T-Pistonz+KMC

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T-Pistonz+KMC (ティーピストンズプラスケムシ Ti Pīsutonzu purasu Kemushi?) is a Japanese pop group under the "FRAME" label; a joint venture of Level-5, currently with Avex Group and formerly with the Up-Front Group. They actually debuted on UFG imprint "hachama".

They performed the theme songs of Nintendo DS software and TV animation series, "Inazuma Eleven".

T-Pistonz+KMC
Also known as TPK, Pisuke
Origin Fukuoka, Kyushu
Genres J-Pop, Anison
Years active 2008 (2008)–present
Labels FRAME/Level-5/Avex (2012 to present)
FRAME/Level-5/Up-Front (2008 to 2012)
hachama (2008)
Website www.t-pistonz.tv
Members Ton-Nino (Lead singer)
KMC (Rapper)
In-Chiquita (Dancer and Choreographer)
Hiroshi Dot (Singer and Dancer)
Past members Brother Hide King (Guitarist)
Don Ringo (Drums)
Brother A King (Guitarist)
Ebirina (Dancer)
Shu Mai Mai (Dancer)

History[edit]

In 2008, T-Pistonz was formed from a four-man punk rock band, Tonkotsu Pistons. A Japanese choreographer, Lucky Ikeda a.k.a. In-Chiquita has been working with them.

Since "Maji de Kansha"(released in June 2009), KMC, a rapper, joined and they used the name "T-Pistonz+KMC".

Their 5th single "Katte Nakōze!"(March, 2010) made it high up the Oricon weekly chart.

All of their singles have been used as theme songs for the Nintendo DS, Nintendo 3DS and wii software and TV animation series, "Inazuma Eleven", "Inazuma Eleven Go", "Inazuma Eleven Go Chrono Stone" and "Inazuma Eleven Go Galaxy".

Members[edit]

Current members[edit]

  • Ton-Nino (Lead vocalist) Elder brother of Hiroshi Dot.
  • KMC (Rapper)
  • In-Chiquita (Dancer and Choreographer)
  • Hiroshi Dot (Side Vocalist and Dancer) Younger brother of Ton-Nino.

Former members[edit]

  • Brother A King (Guitarist) - Left in September 2011.
  • Ebirina (Dancer) - Left in September 2011.
  • Shu Mai Mai (Dancer) - Left in September 2011.
  • Brother Hide King (Guitarist) - Left in July 2010.
  • Don Ringo (Drums)

Discography[edit]

Singles[edit]

Albums[edit]

Studio Albums[edit]

Compilation Album[edit]

Appearances[edit]

DVD[edit]

Concerts[edit]

  • Inazuma Eleven Raimon-chū Bunkasai (August 21, 2010 - January 23, 2011, Japan)
  • T-Pistonz+KMC Christmas Live ~ Christmas dayo Nanairo Tamago~ (December 25, 2011, Shibuya TAKE OFF7, Tokyo, Japan)
  • TPKing Vol.1 (April 8, 2012, Mt.RAINIER HALL SHIBUYA PLEASURE PLEASURE, Tokyo, Japan)
  • TPKing Vol.2 (August 25, 2012, duo MUSIC EXCHANGE, Tokyo, Japan)
  • TPKing Vol.2.5
    • November 23, 2012, Nagoya HeartLand STUDIO, Aichi, Japan
    • November 24, 2012, Umeda Shangri-La, Osaka, Japan
  • TPKing Vol.3 ~Ichinen buri no Christmas~ (December 24, 2012, Yokohama BLITZ, Kanagawa, Japan)[3]

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