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TOKYO YANKEES
xxx EXTREME NOISY ROCK ‘N’ ROLL xxx
SINCE 1989


TOKYO YANKEES is a Japanese metal band, that was formed in 1988, signed to X JAPAN’s YOSHIKI’s Extasy Records label and distributed by Sony Music.

They used to be X’s roadies before forming the band. An absolute head-banging hard rock band, they are still around nowadays without changing a bit of their style. Drummer U.D.A. and former bassist Ami played in thrash metal-band Rommel. When the band played live on a gigantic festival in Japan, 1991, members from X Japan joined them for a few songs. TOKYO YANKEES released seven full-length studio albums between 1991 and 2004. In 2008, the band released their first dvd, named “20 And Alive”.

Members

Vo. - UMEMURA (R.I.P)
Gu. - NORI
Ba. - YOSHI
Dr. - U.D.A.

http://livemedia.co.jp/~yankees/

Edited by vini_guitar on 17 Nov 2010, 12:25

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