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Kimitaro and Tomojiro from TarO&JirO have announced a new band project “MunizO-無二三-” As they left their major label this April and are giving themselves greater freedom, now it’s time to reveal what their long-planned band project “MunizO” is going to be like.   -“MunizO” Profile- MunizO is the unpredictable rock band from Japan. With their think-outside-the-box sensibility and unique techniques They create their distinctive sound and will wield a sonic impact on you. MunizO consist of Kimitaro: Guitar&Vo&Key Tomojiro: Guitar&Vo Yuta: Drums Listen to MunizO’s demos on SoundCloud https://soundcloud.com/munizo023   -GIG INFO- Two gigs have been already confirmed. Be the first one to witness their incredible performance!   “KITAZAWA TYPHOON 2015” Saturday 29th Aug MunizO will appear at CAVE-BE 15:30~ More information at the event page   “TAKE OFF 7 presents ROCK&BUMP! vol.4” Tuesday 22nd Sep ACT : MunizO / Taro Kobayashi / monochrome / O.A Asatoyor…

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TarO&JirO first independent tour direct interview at a beach somewhere A certain day in August. TarO&JirO and Kyohei, who played the drums for all the three shows, have just finished their independent tour “Hankotsu is mightier than Genkotsu”. We interviewed them while they were relaxing at a certain beach on their day off. (Interviewer: Shu-chan) First of all, T&J, please tell us your impressions about the tour. (TarO) So we performed three gigs, one in Nagoya, one in Osaka and the last one in Tokyo. We did our best at every show, and I was like Tarzan during the performances. We also focused on choosing the songs to play, and we played old songs we used to play at our street performances, as well as our masterpieces we’ve released with the major label, and also we played five songs with our drummer Kyohei. So we had a variety of songs in our repertoire, and it all went well, I guess. (JirO) I think this time we were like back to be just the two of us again after ha…

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A new video has been uploaded on TarO&JirO’s official YouTube channel! The song played in this video is the cover of the main theme of a popular Japanese television series, “Furuhata Ninzaburo”. TarO&JirO used this cover, fully rearranged in Tarojirock style, as the opening song for 2015 Piranha Tour. New videos will be uploaded on YouTube, so if you do not want to miss any new contents register to TarO&JirO Official Channel: http://www.youtube.com/user/tarojirochannel/

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TarO&JirO first independent tour in Tokyo-Nagoya-Osaka has been decided! TarO&JirO First Independent Tour “Hankotsu is mightier than Genkotsu” NAGOYA July 18 (Sat) Location: Nagoya TAURUS (http://www.nagoyataurus.com/) OPEN 18:00 START 19:00 Buy tickets on eplus OSAKA July 19 (Sun) Location: Nanba Mele (http://namba-mele.com/) OPEN 18:00 START 19:00 Buy tickets on eplus TOKYO FINAL July 25 (Sat) Location: Shimokitazawa ERA (http://s-era.jp/) OPEN 18:00 START 19:00 Buy tickets on eplus TICKETS Advanced 3,500¥ Door 4,000¥ + 1 Drink Tickets on sale also on e+ (eplus)!

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TarO&JirO Piranha Tour 2015 final Interviewer: Karen Tonoyama I’m trying hard to find a right word to express what the show was like. It’d be much easier if only I could say “It was such an amazing show”, but that word sounds still cheap for what happened that night. Gorgeous is rather expensive. Maybe… “Crazy” is the word I’m looking for, eventually. It’s strange to say, but I found them to be Tarzan living in the great city. TarO couldn’t even stay on the stage, climbed up on fences and jumped out to the floor. JirO was also jumping up and down insanely while kicking his kick drum. Nothing can limit their freedom on their stage. They just let it all hang out. It also seemed like they were fighting against the “rules” spread in Japanese society so they always shout, strum and slap the guitars to say “Be free and go your own way”. On the other hand they were doing the show only to have fun.

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After only one year and four months from their long awaited debut with a major label, TarO&JirO unexpectedly decide to leave the label just before their breakthrough. We asked them, who now are independent artists, about this resolution and their future activities. After drawing attention with their overseas achievements and formidable street performances, they signed with a major label in December 2013. The following year, they rock the stage of some of the most famous Japanese music festivals, such as “Rock in Japan”, and performed also at Countdown Japan at the end of the year. They showed their “live power” built on the field to the fullest.