Saturday, January 1, 2011

44 Magnum (stylized as 44MAGNUM) is a heavy metal/hard rock band from Japan, originally formed in 1977. After the band disbanded in 1989, they had a thirteen-year hiatus before reuniting and releasing their seventh album, Ignition, in 2002. On September 16, 2009, they released the self-titled album 44Magnum, which features Stevie Umehara, the son of Paul, as a lead singer along with Paul on most tracks.

Tatsuya “Paul” Umehara – vocals (1977–1989, 2002–present)
Satoshi “Jimmy” Hirose – guitar (1979–1989 2002–present)
Satoshi “Joe” Miyawaki – drums (1982–1988, 2002–present)
Stevie Umehara – vocals (2009–present)

Official Website: http://www.44magnum2001.com/
Myspace: http://www.myspace.com/44magnum2009

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