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Earthshaker

Country of origin:
Japan
Location:
Osaka
Status:
Active
Formed in:
1978
Genre:
Heavy Metal (early), Pop Rock (later)
Lyrical themes:
N/A
Current label:
Nexus
Years active:
1978-1994, 1999-present
The band was named after the Y&T (Yesterday and Today) album, as Shara, the guitarist, was a big fan of Dave Meniketti, the guitarist and singer of Y&T. An early incarnation of the band included Minoru Niihara of Loudness fame as singer, though he originally played bass in addition to vocals.

Their first album was produced by DJ, critic and all-round Japanese metal guru, Seisoku Itoh, otherwise ...
Current
Shinichiro "Shara" Ishihara Guitars (1978-1994, 2000-present)
See also: ex-Sly, mintmints, SMC, ex-HAL9000
Yoshihiro Kudo Drums (1979-1994, 2000-present)
See also: Gracias, ex-Girl U Need, ex-Natsumetal
Takayuki Kai Bass (1980-1994, 2000-present)
Masafumi "Marcy" Nishida Vocals (1980-1994, 2000-present)
See also: Marcy, The Marcy Band, ex-Girl U Need
Past
Minoru Niihara Bass, Vocals (1978-1979)
See also: Loudness, Minoru Niihara, X.Y.Z.→A, ex-Ded Chaplin, ex-M.T. Fuji, ex-Sly, 西寺 実
Yoshinobu Watanabe Drums (1978)
Toshio "Toshi" Egawa Keyboards (1987-1994)
See also: Gerard, ex-Misako Honjoh, ex-Novela, ex-Scheherazade
Shinichiro "Shara" Ishihara Guitars (1978-1994, 2000-present)
See also: ex-Sly, mintmints, SMC, ex-HAL9000
Yoshihiro Kudo Drums (1979-1994, 2000-present)
See also: Gracias, ex-Girl U Need, ex-Natsumetal
Takayuki Kai Bass (1980-1994, 2000-present)
Masafumi "Marcy" Nishida Vocals (1980-1994, 2000-present)
See also: Marcy, The Marcy Band, ex-Girl U Need
Minoru Niihara Bass, Vocals (1978-1979)
See also: Loudness, Minoru Niihara, X.Y.Z.→A, ex-Ded Chaplin, ex-M.T. Fuji, ex-Sly, 西寺 実
Yoshinobu Watanabe Drums (1978)
Toshio "Toshi" Egawa Keyboards (1987-1994)
See also: Gerard, ex-Misako Honjoh, ex-Novela, ex-Scheherazade
Added by: Thrashgu Modified by: Peace Diner
Added on: 2004-05-19 00:57:45 Last modified on: 2015-06-04 17:11:55