山中さわお (Sawao Yamanaka) is singer-songwriter and guitarist from Hokkaido, Japan. Born on 7 December, 1968.
He is a leader of alternative rock band the pillows, and as member, in charge of guitar and vocals.
THE NEATBEATS (ザ・ニートビーツ) are a Japanese rock 'n' roll band from Osaka, Japanand formed in 1997. Members:
Vocals & Guitar - MR.PAN (Takashi Manabe, 1973/2/4, bloodtype A, 183cm, Marlboro Light, Wakayama)
Dohatsuten are a Japanese rock band from Hokkaido. They were formed in 1984 and debuted in 1991. The members include Naozumi Masuko (vocals), Tomoyasu Kamiharako (guitar), Yasuji Shimizu (bass) and Katsuhiko Sakazume (drums).
1) carnation is a Rock'n'Roll band hailing from Biel/Bienne, Switzerland. Their sound is inspired by popular music of the 1960's, mixed with the attitude and energy of 70's rock. Their latest album "waxy's little sister" was recorded in Sweden by Fredrik Kronbäck & Martin Sventorp.
There are 2 bands with this name:
1. An alternative rock band from Japan
2. An alternative rock band from Slovakia
for the female duo from the United States, please see Pillows 1. the pillows (ザ・ピロウズ) are an alternative rock band from Hokkaidō, Japan, best known outside Japan for their contributions to the soundtrack of the anime series FLCL (Fooly Cooly).
THEE MICHELLE GUN ELEPHANT (also known as TMGE or in Japanese: ミッシェル・ガン・エレファント) was a garage rock band formed in Tokyo, Japan. Its music is known for the loud guitars of Abe Futoshi and lead singer Chiba Yusuke's loud, gravelly yet melodious vocals. Other members of the band include Kuhara Kazuyuki (drums) and Ueno Koji (bass).
Tomoyuki Oki. Born on December 14th, 1965. He dedicated himself to table tennis in high school and Jr. high school until he listened to XTC’s 1st album “White Music”, when he decided to walk the path of a musician. In 1986, formed the group “Castella” along with his friends from the music club at Waseda University.
The Birthday is a Japanese rock band formed in 2006, shortly after ROSSO’s disbandment. Having played together in both ROSSO and Midnight Bankrobbers, チバユウスケ (Chiba Yusuke) and イマイアキノブ (Imai Akinobu) decided to form a new band together, and were quickly joined by クハラカズユキ (Kuhara Kazuyuki) on drums and ヒライハルキ (Hirai Haruki) on bass.