DAITA

Saturday, January 1, 2011

DAITA

Born on June 19th. In Tokyo, Japan

DAITA started playing guitar when he was in the 3rd year of junior high school.
He got his own guitar when he entered the high school and started his band at the same time.
He was already aware that he wanted to play the guitar as a professional and he participated in many competitions.
DAITA started his career as a guitarist of SIAM SHADE in July, 1993.
After releasing their self titled album from an indie label in December 1994, SIAM SHADE made their debut from Sony Records in October 1995.
Their single “1/3 no Junjo Na Kanjo” was a long hit one sold more than 800 thousand copies.
They also established a reputation for their live performing through their gigs in big halls such as Nippon Budokan, Yoyogi Daiichi Taiikukan, and Yokohama Arena.

DAITA’s songwriting and his prominent guitar skill attracted many musicians,and it broadened his solo career as a composer and live performer.
The band released 16 singles and 9 albums and broke up on March 10th, 2002.
Their last gig in Nippon Budokan has a record of the greatest audience number in the venue.

DAITA has carried on his solo project afterwards.
In 2002, DAITA produced the music for the Japanese edition of Korean movie “Volcano High”. In September 2003, he released “DIRECT CHORD” which was only available in online shops followed by his first solo major album “EUPHONY” in November.

Besides releasing some albums and DVDs, he also played with Kyosuke Himuro and many other renowned musicians.In May, 2005, DAITA attended the live of G3 (Joe Satriani, Steve Vai, John Petrucci) and performed as a first Japanese “G4″ guitarist,and he established his international reputation as well.

In September, 2005, he met KEITA and formed the band “BINECKS”.
They started recording the album right away. The first album “Sacred Vision” was released in June 2007.The new members, Boh on bass and TESSEY on Programming, joined the band and they released their first major single “GLORY DAYS” from Imperial Records.

The band toured with Kyosuke Himuro and performed 23 gigs in 12 places.
Their first major album “Permanent Crystals” was released in March, 2009.
That year was also the 5th anniversary of DAITA’s solo project “THE GUITAR EMISSION”.
He released 3rd live DVD in January and 4th live DVD in November.
His prominent guitar skill, the unique songwriting, and melodious sound he creates have gained great reputation internationally.
March 2010, through 2nd major label BINECKS released 3rd Album “Change & Chain”.

Same year of June 12, held the 15th major debut anniversary concert at Shibuya C.C Lemon Hall and in November, released that concert CD & DVD, “THE GUITAR EMISSION – D-ISM – 15th Anniversary”.

In September began Kyosuke Himuro’s 51 concerts of “TOUR2010-11 BORDERLESS “50 x 50 ROCK’N’ROLL SUICIDE”
2011, 16th year since the major debut, a new beginning starts with a concert “THE GUITAR EMISSION -START OF NEW LEGEND” on 6/19/2011 (Sun) at Shibuya O-East.

On the 19th of June 2011, the 16th anniversary of his major debut, DAITA had a fresh start by playing on the show, “The Guitar Emission-Start of New Legend” at Shibuya O-East. The full recording of the concert was released on the 11th of November, 2011, his 6th DVD release.

He frequently contributes to charity activities, such as performing at Kyosuke Himuro’s Natural Disaster Relief at the Tokyo Dome, and also when he reunited with his band Siam Shade for the 2011 Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami reconstruction aid project.

In 2012, for the first time in 4 years, his new solo album “Direct Third” was released. After mainly performing solo concerts, DAITA decided to start a new project based in the United States and began his worldwide music activities.

On the 14th of February 2013, DAITA officially announced his international project band, “Breaking Arrows”. His next album is planned to be released in the summer of 2013.

Official Website: http://www.daita-ism.com/
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/DAITA.JPN
Twitter: http://twitter.com/De_sus_Rock
Myspace: http://myspace.com/daitaofficial
Youtube: http://www.youtube.com/user/DaitaTV

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