credit: Photo by Great The Kabukicho
ASTERISM is three pieces instrumental heavy metal band. All members are teenagers, HAL-CA; Guitar, 16 years old, MIYU; Bass, 17 years old, MIO; Drums, 19 years old.
HAL-CA started to play a guitar at the age of 10. MIYU started to play a bass at the age of 7 and MIO first touched drums when he was 5. All of them grow up, surrounded by Heavy Metal.
They encountered at ‘The 8th Music Revolution’ held by YAMAHA in 2014, and hit it off. Later each of them said same thing, “Finally, I met a person we can share music in the same level at the same age”.
ASTERISM started live with original songs in their local town in 2015.
On June 2015, MIYU won the Best Bassist Prize of Bass Magazine published by Rittor Music in two consecutive years.
HAL-CA and MIYU did not perform after 8pm by Japanese Labor Law because they were junior high school students.So they choose Facebook as their stage. They uploaded video at rehearsal studio and doing Facebook Live from Hard Rock Cafe Fukuoka.
Bootsy Collins, artist and producer, discovered and shared on his Facebook page, ASTERISM’s video ‘155’ boost and still does. This video is played 5.6 million times.
ASTERISM uses Facebook to deliver its music to the w
Programming descriptions are generated by participants and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of SXSW.