CONTEST: Win a Pair of Tickets to see B’z September 30 at Best Buy Theater
We’re giving away a pair of tickets to the SOLD OUT September 30 Best Buy Theater show of superstar Japanese rock band B’z. B’z is the best-selling band in the history of Japan who recently released their first-ever English album.
Formed in 1988, rock band 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.
Known as Asia’s foremost guitar player, Matsumoto has joined legends Jimmy Page, Joe Perry, Ace Frehley and Slash to become only the fifth guitarist in the world to have his own Gibson signature Les Paul: the Tak Matsumoto Doublecut Custon Ebony Gibson.
B’z first English-language album was released on July 25th and is available now worldwide exclusively through iTunes. The self-titled collection includes the newly released single, “Into Free-Dangan-,” which is featured in the video game, Dragon’s Dogma and has sold over a million units worldwide and the record’s opening track, “Love Bomb” (originally titled “Ai no Bakudan”) 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.
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