Since January 2004, ex-Number Girl bassist Nakao Kentaro has been a member of a new band named Spiral Chord. The band was formed in 2003 by Chikurin Gendou of Cowpers and Hera of 200MPH. Spiral Chord releases its debut album, Noonai Friction on April 27. The album includes completed versions of all five songs found on the band’s demo tape sold at its live shows. In addition to four new songs, Spiral Chord covers the Ramones’ “I Wanna Live”. Spiral Chord first appeared on the Rocket from the Crypt tribute album, A Case of RFTC Junkies, which also included Naht and BBQ Chickens.