NINGEN ISU

Heavy Metal / Stoner Rock / Heavy Psych / Hard Rock / Progressive Metal • Japan
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Ningen Isu is a heavy metal trio from Aomori Prefecture, Japan, who play a range of styles from stoner and doom metal, to heavy prog, hard rock, alternative metal, heavy psychedelic rock, and more. They are primarily influenced by Black Sabbath and Budgie as well as many other heavy and hard rock bands of the early seventies.

Ningen Isu was formed in 1987 by Shinji Wajima (guitars, lead vocals) and Ken'ichi Suzuki (bass, lead vocals). Suzuki was impressed with an instrumental track written by Wajima and around this the band was formed. The band name, which means Human Chair, was taken from a short story by Japanese suspense and mystery writer, Ranpo Edogawa, reflecting Wajima's passion for literature.

They were soon joined by drummer Noriyoshi Kamidate and surprised judges on a TV live band program with a song called "Inju" (Strange Beast). In 1989, they released a self-titled ep. Some of the
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NINGEN ISU Ningen Shikkaku (No Longer Human) album cover 5.00 | 1 ratings
Ningen Shikkaku (No Longer Human)
Stoner Rock 1990
NINGEN ISU Sakura no Mori no Mankai no Shita album cover 4.00 | 1 ratings
Sakura no Mori no Mankai no Shita
Heavy Metal 1991
NINGEN ISU Ougon no Yoake album cover 4.00 | 1 ratings
Ougon no Yoake
Progressive Metal 1992
NINGEN ISU Rashohmon album cover 4.50 | 1 ratings
Rashohmon
Heavy Metal 1993
NINGEN ISU Odoru Issun-Bohshi album cover 3.00 | 1 ratings
Odoru Issun-Bohshi
Hard Rock 1995
NINGEN ISU Mugen no Juunin album cover 5.00 | 1 ratings
Mugen no Juunin
Heavy Psych 1996
NINGEN ISU Taihai Geijutsu-Ten album cover 3.50 | 1 ratings
Taihai Geijutsu-Ten
Heavy Psych 1998
NINGEN ISU Nijusseiki Sousoukyoku album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Nijusseiki Sousoukyoku
Stoner Rock 1999
NINGEN ISU Kaijin Nijuu Mensou album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Kaijin Nijuu Mensou
Heavy Metal 2000
NINGEN ISU Mishiranu Sekai album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Mishiranu Sekai
Heavy Metal 2001
NINGEN ISU Shura Bayashi album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Shura Bayashi
Heavy Metal 2003
NINGEN ISU San-aku Douchuu Hizakurige album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
San-aku Douchuu Hizakurige
Stoner Rock 2004
NINGEN ISU Fu-Chi-Ku album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Fu-Chi-Ku
Heavy Metal 2006
NINGEN ISU Manatsu no Yoru no Yume album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Manatsu no Yoru no Yume
Heavy Metal 2007
NINGEN ISU Mirai Romanha album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Mirai Romanha
Heavy Metal 2009
NINGEN ISU Shigan Raisan album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Shigan Raisan
Heavy Metal 2011
NINGEN ISU Mandoro album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Mandoro
Heavy Metal 2013
NINGEN ISU Burai Houjou album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Burai Houjou
Heavy Metal 2014
NINGEN ISU Kaidan Soshite Shi to Eros album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Kaidan Soshite Shi to Eros
Heavy Metal 2016
NINGEN ISU Ijigen kara no Houkou album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Ijigen kara no Houkou
Heavy Metal 2017
NINGEN ISU 新青年 album cover 4.50 | 1 ratings
新青年
Heavy Metal 2019

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NINGEN ISU Ningen Isu album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Ningen Isu
Hard Rock 1989

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NINGEN ISU Peten-Shi to Kuuki Otoko - Ningen Isu Kessakusen album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Peten-Shi to Kuuki Otoko - Ningen Isu Kessakusen
Heavy Metal 1994
NINGEN ISU Oshie to Tabisuru Hito - Ningen Isu Keisakusen Dai 2 Shu album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Oshie to Tabisuru Hito - Ningen Isu Keisakusen Dai 2 Shu
Stoner Rock 2002
NINGEN ISU Kessakusen - Nijuu-nenshu Kinenban album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Kessakusen - Nijuu-nenshu Kinenban
Heavy Metal 2009
NINGEN ISU Sekai wa Yume - Nijuugo Shuunen Kinen Best Album album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Sekai wa Yume - Nijuugo Shuunen Kinen Best Album
Heavy Metal 2014
NINGEN ISU Ningen Isu Meisakusen 30 Shuunen Kinen Best Ban album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Ningen Isu Meisakusen 30 Shuunen Kinen Best Ban
Heavy Metal 2019

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