30 years of Japanese metal from Ningen Isu


It’s my new favorite jam, Ningen Isu ("The Human Chair"), a Japanese doom/heavy metal band of three lifelong friends from Aomori, Japan. The band’s character-costumes are influenced by Kiss (their sound, by Black Sabbath). There’s Wazzy, the mystical samurai guitar player, Suzuke, the demon bass player, and Nobu, the Japanese gangster drummer. — Read the rest