Envy photographed by Yoshiharu Ota


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Hometown: Tokyo (Japan)


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.


Envy / Touché Amoré live in New Haven

Envy / Touché Amoré

live in New Haven (2010)

live show

Envy Recitation


Recitation (2010)

Temporary Residence

Envy / Jesu Split

Envy / Jesu

Split (2009)

Hydra Head

Envy Abyssal


Abyssal (2008)

Temporary Residence

Envy Reissues


Reissues (2008)

Temporary Residence

Envy Transfovista DVD


Transfovista DVD (2008)

Temporary Residence

Thursday / Envy Split [12 inch]

Thursday / Envy

Split [12 inch] (2008)

Temporary Residence

Envy Insomniac Doze


Insomniac Doze (2006)

Temporary Residence

Yaphet Kotto/This Machine Kills/Envy split CD

Yaphet Kotto/This Machine Kills/Envy

split CD (2003)


Envy A Dead Sinking Story


A Dead Sinking Story (2003)

Level Plane

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Current Releases

EnvyAtheist's Cornea


Atheist's Cornea

July 10, 2015


Picture of 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)

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