January 1, 2011

Fumio Ito

Fumio Ito is one of the original members of KEMURI, a Japanese ska-core band. Ito, Tanaka, Shimoda (ex-members of Panino) and Tsuda (ex-member of Aggressive Dogs) came together to form a band later named “KEMURI.” As Ito went back and forth between Japan and the US, he submitted his demo tapes to local record shops and interacted with local musicians. KEMURI participated in 2 compliation albums in 1996 in the US and signed a contract with Roadrunner Japan. Ever since, the... Read More