September 16, 2013

Legendary rock guitarist Tomoyasu Hotei touches down for an exclusive New York appearance!

Upon the 10th Anniversary of the film Kill Bill, this will be a rare opportunity to catch the electrifying performance of the the iconic theme song’s original composer. Hotei will be joined by drummer Zachary Alford, most recently in the spotlight for his work on David Bowie’s latest album, and the acclaimed New York-based British bassist, Tony Grey. Hotei and the band will play in New York as part of a circuit including Berlin, London, Osaka, and Tokyo. HOTEI Highline Ballroom... Read More

September 9, 2013

HOTEI has relaunched his official global website, and announced upcoming November 2013 international tour dates

Legendary Japanese rock guitarist HOTEI has relaunched his official global website, and announced upcoming November 2013 international tour dates for London and NY. Best known internationally for his original song “Battle Without Honor or Humanity”, instantly recognisable as the theme from Quentin Tarantino’s film Kill Bill, Hotei boasts a stellar career spanning more than three decades with millions of albums sold and a variety of global collaborations. With... Read More

August 22, 2013

Tomoyasu Hotei adds concerts in New York and Berlin to the London concert!

Tomoyasu Hotei has newly announced concerts in New York in addition to the previously announced London concert. In addition to the previously announced live concert at 02 Shepherd’s Bush Empire in London on Saturday, November 9, concerts have also been newly set for Thursday, November 14 in New York. The band members will welcome on the drums Zachary Alford, who support the HOTEI SOUND on the Rock’n Roll Revolution Tour 2013 and who just recently participated comprehensively... Read More

November 20, 2012

Legendary Rock Guitarist Tomoyasu Hotei to appear at HYPER JAPAN Surprise Guest Appearance Only on Fri November 23 at 6.00pm

It’s not often that you get the chance to see a real-life rock star legend from Japan in the flesh. That’s why the visit to this year’s HYPER JAPAN by groundbreaking rock guitarist Tomoyasu Hotei around 6:00pm on Friday 23 November is so incredibly special. Hotei will be rocking the HYPER JAPAN stage with his global hit, ‘Battle Without Honour or Humanity.’ What’s more, he is giving one lucky winner a competition prize: – two tickets to his special one-off... Read More

November 12, 2012


On December 18th Tomoyasu Hotei, Japan’s ground-breaking, multi-million album selling guitar virtuoso will perform a special one-off show at the London Roundhouse. This is the first time in over a decade that Hotei, who is best known for his internationally recognisable theme tune to ‘Kill Bill’ (Battle Without Honour or Humanity), has performed in the UK. Known for his dynamic and totally unique style of playing, Hotei’s career spans 30 years, during which time he has... Read More

January 11, 2012


Kyōsuke Himuro, born on October 7, 1960 in Takasaki, Gunma, is a Japanese singer. He was a member of the Japanese legendary rock group Boøwy from 1981 to 1988. Tomoyasu Hotei is the same band’s member. Now, he lives in Los Angeles, California. He purchased a palatial residence in Beverly Hills in 2004 which Shaquille O’Neal, basketball player, sold because of transference to another team. His nickname is “Himurock”. “Wild Romance” was used... Read More

January 1, 2011


BOØWY (pron: bóui) was a famous Japanese rock group consisting of kyosuke Himuro (vocals), Tomoyasu Hotei (guitar), Tsunematsu Matsui (bass) and Makoto takahashi (drums). They are a rock band that reached legendary status in Japan during the 80s. Their style of play varied from punk to pop rock and they had fans of all ages. The 90s band movement was credited to Boøwy as they popularized the formation of musical groups, which caused musical instrument sales to hit an all-time... Read More