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Birthday
4, 1965
Birthplace
Chiba, Japan
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
4, 1965 (age 54)
Birthplace
Chiba, Japan

About

Japanese guitarist best known as the rhythm guitarist for the heavy metal band X Japan. He is also famous for his work with the side projects NoB and Ra:IN.

Before Fame

He is self-taught and learned to play guitar on a Fender Stratocaster. He joined his first band in 1980.

Trivia

He is the only member of X Japan who uses American instruments.

Family Life

His real name is Tomoaki Ishizuka.

Associated With

He is longtime bandmates with bassist Hiroshi Morie in X Japan.