Ｖisual Band Baton
1. What got you into liking visual kei?
i was always attracted to the style of the clothes. Seeing a video of Nightmare's "Raison de Etre" inspired most of my visual love.
2. What bands are you currently into?
Dir en Grey, Nightmare, Versailles, Sadie, Screw, CROWS, D, D=OUT, DEATHGAZE, Duel Jewel, gechena, HIZAKI Grace Project, THE KIDDIE, LiZ, lynch., EAT YOU ALIVE (aka MaveRick), Nega, -OZ-, SuG, The Underneath, Alice nine., Wakeshima Kanon, 12012, Black:list, WHITEBLACK, clavier, X-Japan, Sendai Kamotsu, plastic tree, HYDE, hide, heidi., Heavensdust, CELLT, Acid Black Cherry, hurts, Vidoll, Miyavi, Merry, The GazettE, Kagrra, UnsraW, MUCC, LM.C, Girugamesh, RENTRER EN SOI, ayabie, abingdon boys school, L'arc~En~Ciel. I'm sure there's more...
3. What bands do you currently dislike?
SaTan (they creep the hell out of me), Mix Speaker's Inc., Melt Banana, An Cafe, The Captains, as.milk, BUCK-TICK, Kra, Sid
4. What was the very first visual band you liked?
hmm... L'arc~en~Ciel... but I discovered them in 2005 when they weren't visual. So I guess Nightmare....
5. What's a band that you used to hate?
um... see question 3 XD
6. What's your favourite song?
mushi-dir en grey
7. What are your favourite lyrics?
mushi-dir en grey
namamekashiki ansoku, tamerai ni hohoemi--dir en grey
sexual affectioni-sadie (lmao this is a joke)
basically anything kyo writes
8. How much have you spent on CDs?
not sure.. the most i've spent at once is $50
9. What vocalist do you respect or like?
Kyo (dir en grey)
10. What guitarist do you respect or like?
HIZAKI (HIZAKI Grace Project, Versailles)
Kaoru (dir en grey)
Tora (alice nine.)
Uruha (the GazettE)
11. What bassist do you respect or like?
Reita (the GazettE)
12. What drummer do you respect or like?
Yoshiki (X Japan)
Kai (the GazettE)
13. Is there a member who is similar to yourself?
wataru, the vocalist of 12012 is probably the most like me. the role that music plays in our lives is identical.
14. What music do you listen to outside of visual kei?
some jpop... utada hikaru, hamasaki ayumi, DBSK (yes I know...)
15. Is your makeup or clothing 'visual'?
sometimes I do visual makeup/hair . I need more money to buy visual clothes XD
16. What changed after you started listening to visual bands?
I became happier
17. What are three sets of lyrics that you would recommend and why?
lyrics from mushi... they describe me perfectly
anti-pop (the GazettE)... any good rock fan should listen to this
star[k]night (nightmare)... it's a pretty uplifting/inspirational song
18. What are three songs you recommend and why?
SIXTY-NINE(D'espairsray)... this song is good for moshing
Guren (the GazettE)...very pretty
Dustin'Fucker Life (sadie)... i dunno... I just like this son lol
19. What three bands would you recommend and why them?
Dir en Grey... emotional lyrics and kickass guitar riffs. the end.
Versailles... like HIZAKI Grace Project... but even better
Sadie... they have one of the best relationships with their fans that I have ever seen
20. Finally, do you love visual kei to death?