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野獣

Country of origin:
Japan
Location:
Tokyo
Status:
Split-up
Formed in:
1977
Genre:
Heavy Metal/Hard Rock
Lyrical themes:
N/A
Last label:
Sounds Marketing System, Inc.
Years active:
1977-1979
野獣 (Nokemono) is Japanese for "Beast".

One of the earliest known heavy metal bands from Japan.

Nokemono participated in and won the MidLand '78 rock contest hosted by Yamaha Music Foundation and as a result played as an opening act for Judas Priest in 1978. The band was invited back by Yamaha as a special guest to perform at their EastWest '78 festival, and they were given 3 song features ...
Added by: atom_smasher Modified by: TadakatsuH0nda
Added on: 2005-07-22 08:08:04 Last modified on: 2018-12-24 15:46:17