Aliene Ma'riage

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Aliene Ma'riage
Origin Hyōgo, Japan
Genres Hard rock, gothic metal, alternative metal, industrial metal
Years active 1998–2001, 2005, 2007
Labels Key Party
Past members Kyoka
Mast
Ray

Aliene Ma'riage was a Japanese visual kei rock band, formed by Kyoka, Mast and Ray in 1998 and disbanded in 2001.[1] The group released three albums, along with several singles and videos. The band's sound was described as "a fusion of gothic elements and hard edge sound."[2]

History[edit]

By December 1999 the 8 song release Les Soirée Yoru no Butoukai/Senrei no Shou ~ Shoutan Hen sold out an edition of 10,000.[3] Aliene Ma'riage completed a country wide tour in 2000, before recording their first maxi single "Ma'ria" which was released on August 26.

On March 30, 2001 they released their first full album 21st Century.[4] The same year, Kyoka announced his first solo mini-album M.[5]

Aliene Ma'riage had a reunion shows in 2005[6][7] and 2007[8] at the "Hold Your Key Party" revivals.

Members[edit]

  • Kyoka – vocals
  • Mast – guitar
  • Ray – bass

Discography[edit]

Albums
  • Les Soirée Yoru no Butoukai/Senrei no Shou ~ Shoutan Hen (May 26, 1999) Oricon Weekly Album Chart Ranking: 68[9]
  • Les Soirée Yoru no Butoukai/Danzai no Shou ~ Shinbatsu Hen (July 23, 1999)
  • 21st Century (March 31, 2001)
Singles
  • "Ma'ria" (August 26, 2000)
  • "La Matinee" (August 1, 2001)
Videos
  • Les Soirée ~Butoukai no E~ (April 28, 2000)
  • Last Live (August 1, 2001)
  • Boku ~Shimobe~ (August 1, 2001)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sachi Hasegawa Aliene Ma'riage Interview Fools Mate Vol 219, Jan 2000 pg 107
  2. ^ Review of Les Soirée Yoru no Butoukai/Senrei no Shou ~ Shoutan Hen by Yahoo Music Retrieved on Aug 29 2007
  3. ^ 12.26 Shibuya ON AIR EAST Pamphlet released 12.26.1999, pg 6
  4. ^ V's File 1 Aliene Ma'riage Vicious May 2001 pg 112
  5. ^ V's File 7 vocal Kyoka Vicious June 2001, pg 114
  6. ^ Cure Vol 21, June, Released 2005.04.21, pg 73 - 76
  7. ^ Cure Vol 23, August, released 2005. 6.21
  8. ^ " Hold Your Key 2007 at JAME news Retrieved Aug 20 2007
  9. ^ Aliene Ma'riage Album Rankings Retrieved Nov 4, 2010