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(1998 – 2011)

Kagrra, originally started out in 1998 as a band called CROW under Key Party records. The band ceased activities after their last concert in Shibuya C.C. Lemon Hall on March 3rd, 2011.

Band members:
Vocal: 一志 (Isshi), Guitar: 楓弥 (Akiya), Guitar: 真 (Sin), Bass: 女雅 (Nao), Drums: 白水 (Izumi).

They released 1 mini album and a live DVD during the time as CROW, and toured with their ‘brother band’ Lar~Mia. CROW were known as the “Black feathers” and Lar~Mia the “white feathers”. It was during this time that they wrote the popular song Hyakki Yakou.

After being very successful, CROW changed their name, their record label, and left their ‘brother band’ behind. In 2000, they renamed themselves Kagrra under PS Company records. Kagrra is a deliberate misspelling of the Japanese word 神楽, or “kagura” (a traditional Japanese dance). It means “music of the gods”.

They joined teams with Dué le quartz and Ash for the TRIBAL WARNING tour, and together they released the WARNING! single in September 2001.
It was also with this record label that they started working with their album cover designer Fukaya Yoichiro, and his work has become somewhat of a trademark within Kagrra fan communities.

After signing under Columbia records in 2003, Kagrra added a comma (,) after their name to symbolize the dark side of the Chinese Yin Yang.

In 2007, Kagrra, moved from the Columbia Entertainment label, along with fellow PSC artists MIYAVI and the GazettE, to their new major label ‘’. Along with this move, they took a much more drastic change to image - wearing more ‘high fashion’ than anything considered ‘VK’.

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  • Shoyuusha

    bittersweet feelings every time i listen to them [18] </3

    4 Jul 2:04am Reply
  • thaiscassiano1

    bittersweet feelings every time i listen to them [16] :(

    18 Mar 10:41pm Reply
  • Fairly-

    bittersweet feelings every time i listen to them [15]

    22 Feb 3:02am Reply
  • tkwn

    bittersweet feelings every time i listen to them [14]

    27 Jan 2:05am Reply
  • MLowend

    I love this band so much. I got the pleasure to see them back in 07 at Jrock Revolution in LA, and it was hands down the highlight of my life so far. They were so energetic and full of life. They opened with Kotodama and I about died. Miss them so much ;_;

    18 Nov 2014 Reply
  • aki_akamura

    bittersweet feelings every time i listen to them [13]

    28 Oct 2014 Reply
  • AzulaHarakiri

    Utakata my favorite... R.I.P. Isshi we miss you!

    11 Sep 2014 Reply
  • flower_a7x

    bittersweet feelings every time i listen to them [13]

    24 Jul 2014 Reply
  • BlackfuckinFlag

    I listen to Gorgoroth too. =(

    25 Apr 2014 Reply
  • Shinyis

    ↓ maybe... *v*

    19 Mar 2014 Reply
  • Damianek666XD

    GAAAAAAAAYYYYYYYYYYYYYYY

    19 Feb 2014 Reply
  • jihos

    bittersweet feelings every time i listen to them [12]

    8 Jan 2014 Reply
  • all-fiction

    Best PS Company band.

    29 Sep 2013 Reply
  • HadexVN

    I love their music. I cherish their music and even though Isshi's gone R.I.P. they are still amazing! <333

    26 Sep 2013 Reply
  • Saturninne

    OMG, i miss this band so much. Isshiさん安らかにお休みください。

    2 Sep 2013 Reply
  • hiroki011

    I miss Isshi so much :(

    19 Jul 2013 Reply
  • semi-vivida

    does anyone have some news about the members? It has been a long time since I listened to their music and today I felt so nostalgic and curious to know what happened after Isshi passed away :((((

    14 Jul 2013 Reply
  • ChanyeolVirus

    R.I.P Isshi [2] TT-TT I miss Kagrra so much~

    6 Jul 2013 Reply
  • epsonnakajima

    R.I.P Isshi

    28 Apr 2013 Reply
  • aguztine8chan

    I miss you...

    17 Apr 2013 Reply
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