海外でのライブ、数々のロックフェスティバルへの出演や海外アーティストと共演した経験を持ち、主にヘヴィ・ラウドミュージックリスナーから支持されているバンド。 ハードコア/メタルコア要素を軸にキャッチーかつユニークなメロディーを織り交ぜた『クリスタル節』は聞くものを魅了する。ストレートな歌詞は心を驚握みにし、思わず拳を挙げてしまうだろう。またエナジー/パッションに満ち溢れた爆発力のあるライブパフォーマンスは明らかに群を抜いており、共演してきた海外アーティストをも唸らせている。 --- 2002年東京にて結成。2006年7月に1stアルバム『Dimension』を発売。初の全国ツアーを行った。2007年11月全世界同時に行われたウェブ投票『ERNIE BALL Battle of the Bands』にて獲得票数が1位となり『Rockstar Taste of Chaos in Japan 2007』へオープニングアクトとして出演し話題となる。また翌2008年にも同フェスティバルへ出演。2010年11月、2ndアルバム『Into The Great Beyond』を発売するも、その後メンバーチェンジを経験することとなる。その後ヴォーカリストが決まらず、思うように活動出来ない日々が続いたが、2012年7月、新たなヴォーカリストとし てRYOの加入を発表。新体制となり初の海外ミックス/マスタリング作業を経て、9月に発売された1stシングル『The Fire Inside / Overcome』はバンド史上最もクオリティの高い作品に仕上がり、その楽曲は各方面で話題を呼んだ。2013年になるとライブ活動に焦点を当て、ジャンル関係なく様々なアーティストとステージをシェアして活動の幅を広げた。同年5月、新木場STUDIO COASTにて行われた『MAD Ollie 2013』では土砂降りの雨の中でのライブにも関わらず、その悪条件を物ともせずに攻め続けた印象的なライブとなりバンド内で確実に何かが変わった日となった。 --- 2014年3月『REDLINE Beginning Tour 2014』、4月『MONSTER ENERGY OUTBURN TOUR 2014』へ出演した。同年8月に『CUBES』EPを全国流通でリリース!! 『CUBES』の爆発的なロングヒットにより、瞬く間に知名度をあげていく。11月には『KNOTFEST JAPAN 2014』へ出演し、2万人ものオーディエンスに対してエンターテイメント溢れるパフォーマンスで魅了する。さらに勢いを加速し、12月には盟友NOISEMAKER、wrong city、Survive Said The Prophet等とスプリットアルバム『REDLINE RIOT!!』をリリースし全国ツアーを敢行。各地軒並みSOLD OUTを打ち出す。2015年3月『OUTBURN TOUR2015』ではFACTと共にHEADLINERとして、全国ツアーを行なった。SUMMER SONIC 2015より新メンバーTeru(Ba)を迎え、新体制となったCrystal Lakeは10月に3rd Album『THE SIGN』をリリース。オーストラリアからIN HEARTS WAKEを招聘し、THE SIGN TOURの最終日恵比寿LIQUIDROOM公演をSOLD OUT。年末には『MERRY ROCK PARADE 2015』、『COUNTDOWN JAPAN 15/16』へも出演しオーディエンスを魅了した。そして、今年2月から始まる異種格闘技をコンセプトとした2MANツアー『CHAMPIONSHIP TOUR 2016』を開催する。



[Formation - 2002] Crystal Lake started out in the summer of 2002, heavily influenced by mid-90’s hardcore, they prepared to make their impact on the Tokyo hardcore scene. Late 2002 saw the search for a new singer, but by January 2003 they had settled with current line up and were one again ready to go. 2003 saw a busy year, with two tours, including South Korea, and three releases. The demo “Freewill” was released in February in time for the show in Korea which they were invited to by Gmc Records. A second demo “One Word Changes Everything” came out in July, and a self released 4 track EP, also entitled “Freewill” was released in September, 1000copies were made and sold. September 2003 also saw Crystal Lake play 5 shows with Day Of Contempt (AUS). In 2005 the band released a split CD with Risen (USA) & Unboy and also toured in Malaysia. [Dimension - 2006] Crystal Lake performed at “Independence-D” (Most famous indie music festival in Japan) on February 2006. The 1st full length album “Dimension” was released on 5th July 2006! it is released by Imperium Recordings. We hope you will all listen and enjoy! Since the release of the album, they have done the “Dimension Tour”, which was recieved well by kids from all over Japan who love to go wild to Crystal Lake savage technical breed of hardcore. Crystal Lake performed at “Metal Presentation 2007” with I Killed The