Concerto Moon

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Concerto Moon
Origin Tokyo, Japan
Genres Power metal, Heavy metal, Neoclassical metal
Years active 1996–2004, 2007-present
Labels VAP, InsideOut Records, Triumph Records
Associated acts Double Dealer
Website concerto-moon.com
Members Norifumi Shima
Masayuki Osada
Atsushi Kuze
Past members Kosaku Mitani
Takao Ozaki
Nobuho Yoshioka
Osamu Harada
Ichiro Nagai
Toshiyuki Koike
Takashi Inoue
Junichi Sato
Takanobu Kimoto
Shoichi Takeoka
Toshiyuki Suguimori

Concerto Moon (コンチェルト・ムーン Koncheruto mūn?) is a Japanese Neoclassical metal / Power metal band formed in 1996[1][2] and led by guitarist Norifumi Shima.

The band's first two albums were reissued by InsideOut Music in 2003.[3]

Members[edit]

Current members[edit]

  • Norifumi Shima – guitar (1996–present)
  • Atsushi Kuze – vocals (2011–present)
  • Shigeharu Nakayasu - bass (2015-present)
  • Atsushi Kawatsuka - drums (2015-present)
  • Aki - keyboards (2013-2014 as support member, 2015-present)

Former members[edit]

  • Kosaku Mitani – bass (1996–2003, 2009 & 2012-2014 as support member)
  • Takao Ozaki – vocals (1996–1999)
  • Osamu Harada – keyboards (1996–1997)
  • Nobuho Yoshioka – drums (1996)
  • Ichiro Nagai – drums (1997–2001)
  • Toshiyuki Koike – keyboards (1998–2009)
  • Takashi Inoue – vocals (2000–2011)
  • Junichi Sato – drums (2002–2003)
  • Takanobu Kimoto – bass (2004–2009)
  • Shoichi Takeoka – drums (2004)
  • Masayuki Osada – drums (2007–2015)
  • Toshiyuki Sugimori – bass (2009–2011)

Discography[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

EPs[edit]

  • Time to Die (1999)
  • Concerto Moon (2004)
  • Live And Rare (2014)

Live albums[edit]

  • Live Concerto (1997)
  • The End of the Beginning (1999)
  • Live: Once in a Life Time (2003)
  • Live for Today, Hope for Tomorrow (2011)

Videos[edit]

  • Live The End of the Beginning (VHS, 2000 - DVD, 2003)
  • Live - Once in a Life Time (DVD, 2003)
  • Live Concerto - The Movie (DVD, 2008)
  • Live from Ashes (DVD, 2009)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Biography - CONCERTO MOON Official Site". concerto-moon.com. 
  2. ^ Sharpe-Young, Garry (2003). A-Z of Power Metal. London: Cherry Red Books Ltd. ISBN 1-901447-13-8. 
  3. ^ Concerto Moon Discography at Allmusic

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