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Nov 13 2017

Tomoyasu Hotei announces first London show in 3 years for late 2018


Guitar legend Tomoyasu Hotei (Boøwy, Kill Bill) has announced his first London show in three years, returning to the legendary Shepherds Bush Empire on October 20, 2018. Tickets are on sale now. “It’s such a thrill to be able to play at my favorite venue, Shepherds Bush Empire, my first show in London in three …

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Apr 11 2017

HOTEI blazes through multi-city Euro Tour 2017


Japanese superstar HOTEI returns to Europe in April 2017 with live dates scheduled in Netherlands, Germany, Switzerland and Belgium, playing in many cities for the very first time.

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Nov 28 2016

Hotei and Iggy Pop hit Tokyo the hard way in Walking Through The Night


Japanese superstar HOTEI has just released the video for his new single ‘Walking Through The Night’, which features the iconic Iggy Pop on vocals. The video follows a man’s nocturnal journey through the seedy back streets of Tokyo, lured by the bright lights of temptation. Stunningly filmed and featuring shots of Iggy Pop and footage …

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Jul 01 2016

Tomoyasu Hotei reveals details of Strangers Special Edition

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Tomoyasu Hotei has revealed the details of the special edition release of his album Strangers, due for release on July 8. The new version contains 4 bonus tracks – “Power”, “Black Ships”, “Trick Attack” and “Move It (Hounds remix)”. Strangers also contains collaborations with Iggy Pop, Richard Z.Kruspe from Emigrate/ Rammstein and Matt Tuck from …

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Apr 19 2016

Tomoyasu Hotei announces N.Y., L.A. shows and American album release


With sales exceeding 40 million in his native Japan alone, and known around the world for his original song “Battle Without Honor or Humanity” which was made famous by its inclusion in Quentin Tarantino’s blockbuster KILL BILL, HOTEI (pronounced “hoe-tay”) is embarking on the next chapter in his illustrious career and will be releasing his …

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Dec 26 2015

Tomoyasu Hotei – Strangers (Review)


Tomoyasu Hotei Strangers Review by David Cirone Tomoyasu Hotei’s fist international album release, Strangers, is a perfect road-trip album, the soundtrack to a film in your head that you’ll wish was real. Cinematic in scope, flow, and construction, there’s never a moment where you don’t feel guided by the hands of a master. Play this …

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Sep 15 2015

Tomoyasu Hotei releases Texas Groove MV feat. Shea Seger


Tomoyasu Hotei has revealed the lyric video for his latest single “Texas Groove’ taken from the upcoming album Strangers, the first international release of his career on October 16th through Spinefarm Records. “Texas Groove” is a pulsating electro-blues boogie featuring the southern soulstress Shea Seger and her smoky vocals. Having toured with John Mayer, David …

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Aug 04 2015

Tomoyasu Hotei’s new album Strangers announced for October 16


Tomoyasu Hotei’s debut international album, Strangers, will be released on October 16th. Strangers will showcase Hotei’s diverse musical styles – equal parts rock, dance, punk, and electro. It features an array of special guests from around the globe including the Iggy Pop, Richard Z. Kruspe from European rock giants Emigrate/ Rammstein, Matt Tuck from Bullet …

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Jun 21 2015

Tomoyasu Hotei Releases Lyric Video for ‘How The Cookie Crumbles’ featuring Iggy Pop


Guitar superstar Tomoyasu Hotei has revealed the lyric video to his debut UK single “How The Cookie Crumbles”, featuring legendary front man Iggy Pop. NME commented, “The lyric video perfectly captures the raw power of the song, describing a world in decay with images of both Iggy and Hotei snarling in the face of threat. …

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Nov 19 2013

Tomoyasu Hotei at Highline Ballroom New York


Japanese guitar legend Tomoyasu Hotei performed at New York City’s Highline Ballroom on Thursday, November 14, 2013. During the only USA stop on Hotei’s “Electric Samurai” tour, the electrifying performance included movie themes from Kill Bill and Mission: Impossible, plus many original songs and a performance of BOØWY’s hit “Bad Feeling.” Photos by Kathy Chee …

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