Destroya>>DESTROSE - JAPAN




  
 
Members

S= Marina Hebiishi>>Mardelas
G= Noah’s Ark>>NARUMI SUZUKI>>Disqualia, Narumi, Aldious – Arch Roses, Animeta Girl>>MINAKO NAKAMURA>>Arch Roses, Animeta Girl, Fate Gear
B= MIHO ROSANA>>Estrella, Lovebites
D= Haruna Yosai>>Lovebites



History

This Japanese all-female band was formed in 2005 with an emphasis on fantasy and thematic imagery. They were the forerunners of the Girls Metal Band Boom 1990s’ bands like Aphasia aside. The group transitioned from a leather-bound image to a more feminine and frilly attire. The covers band’s monicker changed from the Kiss-influenced to something more feminine in 2007 and ‘rose of destruction’ issued its first and second demos in 2007 before launching no less than three DVDs in 2009. The band was heard on the Samurai Metal Vol. 4 compilation, which is ironic because only men could be samurai. Singer Eye departed in 2008. Actually, four-fifth of the members decamped to Mary’s Blood leaving founder Mina in 2008. The Live At Red Zone DVD appeared in 2010. Red Zone is a central Tokyo club. Singer Akane fronted the band between 2010 and 2011 before being displaced by Nene in 2011. Nene is a professional fortune-teller and offered her services to fans. More singles, EPs and videos followed. They would chart too.

The group issued a self-titled full-length in 2013 through its own Flyingcat Records. The disc landed in the Japanese charts. The band toured Japan. A flight to Oklahoma gave the band its USA debut. In 2013, the band was participating at the Tokyo In Tulsa Japanese Pop Culture Convention. The band returned to the USA to perform at Naka-Kon anime convention in 2014. Marina left and founded Mardelas. Lisa took her place. The group disbanded when Mina reported health problems in 2015, but continued to be the fountainhead for many a Japanese rock/metal group. Mina founded Fate Gear. Narumi filled in with Aldious in 2019. Lovebites used an unreleased Destrose song on its debut. A band anthology called Chronicles was issued in 2021.

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