Album: Angherr Shisspa
Release Date: November 2021
Music Genre: Punk Rock Hardcore Avantgarde Prog Rock
Label: Skin Graft Records
Release Country: United States
Record Type: 8 Tracks CD Album
Kōenji Hyakkei is a Japanese zeuhl band, originated from Tokyo and led by Tatsuya Yoshida of Ruins. The band released their first self-titled album in 1994 with Kubota Aki from Bondage Fruit on vocals and keyboards.
Not widely presented outside of Japan, the band gained international fame and notoriety among heavy/heady progrock lovers, and Koenji Hyakkei were highly praised for extreme complexity, mind-boggling rhythm patterns and high expressiveness of their music. They've often been compared to such cult bands, as Area (6), Electric Light Orchestra, Deus Ex Machina with tempo changes multiplied by 100 and, most of all, French Magma (6). Their fourth album and US-debut Angherr Shisspa was described by the critics as a mixture of Stereolab
Recorded in Spring 20005.