Last updated: January 23rd 2008
Second draft in progress… in the meantime I recommend visiting:
http://www.jmusiceuropa.com/uk/database-artist.php?id=634 for a very good and thorough biography.
Information sources include: Back-on’s Official Website (History)
- 2000 – The original BACK-ON members come together to form Garden
- 2002.09 – Jesse of RIZE gives BACK-ON their name, which is the phonetic sound of 爆音 (sound explosion).
- 2002.12 – BACK-ON perform at READER’S CAMP,which was organised by RIZE, with SPHERE of INFLUENCE, UZUMAKI and THA.
- 2003.05 - BACK-ON perform at the PEACE charity concert, also organised by RIZE, with YKZ, UZUMAKI, SCREAMING SOUL HILL, Char, FUGER and THA.
- 2003.12 – BACK-ON joins up with other artists for “LUV GRAFFITI 2“, a limited-edition mix compilation by Tower Records.
- 2004.10.27 – The release of BACK-ON‘s first mini-album “ADACHI TRIBE“
- 2004.10.27 – BACK-ON participates in another compilation album “OPTION presents STREAM Z J-LOUD” with artists including: Road of Major, OLIVIA, hav, move, 03, Clay Fish, Chokesleeper, Missile Girl Scoot, ZZ, BUG, babamania, AGE of PUNK
- 2004.11.22 – BACK-ON collaborates with artists such as B-Fresh, DJ Yutaka and Miss Monday for one song on the “STOP AIDS CLUB MOVEMENT” compilation album. Other artists featured on the album include: MOOMIN, SPHERE OF INFLUENCE, DJ KAORI, 山田マン and MIC BANK
- 2004.12.01 – BACK-ON perform live at Shibuya O-East for ‘TRIBAL presents STOP AIDS CLUB MOVEMENT supported by MTV
- 2004.12.09 – Live performance at Shibuya O-East for ‘Option presents J-LOUD LIVE‘
- 2004.12.09 (?) – Live performance at Shibuya clubasia for ‘ADACHI TRIBE TOUR FINAL‘
- To be continued…
You can find links for most of the artists mentioned above below:
- RIZE [Band] – Website | Wikipedia
- SPHERE OF INFLUENCE [Rap Artist]- Photos
- 宇頭巻 (UZUMAKI) [Band]- Website | CultureUniversal
- スクリーミングソウルヒル (SCREAMING SOUL HILL) [Band]- Website
- YKZ [Band] – Website | Last.FM | CultureUniversal
- FUGER [Band] – Website
- Road of Major [Band] – Website
- OLIVIA [Artist] – Website | Wiki.theppn
- 03 [Band] – Website
- move (m.o.v.e) [Band] – Website | Wikipedia
- Clay Fish [Band] – Avex
- Chokesleeper [Band] – Website
- Missile Girl Scoot [Band] – (Unofficial) Website
- ZZ [Band] – Website
- BUG [Band] – Website
- babamania [Band] – Website | Wikipedia
- AGE of PUNK [Band] – Website
- B-Fresh [Artist] – Website | Myspace
- DJ Yutaka [DJ] – Website
- Miss Monday [Rap Artist] – Website | Wiki.thppn
- Moomin [Reggae Artist] – Website | Wikipedia
- DJ KAORI [DJ] – Website | JapanSugoi
- 山田マン (Yamadaman) [Rap Artist] – Website (Blog)
- MIC BANK [Band] – Website