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Crush 40 is a Japanese-American hard rock band. The group consists of guitarist and composer Jun Senoue and vocalist Johnny Gioeli, Crush 40 is best known for their contributions to the Sonic the Hedgehog video game series. Jun Senoue is employed by Sega as a composer and sound director, and has worked with Sega as a composer since 1993. While preparing music for Sonic Adventure, he contacted Johnny Gioeli to record the game's title track, "Open Your Heart". They also recorded the soundtrack for NASCAR Arcade under the name "Sons of Angels" and released it in 2000 in Japan as the album Thrill of the Feel. Afterward, Senoue and Gioeli stayed in contact and continued to record new music for further Sonic games, as well as their own original music, and performed live concerts. Crush 40 has released a total of two studio albums, two live albums, two compilations, an EP, and individual tracks, mostly under Sega's Wave Master label. The band's musical style of hard rock, considered by some to be a continuation of glam rock, has created a legacy with fans of the Sonic video game series.
|About Crush 40|
|In The Studio|
|Johnny On the Kitsune Network|
|The Billboard's Interview With Jun Senoue|
|Crush 40's Interview at Summer of Sonic 2012|
|Johnny Gioeli's Solo Album|
-Summer Of Sonic 2010-
|Jun Senoue's Site|