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Kyoji Yamamoto

Kyoji Yamamoto

Real/full name:
山本恭司
Age:
63 (born Mar 23rd, 1956)
Place of origin:
Japan (Matsue, Shimane Prefecture)
Gender:
Male

Trivia

Vocalist and guitarist Kyoji Yamamoto started to use the "hammer" technique way before Eddie Van Halen made it popular. Along with Mitsuhiro Saito, Yamamoto is also cited as a major influence of several guitarists in Japan, such as Hide.

Yamamoto was listed as "Mr. X" on Heavy Metal Army's album because of label problems.

In 1979 Kyoji Yamamoto also performed as the guitarist for the band ...

Bow Wow

Vocals (lead) (1975-1984, 1998-present), Guitars (1975-1990, 1995-present), Vocals (backing) (1984-1990, 2009, 2010)

1976 吼えろ! Bow Wow Guitars, Vocals (lead) (tracks 1, 4, 6, 8)
1976 Volume On (Single) Guitars, Vocals
1977 Still (Single) Vocals, Guitars
1977 Signal Fire Vocals, Guitars
1977 Charge Vocals, Guitars
1978 Super Live (Live album) Vocals, Guitars
1978 さびしい遊戯 (Single) Vocals, Guitars
1978 Guarantee Guitars, Guitar synthesizer, Vocals (lead on track 5)
1979 欲しいのはおまえだけ (Single) Vocals (backing), Guitars
1980 忘れかけてたラブソング (Single) Vocals (backing), Guitars
1980 Glorious Road Guitars, Vocals (lead on track 10)
1980 Rainy Train (Single) Guitars, Vocals
1980 Keep On Rockin' (Single) Guitars, Vocals
1980 Telephone Guitars, Vocals
1980 Soldier in the Space (Single) Vocals, Guitars
1980 組曲Xボンバー Vocals, Guitars
1981 Hard Dog Vocals, Guitars
1981 地獄のハンマー ~ Gonna Be Alright (Single) Vocals, Guitars
1982 Asian Volcano Guitars, Vocals
1982 Take Me Away (Single) Guitars, Vocals
1982 Warning from Stardust Guitars, Vocals (lead on A1-A6, B1 & B5)
1983 絆Forever (Single) Guitars, Vocals
1983 Holy Expedition - Live (Live album) Vocals, Guitars
1983 You're Mine (Single) Guitars, Vocals (1)
1984 Beat of Metal Motion (Single) Guitars
1984 Beat of Metal Motion Guitars, Lyrics, Vocals (backing)
1985 U.S.A. (Single) Guitars
1985 Cyclone Guitars
1985 Vow Wow - Visions 1985 Shibuya Koukaido Live (Video) Guitars
1986 Vow Wow III Guitars
1986 Vow Wow Live (Live album) Guitars
1986 Hard Rock Night (Live album) Guitars
1986 Vow Wow - Live (Video) Guitars
1987 Don't Leave Me Now (Single) Guitars
1987 Don't Leave Me Now (Extended) (EP) Guitars
1987 Don't Leave Me Now / Cry No More (Single) Guitars
1987 Vow Wow V Guitars
1987 Revive (EP) Guitars
1988 Rock Me Now (Single) Guitars
1988 Rock Me Now (EP) Guitars
1988 Vow Wow (Compilation) Guitars
1988 Cry No More (Single) Guitars
1988 Don't Tell Me Lies (Single) Guitars
1988 Don't Tell Me Lies (EP) Guitars
1988 Rock Me Now / Talking 'Bout You (Single) Guitars
1988 VIBe Songwriting (tracks 1, 5-6, 8, 10-11), Guitars
1989 Majestic Night 1989 (Live album) Guitars
1989 Helter Skelter (Single) Guitars
1989 Helter Skelter (EP) Guitars
1989 Helter Skelter Guitars
1989 I Feel the Power (Single) Guitars
1989 Vow Wow - Live in the UK (Video) Guitars
1990 Tell Me (Single) Guitars
1990 Mountain Top Guitars
1990 Vow Wow - Japan Live 1990 at Budokan (Video) Guitars
1995 Bow Wow #0 (EP) Guitars, Vocals (additional)
1995 Bow Wow #1 Guitars, Vocals (backing), Keyboards
1996 Bow Wow #2 - Led by the Sun Vocals (backing), Keyboards, Guitars
1998 Still on Fire (EP) Vocals, Guitars
1998 Back Guitars, Bass (tracks 1-7, 10), Vocals
1999 Ancient Dreams Bass (tracks 2-4, 6, 8), Guitars, Keyboards (tracks 1 and 11), Vocals
1999 Live Explosion 1999 (Live album) Vocals, Guitars
1999 Live Explosion 1999 (Video) Guitars, Vocals
2000 Beyond Bass (track 7), Vocals, Guitars
2001 Another Place Vocals, Guitars, Keyboards
2002 What's Going On? Guitars, Bass (tracks 4, 6, 9), Vocals
2002 One Last Time (Single) Vocals, Guitars
2003 ライブ帝国 (Video) Vocals, Guitars
2003 2003.3.22 LIVE (Video) Vocals, Guitars
2003 Rock to the Future 2002 (Bow Wow vs X.Y.Z.→A) (Split video) Guitars, Vocals
2005 Super Live 2004 (Live album) Guitars, Vocals
2005 Super Live 2004 (Video) Guitars, Vocals
2005 Era Guitars, Bass, Vocals
2006 Super Live 2005 (Video) Guitars, Vocals
2007 Super Live 2006 (Video) Guitars, Vocals
2008 Super Live 2007 (Video) Vocals, Guitars
2010 Super Live 2009 (Video) Vocals, Guitars
2012 Super Live 2011 (Video) Guitars, Vocals
2017 Bowwow G2 Live in Tokyo - The 40th Anniversary (Video) Vocals, Guitars
(show all)

