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B’z stream live show from LA 10/8

| 6 October 2012 | Reply

Formed in 1988, B’z are guitarist Tak Matsumoto and vocalist, Koshi Inaba.  Over the span of twenty-four years, B’z have released 18 albums and 50 singles, with 46 singles consecutively debuting at Number One on Japan’s Oricon Single Chart. B’z have sold over 80 million CDs in Japan alone, making them the best-selling artist in Japan’s history.  As a world acclaimed six-string virtuoso, Matsumoto has joined legendary guitarists Jimmy Page, Joe Perry, Ace Frehley and Slash to become only the fifth guitarist in the world to have his own Gibson signature model guitar: the Tak Matsumoto Les Paul.

B’z will be releasing their first English album on July 25th exclusively through iTunes.  The self-titled collection includes the newly released single, “Into Free-Dangan-” featured in the video game,Dragon’s Dogma and has sold over a million units worldwide and opening track, “Love Bomb” (originally titled “Ai no Bakudan”) that was a Number One hit in Japan in 2005. All of the songs on the new album have been re-produced with English lyrics to coincide with B’z upcoming North American tour kicking off September 17th in San Francisco.

Matsumoto explains, “This will be our fourth U.S. tour.  We love playing for American audiences, and are excited to share our first English-language release with our fans.”

Remaining B’z North American Tour Dates:

10/7  Los Angeles, CA @Gibson Ampitheatre

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