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The brass rock band "Empty Black Box" was appeared suddenly from the street scene last year, flew about national every place, such as appearing on "FUJI ROCK festival '04".
Man-and-woman mixture and the individual stage performance in which nine persons jump about to a lock popularly are the highlights! With certain foreign-affiliated company CD Shop's indies chart, the maxi single "FOOLISH" sold to 1st body in June following the album "HYAKUNEN TATTEMO-even if 100 year passes-" gains the 1st place. And the new work "JUNJO BOX- purehearted box-" used as the 3rd CD will be put on the market in January, 2006.
ROCK, POP, SKA, JAZZ ... Feel their heat which scuttles without being caught by a genre! - 2005.12


The brass rock band of the nine-person organization formed focusing on yatz in 2002. In a passionate singing voice and the powerful sound which the child who cries also dances, the live house in Tokyo and live activity on the street are performed, and many people are charmed. The original music view which is not caught by a genre, and a melody to come to hum involuntarily and a straight and hot message transcended age sex, and have created impression to many people. - CDDETA


Feeling got blocked with confused modern society to the limit Empty Black Box put and emitted to a forcible, beautiful, and pliant sound. To the inside of the heart which became empty and became it dry One drop of grace which is not visible is given to eyes.
---KEN KOBAYASHI (KEMURI)


I thought that it was a band which is not decorated. I regard Mr. Yatz's voice, a melody, band ensemble, and which as it being very simple and the forcibleness of this band being there.
---HISASHI (THE JERRY LEE PHANTOM)

" Is this band an indies?!" -- the first impression. He was surprised at the highly complete sound source. However, I think that sound, sound, and "the human stink" whose glimpse is from the crevice between rhythms are the charm of this band. "allow [ it / from yesterday / just for a moment ]" I myself will do my best. Everybody should just also have you think so.
---Takuichiro Hayashi (vice-chief editor JUICE MAGAZINE )


Please read only words at first. And please feel sound. It is not only tenderness and doubtful dangerous alluring atmosphere. View of the world of individual words! And please close and listen to eyes. Big talk ... Scenery has shown up. ---Daisuke Suzuki a.k.a Dolly (RISINGTONES)


When I hear Empty Black Box for the first time, I want to have come to see the face of the owner of this voice extremely. And the photograph was seen and I have been convinced. It is very easy to hear a musical piece and words. But it is because only voice was very impudent. The impudence which has preparedness also under what is pleasant. In this voice, the posture of Vo.Yatz which is going to sacrifice itself to the band has appeared. Would you divide a few also into the "impudence" and me, when it meets recently?
---YAMA-chang (?D?F?lŽí)


A melody does not separate flatly.
---TABU ZOMBIE (SOIL & "PIMP" SESSIONS)


"HYAKUNEN TATTEMO-Even if 100 year passes-" is equal to Stones's number "100 years before."
---TAKUYA "MOBY" OKAMOTO (SCOOBIE DO) - sevral


The atmosphere in the hall changed completely even in it.
They who take up position to the limit of the stage of the live house which can never be said to be large are the power full open from the 1st music. An audience is instigated from on a stage. The quiet audience of night rose in the twinkling of an eye. . There is only what makes people's leg stopped in the road truly. An audience will be immediately made into his fan. 2nd music the 3rd music and an audience are involved in and it has involved in Empty Black Box's pace instantly. Their music is fundamentally pleasant only by hearing it. However, it is more pleasant when a stage is seen. If it rises together with them, pleasant supreme ‚Ð and the supreme pleasant time can be experienced. The voltage in the hall is also the climax when the 4th music starts. Power is increasingly directed also towards their performance. It is hung by it and an audience also does a heat rise. When he had noticed, the body had minced nature and a rhythm. This wonderful upsurge of sentiment will really be what. The comfort in which the heart bounces that it is lighthearted will be what. The one completely put on heat at performance was in the sound which they emit. There are no characters other than "perfect combustion" in the stage of them who aim at the highest entertainment. I want to already see the next stage from the moment the stage finished. It was such performance which is numbed. - Monthly Recommend


Discography

"•S”N‚½‚Á‚Ä‚àHyakunen Tattemo" - Jan. 21, 2005
"FOOLISH" - Jun. 22, 2005
"ƒîƒ{ƒbƒNƒXJyunjyo Box" - Mar. 15, 2006
"What's EBB" - Nov. 22, 2006

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JAN. 2002 : Empty Black Box is formed focusing on Vocal Yatz.

MAY. 2004 : 1st mini-album "HYAKUNEN TATTEMO-even if 100 year passes-" released.

One-week without a break on-the-street live execution! The live on the street is performed for seven days at 16 places. (Shinjuku, Harajuku, Ikebukuro, Omiya, Kawasaki, Sakuragicho, Hachioji, Tachikawa, Kichijoji, Ochanomizu, Akihabara, Ueno, Yurakucho, Kashiwa, Tsudanuma, Chiba)

"HYAKUNEN TATTEMO" gained the 1st place of an indies weekly chart of certain foreign-affiliated company CD chain store.

AUG. 2004 : performed at "FUJI ROCK FESTIVAL'04" .

