CROSSFAITH was formed in November of 2006 and the current line up is Vocal / Koie, Gt / Kazuki, Ba/ Hiroki, Dr/Tatsu, Sampler and Prog / Teru. CROSSFAITH is a band that evolutes Metalcore/Hardcore based aggressive songs with introducing strings and electronica sound effects to add catchy melody and unique structures of the songs. With this originality and the great live performance, it didn’t take time for them be well known by kids as they played with many big bands from oversea such as Machine Head, Hatebreed, Bleeding Though, August Burns Red, Asking Alexandria, Bless The Fall, Alesana, Greeley Estates, Pierce The Veil, Confide, to name a few.
In April 2009, their 1st album “The Artificial theory for the Dramatic Beauty” was released in Japan from ZESTONE RECORDS and it has been a long seller album since then. This album sparked Japanese Screamo / Metalcore music industry which had never existed before. CROSSFAITH has been on endless tour and experienced many big festivals in Japan including the biggest Japanese metal festival, LOUD PARK in October 2009. Among the greats, they proudly performed in front of huge audience and it was the day that they launched a movement toward revolution of the new generation.
In 2010, their unstoppable impetus became worldwide and their 1st album was released all over Europe from Gan-shin records. In the mean while, the band kept writing new songs and recorded new album “The Dream, The Space” with Andrew Wade ( as known as producer of A Day To Remember ) which was released in Japan on 20th of April 2011 from ZESTONE RECORDS. After releasing their 2nd album, they were on road and played many shows including a tour with Funeral For A Friend, and the biggest rock festival in Japan “Summer Sonic” and played in front of almost 10000 audience.
As they are getting bigger and bigger in Japan, the band’s high potential crosses the seas. “The Dream, The Space” was released in the USA on 13th of September from Tragic Hero and getting postive reactions from kids in the USA. The band currently has experienced the first tour outside Japan with Big D and the Kids Table in China and in South East Asia with Alesana.
CROSSFAITH is the rare and genuine Japanese rock band that can be rated high internatinally and their quest of artistic imagination goes on and on.
Official Website: http://www.crossfaith.jp/