Pata was the self-titled solo project of X Japan's guitarist. He released two albums: "Pata" (1993) and "Raised On Rock" (1995). The most of the tracks were instrumental. Vocal lines for the songs were performed by James Christian. Pata's music style sounded like hardrock with some blues elements.
P.A.F. is a second solo project of Pata, a guitarist of legendary japanese heavy metal band X Japan. P.A.F. was started in 1998 after disbanding of X Japan. It's activity was stopped in 2000 when Pata with Heath formed another band called Dope HEADz.
Taiji Sawada (12.7.1966 - 17.7.2011) was mostly known as the bassist of X Japan. After Yoshiki told him to quit, his life took a downward run, as he says in his book. He tried to commit suicide but wasn't able to do it in the end. He was one of the best friends of hide and actually made him a song after he had died Dear friend.
From February 1995 until April 2006 Kirito (キリト) was the vocalist and leader of Japanese rock band PIERROT. In summer 2005 he launched a solo career by releasing the single "Door" in July and then an album "Hameln" in August. He then turned his attention back to PIERROT, and released his second single in March 2006, not long before PIERROT disbanded.
LIX. is a new visual kei band from Japan formed by Yuu (ex. SUICIDE ALI) and Yasuhiro (ex. THE.GOLDEN SPIDER) in 2009. As of 2010/10/09 裕-Yuu- found a new vocalist called 智尋 -Chihiro- and the band changed its name to ｌｉｘ. Members
→ LEON → 鬼帝 (Kitei) → Majestic → Evilcandle → SUICIDE ALI (as Joshua(裕)) → LIX.
There are two artists represented by this name: 1)Sunbrain (japan) is J-pop Duo. consisted of Minami Yasuhiro(microman),Maruya Manabu. They form 2004. Debut in 2005. It Was Used Japanimation for Opening Theme. They Release , for same animation 2th Opening Theme.
LICKER was a Japanese band from Ōsaka which was formed in 2006. They decided to disband after their last live at the 31st of March 2011 due to Masa and Makoto leaving in January of the same year. Members:
Vo.: Cra (now in 琥珀)
Dr.: aka (now in 琥珀)
JILS was an indies visual kei band. Their music style is pretty melodic and mostly melancholic, yet energetic. Their visual style is basically 'Kurofuku kei' (黒服系), concentrating on (in vk terms) simple black clothing, including suits etc.
From February 1995 until April 2006 キリト (Kirito) was the vocalist and leader of Japanese rock band PIERROT. In summer 2005 he launched a solo career by releasing the single "Door" in July and then an album "Hameln" in August. He then turned his attention back to PIERROT, and released his second single in March 2006, not long before PIERROT disbanded.