The Crater

Tokyo, Japan

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In 2002, Kikunaga and Shimose met. After that, after several member changes, the current membership is formed.

The band’s theme is “Crying, Laughing, Singing, Dancing” and a performance with a pleasant feeling.

The members look unique with long hair mixed with contemporary regent style, sunglasses, and aloha shirts. Their sound “lively and painful”, “Nostalgic and new”.

On December 12, 2012, they released a full album, “Boku to Rock (Rock for me)”, which is the culmination of their career thus far, from their own label Comestock Records. The lead song “Free Generation” charted in on radio for 12 weeks.

Since 2017, all members have worked as full-time employees at IT companies run by Shimose, a drummer.

Career (Achievements)

  • August 2013 : “Summer Sonic 2013 Island Stage”
  • November 2013 : “Red Bull Live on the Road 2013 Finalist”



Alternative / J-POP / Rock




  • HIRANO TOMOYUKI – Lead Guitar and Backing vocal
  • YUKI OKUDA – Bass and Backing vocal
  • SHINSUKE KIKUNAGA – Lead Vocals and Guitar
  • YUZO SHIMOSE – Drums and Backing  vocal



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