OCT. 2004 : performed at "MINAMI WHEEL'04" held in OSAKA.

DEC. 2004 : column "Sally(Tb)'s blurred Polaroid" series start with a free magazine "MUSIC UP's."

JAN. 2005 : "HYAKUNEN TATTEMO" with PV national super expansion released.

Bay FM Special Radio program "Empty Black Box's TONDEMO HAPPENING" start.

JUN. 2005 : First maxi single"FOOLISH" released. -guest musician, Mr. Akihito Masui(ex.KEMURI)-

"FOOLISH" gained the 1st place of an indies weekly chart of certain foreign-affiliated company CD chain store.

JUL. 2005 : Special radio program ""ONEGAI! EBB-wish !EBB-" of Empty Black Box" start one-piece monthly with bayfm.

"FOOLISH" ranked to the 4th place of "Weekly Pia" degree-of-satisfaction ranking.

"FOOLISH" became an ending theme tune of Kansai Television "NANBO DE NANBO".

AUG. 2005 : appeared on TV SHOW "69*TRIBE" of Fuji Television

"FOOLISH" ranked 5th place of CHAKUSON ranking.

PV "FOOLISH" was broadcast in the program of the "SOUND WEATHER of the Fuji Television.

FEB. 2006 : The new radio program "Radi Mop" in which Vocal Yatz acts as a main personality on Shibuya FM (78.4 MHz) will start from four days. (Every week Saturday 14:00)
MAR. 2006 : New Mini Album "JUNJO BOX -purehearted box-" released.

MAGAZINE -AQUADIUM May issue, ONGAKU TO HITO-music and the man- April issue, CD DATA April issue with release information and CD review printed.
KOI JIKAN-love time- May issue, advertisement printed.
MUSIC UP's No. 18 The interview printed.
JUICE MAGAZINE April issue CD review printed.
JUNGLE LIFE No. 101 CD review printed.

TV- space shower TV "AOI HANA -blue flower-" PV Broadcasting on Mar. 18, 2006
Fuji Television "SOUND WEATHER" "AOI HANA -blue flower-" PV Broadcasting www.fujitv.co.jp/b_hp/sweather/

RADIO- NIPPON BROADCASTING SYSTEM -- "all night Nippon" "AOI HANA -blue flower-" Broadcasting on Mar.27-Mar.31

WEB - Original Confidence style "GO GO NEW COMMER" artist review http: //www.oricondd.com/special/new_comer/
Mop Artist review http://pc.mop.tv/
e-ministop.com CD review
CD data .com "In CHANE Derby" artist review http://www.cddata-mag.com/indies/derby/index.php

"AOI HANA - blue flower-" karaoke distribution start from April 19.
"JONETSU BEAT -passion beat-" distribution start at iTunes.
"AOI HANA-blue flower-" limited time offer free download start at Listen Japan (March 24 - March 30
PV distribution start of "AOI HANA-blue flower-" in http://www.sound-tv.net/artists/emptyblackbox / music animation information site "SOUND-TV".
PV of "FOOLISH" and "BOKURANO KIMOCHI-my feeling-" is also under distribution.

The "Yurakucho music room April issue" download start.
"Yurakucho music room 2 hour live" performed in NIPPON BROADCASTING SYSTEM on March 10 can download by iTunes.

APR. 2006 : "AOI HANA-blue flower-" is broadcast in MINISTOP of 1600 stores in Japan repeatedly every day.

Yatz & Ponch appeared on AM radio 1242 NIPPON BROADCASTING SYSTEM "all night Nippon R" on Sat., April 29

Empty Black Box artist review is published at the corner "MOVE ON!" of the "Player" June issue (May 2 on sale)

Nov. 2006 : Full album "What's EBB?" released.

"KIMINO1/2-one half of you-" is broadcast in MINISTOP of 1600 stores in Japan repeatedly every day.

"KIMINO1/2-one half of you-" ending theme of TV CS FUJI "ELVIS".
"KIMINO1/2-one half of you-" PV broadcasting at Fuji Television "SOUND WEATHER".
"KIMINO1/2-one half of you-" PV & CM broadcasting with "space shower TV".
"KIMINO1/2-one half of you-" broadcasting in a SCR-HOT STOCK corner of "music on TV".

Radio program "MOZAIKU NIGHT" Yatz & Ponch guest starring .

Shibuya FM(78.4MHz) "radimop" Ponch & Yusaku guest starring.

NIPPON BROADCASTING SYSTEM (AM1242) -- MUSIC CLIP comment broadcasting.http://www.1242.com/

"KIMINO 1/2-one half of you-" PV public presentation under distribution at USEN free animation site Gyao "Clip ring".
http://www.gyao.jp/music/clipring/
"KIMINO1/2-one half of you-" PV under distribution at a music animation information site "SOUND-TV"! http://www.sound-tv.net/artists/emptyblackbox/
PV "KIMINO 1/2 -one half of you-" on a magazine Player mobile site "Player guitar LOVE".
http://www.player.jp/pol/mobile.html

Karaoke - "KIMINO1/2-one half of you-" di