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Gargoyle

Country of origin:
Japan
Location:
Osaka, Osaka Prefecture
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: Toshi, Katsuji, 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to portray the band members as being hundreds of years old (the costumes take imagery from ancient cultures and outdated societies).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 ...
Current
Kazuhisa "Kiba" Tochihara Vocals, Lyrics (1987-present)
See also: Iteki, Nakamuraya Recital, Plankton (Jpn), ex-Shinachiku
Past
Toshiyuki "Toshi" Sueyoshi Bass, Vocals (backing) (1987-2018)
See also: Eraserhead, Takeban, ex-Metalfolk, ex-Shinachiku, ex-Yadoraizu
Not Drums, Vocals (backing) (1987-1988)
Real Jack Guitars, Vocals (backing) (1987-1988)
See also: Majestic Isabelle, Soulsberry, ex-Vathokija
与太郎 Guitars, Vocals (backing) (1987-1988), Guitars, Vocals (backing (1993-2001)
See also: Vicious (Jpn), ex-Metalfolk, ex-Shinachiku
身裂鬼 Drums (1988)
See also: ex-Sleazy Wizard, ex-Rawhead Rex
Katsuji Kirita Drums, Vocals (backing) (1988-2018), Percussion (1990-2018), Manipulated Programming (1998-2018)
See also: Eraserhead, Kuroyume, Ladies Room, Naoto Shibata, The Cro-Magnons, ex-Volcano, ex-Kariostoro, ex-Animetal (live), ex-Crush 40, ex-Japametal, ex-Metalfolk, ex-Shinachiku
屍忌蛇 Guitars, Vocals (backing) (1988-1993), Guitars (acoustic) (1990-1993)
See also: Vathokija, Volcano, 哀旋士, ex-Death Devil, Blue-3, Raison d'Etre, Sister's No Future, Tempest (Jpn), The Nondakurez, 蛇兄弟, ex-Animetal, ex-Japametal
Kentaro Yokota Guitars (electric & acoustic), Vocals (backing) (1993-2018), Synth Guitars (1996-2018)
See also: Daida Laida, Heath, Madoka, Maziora the Band, Side Gold, Vicious (Jpn), ex-Takayoshi Ohmura (live), ex-Metalfolk, ex-Shinachiku, ex-Yadoraizu
Current (Live)
Shingo Bass (2019-present)
See also: Sex Machineguns, ザ☆メンテナンス, 猫曼珠-Nekomanju-, ex-閃靈 (live)
末房央 Drums (2019-present)
Kousuke Guitars (2019-present)
Hisashi Guitars (2019-present)
Kazuhisa "Kiba" Tochihara Vocals, Lyrics (1987-present)
See also: Iteki, Nakamuraya Recital, Plankton (Jpn), ex-Shinachiku
Toshiyuki "Toshi" Sueyoshi Bass, Vocals (backing) (1987-2018)
See also: Eraserhead, Takeban, ex-Metalfolk, ex-Shinachiku, ex-Yadoraizu
Not Drums, Vocals (backing) (1987-1988)
Real Jack Guitars, Vocals (backing) (1987-1988)
See also: Majestic Isabelle, Soulsberry, ex-Vathokija
与太郎 Guitars, Vocals (backing) (1987-1988), Guitars, Vocals (backing (1993-2001)
See also: Vicious (Jpn), ex-Metalfolk, ex-Shinachiku
身裂鬼 Drums (1988)
See also: ex-Sleazy Wizard, ex-Rawhead Rex
Katsuji Kirita Drums, Vocals (backing) (1988-2018), Percussion (1990-2018), Manipulated Programming (1998-2018)
See also: Eraserhead, Kuroyume, Ladies Room, Naoto Shibata, The Cro-Magnons, ex-Volcano, ex-Kariostoro, ex-Animetal (live), ex-Crush 40, ex-Japametal, ex-Metalfolk, ex-Shinachiku
屍忌蛇 Guitars, Vocals (backing) (1988-1993), Guitars (acoustic) (1990-1993)
See also: Vathokija, Volcano, 哀旋士, ex-Death Devil, Blue-3, Raison d'Etre, Sister's No Future, Tempest (Jpn), The Nondakurez, 蛇兄弟, ex-Animetal, ex-Japametal
Kentaro Yokota Guitars (electric & acoustic), Vocals (backing) (1993-2018), Synth Guitars (1996-2018)
See also: Daida Laida, Heath, Madoka, Maziora the Band, Side Gold, Vicious (Jpn), ex-Takayoshi Ohmura (live), ex-Metalfolk, ex-Shinachiku, ex-Yadoraizu
Current
Shingo Bass (2019-present)
See also: Sex Machineguns, ザ☆メンテナンス, 猫曼珠-Nekomanju-, ex-閃靈 (live)
末房央 Drums (2019-present)
Kousuke Guitars (2019-present)
Hisashi Guitars (2019-present)
Added by: VoodooXT Modified by: HeavierThanThou
Added on: 2004-01-31 04:04:02 Last modified on: 2020-05-09 12:59:28