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Birth name Koji Tano
Also known as Molten Salt Breeder Reactor
Born (1961-02-09)February 9, 1961
Uchiko, Japan
Origin Matsuyama
Died July 31, 2005(2005-07-31) (aged 44)
Genres Noise
Occupation(s) Noise musician
Instruments Electronics, synthesizer
Years active 1991–2005
Labels MSBR Records

Koji Tano (田野幸治 Tano Kōji?) (February 9, 1961 – July 31, 2005), better known by his stage name MSBR (Molten Salt Breeder Reactor), was a Japanese noise musician. He also published the noise fanzine Denshi Zatsuon (電子雑音?), ran a record shop for experimental music, and organized events.

Collaborations have included such artists as Bastard Noise, Beequeen, The Haters, Daniel Menche, Richard Ramirez, and Small Cruel Party.

Tano was diagnosed with colon cancer in May 2005 and died on July 31 in Tokyo. He played his last concert on April 16, 2005.

Partial discography[edit]

  • Structured Suicide (1992)
  • Collapseland (1995)
  • Destructive Locomotion (1995)
  • Euro Grappling Electro (1998)
  • The Final Harsh Work #22 (1999)
  • Ultimate Ambience 2 (2000)
  • Euro Grappling Electro 2 (2001)
  • The Final Harsh Work #18 (2001)
  • Difteria Cutanea EP (2003)

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