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PENICILLIN
PENICILLIN.jpg
AKA Penicillin
Spelling ペニシリン
Status major, active
indies (1992 - 1996, 2001 - 2005)
Origin Kanagawa
Years 1992.2.14 - present
Genres rock, hard rock, visual rock
Labels blowgrow/avex (2012 - present)
NIPPON CROWN (2008-9)
avex trax (2005-7)
HiBOOM/avex (2002-5)
omega A.T. music (2001)
East West (1998-2000)
PIONEER LDC (1996-7)
Tears Music/Ectplasm (1994-1996)
Related nano
千聖
machine
Fanclub QUARTER DOLL

Biography

Lineup

  • HAKUEI - Vocals (1992 - present)
    → PENICILLIN → PENICILLIN, machine, nano, 海賊 → PENICILLIN, machine
  • 千聖 (Chisato) - Guitar (1992 - present)
    → PENICILLIN → PENICILLIN, 千聖 → PENICILLIN, Crack6, nano, Acid Black Cherry (support)
  • O-JIRO - Drums (1992 - present)
    → PENICILLIN → PENICILLIN, STAR MAN

Former members

  • GISHO - Bass (1992 - 2007.5.20), Vocals (1992)
    → PENICILLIN → PENICILLIN, STAR MAN
  • 泰祐 (Shaisuke) - Guitar (1992 - 1993)
    Blanche → PENICILLIN → DeshabillzBAISERSwallowtail
  • YUJI - Guitar
    GUSTDeshabillzBlanche → PENICILLIN

Support members

  • HIROKI - Support Bass (2007.9 - 2018.2.18)
    SWEET DEATHDef MasterMedia Youthsuperbrunchs-minorCyanBeach, ZERO MHZ (support), Julian (support) → BLADE, 廣嶋, HYDE (support) → machine (support), AGE of PUNK (support), m.o.v.e (support), 海賊KILLERS, Tourbillon (support → the ROMEO, PENICILLIN (support), 河村隆一 (support), Crack6 (support), Loveless (support) → dead pan brothers, PENICILLIN (support), Crack6 (support)
  • NAOMI - Live Keyboards (until 2008)
    → NOISE FACTORY → LAREINE (support) → PENICILLIN (support) →
  • Ni~ya - Studio and Live Bass (2007)
    → → PENICILLIN (support) →
  • SHUSE - Studio Bass (2007)
    KNOCK'EM DEADTHE 6-TEENSLa'cryma Christi SHUSE, Acid Black Cherry (support), Samurai Dead City

Discography

Albums

Singles

  • 1995.09.30 In the Kingdom of the Moonlight
  • 1996.01.25 MELODY/マザー・グース (Mazā gūsu)
  • 1996.03.15 Blue Moon/天使よ目覚めて (Tenshi yo mezamete)
  • 1996.05.15 Imitation Love
  • 1996.07.25 The Flame (distributed single)
  • 1996.07.26 I WANT YOU TO WANT ME (distributed single)
  • 1997.03.19 99番目の夜 (99banme no yoru)
  • 1997.05.28 DEAD or ALIVE/ナルシスの花 (Narushisu no hana)
  • 1997.06.25 夜をぶっとばせ (Yoru o buttobase)
  • 1998.01.15 ロマンス (Romansu)
  • 1998.05.30 make love
  • 1998.09.09 CRASH
  • 1998.11.26 Butterfly
  • 1999.09.01 NICE IN LIP+L
  • 2000.02.23 理想の舌 (Risō no shita)
  • 2000.05.17 ウルトライダー (Urutoraidā)
  • 2000.05.17 Japanese Industrial Students
  • 2001.01.24 イナズマ (Inazuma)
  • 2001.05.30 リミットコンプレックス (Rimitto konpurekkusu)
  • 2001.11.28 腐海の砂 (Fukai no suna)
  • 2002.06.26 NEW FUTURE
  • 2002.09.19 花園キネマ (Hanazono Kinema)
  • 2003.05.28 四次元ダイバー/少年ダイバー (Shijigen Daibā/Shōnen Daibā)
  • 2003.11.27 白髏の舞 (Byakuro no mai)
  • 2004.05.26 SAMURAI BOY/LOVE DRAGOON
  • 2005.02.02 フリージア (Furījia)
  • 2005.09.28 JUMP#1/ハカナ (Hakana)
  • 2006.03.15 月千古輝/零 (Tsuki senko teru/Rei)
  • 2006.09.27 hyper chord/hyper kids~東海大学物語~ (Tōkai daigaku monogatari)
  • 2007.01.31 Grind Candy/エデン (Eden)
  • 2008.04.23 太陽 (Taiyō)
  • 2008.08.20 RAINBOW/SCREAM
  • 2009.05.08 BLACK HOLE
  • 2009.09.02 WARP
  • 2010.08.04 Rosetta
  • 2013.10.09 幻想カタルシス
  • 2014.09.10 SOL
  • 2015.10.14 Stranger

