Tue 18th Dec at 7:30pm
@ The Roundhouse, London
Featuring: Tomoyasu Hotei
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Japanese Rock Guitar Legend and Electric Samurai, Tomoyasu Hotei, best known internationally for his song 'Battle Without Honor or Humanity' - instantly recognisable as the theme from Quentin Tarantino's Kill Bill - has announced a rare and exclusive performance at London's prestigious Roundhouse in December.
With a stellar 30 year career as a guitarist, his musical achievements are not limited to multimillion selling albums, producing and song writing hits in his native Japan. In 1996, he played guitar under the baton of Michael Kamen at the closing ceremony for the Atlanta Olympics. His recent achievements include a live performance with Roxy Music at the renowned Fuji Rock Festival 2010, a recording session with Lee Ritnour for his album, 6 String Theory, and arranging the theme to Tom Cruise's box office hit Mission Impossible – Ghost Protocol.
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A Japanese musician, singer-songwriter, composer, record producer and actor. Hotei rose to prominence in the 1980s as the guitarist for Boøwy, one of Japan's most popular rock bands, before starting a solo career. Hotei is best known internationally for his song 'Battle Without Honor or Humanity', which has been used in numerous films, commercials, and video games, most notably Quentin Tarantino's feature film Kill Bill.
A collaborator both in the studio and live on stage with many diverse international musicians including David Bowe, Jesus Jones, Sugue Sigue Sputnik, Hugh Cornwell, Asia, INXS, Joni Mitchell, Ray Cooper, David Sanborn and Chicago to name just a few.
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