Envy (band)

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Tetsuya Fukagawa performing with Envy in Hong Kong in 2011
Background information
Origin Tokyo, Japan
Years active1992present
MembersTetsuya Fukagawa
Nobukata Kawai
Manabu Nakagawa
Tsuyoshi Yoshitake
Yoshimitsu Taki
Hiroki Watanabe
Past membersMasahiro Tobita
Dairoku Seki
Website www.envybandofficial.com

Envy is a Japanese rock band formed in Tokyo, in 1992. They are signed to Rock Action Records in Europe and Temporary Residence Limited in North America, though originally they worked with Level Plane Records. Initially influential in the post-hardcore and screamo scenes, Envy soon began to employ elements of post-rock in their work as well. [1]


They have released 7 studio albums to date (with the most recent being The Fallen Crimson), as well as several EPs and splits, most notably with Jesu and American post-hardcore band Thursday. Original member and vocalist Tetsuya Fukagawa left Envy in 2016. [2]

On February 6, 2018, Envy announced a new lineup consisting of Tsuyoshi Yoshitake, Yoshimitsu Taki, and Hiroki Watanabe. A Japanese press release added that two members had left the band, [3] and founding guitarist and drummer Masahiro Tobita and Dairoku Seki were no longer listed as members on the band's Facebook page or website.

On April 1, 2018, Tetsuya Fukagawa surprise-rejoined Envy on stage for the first time in two and a half years, cementing his return to the band. This was subsequently confirmed via the band's official social media pages.


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