Demo tapes

  • 1992.11.?? Unknown Title
  • 1993.??.?? Penicillin

Compilations

  • 1999.10.06 THIS IS PENICILLIN 1994-1999
  • 2001.02.21 SINGLES
  • 2012.04.11 20th Anniversary Fan Selection Best DRAGON HEARTS
  • 2012.12.05 20th Anniversary Member Selection Best PHOENIX STAR

VHS

  • 1995.07.25 HUMAN DOLL
  • 1995.07.21 QUARTER DOLL
  • 1996.07.10 Indwell
  • 1995.09.30 In the Kingdom of the Moonlight (distributed VHS)
  • 1996.02.10 マザー・グース (Mazā gūsu) (distributed VHS)
  • 1996.02.11 Melody (distributed VHS)
  • 1996.12.04 FLY
  • 1997.07.30 Limelight
  • 1998.03.25 Video History 1995
  • 1998.03.25 Video History 1996
  • 1998.03.25 Video History 1995
  • 1998.11.21 HAMLET
  • 1999.05.12 A LOCUS OF PENICILLIN Vol.1
  • 1999.05.12 A LOCUS OF PENICILLIN Vol.2
  • 1999.05.26 A LOCUS OF PENICILLIN Vol.3
  • 1999.05.26 A LOCUS OF PENICILLIN Vol.4
  • 2000.10.21 PENICILLIN SHOCK 2000 Vol.1
  • 2000.10.21 PENICILLIN SHOCK 2000 Vol.2
  • 2000.11.18 PENICILLIN SHOCK 2000 Vol.3
  • 2000.11.18 PENICILLIN SHOCK 2000 Vol.4
  • 2000.12.21 PENICILLIN SHOCK 2000 Vol.5
  • 2000.12.21 PENICILLIN SHOCK 2000 Vol.6
  • 2001.04.11 SINGLES

DVD

  • 2000.10.21 PENICILLIN SHOCK 2000 Vol.1
  • 2000.10.21 PENICILLIN SHOCK 2000 Vol.2
  • 2000.11.18 PENICILLIN SHOCK 2000 Vol.3
  • 2000.11.18 PENICILLIN SHOCK 2000 Vol.4
  • 2000.12.21 PENICILLIN SHOCK 2000 Vol.5
  • 2000.12.21 PENICILLIN SHOCK 2000 Vol.6
  • 2003.01.29 HUMANDOLLQUARTERDOLLINDWELL
  • 2006.07.12 SINGLES
  • 2013.05.15 PENICILLIN 20th Anniversary LIVE FINAL @2013.2/16(土) 渋谷公会堂

Boxed sets

  • 1998.03.25 Video History 1995~1996

Omnibus albums

  •  ????.??.?? PRACTICAL J・O・K・E volume 1
  • 1995.06.05 TURN OVER "PEACOCK" VERSION
  • 1995.07.01 SACRED SEEDS ~Stairs to the moon~
  • 1995.08.21 TURN OVER "EAGLE" VERSION
  • 1996.03.20 プラティカルジョーク2

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