound is influenced by old school '80s and '90s doom metal, death metal and thrash metal. After several demos they released their 1st full-length album "Mortuary In Darkness" in 2005.
A mixture of pop punk, funk, metal and hardcore, マキシマム ザ ホルモン (Maximum the Hormone) formed in Hachioji, Tokyo in 1997 with the line up: Daisuke-han (vocals), SUGI (guitar), KEY (bass) and Nao Kawakita (drums). After releasing their first album, "A.S.A. Crew", through indies label SkyRecord, SUGI and KEY left the band and the present line up of Daisuke-han, Maximum the Ryo-kun, Nao,and Ue-chan (Bass) came to be. After this, the band changed the spelling of their name from the English "Maximum the Hormone" to katakana: マキシマム ザ ホルモン.
DEATHGAZE (typeset as simply deathgaze from 2004 to 2006) is a Japanese alternative metal/metalcore band formed in July of 2003 in Nagoya. The band's current-line up hasn't changed since 2009, and its only founding members still in the band are vocalist Ai and drummer Naoki. Current line-up:
藍 (Ai) - Vocals (2007-present), guitar (2010-present), bass (2003-2008)
貴樹 (Takaki) - Guitar, backing vocals (2009-present)
孝介 (Kosuke) - Bass, backing vocals (2008-present)
CROSSFAITH was formed in November of 2006 and the band currently consist of vocalist Kenta Koie, guitarist Kazuki Takemura, bassist Hiroki Ikegawa , drummer Tatsuya Amano and programmer Terufumi Tamano. The sound of the band in aggressive while introducing both strings and electronica sound effects to add catchy melody and unique structures of the songs. With this originality and the great live performance...
1) Hardcore punk band from Pittsburgh, PA. 2) Hard rock band from Tampa, FL. 3) Visual kei band from Japan. Please use the tag ?????. 4) Black metal band from China. 5) Metalcore band from Ontario, Canada. 6) Pop punk band from New Bedford, MA.
Further info: 2) Heartless is a hard rock/hair metal band formed in Tampa in the late 80s and performed together for several years. Through the later 90s, the band transformed and became 'Kenne McGey and Lefty' and are still active in local Tampa scene.
There are 7 Artists named Anthem #1. Anthem is a legendary Japanese heavy metal band founded in Tokyo during 1981 as a quartet of singer Toshihito Maeda, guitarist Akifumi Koyanagi, bass player 柴田直人 (Naoto Shibata) ("Ski") and drummer Takamasa Ohuchi. Koyanagi left in late 1983 to be replaced by Hiroya Fukada. In December 1984 vocalist Toshihito Maeda also left and Anthem drafted 坂本英三 (Eizo Sakamoto) for their debut eponymous album issued in July 1985 by Nexus and licensed to Europe via Roadrunner Records.
ONE OK ROCK is a Japanese Rock band formed in the summer of 2005. It was started by Toru with High School friends Alex and Ryota after each of them got their musical instruments. After that, Taka joined as their vocalist and they focused on performing shows in the Tokyo area. In 2006 they independently released 2 mini albums. Because of their albums sales, their participation in relatively large festivals that summer and their energetic shows in the outskirts of Tokyo, they were noticed by a foreign record company.
1) Ablaze is a 23 year old hip hop artist with a half Australian half Greek-Cypriot nationality, born and mostly raised in Nicosia. He has been participating in urban events across the island for the last 6 years. His name rings a bell in every city in the island hence ha has hosted and performed from clubs, private events, raves to beach parties. Furthermore, he has spread his lyrical skills internationally some example range from Lebanon(Beirut), UK(London, Birmingham) and the list goes on… 2) South brazillian melodic death metal with thrash metal and progressive influences band Ablaze.