Gedō (band)

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Gedō (外道)
Also known as Gedo, Gedou
Origin Japan
Genres
Years active 1973–1976; 1979-1982; 1991; 2002-2003; 2010-Present
Labels Showboat (Trio) Record; Nippon Columbia; Merudakku; Polydor Records; Universal IMS; Sony Music Associated Records; King Records
Website www.ainoa.co.jp/music/gedo/
Members
Past members
  • Masayuki Aoki
  • Nakano Ryoichi

Gedō (外道), also romanized simply as Gedo or Gedou, is a Japanese rock band. They were formed in 1973. The band split a first time in 1976, and then reformed and split again several times. Their first self-titled album is highly acclaimed in their home country, having been featured on Rolling Stone's 100 greatest Japanese albums (N°24) and Julian Cope's Japrocksampler, among other lists.

Members[edit]

  • Hideto Kanou: vocals, guitar. He is the central member of Gedō.
  • Aoki Masayuki: vocals, bass guitar. Founding member, he left in 1981.
  • Nakano Ryoichi: vocals, drums. Founding member, he left the band but returned for the 2002-2003 reformation.
  • Matsumoto Shinji: vocals, bass guitar. He joined the band in 2002.
  • Soul Toul: vocals, drums. He joined the band in 1991, and re-joined in 2010.

Discography[edit]

  • Gedō (外道) (20 September 1974)
  • Gedō Live in Sound of Hawaii Studio (外道ライブ・イン・サウンド・オブ・ハワイ・スタジオ) (1 April 1975)
  • JUST GEDO (June 1975)
  • Shide LIVE (拾得LIVE) (November 1975)
  • POWER CUT (April 1981)
  • Mooning (1982)
  • Gedō LIVE 〜Mihappyou Kaisan Concert 1976.10.16 (外道LIVE 〜未発表・解散コンサート1976.10.16) (April 1991)
  • One, Two (21 July 1991)
  • DIE FOR YOU (1993)
  • Kaze Densetsu Bukkomi no Taku ~Yasei no Tenshitachi~ (疾風列伝 特攻の拓~野生の天使たち~) (1995)
  • Gedō SINGLES (1973-1975) (外道SINGLES(1973-1975)) (1998)
  • 水金地火木土天回明 〜外道・秘蔵音源集 その壱 (30 November 2002)
  • 水金地火木土天回明 〜外道・秘蔵音源集 その弐 (30 November 2002)
  • Best Gedō (ベスト外道) (24 July 2003)
  • Kyou Netsu no Machida Police '74 (狂熱の町田ポリス'74) (24 July 2003)
  • Kyoto Shide -Kanzenban- (京都拾得-完全版-) (24 July 2003)
  • 1975 -Yahon Kyo no Aloha- (1975 -野音狂のアロハ- (24 July 2003)
  • NφW (26 September 2003)
  • 1976 Sayonara Nippon (1976 さよならニッポン) (27 November 2003)
  • Saigo no Mandala Yaneura Densetsu '76 (最期の曼荼羅屋根裏伝説 '76) (27 November 2003)
  • Jitsuroku Hitman Hokkai No Tora -Boukyou- ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK (実録ヒットマン 北海の虎 -望郷- ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK) (27 November 2003)
  • Itsumo no Tokorode Blues Wo〜LIVE IN CROCODILE (いつものところでブルースを〜LIVE IN CROCODILE) (23 May 2015)
  • Tamashii no Sakebi (魂の叫び) (6 November 2013)

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