Ningen Isu explores death, lust on new album

Music Jan 31, 2016

Ningen Isu explores death, lust on new album

by Ryotaro Aoki

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 ...

Perseverance wins Ningen Isu an encore

Music Jan 20, 2015

Perseverance wins Ningen Isu an encore

by Ryotaro Aoki

Kimonos and heavy metal. It's a combination that few groups have pulled off convincingly. While the aesthetic may have been used last year to turn (or bang) more than a few heads in the West by heavy metal idol unit Babymetal, the tiny trio ...