Boom Boom Satellites’ Vocalist Michiyuki Kawashima Passes Away

The official website for Boom Boom Satellites has announced that vocalist/guitarist Michiyuki Kawashima passed away on October 9, 2016. Kawashima had been suffering from partial paralysis as an aftereffect of his fourth brain tumor relapse.

Boom Boom Satellites first debuted in Europe in 1997, and they released their ninth album Shine Like A Billion Suns in February 2015. The group has created music for anime projects such as Appleseed and Vexille – 2077 Isolation of Japan. They also performed theme songs for Xam’d: Lost Memories, Mobile Suit Gundam UC, Ninja Slayer From Animation, and contributed to Guilty Crown. Their latest and last song “Lay Your Hands On Me” debuted as the opening theme song of Studio Trigger’s Kiznaiver anime, and the song’s EP single was the band’s last work.

Source: ANN

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