Punknews.org
Envy photographed by Yoshiharu Ota

Envy



Average Rating:






Hometown: Tokyo (Japan)

About:

Japan's Envy was formed in 1992 and is one of the best known bands internationally from the country's hardcore scene. The quintet includes cocalist Tetsuya Fukagawa, guitarists Nobukata Kawai and Masahiro Tobita, bassist Manabu Nakagawa and drummer Dairoku Seki

The prolific group has released nearly two dozen albums, singles and splits with groups like like This Machine Kills, Endeavor, Six Pence and Yaphet Kotto.


Reviews

Envy / Touché Amoré live in New Haven

Envy / Touché Amoré

live in New Haven (2010)

live show

Envy Recitation

Envy

Recitation (2010)

Temporary Residence

Envy / Jesu Split

Envy / Jesu

Split (2009)

Hydra Head

Envy Abyssal

Envy

Abyssal (2008)

Temporary Residence

Envy Reissues

Envy

Reissues (2008)

Temporary Residence

Envy Transfovista DVD

Envy

Transfovista DVD (2008)

Temporary Residence

Thursday / Envy Split [12 inch]

Thursday / Envy

Split [12 inch] (2008)

Temporary Residence

Envy Insomniac Doze

Envy

Insomniac Doze (2006)

Temporary Residence

Yaphet Kotto/This Machine Kills/Envy split CD

Yaphet Kotto/This Machine Kills/Envy

split CD (2003)

Sonzai

Envy A Dead Sinking Story

Envy

A Dead Sinking Story (2003)

Level Plane

show more

Interviews

Picture of Envy

Envy

Monday, November 20, 2006 at 6:30 PM (EST)

Picture of Envy

Tetsuya Fukagawa (Envy)

Monday, August 26, 2013 at 8:00 PM (EDT)

Related News

Interviews: Tetsuya Fukagawa (Envy)
Envy, though dominant in their talent as musicians, are a difficult band to categorize. What is more profound about this is that Envy have produced nothing but stellar, unrefined (post-) hardcore for 20 years. No matter what stage of their time together, Envy have been able to craft a perfect output…
August 26, 2013
Videos: Envy: "A Warm Room" (Live) -- Premiere
Today, we're very happy to bring you the premiere of a new video from Japan's Envy. The video for "A Warm Room" coincides with the release of the band's new anniversary set, Invariable Will, Recurring Ebbs and Flows which is out today via…
July 16, 2013
Videos: Envy to release 14xLP, 2xDVD box set
As they celebrate their 20th anniversary in 2013, Japan hardcore/post-rock outfit Envy have announced a 14 LP and double DVD box set to commemorate the event. The set is titled Invariable Will, Recurring Ebbs and Flows and is…
April 30, 2013
Tours: Envy (Japan)
Japan's Envy have begun announcing club and festival dates in Japan beginning next week. The hardcore band celebrates its 20th anniversary in 2013. No word on whether the band will extend the tour beyond their home country's borders. They last released…
April 23, 2013
Media: Envy: "As Serenity Calls Your Name"
Japan's Envy have released an iTunes-exclusive track for the express purpose of raising funds for the devastating earthquake that struck Japan earlier this year. The track, "As Serenity Calls Your Name," is the first new release from the band since…
November 01, 2011
Media: Envy: 'Recitation'
A stream has been launched of the new album from Japan's Envy. The band is releasing Recitation today. It is their first new full length since 2006's Insomniac Doze. In the intervening years, the band also…
October 12, 2010
Videos: Envy: "Worn Heels and the Hands We Hold"
Revolver is hosting the new video from Japan's Envy. The band will be releasing Recitation on October 12, 2010. Check out the video…
September 24, 2010
Media: Envy: "A Breath Clad in Happiness"
Japan's Envy have posted another new song from their upcoming album, Recitation. The record is due out October 12, 2010 and is the first new studio album from the band since 2006's Insomniac Doze. In the intervening…
September 02, 2010
Tours: Envy / Touché Amoré / And So I Watch You from Afar (with Trash Talk, La Dispute)
Japanese proto-screamo veterans Envy will be doing a series of dates in the U.S. this fall. Joining them on all dates will be Touché Amoré and And So I Watch You from Afar. Additionally,…
August 05, 2010
Tours: The Artist Life
This November Toronto's Artist Life will head out on the road with Edmonton's Stereos as well as the Midway State and the Envy (not Envy). The tour, which kicks…
October 30, 2009

Exclusive Streams

Sponsored


The Fest 13

Newest Reviews

Punknews.org Team

Other Places to Go