Biography of Buck-Tick

Buck-Tick (Or BUCK-TICK, pronounced “Bankuchiku”, here meaning “cannon”) is a rock band formed in 1983 in Fujioka, Japan. Atsushi Sakurai (vocals), Hisashi Imai (guitar), Hidehiko Hoshino (guitar), Yutaka Higuchi (bass) and Toll Yagami (drums) _ They all made the existence of Buck-Tick. Throughout his career, the band has been experimenting with various genres such as […]

The formula of X-Japan: Metal and symphonic

When X Japan plays music, I’ll feel my throat’s filled with a strong, fruity, sweet smell of lemon. So busy thinking how to drink this thing, how to get drunk, hold a glass, my mind is wobbly, nodding, nodding, kicking off my own headband, letting myself to a light music. The music of the Man […]

Japanese rock and mainstream fashion was formed from it

Harajuku fashion trend has had in Japan since the 1970s, it was the heyday of the rock stage. At that time, in Japan Harajuku youths growing up, there is a tendency to dress weird. The clothes and the shoes as well as jewelry for the hair to be very fancy. Especially above all to flashy, […]

Biography of “Raphael”

I don’t know how to start it, but I can say that Raphael is an admirable major band, but forgotten. When referring to bands formed at this ancient stage, most fans mentioned Malice Mizer, L’arc En Ciel, … but forgot about Raphael. Raphael really deserves to be remembered, please review the band’s biography, as well […]

X-Japan – tremendous energy source for Japanese Rock

X was founded by two pillar members, Toshimitsu Dayama (vocal) and Yoshiki Hayashi (piano and drums) after the joining of two other members (unaware of the name). Then the launching of two singles released I’ll Kill You (1985) and Orgasm (1986) immediately burst the number of fans, in this 2 Sigle group attempted to send […]

X-japan: Rock monument from Japan

It can be considered that X Japan is a float that many bands later hold on. It can be considered that they are a monument, because they have left a lot of things worth learning, laying the foundations for a generation of Jrock later. Let’s take a quick look at X’s contributions: First – the […]