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shinhiyataJan. 24, 2015 - 11:39AM JST
Saw these guys open for Ozzy in 84 on the SATD tour. Decent show. But they had lost it by the time I saw them again w/ Whitesnake in 88.
Posted in: Motley Crue to end with New Year blowout; 5 concerts set for Japan in February
shinhiyataJan. 21, 2015 - 10:30AM JST
RC - considering the current mindset of the Russian president, I think we are more likely to see another repeat of the KAL 007 tragedy, rather than one involving the JSDF. Since the Russians shot down Malaysia Air 17 with impunity, that sad milestone has already been passed by Putin on his path to ruin.
Posted in: Japan says jets scrambling at record pace to counter Chinese, Russian intrusions
shinhiyataJan. 20, 2015 - 04:41PM JST
Tibet does not belong to China. The communists forsook their illegal stewardship of the Dalai and Panchen Lamas' country decades ago. What Mao did to Tibet and its esoteric Buddhist culture was not only a pogrom against the Tibetan people but a crime against all consciousness, an atrocity against sentience itself.
Posted in: China protests over Japan's comments on border dispute with India
shinhiyataJan. 17, 2015 - 12:40PM JST
Hey ME, both her parents were dead at the time of her marriage. Toshiro Mifune died in 1997. Her mother died in 1995. Mika was married in Sept 1998. Not sure what the legal parameters of such a situation could have been, but can really blame her dead parents?
Posted in: Mika Mifune, rocker husband Joji Takahashi to divorce
shinhiyataJan. 07, 2015 - 04:06PM JST
SS3 - I've been to nearly 300 concerts. I've seen Motorhead 11 times.
All Lemmy ever did was stand there and sing, but it was definitely not boring.
You wasted your money. Susan Boyle rocks harder than SAS.
Posted in: Southern All Stars to release first new album in 10 years in March
shinhiyataJan. 07, 2015 - 02:17PM JST
RawFish&RiceWinethethird - Please give me some of what you were on when you saw this band live and thought they were better than the Beatles. SAS fails on all levels. They are neither listenable nor watchable. Lawrence Welk rocks harder than SAS (and he's been dead for 20 years).
shinhiyataJan. 06, 2015 - 09:31AM JST
One of the most insipid and lackluster bands in all of musical history. BabyMetal should kick their behinds for releasing anything with 'killer' in the title. This is NOT rock and roll.
shinhiyataDec. 23, 2014 - 09:52AM JST
RIP Mr Cocker - one of the few whose voice could move me to tears and laughter
I loved your duet with John Belushi just as much as Woodstock
Posted in: Singer Joe Cocker dies at 70
shinhiyataDec. 05, 2014 - 01:32PM JST
No George Lazenby, no 'Real 007'.
Posted in: Next Bond film will be called 'SPECTRE'
shinhiyataDec. 03, 2014 - 04:12PM JST
I said 'sane parent'. Not a parent who glorifies a terrorist mass murderer or axe-wielding psychopath. Sort of like naming your avatar after someone who married their 11 year old brother, ne?
Posted in: N Korea forbids people from using same name as leader
shinhiyataDec. 03, 2014 - 03:07PM JST
Why would any sane parent want to name their child after an incipient megalomaniac anyway? Sort of like naming your son Osama Bin Laden or your daughter Lizzy Borden, ne?
shinhiyataDec. 03, 2014 - 02:53PM JST
D C Fontana and L Wolfe warned us about the same thing 50 years ago when they wrote about Kirk's battle with Daystrom's M-5.
Posted in: Hawking warns artificial intelligence 'could mean end of humanity'
shinhiyataNov. 27, 2014 - 08:50AM JST
No BabyMetal ??? One of the most successful acts in the past 2 years, and not just in Japan.
Say no to old hags and oyaji farts. We want BabyMetal !!!
Posted in: NHK announces lineup for 'Kohaku Uta Gassen' on New Year's Eve
shinhiyataNov. 23, 2014 - 08:38PM JST
One of the greatest competitors in the history of any sport. Will Harumafuji be forced to retire now?
Posted in: Hakuho ties legend Taiho with 32nd Emperor's Cup
shinhiyataNov. 21, 2014 - 10:08AM JST
The Ayatollahs of Rock and Rolla !!!
Posted in: Australia fears Islamist radicals joining forces with biker gangs
shinhiyataNov. 16, 2014 - 09:25PM JST
A huge influence on my teenage years. Erin Gray was so hot on Buck Rogers and Laurette Spang was just as hot on Battlestar. Thanks for the memories Glen.
Posted in: 'Magnum, P.I.' creator Glen Larson dead at 77
shinhiyataNov. 16, 2014 - 09:15PM JST
Nothing can top the Replicants w/Maynard Keenan version of Silly Love Songs.
Posted in: Lackluster tribute to Paul McCartney
shinhiyataOct. 27, 2014 - 07:58AM JST
Money well spent. Tolkien would be proud. One of the greatest cinematic achievements in the history of art.
Posted in: Cost of making 'Hobbit' movies up to $745 million
shinhiyataOct. 25, 2014 - 10:14PM JST
I am not surprised because Ueno station is kinda creepy. That railway overpass on the way to the park is teeming with mentally ill homeless derelicts like the perpetrator in this story. It's always comforting to see the Buddhist monks handing out onigiri to the destitute but a much more concerted effort needs to be made by many more social and mental health agencies at this location ( I know, I know, this is Japan and the mental health stigma is a huge barrier for this culture). While the perpetrator in this story did commit a violent crime, it might not have become a police matter if the large population of mentally ill homeless around Ueno station were the focus of a serious program to get these people some help. But until then, I doubt the posters above will be able to provide any worthwhile answers to this tragic problem.
Posted in: Man arrested for stabbing passerby in front of Ueno Station in Tokyo
shinhiyataOct. 24, 2014 - 08:33AM JST
Posted in: Tokyo International Film Festival opens with superhero punch
Feb. 01, 2015 - 09:27AM JST
It boggles the mind that any foreigner or outsider, journalist or otherwise still gets anywhere near…
Posted in: Sad news
"Don't anyone on here speak out against the fat crossdressing thing that is absolutely talentless coz…
Posted in: Cross-dressing Matsuko Deluxe: AKB opening Tokyo Olympics 'would embarrass Japan'
Feb. 01, 2015 - 09:26AM JST
I think AKB supporters are missing the point here. The problem is not the girls themselves…
Feb. 01, 2015 - 09:25AM JST
Hey, you! Middle East countries! Clean up your backyard!
Turkey, do you want to become another…
Posted in: Abe expresses outrage at IS video purportedly showing Goto being beheaded
Jefflee-Drone attacks do not work alone. Never have and never will. Also it is true a…