Rockbrat Remembers: Classic Heavy Metal Bands – Steffanie

My two favourite Japanese artists are Pink Sapphire, an all girl hard rock/ J Pop band from the late 80s, early 90s, and one Steffanie Reiko Borges, more commonly known as Steffanie. Born in San Francisco in 1961, but raised in Hawaii, Steffanie was American Japanese who made a name for herself in Japan, firstly … Continue reading Rockbrat Remembers: Classic Heavy Metal Bands – Steffanie

Rockbrat Remembers: Munetaka Higuchi (December 24, 1958 – November 30, 2008)

It's a wet Thursday, the 30th of November, and the Cowboy is sitting in my office amongst a sea of drones overdosing on apathy. My one salvation is that I'm wired to the sounds of Miss Metal, Mari Hamada, one of only a handful of hard rockin' Japanese female artists worth listening to (the others … Continue reading Rockbrat Remembers: Munetaka Higuchi (December 24, 1958 – November 30, 2008)