Kyoji Yamamoto

Vocals, Guitars

1980 Horizon Vocals, Guitars
1982 Electric Cinema Guitars (lead), Vocals (lead on tracks 4, 6, 7, 9)
1998 Mind Arc All instruments
2000 Requiem All instruments, programming
2004 Time Programming, All instruments
2006 Solo Concert "Time" ~悠久の時を越えて~ (Live album) Guitars, Vocals
2006 Solo Concert "Time" ~悠久の時を越えて~ (Video) Vocals, Guitars
2010 The Life Album All instruments, Programming
2014 Philosophy Vocals, Guitars

Wild Flag

As Kyoji:
Vocals, Guitars (1991-1994)

Black Syndrome

Guitars, Vocals

Ella

2007 Rama-Rama II - Edisi Emas Unknown (disc 2 tracks 6, 9)

Heavy Metal Army

As Mr. X:

1981 Heavy Metal Army 1 Guitars

Masaki Project

2006 Universal Syndicate Guitars (track 8)

Munetaka Higuchi

1983 Destruction ~破壊凱旋録~ Guitars (tracks 1, 3, 5-7)

X.Y.Z.→A

As Kyōji Yamamoto:

2003 IV Vocals (backing), Percussion, Sound Effects, Guitar Orchestration (track 12)

Bow Wow

1987 Vow Wow V Remastering (2011 reissue)
1995 Bow Wow #0 (EP) Producer
1995 Bow Wow #1 Producer
1996 Bow Wow #2 - Led by the Sun Producer
1999 Ancient Dreams Engineering, Producer, Mixing
1999 Live Explosion 1999 (Live album) Producer
1999 Live Explosion 1999 (Video) Producer
2000 Beyond Producer, Engineering, Mixing
2001 Another Place Producer, Engineering, Mixing, Mastering
2002 What's Going On? Producer, Engineering, Mixing
2002 One Last Time (Single) Producer, Engineering, Mixing, Mastering
2005 Super Live 2004 (Live album) Producer, Engineering, Mixing
2005 Super Live 2004 (Video) Engineering, Producer, Mixing
2005 Era Producer, Engineering, Mixing, Mastering
2006 Super Live 2005 (Video) Producer, Engineering, Mixing, Mastering
2008 The Bow Wow II Decennium (Compilation) Mastering
2011 Mountain Top Remastering
2011 VIBe Remastering
2011 Cyclone Remastering
2011 Beat of Metal Motion Remastering
2011 XXXV ~Thirty Five Years of Maximum H.R. (Compilation) Mastering
(show all)

Ella

1994 Ella USA Producer

Kyoji Yamamoto

1980 Horizon Producer, Remastering (2007)
1982 Guitar Man (Compilation) Layout, Mastering
1982 Electric Cinema Producer
1998 Mind Arc Producer, Engineering, Mixing
2000 Requiem Engineering, Mastering, Mixing, Producer
2004 Time Engineering, Mastering, Producer, Mixing
2006 Solo Concert "Time" ~悠久の時を越えて~ (Live album) Producer, Mixing, Engineering, Mastering
2006 Solo Concert "Time" ~悠久の時を越えて~ (Video) Engineering, Mastering, Producer, Mixing
2007 Electric Cinema Remastering
2010 The Life Album Producer, Mixing, Art direction and design, Engineering, Mastering

X.Y.Z.→A

2003 IV Producer (as "Kyōji Yamamoto")
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Added on: 2011-05-05 05:18:58 Last modified on: 2019-09-16 12:02:50
 
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