Gastunk

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Gastunk
Also known as Gastank
Origin Tokyo, Japan
Genres Hard rock,[1] heavy metal, punk rock
Years active 1983–1988, 1999 & 2006, 2010–present
Labels Love, Dogma, Vice,
BMG Victor, Teichiku,
Savanna Kitchen
Pusmort (US)
Edison (UK)
Associated acts The Execute, Quartergate, Doom
Website gastunk.com
Members Baki
Tatsu
Baby
Pazz
Past members Yutaka
Kill
Matsumura

Gastunk (stylized as GASTUNK) is an influential Japanese rock band, first active from 1983 to 1988.[2][3] They reunited in 1999 and 2006 for reunion concerts, but officially restarted activities in 2010.[4]

Members[edit]

Former members
  • Yutaka – vocals 1983–1984
  • Kill – drums 1983–1984
  • Matsumura – drums 1984–1986 (ex:The Comes)

Discography[edit]

Singles[edit]

  • "Mr. Gazime" (June 1985)
  • "Geronimo" (March 30, 1986)
  • "Sunshine of Your Love" (December 16, 1988) Oricon Singles Weekly Chart Peak Position: No. 85[5]
  • "Counter-Clock Wise" (1988)
  • "Dead Song" (1989, in Rockin' f magazine)
  • "Deadman's Face" (June 9, 2010) No. 128[5]

EPs[edit]

  • Gastunk (March 2, 1985)
  • The Vanishing Signs (May 1, 1986)
  • To Fans (September 1986)
  • Midnight Rain (November 18, 1986), Oricon Albums Chart Peak Position: No. 82[6]

Albums[edit]

  • Dead Song (July 1985)
  • Under the Sun (June 21, 1987)
  • Under the Sun (US version, 1987)
  • Mother (June 21, 1988)

Live albums[edit]

  • The End (February 21, 1989) No. 82[6]
  • Rest in Peace (March 25, 1999)

Compilation albums[edit]

  • Heartful Melody (1983-1988) (1994)
  • Early Singles (August 21, 2002)

VHS/DVDs[edit]

  • Smash the Wall (VHS:1988, DVD:February 20, 2004)
  • Revelation (VHS:1988, DVD:November 15, 2006)
  • The End Vol. 1
  • The End Vol. 2
  • The End Vol. 1 & 2 (March 25, 2004)
  • Rest in Peace (February 23, 2005)
  • Gig DVD 1987 (November 8, 2006)
  • Double Gigs (August 6, 2008)
  • Gig DVD 1988 (April 21, 2010)
  • Arise Again Tour 2010 (November 17, 2010)

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