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Bi Kyo Ran / Madoromi

Bi Kyo Ran / Madoromi
Country
Japan
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Bi Kyo Ran (美狂乱, Bikyouran) is a progressive rock band from Japan which was formed by guitarist Kunio Suma in 1974 but didn't release their first album until 1982. In addition to studio and live albums, they have recorded music for Japanese films. Madoromi was an alias the band used for playing King Crimson covers.
Website
http://www.bikyoran.net
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Releases on file (11)
Bi Kyo Ran  — Anthology Vol.1 Bi Kyo Ran — Anthology Vol.1
(Gohan GBK-001, 2002, CD)
Bi Kyo Ran — A Violent Music Bi Kyo Ran — A Violent Music
(Musea FGBG 4246.AR, 1998, CD)
Bi Kyo Ran  — Deep Live Bi Kyo Ran — Deep Live
(Belle Antique 95170, 1996, CD)
Bi Kyo Ran  — Go-Un Bi Kyo Ran — Go-Un
(Belle Antique 95149, 1995, CD)
Various Artists — Lost Years in Labyrinth II Various Artists — Lost Years in Labyrinth II
(Belle Antique 9589, 1995, CD)
Bi Kyo Ran — Parallax Bi Kyo Ran — Parallax
(King Records KICS 91706, 1983/2011, CD)
Bi Kyo Ran — Ran - Live Vol. 3 Bi Kyo Ran — Ran - Live Vol. 3
(Belle Antique 101676, 1983/2010, CD)
Bi Kyo Ran  — Who Ma - Live Vol. 2 Bi Kyo Ran — Who Ma - Live Vol. 2
(Belle Antique 101675, 1983/2010, CD)
Bi Kyo Ran — Bi Kyo Ran Bi Kyo Ran — Bi Kyo Ran
(King Records KICS 91705, 1982/2011, CD)
Bi Kyo Ran — Fairy Tale, Early Live Vol. 1 Bi Kyo Ran — Fairy Tale, Early Live Vol. 1
(Belle Antique 8704, 1979/1987, LP)
Madoromi — Live Vol. 4 Madoromi — Live Vol. 4
(Belle Antique 101677, 1977/2010, CD)

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