takafumi matsubara

EP Stream: Formless Master’s First Strike and Takafumi Matsubara Interview

October 24, 2019

We’re showcasing the new EP by Formless Master, featuring Takafumi Matsubara, as well as an interview with the man himself.

Blast Worship: Takafumi Matsubara

September 3, 2019

Former Gridlink axeman returns with the aptly-titled Strange, Beautiful, Fast.

Video Premiere: Retortion Terror- “I Wanna Live”

January 12, 2018

Check out the new video from Retortion Terror, “I Wanna Live,” featuring legendary guitarist Takafumi Matsubara.

Takafumi Matsubara Returns on Retortion Terror/Invidiosus Split

September 29, 2017

In 2014, Gridlink unleashed one of the most ferocious, innovative and refreshing grindcore albums of all time, Longhena. However, the well-deserved fanfare and critical accolades were severely tempered by the news that guitarist Takafumi Matsubara was suffering from severe inflammation and infection of the brain. This rendered him unable to play guitar, and it seemed…