Prom Queen (AUS) and Chthonic (TAIWAN) on February , “Hatebreed Japan Tour 2007” on March and “Rockstar Taste Of Chaos 2007 in Japan” on November. [Daylight - 2008] Crystal Lake / Cleave split CD was released on 24th May 2008. Crystal Lake performed at “Rockstar Taste Of Chaos 2008 in Japan” on November. January 2009 also saw Crystal Lake play 5 shows with Parkway Drive (AUS) and Shai Hulud (USA). [Into The Great Beyond - 2010] The brand new album “Into The Great Beyond” out November 3, 2010. On Jun 2011, Kentaro leaves the band.

[Lineup Change. The Fire Inside / Overcome - 2012] On Mar, Yusuke leaves the band. We announced new singer Ryo on July. “Today, we are pleased to announce the newest addition to the Crystal Lake Family, please give a warm welcome the new vocalist Ryo.”. Next day we announced support drummer Gaku. We released new single “The Fire Inside / Overcome” on Sep 5. Mixed and Mastered by Brian Hood at 456 Recordings. January 2013 also saw Crystal Lake toured with As Blood Runs Black (USA) and Confession (AUS). On May, 2013 they toured with The Ghost Inside and Continents. After that they shared the stage with Emmure and they toured across Japan on the Sumerian Tour 2013 with Born of Osiris, Upon A Burning Body and Her Name In Blood. 2013 was big year for them. They supported tours for coldrain, Her Name In Blood, Crossfaith, Before My Life Fails, SiM, and TOTALFAT. [Cubes - 2014] On Feb 9, 2014 they played on the Scream Out Fest 2014 with The Devil Wears Prada, Periphery, The Word Alive, Fear, and Loathing in Las Vegas, and Her Name In Blood at Studio Coast Tokyo. On Mar, they toured on the Redline BEGINNING TOUR 2014 with My First Story and NOISEMAKER. 2014 On Apr 12, 2014 they played on the Monster Energy Outburn Tour 2014 with coldrain, Crossfaith, and Miss May I at Sapporo. On Aug 6, they released new EP called ”Cubes” through Cube Records. Cubes debuted at #5 on the Oricon (Japanese music chart) indie weekly album chart, #27 on the Orican daily album chart, #45 on the Orican weekly album chart. On Sep 1-9, they played on the Crossfaith - Across The Future Tour with Crossfaith, We Came As Romans, and While She Sleeps. On Oct 25, they started “Cubes Tour 2014”. On Nov 15, they appeared on the Knotfest Japan 2014 day 1. Nov 29, they played on the FACT - Rock-O-Rama. On Dec 7, they released 4way split album “Redline Riot!!” with NOISEMAKER, Survive Said The Prophet, and wrong city. On Dec 14, Cubes Tour 2014 Tour Final (Sold Out show). They played on the MADOllie 2014 winter. [Redline Riot - 2015] On Jan 10-27, they played on the Redline Riot Tour 2015 with NOISEMAKER, Survive Said The Prophet, and wrong city. On Feb 12-15, they played on the Zestone Records - Brotherhood Tour 2015 with Prepared Like A Bride, Villes, Before My Life Fails, Survive Said The Prophet, and Keep Your Hands off My Girl. On Mar 2-23, they played on the Monster Energy Outburn Tour 2015 with FACT.