Supe

Supe

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Japanese Rock band with a U.S. taste of Metal/Alternative sound. CD produced by Sylvia Massy Shivy(TOOL, Red Hot Chili Peppers), all songs are in English.

Biography

Musically, its the blend of Japanese music inspiration and the U.S. Rock music. The band was formed in year 2000, after 2 shows, the band was offered to do several opening acts for Foreign Acts that came to Japan. Some bands such as DeeDeeRamone, Faster Pussy Cats, Factory 81, D.R.I., Dislocated Styles and more. Because of so many shows with overseas bands, the band had always a vision of playing in the U.S., which is like every Japanese Bands dream to do. In 2002, the band made its first U.S. Tour (Los Angeles and San Diego). The tour was so successful to us and we felt that we can make something happen, we had repeaters come to a show at the Wisky a go go/Hollywood, we played in front of 200 kids in San Diego. That triggered all of us to move to the U.S. and in 2003, Kihiro(vo), Ari(gu) and Ryoz(dr) moved to Long Beach, California. Because of financial issues, Takeshi(gu) and Toru(ba) had to wait to relocate their homes. Therefore from 2003 to 2005, Takeshi and Toru came to the U.S. every 3months, and durring that time we made songs and did short tours around the west coast. We also had to make songs over the internet, sending mp3's back and forth over and over again.
In 2005 we met our current manager, Randy Brewer which started us to do more high level shows and booking. Thru him we contacted Sylvia Massy Shivy, our "Grow In The Cold" album producer, and in 2006 we started our EVERY WEEKEND touring. Every weekend we would have a show outside of Long Beach... San Diego, San Francisco, Bakersfield, Tempe AZ, Tucson AZ, Las Cruces NM...and so on in the west. All those work helped us to get our Performance Artist Visa, which is our current status now. In 2007, we released our album in Japan and did a 8 city SOLD OUT show (Tokyo, Osaka, Kobe, Nagoya...etc.). And present we are on our first U.S. National Tour, which is going AWESOME!!!!

Lyrics

Shade

Written By: Kihiro

Everything I had to say
falls inside the shades of gray
the shade
Everything I fail to see
takes another part of me
the shame

I have opened the third eye in me
screaming all directions its chord split in two
and this counterfeit is pouring from me
singin loud defenseless stories
trapped in a mind of shame
no lies and blame to save me from today

Everything I had to say
falls inside the shades of gray
the shade
I can hear the other side
crepping in by my side
the pride

I'm only holding to this faded color lonely world
drowning in the words you said
all the lies you spread
and you dig a hole to drag me in
now release the snakes and hide away from me
desperate to share your claim
leaving me with nowhere else to stay

Everything I had to say
falls inside the shades of gray
the shade
can't take any more of this
caught in underneath it all
the shame

Everything I had to say
falls inside the shades of gray
the shade
Everything I fail to see
takes another part of me
the shame

good face

Written By: kihiro

the only thing that I can say
is that I'll never be like you
everytime I see myself I can't picture my ideal
we come in all shapes and size
blooming are way in the sun
but all this confidence, became so dark when I met you

I'm crawling on my face
nailing through my skin
and I see my punk ass rooted to the floor
claying my shape best that I can make
loading it down loading it down
good face

ugly spiteful words spread around my ear
all this becomes a part of me
burning me a light inside
knock down every negative thought and you will think
that all is probably possible
I'm feeling food again
this pain can only help to make me smile

I'm crawling on my face
nailing through my skin
and I see my punk ass rooted to the floor
claying my shape best that I can make
loading it down loading it down
good face

this is a part of me
just went this way
your ruined all inside your mind
showing off nothing but your face
you think you're better than me? possibly...

I'm crawling on my face
nailing through my skin
and I see my punk ass rooted to the floor
claying my shape best that I can make
loading it down loading it down
good face

crawling on my face...

Discography

Our EP is "Grow in the Cold", released in the U.S. and majorly distributed in Japan.
The first song in the EP "SHADE" has radio airplay in Los Anglese/CA, Las Cruces/New Mexico, Lubbock/ Texas, Abilene/Texas, Houston/Texas.
And of course in Japan.

Set List

1.Shade
2.good face
3.Rain to Pain to Gain
4.Behind the Shadow
5.Naked Kings
6.Walk
7.38
8.Lost in the Name
9.The Only One
10. METALIKA(Enter Sandman)