In the 12-district weekly ranking dated 9/15, FASCINATING VIOLENCE—an album by melodic death metal band GYZE—ranked 57th in the Hokkaido district.
In May of 2009, Shinomoto brothers Ryoji (guitar and vocals) and Shuji (drums) formed their previous band in Sapporo where they inspired a new style in the city’s “Extreme Scene”. They then relocated to Tokyo and changed the name of their band to GYZE. In order to gain a spot in Wacken Open Air, the world’s largest metal fest, they competed in the Japanese preliminary event at METAL BATTLE JAPAN in 2012. They were not able to take the championship, but with their talent they were able to gain wide-spread recognition.
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May 11, 2014
Went back home to Sapporo
This street is straight and clear.
So many deer!!
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shuji 11/27 O-WEST @shuji_GYZE 1h
Shuji: Goodmorning♪Yesterday I drummed my arms off so I fell asleep early(;_;)/~~~ 2nd production is going smoothly♪♪
Do you guys know about TwitCasting? Where you can stream live videos?
I heard about it yesterday and thought I’d start using it so make sure to watch!
I’ll talk about a lot of things like my room and my guitar
I’ll answer questions too★!!
I’ll announce whenever I’m gonna stream a video
Today I’m gonna do a street live at the Shibuya Hachiko exit from about 6pm♪
Maybe for about an hour?
I’ll do a TwitCast tonight if I can, so make sure to check!
↓this is the site☆
(source: Ryoji’s blog)