There are multiple artists with this name: 1) Japanese heavy metal band 2) Spanish 90s extreme metal band 3) Eric Carr's band, Mother Nature/Father Time in 1979, they used Lightning as a stage name 4) Obscure American hard rock band active 1968-1970, they released one eponymous album in 1970. 1) Lightning is Japanese Heavy Metal band with notable a Neo-Classical Metal sound, with Hiroyas "Iron" Chino as a guitarist and backing vocalist. The band was founded in 2002 in Iron Chino's own, self-titled, label. They recorded their first demo E.P "Soldier Force" in 2005.
They released their first album "Brave Heart" in 2007 and then their second album "Five Rings" in 2010. Recently (2011) they've re-recorded their past album "Brave Heart" from 2007 and released it as "Brave Heart Re-birth". As he also is going his solo project IRON ATTACK! he's been quite busy and not having much time left for this band, as his solo project has release enormous material/albums in a very short time, leaving him little choice. Also in 2011 their vocalist changed from Robert Waterman to Yuuma (ex.
el-Ethnic Legist-) and they also released their 3rd full-length album "Justice Strike" during December the same year. Official Webpage: http://www.ironchino.jp/ Official Myspace: http://www.myspace.com/kingslineage 2) Lightning was born at the beginning of the 90's being part of an important generation of extreme metal bands in the South of Spain like Necrophiliac, Infestus or Spontaneous Combustion. The band recorded his first demo in 1992, entitled "Promo´92" including some tracks in different compilations released by some spanish Death Metal magazines, like "Necromance Mag." or "Circle of Pain" with the intention of start playing live shows promoting the band sound across the South of Spain. The second demo tape named "Ever Bleeding Wound" and recorded in 1994 never got released due to the fact that the band suffered a robbery in their practice room.Make Lightning Playlist