サディスティック・ミカ・バンド

サディスティック・ミカ・バンド

japanese, rock, J-rock, 70s, glam rock

The Sadistic Mika Band is a popular Japanese hard rock - glam rock group formed in 1972. Its name is a parody of the "Plastic Ono Band". Produced by Masatoshi Hashiba on EMI Toshiba Records, the band were led by the husband and wife team of guitarist Kazuhiko Kato, and his wife, singer (Sadistic) Mika. The word "sadistic" is reported to be inspired by the way Mika used kitchen knives. The original lineup of the band included Kato, Mika, drummer Hiro Tsunoda, and lead guitarist Masayoshi Takanaka.