Jupiter - Japanese visual kei band with a bright sound of progressive / symphonic metal genres. The date of formation of the group is considered to be in April 2013. The prehistory of their appearance is the suspension of Versailles Group activities announced in late 2012. Previous participants in Versailles: Hizaki, Teru, Masashi and Yuki, formed a new band with a new singer with the stage name of Zin.
The official debut of the group took place on 24 July 2013. By this time they recorded a new single, "Blessing of the Future". Their first album "Classical Element" was released on August 28th. By this time the boys had to speak at a series of concerts with groups D, MEJIBRAY, DIAURA and Royz. Completion of the 2013 round of the boys pointed at Japan. It should be noted that the names of songs and albums, invented by a group, carry a deep meaning.
In 2014 the group activity was focused on the European stage. Initially, the group concept and lined up for performances in Europe. This year, they visited Poland, Germany and France. In March 2014 they released their second single "LAST MOMENT".
January 7, 2015, the group released their second album "THE HISTORY OF GENESIS". November 19, 2015 the group officially announced and Yuki Masashi departure from the group. Their last concert took place on April 29, 2016 in Shinjuku ReNY. A third single, "The Spirit within Me" was released as part of a three-person, which is an interesting coincidence.
In early 2017 the band joined Daisuke (ex-Roach) as a drummer and Rucy (ex-Killaneth) as bass guitarist. Soon, May 10, the release of a new mini album "TEARS OF THE SUN" is already in the new composition of the group. A May 12 debut of two new members of the group during the tour Burning Sun.
HIZAKI - Guitar
He is a visual-kei guitarist, who has played in many bands, and has gone solo. His music is a mix between speed metal, hard rock and synthesizer melodies that sound like classical music. He doesn't sing, but instead he collaborates with various vocalists.
In 2005 he decided to break from his solo career and joined SULFURIC ACID and in June 2007 he formed a new band Versailles with KAMIJO. In 2007 he was also a support member for Juka. In 2013 he formed Jupiter with three other members of Versailles and vocalist ZIN.
- Name: HIZAKI
- Position: Guitar, Bass, Keyboard Programming
- Birthdate: February 17, 1979
- Blood Type: AB
- Hometown: Kyoto, Japan
- Cigarette: Lucia
- Equipment: ESP Horizon custom, Laney amplifiers, Ibanez ts9 pedal
- Previous Bands: GARNET GRAVE, Crack Brain, Schwardix Marvally, BURNING FIRE, SULFURIC ACID, HIZAKI grace project, Versailles
Jupiter Former Members:
MASASHI - Bass
Former bassist of the band Jupiter. In the past, he was a support member for Chocolate'S, CRAZY Bom., Közi and Versailles (before joining as an official member).
- Satge Names: masashi, Mawa Masashi (三輪昌史), MASASHI
- Birthday: April 25
- Birthplace: Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture, Japan
- Blood Type: O
- Previous Bands: Ash, Red Carpet, CODE, Jupiter