B'z (pronounced Bies ) is a Japan and beyond well-known rock band, consisting of Tak Matsumoto (松本 孝 弘Matsumoto Takahiro, Guitar, composition) and Koshi Inaba (稲 叶 浩 志Inaba Koshi, Singing) real name Hiroshi Inaba (稲 叶 浩 志, Inaba Hiroshi ).
Since its inception, they have over 77 million records (34 million singles, 43 million albums, as of mid-2008 ) sold. With their 48th single, Sayonara no Kizudarake Hibiyo, have made it to episode # 1 on the Japanese charts 43 of her singles. On 19 November 2007 B'z was immortalized as the first Asian band at the Rock Walk of Fame.
- 2.6.1 Asia Tours
- 2.6.2 American tours
B'z made their debut with " Dakara Sono Te where Hanashite " on 21 September 1988 Her first big hit was. , The following year released mini album "Bad Communication". Shortly after, she became one of the most successful Japanese rock bands. Since their fifth single, they always reached one of the top positions of the Japanese charts.
In 2002, B'z its first international Live show in the U.S..
In her career B'z often work with international musicians such as Aerosmith, Billy Sheehan, Pat Torpey and others. While Koshi Inaba collaborated with Slash at the first solo album with the song SAHARA, Tak Matsumoto has published in 2010 with the American jazz guitarist Larry Carlton a joint album, Take your pick, which won in February 2011 the Grammy Award for Best Pop Instrumental Album has.
These and other solo projects in recent years have led to short-term separation rumors, but fell silent with the release of their new album The Circle.
Like other artists B'z was affected by the triple disaster of March 11. The band release their 48th single should namely Sayonara no Kizudarake Hibiyo on March 30, but this shifted to April 13. B'z takes the only Japanese band part of the mechanism introduced by Linkin Park Project Tsunami Relief. The project aims to help the victims of the earthquake and tsunami of 2011. 31 August 2011 B'z played with the band Linkin Park together at a secret show. The show took place on a small, personal place in Los Angeles on August 31, 2011. The venue was only communicated to those who got the tickets. The fans gathered for 350,000 U.S. dollars. 100 % of the revenue umterstützen children and families who are affected by the Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami in 2011.
Some songs from B'z were also used in a shortened form as Opening and Ending for Detective Conan anime series. Among other things, the 49th single Do not Wanna Lie was used as the ending of the 15th anime film of Detective Conan, as well as the opening of the TV series since the beginning of April 2011. This single was released on June 1.
Mini - albums
Greatest Hits albums
LIVE - GYM ( concert tours )
- LIVE - GYM # 00 (1989 )
- LIVE - GYM # 001 " OFF THE LOCK" ( 1989)
- LIVE - GYM "BAD CLUB - GYM " (1989)
- LIVE - GYM "BREAK THROUGH" (1990 )
- LIVE - GYM '90 ~ '91 " RISKY "
- LIVE - GYM " Pleasure '91 "
- LIVE - GYM '91 ~ '92 "IN THE LIFE "
- LIVE - GYM Pleasure '92 "TIME"
- LIVE - GYM '93 "RUN"
- LIVE - GYM Pleasure '93 " JAP THE RIPPER "
- LIVE - GYM '94 " The 9th Blues " PART 1
- LIVE - GYM '94 " The 9th Blues " PART 2
- LIVE - GYM Pleasure '95 " BUZZ! "
- LIVE - GYM '96 "Spirit LOOSE "
- LIVE - GYM Pleasure '97 " FIREBALL "
- LIVE - GYM '98 " SURVIVE "
- LIVE - GYM '99 "Brotherhood"
- LIVE - GYM Pleasure 2000 " juice"
- LIVE - GYM 2001 " ELEVEN "
- LIVE - GYM in Taipei 2001 / LIVE - GYM in Hong Kong 2001
- LIVE - GYM 2002 "GREEN ~ GO ★ FIGHT ★ WIN ~"
- LIVE - GYM 2003 The Final Pleasure " IT 'S SHOWTIME! "
- LIVE - GYM 2003 "BIG MACHINE "
- LIVE - GYM 2005 " CIRCLE OF ROCK "
- LIVE - GYM 2006 " MONSTER'S - GARAGE "
- LIVE - GYM 2008 " ACTION"
- LIVE - GYM Pleasure 2008 " GLORY DAYS "
- LIVE - GYM 2010 " Is not No Magic"
- LIVE - GYM 2011- C'mon -
Only for the FAN CLUB: 00.00.1998 B'z OFFICIAL BOOTLEG