Imperial Circus Dead Decadence

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Imperial Circus Dead Decadence
Background information
Also known as ICDD
Origin Fukuoka, Japan
Genres Death metal, symphonic black metal
Years active 2007–present
Labels L.G.C.
VAGUEDGE[1]
Associated acts ANOTHER STREAM
Electric Red
Heterodyne.
Infinite Emotion
Vaguedge dies for dies irae
Members Rib:y(uhki)
Hull
KIM
Past members Kylie

Imperial Circus Dead Decadence (インペリアルサーカス・デッド・デカダンス Inperiaru Saakasu Deddo Dekadansu?), sometimes shortened to ICDD, is a Japanese doujin black metal band[2] formed in 2007 in Fukuoka. The band currently consists of Rib:y(uhki) (lead vocals), Hull of VAGUEDGE (bass), and KIM of ANOTHER STREAM (lead guitar). Their songs are performed in Japanese and the fictional "Taihaisekai" language.

History[edit]

Formation, First Full Length Album, and EP (2007–2010)[edit]

Imperial Circus Dead Decadence was formed in 2007 in Fukuoka, Japan.

The band released Sangeki no Chi ni Sekiku Somatta Ai to Zetsubou no Kuroi Shitoga Tsumugu Saiga no Monogatari in 2007 and its remastered version with a bonus track in 2009. They have also released their EP, Sutashita Shoujo wa, Hai Yoru Konton to Kaikousu., in 2010.

Kuruoshiku Saita Seisan na Mukuro wa Kanade... and Kylie's Departure (2011–2013)[edit]

On August 18, 2011, Kuruoshiku Saita Seisan na Mukuro wa Kanade, Itooshiku Saita Shoujo wa Seisen no Kotoba wo Utau. was released.

In January 2013, Rib:y(uhki) was recruited by ANOTHER STREAM, KIM's original band, to replace REINO for vocals though he is still involved in ICDD.

On April 25, 2013, Rib:y(uhki) mentioned in a discussion on Twitter that Kylie had married and is not working in music now. It is unclear when specifically she left the band. KIMIKO, lead singer of BRIDEAR, may be replacing Kylie for the time being.[3]

On August 12, 2013, the band's remastered version of "Danzai no Homuro to Koibitotachi no Rondo", from their first album, appeared in INFINITE UNIVERSE's compilation album, The Wheel Of Fortune. [4] KIMIKO covered the vocal part originally performed by Kylie.

Upcoming EP (2014-Present)[edit]

In 2014, Rib:y(uhki) mentioned in a conversation on Twitter that Imperial Circus Dead Decadence is going to to release an EP in 2014, but the precise date is not known.[citation needed]

Touring History[edit]

Members[edit]

Current members
  • Rib:y(uhki) - lead vocal, narration, illustration (2007–present)
  • Hull - guitar, bass, keyboard, arranging, programming (2007–present)
  • KIM - guitar (2011–present)
Supporting member
  • KIMIKO - vocal (2011-present)
Live members
  • KIMIKO - vocal (2012)
  • Hellnear - vocal (2012)
  • TOME - guitar (2012)
  • SHIMO - drums (2012)
Past member
  • Kylie - vocal, voice (2008–2013?)

Discography[edit]

Studio Albums

  • 2008: 惨劇の血に赫く染まった愛と絶望の黒い死とが紡ぐ最期の物語 (Sangeki no Chi ni Kagayaku Somatta Ai to Zetsubou no Kuroi Shitoga Tsumugu Saigo no Monogatari | Story of finale from which it is advocated by Love dyed to blood of tragedy in red and Death with black despair) (2nd Pressed 2009)
  • 2011: 狂おしく咲いた凄惨な骸は奏で、愛おしく裂いた少女は聖餐の詞を謳う。 (Kuruoshiku Saita Seisan na Mukuro wa Kanade, Itooshiku Saita Shoujo wa Seisen no Kotoba wo Utau. | The ghastly corpse madly bloomed plays while the girl lovely cleaved sings a sacrament.)

EPs

  • 2010: 廃した少女は、這い寄る混沌と邂逅す。 (Sutashita Shoujo wa, Hai Yoru Konton to Kaikousu.)

Compilations

  • 2013: THE WHEEL OF FORTUNE (by INFINITE UNIVERSE)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Imperial Circus Dead Decadence Discography at Discogs". Discogs. Retrieved 24 April 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Imperial Circus Dead Decadence / 狂おしく咲いた凄惨な骸は奏で、愛おしく裂いた少女は聖餐の詞を謳う。". L.G.C. Retrieved 2 April 2013.  (Japanese)
  3. ^ Rib:y(uhki) (April 25, 2013) "英語版のWikipediaにICDDの項目が作られてるすげぇ!!". Twitter. Retrieved 30 October 2013. 
  4. ^ "INFINITE UNIVERSE - THE WHEEL OF FORTUNE". INFINITE UNIVERSE. Retrieved 8 April 2014. 
  5. ^ "SHOW - PAST(2012.06.30 Shibuya Tokyo". Blood Stain Child. Retrieved 29 April 2013. 

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