KEMURI

Saturday, January 1, 2011

KEMURI

[Members] Fumio Ito (Vocal)
Noriaki Tsuda (Bass)
Shoji Hiraya (Drums)
Ken Kobayashi (Sax)
Yukihiko ‘T’ Tanaka (Guitar)
Mitsuhiro Kawamura (Trumpet)
Hiroyuki Suka (Trombone)

Formed in 1995. Released their first album “Little Playmate” from Roadrunner Japan label in 1996 and since then, released a total of four original albums and one live album.
April 2003: Signed a new recording contract with Universal Music. Released a single in July, but had to take a break due to an accident that happened during a live tour.
September 2004: Made a comeback releasing their fifth album “CIRCLES”.
2007: Signed a new recording contract with Avex and released their eighth album “our PMA”.
December 2007: Announced their break up at the final show of a tour on December 9 at Zepp Tokyo.
September 2012: Being encouraged by the Japanese hardcore punk band Hi-STANDARD, they participated at the “AIR JAM 2012” music festival and made a reunion after their five years of break.
November 2012: Reunion tour across Tokyo, Nagoya, and Osaka. Tickets sold out for all shows.
January 2013: Guitarist Minami Hidenori (currently a member of Ken Yokoyama Band) left the band and the comeback of Yukihiko ‘T’ Tanaka, the original guitarist, was announced.
June 5, 2013: Released their ninth album “ALL FOR THIS!”, the first new album after the reunion.
March 5, 2014: Released their first cover album “KEMURIFIED”.
October 8, 2014: Released their tenth album “RAMPANT”.
April 2015: Made a first in 17 years’ live tour in the United States (five areas in Western US).
June 17, 2015: Released their greatest hits album “SKA BRAVO” with rerecorded tracks with current members.
July 15, 2015: Released their 11th album “F”.

Official Website: https://kemuri.com

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