The music written by MAXIMUM THE RYOKUN (Gt/Vo) has both fierce, heavy sound and impressing pop, catchy sound. And the lyrics he writes appear to be meaningless but huge amount of metaphors and sarcasm are hidden behind. The words are mostly Japanese and are very well placed and make songs rhythmical and streamy. And this makes Maximum The Hormone (MTH) one of a kind in the Japanese music scene. Also, it is rare for this type of bands to be ranked in the major music charts in Japan.
The latest album from this band in 2007, "Buiikikaesu (Revive to Death)" which includes the op . . . [more]