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Katsu Ohta

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Neoclassical shred/metal guitarist from Japan, active since 2000. His all-star band features several musicians which played in 80s heavy/speed metal acts. In the period ‘00 - ‘09, Ohta released three full-length studio albums.

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  • xuemeihengxing

    太田和

    17 Feb 2012 Reply
  • TheDarkAeon

    Malmsteen wannabeeeeeee XD

    2 Feb 2011 Reply
  • japmadness

    \m/

    14 Sep 2010 Reply
  • AlEKS4NDER

    Да, мужик крут! :)

    1 May 2010 Reply
  • darkonyxswe

    at avatar he looks like yngwie malmsteen lol [2]

    16 Nov 2009 Reply
  • MorbidEmpire

    at avatar he looks like yngwie malmsteen lol

    5 Oct 2009 Reply
  • KibTH

    <333 his new album so much!

    25 Aug 2009 Reply
  • bladeorade

    Ark Storm is terrible, Katsu Ohta is amazing

    8 Jun 2008 Reply
  • KibTH

    [ 5 stars ]

    24 May 2008 Reply
  • Son_of_Metal

    I should also say that his tone & vibrato are amazing! Anyone that misses Yngwie's early tone will love this. I think he uses a signature Malmsteen strat. This guy is second to Malmsteen in the neoclassical scene, and deserves more attention. Oh and if you didn't know, he is also the guitarist for Ark Storm.

    12 Feb 2007 Reply
  • Son_of_Metal

    I don't agree with the yngwie clone tag. This guy is one of the few neoclassical guitarists that are very unique. He doesn't use the same structures & patterns as Yngwie. Any fan of neoclassical guitar and metal really needs to listen to Mr. Ohta!

    12 Feb 2007 Reply
  • VikingR

    katsu ftw LOL IT'S A PUN

    14 Oct 2006 Reply
  • VikingR

    anyone who doesn't listen to katsu ohta is a brainless traitor.

    14 Oct 2006 Reply

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