Crystal Kay

Sun, 27 Aug 2017 02:48:45 GMT

The 10 Best Japanese Rock Bands - by Marty Friedman
And Friedman is still an exceptional guitarist, as evidenced by his latest solo offering, Wall of Sound. Having lived in Japan for 15 years now, we felt he was more than qualified to pick ten of his favourite Japanese rock artists, and explain what ...

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 17:05:23 GMT


Luna Sea Guitarist Sugizo Reveals A-List Guest Vocalists for New Solo Album
Sugizo recently announced the first round of featured vocalists on the album, and the names are as stellar as you'd expect, including Luna Sea frontman Ryuichi Kawamura and X Japan's Toshi. Teru, frontman for the veteran Japanese rock band Glay, is ...

Sat, 23 Sep 2017 16:02:32 GMT

Shonen Knife: More songs about cats and food
There were few all-female bands in Japan at the time, and certainly no other punk-inspired family groups who called their musical genre "oo-oo-ultra-eccentric-super-cult-punk-pop-band-shonen-knife!". "When I start Shonen Knife, I was inspired by late ...