Driven to never compromise, Shachi’s strong instrumentals and spirited style continue to convert punk and non-punk fans alike into Shachi fans. Hideta and Take formed Shachi soon after graduating from high school in 1994. Joining on drums in October of that year was Ikeya (ex-Holstein). In 1995, they performed at the Teens Music Festival, a band contest sponsored by Yamaha. They won first place for their district and in the nationwide finals they were awarded audience favorite and finished second overall.
Soon after they moved to Tokyo and began to perform live venues. Still in school Sube joined on drums at this time. Shachi produced and released five demo cassettes through Dustbox Records over the next few years. Through Infinite-Records Shachi produced and released their first mini album Power of Life on October 12, 2000. Infinite-Records produced their next two mini albums Keep My Mind and Base Running.
Over the next year they signed with un-do Label and released on August 5, 2003, the mini album Wolfist. On June 2, 2004, Shachi released their first full album Eagle Fly. Sube had decided to leave Shachi after being with the band for nearly ten years. He played his last live show March 25, 2006, the same month a DVD was released documenting their tour with the band Good 4 Nothing. In June, Hankn, the band’s current drummer filled in for Sube. “…Our aim is that everybody finds happiness through music not destruction.
Therefore we do not stop doing shows. Thank you. ” ~Shachi. On July 2, 2008, Shachi released their 2nd studio album Starland Express. Followed by their 3rd album, Fine Field in September 2009.
On, the front of their homepage -- Shachi, has announced they will be disbanding in 2010. homepage http://www.shachi-web.com/ myspace http://www.myspace.com/shachijapan Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply..
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