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Gargoyle

Country of origin:
Japan
Location:
Osaka
Status:
Active
Formed in:
1987
Genre:
Progressive Thrash Metal
Lyrical themes:
Violence, Human Issues, Feelings, Mysticism
Current label:
First Cell
Years active:
1987-present
Pictured left-to-right: Katsuji, Toshi, Kiba, Kentaro.

The band was officially formed on April 25, 1987.

The Japanese name of the band is: ガーゴイル

Gargoyle's stage costumes are often designed to portray the band members as being hundreds of years old (the costumes take imagery from ancient cultures and outdated societies).

Gargoyle sometimes tour as "Battle Gargoyle". Under this name they only ...
Current
Toshiyuki "Toshi" Sueyoshi Bass, Vocals (backing) (1987-present)
See also: ex-Eraserhead, Takeban, ex-Metalfolk, ex-Shinachiku, ex-Yadoraizu
Kazuhisa "Kiba" Tochihara Vocals, Lyrics (1987-present)
See also: Iteki, Nakamuraya Recital, Plankton (Jpn), ex-Shinachiku
Katsuji Kirita Drums, Vocals (backing) (1988-present), Percussion (1990-present), Manipulated Programming (1998-present)
See also: ex-Eraserhead, Japametal, Kuroyume, Ladies Room, Naoto Shibata, Syu, The Cro-Magnons, ex-Volcano, ex-Kariostoro, ex-Metalfolk, ex-Animetal (live), ex-Shinachiku
Kentaro Yokota Guitars (electric & acoustic), Vocals (backing) (1993-present), Synth Guitars (1996-present)
See also: Heath, Madoka, Maziora the Band, Side Gold, Vicious (Jpn), ex-Takayoshi Ohmura (live), ex-Metalfolk, ex-Shinachiku, ex-Yadoraizu
Past
Not Drums, Vocals (backing) (1987-1988)
与太郎 Guitars, Vocals (backing) (1987-1988), Guitars, Vocals (backing (1993-2001)
See also: Vicious (Jpn), ex-Metalfolk, ex-Shinachiku
Real Jack Guitars, Vocals (backing) (1987-1988)
See also: Majestic Isabelle, Soulsberry, ex-Vathokija
身裂鬼 Drums (1988)
屍忌蛇 Guitars, Vocals (backing) (1988-1993), Guitars (acoustic) (1990-1993)
See also: Vathokija, Volcano, 哀旋士, ex-Death Devil, Blue-3, Japametal, Raison d'Etre, Sister's No Future, Tempest (Jpn), The Nondakurez, ex-Animetal
Toshiyuki "Toshi" Sueyoshi Bass, Vocals (backing) (1987-present)
See also: ex-Eraserhead, Takeban, ex-Metalfolk, ex-Shinachiku, ex-Yadoraizu
Kazuhisa "Kiba" Tochihara Vocals, Lyrics (1987-present)
See also: Iteki, Nakamuraya Recital, Plankton (Jpn), ex-Shinachiku
Katsuji Kirita Drums, Vocals (backing) (1988-present), Percussion (1990-present), Manipulated Programming (1998-present)
See also: ex-Eraserhead, Japametal, Kuroyume, Ladies Room, Naoto Shibata, Syu, The Cro-Magnons, ex-Volcano, ex-Kariostoro, ex-Metalfolk, ex-Animetal (live), ex-Shinachiku
Kentaro Yokota Guitars (electric & acoustic), Vocals (backing) (1993-present), Synth Guitars (1996-present)
See also: Heath, Madoka, Maziora the Band, Side Gold, Vicious (Jpn), ex-Takayoshi Ohmura (live), ex-Metalfolk, ex-Shinachiku, ex-Yadoraizu
Not Drums, Vocals (backing) (1987-1988)
与太郎 Guitars, Vocals (backing) (1987-1988), Guitars, Vocals (backing (1993-2001)
See also: Vicious (Jpn), ex-Metalfolk, ex-Shinachiku
Real Jack Guitars, Vocals (backing) (1987-1988)
See also: Majestic Isabelle, Soulsberry, ex-Vathokija
身裂鬼 Drums (1988)
屍忌蛇 Guitars, Vocals (backing) (1988-1993), Guitars (acoustic) (1990-1993)
See also: Vathokija, Volcano, 哀旋士, ex-Death Devil, Blue-3, Japametal, Raison d'Etre, Sister's No Future, Tempest (Jpn), The Nondakurez, ex-Animetal
Added by: VoodooXT Modified by: Crick
Added on: 2004-01-31 04:04:02 Last modified on: 2014-10-02 00:57:25
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