Crystal Lake (Tokyo, Japan) have released their highly anticipated album ‘The Sign’ worldwide. Available on iTunes and Google Play (For Fans of The Beartooth, The Ghost Inside, Architects, Parkway Drive) Releasing on Artery Recordings (North America), and JMS/CUBE (Japan). Mixed and Mastered by Bryan Hood (Erra, Gideon, Sworn In).
Crystal Lake coming from Tokyo, Japan have a pristine touring history having played with Story Of The Year, I Killed The Prom Queen, While She Sleeps, and most recently completing tours with Issues, The Used and Bury Tomorrow. Musically based on Hardcore / Metalcore elements, super catchy and yet very unique melodic approaches so called “Crystalism” has been cultivating them a new energetic international fan base.
Known for their live shows and pure energy, Crystal Lake have engaged fans with fists held high in the air. You can’t deny that their performance is second to none in their music scene, rewarding them with placement on Sumerian Records Tour 2013 (Upon a Burning body, Born Of Osiris), Knotfest *Asia (Korn, Ozzy), Monster Energy Outburn Tour 2014 *Asia (Miss May I, Crossfaith), Scream It Out Fest (The Word Alive, The Devil Wears Prada), among many.
In 2014, the long awaited EP, “CUBES” was released debuting at #5 on Oricon (Japanese music charts) It didn’t take long for their reputation to spread out not only in Japan but in foreign countries. In November, they proved that they are the one who is carrying next generation of Japanese Hardcore/Metalcore scene on their back by showing overwhelming performance in front of 20,000 people at “KNOTFEST JAPAN 2014”. In 2015, Crystal Lake co-headlined, “OUTBURN TOUR 2015” with FACT. Soon after playing Japan’s biggest music festival “SUMMER SONIC” they announced that their 3rd full length studio album “The Sign” will be released on Oct.9th featuring Guest Vocalists Ikepy (Her Name In Blood), Hiro (FACT), Makoto (Sand) Jake (In Hearts Wake), Yosh Morita (Survive Said The Prophet) and Go Nakaharada (Brake Your Fist) in Japan and 9th and the USA 10th via Artery Recordings.
After having a viral hit with “Rollin’” (Limp Bizkit Cover) on Youtube, Crystal Lake soon started to see a surge in North American fans, garnering the attention of many US based Record Label’s including Artery Recordings (Chelsea Grin, Attila, Slaves). “I expect big things from this band” Says Vice President of Artery Recordings Shan Dan Horan. “It’s hard to find that band that does hardcore and metal justice at the same time. These guys bring pure focused energy to the table and I expect big things from this band in the future”.
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