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Radwimps

Japanese rock band

RADWIMPS (also known as RAD) is a japanese rock music group, that started in 2001. The name RADWIMPS is based on the english words "rad" and "wimp", as such the name can for example mean "excellent coward".

Radwimps
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Background information
Also known asRad (ラッド, Raddo), Misoshiru's (味噌汁's)
OriginKanagawa, Japan
GenresAlternative Rock, Melodic Hardcore, Post-Punk, Emo,[1] Rap Rock,[2] Post-Hardcore
Years active2001–present
LabelsNewtraxx (2003—2005)
EMI Music Japan (2005—present)
Associated acts9mm Parabellum Bullet, Bump of Chicken, Chara, Rize, Terrakoya
Websitewww.radwimps.jp
MembersYojiro Noda (野田洋次郎) (vocals, guitar, songwriting)
Akira Kuwahara (桑原彰) (guitar, chorus)
Satoshi Yamaguchi (山口智史) (drums, chorus, 2003—present)
Yusuke Takeda (武田祐介) (bass, chorus, 2003—present)
Past membersYūsuke Saiki (斉木祐介) (guitar, 2001—2002)
Kei Asō (朝生恵) (bass, 2001—2002)
Akio Shibafuji (芝藤昭夫) (drums, 2001—2002)

MembersEdit

  • Yojiro Noda (July 5, 1985) vocals, guitar.
  • Akira Kuwahara (April 4, 1985) guitar, the leader.
  • Yusuke Takeda (May 24, 1985) bass.
  • Satoshi Yamaguti (March 20, 1985) drum.

DiscographyEdit

SinglesEdit

  • moshimo (もしも) (2003)
  • kiseki (祈跡) (2004)
  • hekkusyun/kanasi (へっくしゅん/愛し) (2005)
  • niju-go ko me no sennsyokutai (25コ目の染色体) (2005)
  • EDP~tonde hi ni iru natsu no mushi (イーディーピー~飛んで火に入る夏の虫~) (2006)
  • hutarigoto (ふたりごと) (2006)
  • yuusinnronn (有心論) (2006)
  • setsunarennsa (セツナレンサ) (2006)
  • ordermade (オーダーメイド) (2008)
  • keitaidennwa (携帯電話) (2010)
  • マニフェスト (2010)
  • DADA (2011)
  • kyousinnsyou (狭心症) (2011)
  • syupurehikooru (シュプレヒコール) (2012)

AlbumsEdit

  • RADWIMPS (2003)
  • RADWIMPS 2~hattentojou~ (RADWIMPS 2~発展途上~) (2005)
  • RADWIMPS 3~mujinntou ni motteikiwasureta ichimai~ (RADWIMPS 3~無人島に持っていき忘れた一枚~) (2006)
  • RADWIMPS 4~okazu no gohan~ (RADWIMPS 4~おかずのごはん~) (2006)
  • arutokoronii no teiri (アルトコロニーの定理) (2009)
  • zettaizetsumei (絶体絶命) (2011)
  • Batsu to Maru to Tsumi to (Xと○と罪と) (2013)
  • Your Name. (君の名は。) (2016)
  • Human Bloom (人間開花) (2016)
  • Anti Anti Generation (アンティ アンタイ ジェネレーション) (2018)

ReferencesEdit

  1. 幹. "Disc Review: Dada by Radwimps" (in Japanese). What's In?. Retrieved February 1, 2011.
  2. 大山貴弘. "Disc Review: アルトコロニーの定理 by Radwimps" (in Japanese). What's In?. Retrieved February 1, 2011.

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