Yuji Adachi is confirmed dead at the age of 56.
Yuji was best known as a Japanese guitarist and songwriter (Dead End).
Death was likely due to sepsis.
Birth nameYuji Adachi (足立祐二)
Also known asYou
Born(1964-03-10)March 10, 1964
Osaka, Japan
DiedJune 16, 2020(2020-06-16) (aged 56)
GenresHeavy metal, hard rock
Occupation(s)Musician, guitarist, songwriter, music instructor
Years active1982–2020
Associated actsDead End, Terra Rosa
WebsiteOfficial site
Yuji Adachi (Japanese: 足立祐二, Hepburn: Adachi Yūji, March 10, 1964 – June 16, 2020), known as You, was a Japanese musician and songwriter, best known as the guitarist of the influential heavy metal band Dead End. He also ran a guitar school.
In 1982, You was a member of Terra Rosa and a year later of Jesus, before joining Dead End in 1986, in the year of the band's debut studio album Dead Line, released by independent record label Night Gallery. As the band being a quartet he was the only guitarist, and became the main songwriter. Three more major studio albums were released until 1989, when Dead End disbanded in 1990. He formed the short-lived band Goatcore with Color bassist Marry. You later has also worked with Ryuichi Kawamura (from Luna Sea), Nami Tamaki and Cozy Murakami among others and released two solo albums. In 2009, Dead End reunited and since then were released two studio albums.
On June 19, 2020, Dead End announced that You died from sepsis on June 16, aged 56.
1 Discography
1.1 Albums
2 Guitars
3 References
4 External links
Psychical Island (September 21, 1990)
You's Alien (August 24, 2005)
Maniac Love Station (April 3, 2013) Oricon Albums Chart: 192
Andromedia (March 13, 2019) 93
Youcoustic (March 18, 2020) 150
YOU had about 50 guitars at home:
Fender Stratocaster
Fernandes Stratocaster
Flying V
Washburn 12 Strings Acoustic
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