Ra:IN (pronounced "rah'een") - is a four-man rock group consisting of Pata (guitar), one of the guitarists from the Japanese rock band X JAPAN, Michiaki (bass), originally from the Yokohama based rock band TENSAW, and Tetsu Mukaiyama (drums), who supported various bands and musicians such as Red Warriors and CoCCo. D.I.E. (keyboard) formerly of hide with Spread Beaver joined the band officially in 2007. Ra:IN was formed in the summer 2002 and the name comes from the words Rock And INspiration. They play instrumental rock and aren't looking for a vocalist.