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Anthem

Country of origin:
Japan
Location:
Tokyo
Status:
Active
Formed in:
1981
Genre:
Heavy Metal
Lyrical themes:
Life, Fighting, Freedom, Love, Fantasy
Current label:
Thunderball667
Years active:
1981-1992, 2001-present
Considered to be one of the earliest pioneering bands of Japanese Heavy Metal alongside Loudness and Earthshaker, Anthem formed in 1981 as a quartet of singer Toshihito Maeda, guitarist Akifumi Koyanagi, bass player Naoto "Ski" Shibata and drummer Takamasa Ohuchi.

Koyanagi left in late 1983 to be replaced by Hiroya Fukuda. In December 1984 vocalist Toshihito Maeda also left. Anthem then drafted ...
Current
Naoto Shibata Bass (1981-1992, 2000-present)
See also: ex-Loudness
Yukio Morikawa Vocals (1988-1992, 2014-present)
See also: ex-Hollywood, ex-Sonic Squad, ex-Goldbrick, ex-Powernude
Akio Shimizu Guitars (1991-1992, 2000-present)
See also: ex-Eraserhead, ex-Hollywood, ex-Sonic Squad, ex-Shy Blue
Isamu Tamaru Drums (2013-present)
See also: Yasha
Past
Kazumasa Saitoh Guitars
Takamasa Ohuchi Drums (1981-1992, 2000)
See also: 5X, D.T.F.M., Solitude
Akifumi Koyanagi Guitars (1981-1983)
Toshihito Maeda Vocals (1981-1984)
See also: ex-Dancer, TYO, ex-Ello, ex-Groove Master, ex-Trinity
Hiroya Fukuda Guitars (1983-1990)
See also: ex-DeadClaw, ex-Hiroya
Eizo Sakamoto Vocals (1984-1988, 2000-2014)
See also: Eizo Sakamoto, 哀旋士, ex-Eizo Japan, ex-Animetal, JAM Project, ex-Katsu Ohta
Hideaki Nakama Guitars (1990-1991)
See also: Hurry Scuary, ex-Hell 'n' Back, ex-Hideaki Nakama, ex-Minoru Niihara (live), ex-Emeral Forest
Hirotsugu Homma Drums (2000-2013)
See also: ex-Ezo, ex-Flatbacker, ex-Loudness
Graham Bonnet Vocals (2000)
See also: Alcatrazz, Lyraka, ex-Blackthorne, Bonnet, Parga & Heavenstone, Taz Taylor Band (live), ex-Impellitteri, ex-Rainbow, ex-Forcefield (Gbr), ex-Michael Schenker Group, ex-Southern Comfort, ex-The Blue Sect, ex-The Graham Bonnet Set, ex-The Marbles, ex-The Party Boys
Past (Live)
Isamu Tamaru Drums (2013)
See also: Yasha
Naoto Shibata Bass (1981-1992, 2000-present)
See also: ex-Loudness
Yukio Morikawa Vocals (1988-1992, 2014-present)
See also: ex-Hollywood, ex-Sonic Squad, ex-Goldbrick, ex-Powernude
Akio Shimizu Guitars (1991-1992, 2000-present)
See also: ex-Eraserhead, ex-Hollywood, ex-Sonic Squad, ex-Shy Blue
Isamu Tamaru Drums (2013-present)
See also: Yasha
Kazumasa Saitoh Guitars
Takamasa Ohuchi Drums (1981-1992, 2000)
See also: 5X, D.T.F.M., Solitude
Akifumi Koyanagi Guitars (1981-1983)
Toshihito Maeda Vocals (1981-1984)
See also: ex-Dancer, TYO, ex-Ello, ex-Groove Master, ex-Trinity
Hiroya Fukuda Guitars (1983-1990)
See also: ex-DeadClaw, ex-Hiroya
Eizo Sakamoto Vocals (1984-1988, 2000-2014)
See also: Eizo Sakamoto, 哀旋士, ex-Eizo Japan, ex-Animetal, JAM Project, ex-Katsu Ohta
Hideaki Nakama Guitars (1990-1991)
See also: Hurry Scuary, ex-Hell 'n' Back, ex-Hideaki Nakama, ex-Minoru Niihara (live), ex-Emeral Forest
Hirotsugu Homma Drums (2000-2013)
See also: ex-Ezo, ex-Flatbacker, ex-Loudness
Graham Bonnet Vocals (2000)
See also: Alcatrazz, Lyraka, ex-Blackthorne, Bonnet, Parga & Heavenstone, Taz Taylor Band (live), ex-Impellitteri, ex-Rainbow, ex-Forcefield (Gbr), ex-Michael Schenker Group, ex-Southern Comfort, ex-The Blue Sect, ex-The Graham Bonnet Set, ex-The Marbles, ex-The Party Boys
Past
Isamu Tamaru Drums (2013)
See also: Yasha
Added by: PumpkinFlyFree Modified by: Caliginosity
Added on: 2002-07-21 03:52:28 Last modified on: 2014-11-23 21:14:21
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