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Tomoyasu Hotei


1981-1988 Boøwy - guitar, keyboards, backing vocals  
1988- Tomoyasu Hotei - vocals, guitar  

Guest musician

2007 Apocalyptica - guitars  

Personal information

Born on: 01.02.1962

Official website

Hotei's career originally began as a guitarist in the legendary Japanese rock band BOØWY in 1981, enjoying phenomenal success as one of Japan's most popular rock bands in history. In 1988, Hotei established himself as a solo artist, kicking off with the album "Guitarhythm". This was the first of a streak of multi-million-selling albums. An icon in his native Japan, Hotei currently lives in London and continues to record and perform internationally.