Some really strong stuff and obviously the new Slipknot record No. I thought that record would do well and Ed Sheeran almost caught them up but they hung in there so I am pleased for them. Feeder is among only a handful of bands that have been on the rock scene for a quarter of a century yet still have a knack for churning out songs that stand up to, if not better, the tracks that put them on the road to fame in the first place. There was something really spiritual about it. I just really felt a strong connection with it.
The 10 best bands from Japan, as chosen by Man With A Mission
The 10 best bands from Japan | Louder
But by the third listen, Mr. And what about Mr. Endo said in a recent Skype interview. Dylan, the Band and Joni Mitchell, as well as a portrait of a postwar generation that explored its own identity through an imported sound.
Thanks in no small part to Babymetal, heavy music from Japan is enjoying a bit of a moment. Bands from the east are making their mark on the Western rock scene, thanks to their accessible sound and recent European support slots with the likes of Bring Me The Horizon and Of Mice And Men. Who better then, than Crossfaith frontman Kenta Koie and bassist Hiro Ikegawa, to pick the most promising rock bands shaking up the pop-saturated scene in Japan right now?
And there you have it. A truly praised Japanese band who broke out worldwide, especially in Europe. I was shocked and so proud at the same time when I found out they were from Japan, when I first heard their music. I believe almost every punk kid admires and recognises them as an [example] of how an indie band can become an influencer, and be in the very middle of the music scene. They are one of the reasons we ever formed MWAM.