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Aug 19

[press release] Thee Michelle Gun Elephant Tribute

THEE TRIBUTE – Thee Michelle Gun Elephant – Thee Michelle Gun Elephant was, and still is, one of Japan’s most respected and influential rock bands. In 2003, at the height of their popularity, they announced their breakup and final tour, playing to audiences of over 40,000 at a single venue. In 2009, guitarist Futoshi Abe …

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Jul 22

[news] Thee Michelle Gun Elephant's guitarist dies at 42

Abe Futoshi, former guitarist for the legendary garage punk group Thee Michelle Gun Elephant, died this week. His death was announced July 22 and attributed to acute epidural hematoma. He would have turned 43 in December. Thee Michelle Gun Elephant formed in 1991. Abe joined in 1994 and played with the group until they broke …

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