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HemoptysisThere's nothing more metal than shooting a music video in 100 degree-plus heat in the Arizona summer.That's exactly what local metal band Hemoptysis did for their new clip, "M.O.D.," off their debut full-length album, Misanthropic Slaughter. The video was shot this past September at an aba ... More >>
We've written a lot about local metal band Hemoptysis. Mostly because they're really, really good. But their backstory makes for interesting copy, too. The band is fronted by a guy named Masaki Murashita, a Japanese immigrant who once told us, candidly: "I would move back. That's my hone ... More >>
Maria VassettHemoptysisHemoptysis and Landmine MarathonClubhouse Music VenueJanuary 7, 2011Two of the Valley's best metal bands came together last night for a show that set the bar high for the local metal scene in 2011. Landmine Marathon and Hemoptysis put together a 1-2 punch last night that no ... More >>
Another week has come and gone leaving us to ponder the upcoming events that will shape our lives and, more importantly, our dinners out. But before we move on, let's have one last look at the blog posts from this week: Taco Bell's Limeade Sparklers Should Be Called "Sugarlers" Cake Wrecks Author ... More >>
Masaki Murashita The singer/guitarist of Phoenix-based metal band Hemoptysis has a show Sunday, August 8 at UB's Restaurant and Bar. Call or text Travis Thune at 480-570-7599 for tickets. What'd you eat for dinner last night?: Chicken caesar salad with avocado. Favorite food: Sushi. Least favorit ... More >>
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Hemoptysis.This week's music feature is about Masaki Murashita, the 24-year old lead singer and guitarist of local neo-thrashers Hemoptysis, a band that is rocking SXSW as we speak.Also in this week's issue you'll find pieces on Zooey Deschanel's musical career, and the local post-hardcore band G ... More >>
Vocalist/guitarist Masaki Murashita of Phoenix metal band Hemoptysis has a new toy to show off. He's recently been sponsored by Jackson Guitars and received a limited-edition EMG-X King V, which he'll be showing off at upcoming shows, including a November 21 gig at Mardi Gras in Scottsdale.
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Maybe it's because I don't listen to a lot of it in my off hours - that time when I want only the sweet, sweet voice of Karen Carpenter to sooth me over AM radio - but I'm constantly surprised by the depth and quality of the Phoenix metal scene. In the seven months I've been doing You Asked For It I ... More >>