There are three artist known as "Rice": 1. rice is a band formed by Yuki (Vocal.) and Hiro (drums.). They were both from the band Ｒａｐｈａｅｌ. rice was formed after the death of Kazuki, Raphael's Guitarist. 2. Also, Rice was a mock-political hardcore band from San Diego, active in the mid 1990s, who played songs about rice. They featured members of Rocket from the Crypt, The Peechees, Physics, and Beehive and the Barracudas.