March 27, 2017

Tomoyasu Hotei to launch his first Asia tour in May

Tomoyasu Hotei just announced that he will launch his first Asia tour in May. This will be his first Asia tour ever. Hotei will perform at Hana Stage in Taiwan on May 12 and at Music Zone @ E-Max in Hong Kong on May 14. Details on the shows will be posted on Hotei’s official website. Tomoyasu Hotei Asia Tour May 12, 2017 (Friday Hana Stage – Taiwan May 14, 2017 (Sunday) Music Zone @ E-Max – Hong Kong Official website: Facebook: Twitter:... Read More

October 7, 2016

Tomoyasu Hotei performs with “Italy’s national treasure”, Zucchero. Amazing performance in front of 12,000 people.

Tomoyasu Hotei performed at Zucchero’s show as a special guest on September 17th at the historic Arena di Verona in Verona, Italy. His amazing performance fascinated the 12,000 concert guests that filled up the entire arena and won such a great applause. The show was part of Zucchero’s world tour for the release of his newest album “Black Cat”. Hotei recorded on one of the tunes on the album. During the recording, the two got along well, which lead to Zucchero’s invitation... Read More

September 1, 2016

Tomoyasu Hotei Joined the Stage of Zucchero’s Colloseum Show

Tomoyasu Hotei is going to guest-star at Zucchero’s show held at Colosseum in September in Italy. Hotei played on Zucchero’s “Ti Voglio Sposare feat. Tomoyasu Hotei” and shared the stage at Zucchero’s show held at Roppongi Hills Arena in May. Zucchero fell in love with Hotei’s performance and offered another stage in Italy. The show will be held at Arena di Verona , a Colosseum used as a music venue during summer that can house 16 thousand audience.... Read More

August 3, 2016

Tomoyasu Hotei Charmed Los Angeles and New York Fans with Phenomenon Performance.

Tomoyasu Hotei had his US shows titled “ BEAT 5~ Live in USA ~ Los Angeles & New York”, performing in Los Angeles on the 13th of July and on the 15th in New York. The LA Performance on the 13th was held at Troubadour, where Bob Dylan and Metallica had played. The full-house venue was filled with enthusiastic screams of the fans. The NY show on the 15th was at High Line Ballroom , where he had performed about 3 years before. His unique guitar riff and solid rhythm... Read More

July 29, 2016

Tomoyasu Hotei Releasing “Strangers” Special Editionin US, UK and Germany

Tomoyasu Hotei released “Strangers -Special Edition-” in US, UK and Germany. “Strangers” is an album released internationally by Tomoyasu Hotei. This special edition has added 4 songs including “POWER”, “Black Ships”, and “Move It”(Hounds Remix) and “TRICK ATTACK”. The album is abundant in great music such as “Battle Without Honor or Humanity “ known as “Kill Bill”’s theme song, a tune co-written with the punk rock legend Iggy Pop, “How... Read More

September 2, 2015

HOTEI will finally release an album overseas

HOTEI moved to England and signed with overseas label Spinefarm Records. He will release his first overseas album, “Strangers”, on October 16. This album is based on “New Beginnings”, which was released in Japan last October. New collaborations with overseas artists were added to the album and rereleased. “New Chemical” off of “New Beginnings” was reborn as “Move It”, featuring guitarist Richard Z. Kruspe of Rammstein and Emigrates. Shea Segar added vocals... Read More

May 13, 2015

Tomoyasu Hotei signs with overseas rock label

Guitarist Tomoyasu Hotei announced that he has signed with overseas rock label, Spinefarm Records. His first release on the label will feature American “punk rock icon”, Iggy Pop (67), on guest vocals. The song is called “How the Cookie Crumbles” and will be digitally released in the UK and Europe under his “HOTEI” moniker on June 15. Hotei moved to England in the summer of 2012 and grabbed this huge chance in just three years. Official Website: Facebook:... Read More

October 31, 2013

HOTEI Announces Special Guest Artists for November 9th London Show

November 9th will see a coming together of legendary artists from across the globe, joining forces at O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire. Japanese rock guitarist HOTEI has just announced that the show will feature special guest performances by Andy Mackay, English multi-instrumentalist best known as a founding member of Roxy Music, and Mike Edwards, the vocalist for successful British group Jesus Jones. Both gentlemen have collaborated in the past with HOTEI, making November 9th a... Read More

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