The band got started around April inwhen the original members all came to Tokyo from the countryside where they all lived, all for different reasons. They met, and decided to start a band.
First called Gyorai, they soon changed their name to The Back Horn. This name was based on Matsuda's misreading of the "backhoe" he used in his construction work. From the beginning, one of the features of the band was a harsh sound and lyrics dealing with decadence and destruction, war, peace, isolation, love and death. In a interview, the band members listed Nirvana and Radiohead as inspiration WL997463A - Mrs.
Cakehead* - The Immaculate Confection their musical style. Seven months after that, they released their first full-length, Yomigaeru Hi. After this, the band got signed to a major label, Speedstar Records. Although they, to this day, still remain on Speedstar Records' roster, they're still often thought of as an indie band.
It was also around this time when Hirabayashi decided to leave the band. It was only after the release of their first album release on Speedstar Records, Ningen Programthat they found a new bassist, Okamine Koushu, though he wasn't immediately made a full-time member.
He was however involved in recording of the next album, Shinzou Orchestraand while touring for the album, the band announced that he was now an official member. In the period when The Back Horn were between bassists, vocalist Yamada overtook bass duties. As the band was becoming increasingly popular, they were asked to provide music for 2 movies: Kiyoshi Kurosawa 's Bright Future and Kazuaki Kiriya's Casshernreleasing the album Ikiru Sainou in between them.
After a couple of tours, including a show at the Rock In Japan festival, a couple of single releases and the release of their first live DVD, they released their 5th full-length, Headphone Childrenconsidered by many to be a concept album. The song Kiseki from the album was used in the horror movie Zoo. The tour following Headphone Children was a huge success and the band decided to release a live album of it, entitled Ubugoe Chainsaw which contained the best performances of songs from the tour.
The band then released several singles and did some shows, including an acoustic street tour with only Yamada and Suganami, where they performed on the streets of Japan for free. Their 16th major single release, Wanawas used as the first ending theme to the anime series Mobile Suit Gundam In January,they released a compilation album Best the Identities - Celldweller - Blackstar - Original Score By Klayton Horn to celebrate their year anniversary.
Their 8th album titled Pulse was released on September 3, It was also used as the theme music for the Dramatic Dream Team event "Max Bump " and was the official theme song for Taiyou No Shiwaza - The BACK HORN - Asylum Hard Hit sub brand from From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The Back Horn. Categories : Japanese rock music groups Gan-Shin artists Japanese alternative rock groups Japanese indie rock groups Taiyou No Shiwaza - The BACK HORN - Asylum groups from Tokyo.
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