The long awaited second album from Far East Ghost from Triplag Music is a two-disc album containing 17 tracks. The first disc -- titled Emperor -- is a conceptual album unleashing 9 never-before-heard solo tracks based on the motifs of the spiritual empire and emperor that resides within the mental realm each individual. All vocals, guitars, drums, bass, and other instruments, along with production and mastering are done completely by Takeomi himself without any compromise, enabling the listener to enjoy the complete package brought forth from the Far East Ghost Empire. The second disc, called Return of the Bastard, is a remix extravaganza of the original Far East Ghost track with the same name - featuring Far East Ghost's esteemed conspirators, Savage Scream, Fatal Discord, Baphomet Engine, Datakult, and Adi. To simply call this a bonus disc would be an injustice -- check out how Far East Ghost's fast and heavy metallic sound is chopped, diced, and prepared by these master chefs. Artist bio: Takeomi is the globe-trotting Tokyo-based artist behind the Far East Ghost project who embodies the Japanese psychedelic sound through his deep yet hardcore music production. After releasing his debut album 'Welcome to Psychedelic Hell' in spring 2007 from Trip Records, he completed a smashing Japan tour, joined Triplag Music and Kabrathor records as an official label artist, and blitzed through a successful European tour in the winter of that same year. In addition Takeomi has contributed to releases from Manic Dragon, Kagdila Records, Amibivalent Records, Last Possible Solution and a number of other leading international and domestic labels. He has been working on collaborations with acclaimed Japanese artists Savage Scream as Diablos and with Noise Gust as Mephisto and is scheduled to release a triple split album including Diablos, Mephisto, and Baal, titled 'Lords of Destruction' from Triplag Music in September 2008. On another front, he has been active in a number of other projects, including the rock-psychedelic trance fusion project 'Zeta' featuring Marty Friedman (ex-guitarist of Megadeth/Lovefixer), and has been showcasing his multifaceted talents by contributing to the soundtrack of Ryuhei Kitamura's film 'Versus', and to the production of Marty Friedman's solo album.
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