Vocals: Jyou (ジョウ)
Guitar: Miko (ミコ)
Guitar: Omi (乙魅) [joined on March 14th, 2004]
Bass: Naoto (猶人）
Drums: Mally (マリ)
Exist Trace (often typeset as exist†trace) is a Japanese rock band, consist only female members, from Tokyo, Japan, that initially formed in June 2003. The band has released three singles and one mini-album. Exist Trace has also appeared on two omnibus albums as well as one live DVD featuring several bands on the Shizuoka-based Sequence Records label. In 2008, they will go touring in Europe with Black:list. Tour dates in Paris, Berlin, Helsinki and Brussels have been confirmed so far.
Exist Trace's music can be described as melodic death metal and vocalist Jyou growlsand shouts (exhale) throughout many songs, which contributes to the dark undertone of many of the songs. Their guitar sound often features heavy distortion and technically virtuosic riffs and solos. Their sound is heavily focused on their bass and drumming, which helps define their musical style. The lyrics are mainly based on gothic themes, and their music style has resemblance to gothic metal.