The coolest japanese band
Introduction paragraph: The band name is suspended 4th. This band consists of 4 members so the sound is simple but it is very cool.
Section 1 Member
The band consists of 4 members. The band’s reader is Kazuki Washiyama. His part is guitar and vocal. He started Tsugaru shamisen when he was a teenager, and woke up to the band sound when he was a high school student. He can also hit the drums and the bass. At the same time, he began to write and compose songs, graduated from the songwriting department of Koyo Music Academy Nagoya School, and is also active as a composer in parallel with his activities with Suspended 4th. He also makes Suspended 4th’s music so he is the core of this band.
Hiromu Fukuda is the band’s bassist. Borrowing a bass from a junior high school friend makes him immerse himself in the bass. Ue-chan (Maximum the Hormone), Flea (Red Hot Chili Peppers), Ikuo (BULL ZEICHEN 88) and other bassists have announced their influence, but Kei Nakamura's influence is strong. He has influenced many people. He said "Like him. I'm still aiming for base play. " He has his own YouTube account, and he also explains how to play Sus4 songs and plays live games. While playing an active part as a bassist, he is widely active as a two-legged waraji craftsman. Genuine equipment otaku.
Seiya Sawada is the band’s guitarist. He is influenced by Abe. His play is like Abe Futoshi style so fast cutting is his style. His technique is very high and tricky so he is the band’s flower.
Dennis Lwabu is drammer. He is half Ugandan and japanese. He is 21years old in2021 so he is the youngest. However his appearance is too old and his playing is also great like a legendary drummer.
Section 2 Musical instrument
Kazuki Washiyama(Gt.vo) uses 1965’s Fender Stratocaster.
Hiromu Fukuda(Ba) uses 1961’s Fender Jazz bass.
Seiya Sawada(Gt) uses 1958’s Les Paul junior.
Denis Lwabu (Dr) uses old type drums.
Section 3 History
The band was made by Sawada and Washiyama in 2014. After repeating member changes several times, the current system established from 2017.
First co-starred with doos at a live performance at club upset in 2015. After that, they started to play on the street. Started live activities on the street in Sakae, Nagoya from the latter half of 2016.
In August 2018, they hosted an outdoor festival "Street Musician Summit" that gathered street musicians. They gathered crowdfunding and made a successful outdoor festival with free admission.
On January 21, 2019, they performed a live recording on the street in front of Sakae Mitsukoshi. The sound source at that time was released with the title "20190121". they went to the United States in the latter half of May 2019 and performed a live performance on the street in Los Angeles. After returning to Japan, they appeared in SAKAE SP-RING. D OUT" In July of the same year, they made their debut from PIZZA OF DEATH RECORDS with the mini album "GIANTSTAMP"
Section 4 CD
2014 fire, flower Rabbit 現実逃避物語
2015 歩き巫女偲び旅 Remake Retake Remix
2019 20190121 Giantstamp
Section 5 genre