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Totalfat (stylized as TOTALFAT) is a Japanese melodic punk band formed in 1999. Totalfat consisted of vocalist/guitarist Jose (ホセ), vocalist/bassist Shun, guitarist Kuboty, and drummer Bunta.

TOTALFAT
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TOTALFAT performing in 2013
Background information
OriginHachiōji, Tokyo, Japan
Genres
Years active1999–present
LabelsCatch All Records
ChAoS LABEL
Ki/oon Records
Associated actsJoe Inoue
Websitehttp://www.totalfat.net
MembersJose (ホセ)
Bunta
Kuboty
Shun
Past membersToshi
Yasushi

Contents

BackgroundEdit

TOTALFAT started out playing NOFX songs in 2000. Their shows were mainly songs of Ten Foot Pole, Millencolin and Slick Shoes. In 2003, Totalfat released their 1st album entitled End of Introduction, from a Japanese independent label named Catch All Records. They embarked on a CD release Japan tour which included 41 shows. The first album sold about 3,500 copies. In 2004, Totalfat released an EP Get It Better from Catch All Records. Then they had a CD release tour which included 48 shows around Japan. The EP Get It Better sold about 3,000 copies. They also supported bands touring Japan, and festivals such as Rock in Japan, Punk Spring, and always support Summer Sonic Festival from 2009 to present. Their debut in major label is Overdrive album.[5]

"Place to Try" was the nineteenth ending song for Naruto Shippuden it lasted for 11 episodes starting at episode 231.

Band membersEdit

Current members
Former members
  • Toshi — guitar (1999–2000)
  • Yasushi — guitar (2000–2005)
Timeline
 

DiscographyEdit

Studio albumsEdit

Year Album Details Oricon chart[6]
2003 End of Introduction
  • Released: November 19, 2003
2008 All The Dreamer, Light The Dream
  • Released: April 2, 2008
92
2009 For Whom The Rock Rolls
  • Released: May 20, 2009
51
2010 Overdrive
  • Released: June 9, 2010
40
2011 Damn Hero
  • Released: May 25, 2011
27
2012 Wicked and Naked
  • Released: July 4, 2012
28
2015 Come Together, Sing With Us
  • Released: July 1, 2015
17
2017 Fat
  • Released: April 26, 2017
28

Mini albumsEdit

Year Album Details Oricon chart[6]
2005 Get It Better
  • Released: March 2, 2005
2007 Hard Rock Reviver
  • Released: January 11, 2007
Hello & Goodnight
  • Released: April 25, 2007
195
2013 Seven Lives
  • Released: July 31, 2013
25

Compilation albumsEdit

Year Album Details Oricon chart[6]
2013 The Best Fat Collection
  • Released: December 11, 2013
32

SinglesEdit

Year Title Oricon chart[7]
2011 "World of Glory" (with Joe Inoue)
  • Released: May 4, 2011
73
"Place to Try"
  • Released: November 9, 2011
31
2012 "Good Bye, Good Luck"
  • Released: January 18, 2012
49
"Party Party"
  • Released: April 25, 2012
73
2014 "Natsu no Tokage" (夏のトカゲ Summer Lizard)
  • Released: July 30, 2014
43
2015 "Utage no Aizu" (宴の合図 Signs of the Party)
  • Released: October 7, 2015
44

DVDsEdit

Year Title Oricon chart[8]
2013 FAT ALIVE 1
  • Released: July 31, 2013
25

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Aoki, Ryotaro (March 27, 2014). "Man With A Mission and Buzz The Bears keep punk's spirit alive at Punkspring". The Japan Times. Retrieved November 19, 2017.
  2. ^ a b "TOTALFAT - Profile". Cube Music (in Japanese). Retrieved November 19, 2017.
  3. ^ "THE DISASTER POINTS Bring Street Punk to Japan – First Album 'For Once in My Life' Announced". Electric Bloom Webzine. May 19, 2015. Retrieved November 19, 2017.
  4. ^ Bezer, Terry (July 18, 2014). "Beyond Babymetal: The New Wave of J-Metal". TeamRock.com. Retrieved November 19, 2017.
  5. ^ Totalfat, "TOTALFAT Profile", 2012
  6. ^ a b c Oricon (in Japanese). TOTALFAT albums on Oricon Chart
  7. ^ Oricon (in Japanese). TOTALFAT singles on Oricon Chart
  8. ^ Oricon (in Japanese). TOTALFAT DVDs on Oricon Chart

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