God of Shamisen playing an original composition by Kevin Kmetz. God of Shamisen, a Rock band from Santa Cruz, California creates a fusion of East and West by incorporating the passion of Japanese traditional Shamisen styles and Tsugaru Shamisen technique with modern Death Metal, Hard Rock, Hip Hop, Psychedelic funk and World music.
influenced by players such as Takahashi Chikuzan, Hiromitsu AGATSUMA and Shinichi Kinoshita, Kevin Kmetz creates his own style of Shamisen called California Shamisen. for more Great California Shamisen players look up Mike Penny and Kyle Abbott . Fishtank ensemble, Estradasphere and Secret Chiefs 3.To learn about Shamisen please visit the website called BACHIDO.