Name: Hiroaki

Instrument: 6 & 12 String Guitars, Bouzouki

From: Chiba, Japan

Birth date: October 21

Blood type: B

Gibson “Vegas Standard”
Gibson “RD Standard”
Gibson “Les Paul Standard”
Fender “Telecaster American Standard”
Yamaha “Pacifica 12Strings”
Seagull Acoustic Guitar
Irish Bouzouki
Pickboy “Classic Celluloid 1.00mm”
Ernieball “#2221”
Planet Waves “NS Capo”
Fishman “AURA Spectrum DI”
TC Electronic “Hall of Fame Mini Reverb”
Source Audio “Programmable EQ”
K’z Worx “Custom Junction Box”
Lindy Fralin Pickups
Line 6 “Relay G50 Wireless System”
Oyaide Cables

[“A”Rig] Mesa/Boogie “Mark IV”
Soldano “4X12 Speaker Cabinet”
K’z Worx “EC Fifty”
Leqtique “Maestro Antique Revised”
Mad Professor “Fire Red Fuzz”
Bixonic “Expandra”
Xotic “SP Compressor”
Line 6 “M5”
Boss “SE-70”

[“B”Rig] Fractal Audio Systems “Axe-Fx II”
Matrix Amplification “GT1000FX”
Mesa/Boogie “2X12 Horizontal Speaker Cabinet”

Influences: Rush, Metallica, Peter Gabriel, The Beatles, Van der Graaf Generator, Rainbow, Thin Lizzy, Väsen, Steeleye Span, The Pentangle, Dead Can Dance, Killing Joke, Paradise Lost, Carcass, Mercyful Fate, Faith No More, Cardiacs, Alan Silvestri, Koichi Sugiyama

Favorite movies: Forrest Gump, Sherlock Holmes, 007 series, Inception, Cloud Atlas, Blade Runner, Shawshank Redemption, Mr. Holland’s Opus, What Dreams May Come, Ted, Ghostbusters

Favorite EARLY CROSS song: Hymn to the Fallen