Kyoji Yamamoto

Kyoji Yamamoto Voyager: The Essential Kyoji Yamamoto

February 16, 2011 // 4 Comments

by John Kindred Staff Writer In the United States, we have our Vais, Gilberts and Satrianis, while in Japan, they have Kyoji Yamamoto. The major difference is that Yamamoto is Japan‘s best keep secret. In the Land of the Rising Sun, Yamamoto is legendary. Having been a member in the Japanese [...]

Kyoji Yamamoto

December 16, 2010 // 3 Comments

by Alex Barbieri Staff Writer Kyoji Yamamoto is one of the most popular and influential guitarists you probably never heard of. As the founding member of seminal Japanese bands BowWow and Vow Wow, Kyoji was one of the first guitarists to use the “touch” tapping technique. He is also the [...]