Despite all of my complaints about the original Resident Evil, I thought the music was deftly made. As it turns out, it wasn't even "deafly" made. The Japan Times I didn't even know that one of RE's main composers was deaf, let alone that we actually praised in the same breath as Beethoven. To hear someone of that prominence admitting to basically defrauding the artistic community for ten (or twenty, depending on the source) years, that's pretty shocking. The backlash has been pretty severe so far; his label dropped him, his publisher has cancelled one of his upcoming releases, and prospects are grim for his ongoing concert tour. It seems that fans of Mr. Samuragochi will be hearing a very different sound of silence.