Archive for the ‘LIFESHOP’ Category



November 28, 2012

myspace band of the week

LIFESHOP is an alternative/grunge rock band from Tokyo. They formed in 2007 and played as a trio with Jun (vocals, guitar), ko-hei (bass) and a support drummer for a while. They upgraded to a foursome when Mew (drums) from Paranoid Box and ismi (guitar) joined earlier this year. Their first mini-album Forever Song For Last was released in 2010 and their newest People Always Praying was released in October. Pick it up at CD Japan.

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J-Rock Fridays Vol. 81

October 5, 2012

Bright and early!

Straightener- “From Noon Till Dawn”

Straightener is here to rock with the help of┬áTabu Zombie from SOIL & “PIMP” SESSIONS and Kunikazu Tanaka on glorious sax. A song so epic it could only be the opening theme to the RPG-style live action drama Yusha Yoshihiko Chapter 2.

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