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Girugamesh's Satoshi Forms New Band "REDMAN" and Announces First Release

posted by Keia on 24 September, 2013 at 12:00 pm   ·   16 comments
Girugamesh's Satoshi Forms New Band "REDMAN" and Announces First Release

Yesterday Girugamesh's vocal Satoshi made a surprising announcement: He has formed a new band called "REDMAN"!

The band consists of five members:
Vocal: Ishikawa Satoshi (girugamesh)
Guitar: Sonoki Rihito (ex-SPLAY)
Guitar: Sugihara Ryou (towalens)
Bass: Yoshioka Souichirou (towalens)
Drums: Ookuma Keito (ex-Ruvie, My Hearts Breaking Even, THE HEROES SYNDICATE)

Their first live will be held at Nagoya ell FITS ALL on August 28th and they've already announced their first release! It will be a single titled "Challenge the GAME" that will drop on November 13th and comes in 2 types. The Limited Edition costs 1890 Yen and comes with a DVD featuring the PV for the lead track, the Regular Edition costs 1260 Yen and is CD-only. Moreover, it will be used as ending theme of an anime titled "yuu☆gi☆ou zexal".

Track list
01. Challenge the GAME
02. doppel
03. Challenge the GAME -instrumental-
04. doppel -instrumental-

Are you interested in the sound of "REDMAN"? Then check out their official website! You can find samples of their songs.

What do you think of their sound and the fact that Satoshi is in another band now? Do you know the other members?

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  • Posted by kalushi50 · 6,969 Jpops · 2 years ago  


  • Posted by MhiEmbergarden · 343 Jpops · 3 years ago  

    I can honestly say that they sound great. I'm looking forward to new music from them ^_^

  • Posted by Masashiku · 65 Jpops · 2 shares · 3 years ago  

    What Happen to Girugamesh ?

  • Reply by IzuTaka  

    Nothing happened to them. o.o
    I'm pretty sure Satoshi will take part in both REDMAN and Girugamesh.

  • Posted by IzuTaka · 10,389 Jpops · 248 shares · 3 years ago  

    Wow, checked out their music, was not disappointed~ I look forward to more of their music. :)

  • Posted by DistructiveMusic · 200 Jpops · 3 years ago  

    Ehm... nice, but Girugamesh won't disband or something, right? O_O

  • Posted by Reighle13 · 75,121 Jpops · 7 shares · 3 years ago  

    shocking O_O
    but im still going to check em out :D
    go SATOSHI!!!!

  • Posted by KARAlex88 · 11,955 Jpops · 9 shares · 3 years ago  

    hmm, sounds interesting. i gotta check it out :)

  • Posted by Nakigara · 15,141 Jpops · 331 shares · 3 years ago  

    Should be rather interesting. I can't wait to listen to their music. :D

  • Posted by IzuTaka · 10,389 Jpops · 248 shares · 3 years ago  

    Seriously!? Uwahh! I'll check them out. :D

  • Posted by Seiyoku · 41,800 Jpops · 185 shares · 3 years ago  

    Twice as much Satoshi?! Life is great!!!
    Loving the sound of the song samples!

  • Posted by Inspirit · 5,585 Jpops · 3 years ago  

    Woah, unexpected! WOnder what their songs will be like.. Looking forward to this. :)

  • Posted by Hokuro · 9,315 Jpops · 25 shares · 3 years ago  

    o.O interesting....

  • Posted by ninetales · 62,421 Jpops · 3 years ago  

    Oooh, this is intriguing! Is Satoshi using his real name in this band? It's so odd to see a different set of kanji in place of his usual stage name. I have to admit that I like the songs' arrangements a bit more than Giru's, especially in terms of the guitar (more rock than metal, hehe). Here's hoping they continue with their activity alongside Giru!

  • Posted by nekomiminatsumi · 50,651 Jpops · 1 shares · 3 years ago  

    Wow, sounds interesting although I was not expecting that o.O What about Girugamesh though, are they still going to be making more songs or is Satoshi going to try to be active in both bands?? I'll check them out later ^^

  • Reply by Keia VIP  

    REDMAN is a side project ^^ Girugamesh are still together!


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