Tokyo’s premier Blues Punk trio, Mustang Jerx are returning to Australia this April/May to rip up Sydney, Orange and Melbourne for the release of their latest recording “Easter Monday” which was honed in a string of gigs up and down their homeland of Japan. For close to 20 years Mustang Jerx have been slamming their … Continue reading Japan’s Mustang Jerx return to hit Aussie stages in April !
The Deadvikings - Japan's kings of high-energy rock n roll are about to embark on another run of Sydney dates, following on from their successful tour in November of last year. Formed in 2007, The Deadvikings have evolved into a loud, tight-sounding outfit, with their recent album 'Libertania' earning them solid reviews and high praise. … Continue reading Japan’s Deadvikings set to hit Australia again in September !
MURDER STYLE REFRAIN (Ebisu) On our recent Japan trip, Trash Brat Toni Romeo kept on ramblin’ bout this wild bunch calling themselves Murder Style who’d done a support slot with KK. ‘Wait til you see this band, wait til you see this band !!’ he’d say. Sure enough, they freakin-well rocked the house down with … Continue reading From the Rockbrat Archives: Murder Style – ‘Refrain’ (1999)
Japan had many good hard rock bands in the mid/late 80s and into the early 90s, but very few great ones. That remark is not intended as an affront to the dozens of notable heavy rock/metal bands that Japan produced in the mid to late 80s (including EZO, Dead End, Terra Rosa, Blizzard, Rajas, Show-ya, … Continue reading Rockbrat New Flash: PINK SAPPHIRE – One of Japan’s Best Ever Bands Reunite in 2014
Who: Murder Style Where: Koenji, Tokyo, Japan - 18 December 1998 Murder Style - who from memory hailed from Nagoya - were on the same bill as the Kevin K Band and also the Golden Arms. I'll have to make some time to write about this band cos they freakin-well tore the place down. The band … Continue reading Classic Image From The Rockbrat Photo Collection: Murder Style – Koenji, Tokyo, Japan (1998)