Deluhi

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Deluhi
Background information
Also known as Grave Seed (2006-2008)
Origin Japan
Genres
Years active 20062011
Labels
Associated acts
Website www.deluhi.com
Past members Juri
Leda
Aggy
Sujk

Deluhi (stylized as DELUHI) was a Japanese visual kei [2] [3] metal band, [2] [3] formed in 2008, guitarist Leda recruited Juri as vocalist when the band Grave Seed they made was renamed. [4] Leda was previously bassist for the power metal band Galneryus, going by the name Yu-To. [5]

Visual kei is a movement among Japanese musicians, that is characterized by the use of varying levels of make-up, elaborate hair styles and flamboyant costumes, often, but not always, coupled with androgynous aesthetics, similar to Western glam rock.

Heavy metal is a genre of rock music that developed in the late 1960s and early 1970s, largely in the United Kingdom. With roots in blues rock, psychedelic rock, and acid rock, the bands that created heavy metal developed a thick, massive sound, characterized by highly amplified distortion, extended guitar solos, emphatic beats, and overall loudness. The genre's lyrics and performance styles are sometimes associated with aggression and machismo.

Galneryus Japanese band

Galneryus is a Japanese power metal band, formed in Osaka in 2001 by guitarist Syu and vocalist Yama-B. Originally the only official members, the two utilized several support musicians until bassist Tsui, keyboardist Yuhki, and drummer Jun-ichi officially joined for the release of their debut album in 2003. Yama-B left the group in 2008 citing musical differences, and Yu-To, who replaced Tsui in 2006, left the following year. Galneryus recruited Sho on vocals and Taka on bass, and released the album Resurrection in 2010. The band's highest charting studio album is their eleventh, Ultimate Sacrifice, which was released in 2017 and reached number 13. In 2017, Loudwire named Galneryus one of the 10 Best Japanese Metal Bands.

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History

Deluhi was featured on the American TV show Bento Beatbox on the Anime Network on 15 April 2009. [6] In May 2009, they were included on the compilation album J-Visual[ism] 2, released by the European label CLJ Records. [7] In late 2009, Deluhi shared a national tour of Japan with Matenrou Opera. [8]

Anime Network

Anime Network was an American pay television network dedicated to anime.

Matenrou Opera band

Matenrou Opera is a Japanese visual kei metal band. The band was formed in 2007 by Sono and Yuu who were previously the vocalist and drummer of Jeniva.

The band announced that they would take a hiatus starting on 1 December 2010, following the completion of their concert at Shibuya O-East. [9] [10] However, on 1 April 2011 Deluhi announced that they would disband after their final tour in July 2011. [11]

After disbandment, guitarist Leda founded Undivide [12] as his solo project, with drummer Sujk join in and vocalist Kihiro (LOKA/ ex-Supe), also Sujk started out his solo project in 2012. Undivide disbanded in March 2013.

Undivide was a Japanese visual kei metal band. It was formed in 2012 by Leda and disbanded on 2 March 2013.

Aggy formed a new band called Garson as vocalist with GYZE's members in April 2012. The band broke up in October of the same year, without making any releases. [13]

In January 2015 Leda started his new band Far East Dizain who's member include: Vocal: Keita, Guitar: Leda, Bass: Ryu, Drums: Sujk. [14] [15] [16]

Discography

Singles

Albums and mini-albums

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