Lynch. (stylized as lynch.) is a Nagoya kei metal band formed in 2004. Since their formation, they have been a part of the independent label Marginal Works. On October 11, 2007, the band signed to CLJ Records, a European record label dedicated to releasing Japanese rock artists abroad. As of 2011, the group has released one EP, five albums, and nine singles.
The band's concept is "uniting heavy music with beautiful melodies."
Hazuki (葉月) – Lead vocals (2004-present), Bass(Studio only) (2004-2007) (ex-deathgaze)
Reo (玲央) – Lead guitar, Backing vocals (2004-present) (ex-Lustair, kein, GULLET)
Yusuke (悠介) – Rhythm guitar, Backing vocals (2006-present) (ex-HYBRID-ZOMBIEZ)
Asanao (晁直) – Drums (2004-present) (ex-Sicstar)
Yukino (ゆきの) – Bass (2004-2006) (support) (ex-kein, deadman, GULLET, the God and Death stars, the studs, dum my division)
Hikaru (光輝) – Bass (support) (2006-2007) (ex-Vizell)
Junji (淳児) – Bass (support) (2007-2010)
Akinori (明徳) - Bass (2010-2016) (ex-ASS'n'ARRow, meth.)
Lynch. was formed in 2004 by Hazuki (formerly in Deathgaze), Reo, and Asanao in Nagoya, Japan. With Yukino (formerly in Deadman) as a support bassist, they released their first album on the label Marginal Works and toured nationally. In 2006, Yusuke joined as a second guitarist.
In 2009, Lynch. went on a three-man tour with heidi. and Sadie. On May 27, 2009, they announced via their official site the release of their fourth full-length album, "Shadows", which was released on July 8, 2009.
In July 2010, the band announced they would be joining a major label, although the exact label has not been specified. To coincide with signing onto a major label, the band started their last tour on their independent label in September 2010. The tour, titled "The Judgement Days," will last until December. A week after the end of the tour, the band will be celebrating their sixth anniversary.
Lynch. has announced that Hazuki will not be participating in the "The Judgement Days" Last Indies Tour due to being diagnosed with "acute pharyngitis and laryngitis, accompanied by swelling of the vocal chords." Lynch. are going to proceed with the tour, without Hazuki, and are also giving out ticket refunds where Hazuki is not present.
In 2011 SHIBUYA-AX one-man show for the first time for lynch in May. The June release debut album, "I BELIEVE IN ME". Another live at Shinjuku Kabukicho special stage the day of the release. The dared tour of 24 performances all 22 places the "THE BELIEF IN MYSELF" immediately after. The overcrowded in the Akasaka Blitz 2days of Tour Finals, to record the mobilization of more than 10,000 people said. The single release in November of "MIRRORS". The band held a live performances of "MIRRORS" to the streets across the country VISION from Shinjuku Studio Alta. Topic to amaze people gathered in front of VISION without knowing anything. The seven major cities dared tour "THE TRUTH IN A MIRROR", as tour finals were held at SHIBUYA-AX.
In February of 2012 LIVE DVD "TOUR'11 THE BELIEF IN MYSELF FINAL-il inferno-09.04 AKASAKA BLITZ" was released and the finish to great success dared one-man LIVE in ZeppTokyo as lynch marking March, the first ,"THE LAST NITE". The album release in June the "INFERIORITY COMPLEX". was followed by July's nationwide tour "THE FATAL EXPERIENCE" (total 27 locations / 28 performance). A single released in October titled "LIGHTNING". The seven major cities dared tour MOMENT-"THE FATAL EXPERIENCE # 2"-SEIZE THE" shortly after the release where the Ebisu LUQID ROOM of FINAL is SOLD OUT in one day ticket sale! The dared at Nagoya Diamond Hall December 8th ANNIVERSARY PREMIUM LIVE the "THE IDEAL". Planning of unprecedented do as it is a set list to applicants from the fan the whole set list of the day, became the first place in fan voting became a hot topic, LIVE also ends in great success.
In 2013 the single release in February of "BALLAD". At Zepp DiverCity Tokyo of lynch.'s first , and finished a great success dared be the culmination of the national tour that went to the 2012 COME-"THE FATAL EXPERIENCE # 3"-FINAL HOUR HAS to March 2.
The dared in Tokyo, Nagoya and Osaka 3days LIVE 6 月 Male only, Female only, of SHADOWS limit the "LIMITED 3 DAYS". In August NEW EP "EXODUS-EP" released.