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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 (Ishihara Shinichiro), 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 (originally bass and 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
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 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
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 Egawa Keyboards (1987-1994)
See also: Gerard, ex-Misako Honjoh, ex-Novela, ex-Scheherazade
Added by: Thrashgu Modified by: TvvrAskesis
Added on: 2004-05-19 00:57:45 Last modified on: 2014-08-04 17:28:26
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