Monthly Archives: January 2016

The Japan Times: Ningen Isu explores death, lust on new album

When the members of hard rock band Ningen Isu left the stage at Ozzfest Japan in 2013, they thought that was it for their Ozzfest experience. Little did the “Japanese Black Sabbath” know, Ozzy Osbourne himself would soon be calling them back for an encore. “When the organizers asked us to play again in 2015, […]

The Japan Times: Cairo breaks with its past for dreamy debut, ‘Same as Before’

While talking to the members of indie rock band Cairo, I can’t help but feel their sense of excitement. After all, this is their first interview ever. Explaining the ideas behind their debut album, “Same as Before,” the four guys, who are all in their early 20s, are a bit self-conscious of their answers at […]