DELUHI (デルヒ) was a four member Japanese rock and visual-kei band from the Kanto region of Japan. They formed in January of 2008 after their previous band GRAVE SEED had a few member changes and disbanded. DELUHI is known for their heavy and aggressive metal sound, which is highlighted by their dark and sometimes elaborate compositions.
On October 15th, 2010 it was announced that after their BLITZKRIEG -Another Departure- tour finale at Shibuya O-EAST on December 1st, DELUHI would be going into a hiatus. On April 1st, 2011 the group announced that DELUHI would be disbanding after their final tour, VANDALISM, in July of 2011.
DELUHI was formed in January of 2008 from the remnants of the short-lived band GRAVE SEED. The new band's line-up was Juri (ex-Gaara) on vocals, Leda (ex-GALNERYUS) on guitar, Aggy (who was known then as RYO) on bass, and Sujk on drums. The band is on their own independent label BRAVEMAN RECORDS. They went straight to recording and rehearsing, and had their first live at Ikebukuro CYBER on February 29th. After two more lives at Ikebukuro CYBER on March 12th and 17th, DELUHI released their first mini-album Surveillance on the 26th.
There were three lives and a performance at an event during April. The lives were on the 1st, 21st, and 30th; all at Ikebukuro CYBER. The event was the "ZEAL LINK-Vol.4-" event at Shibuya BOXX on the 24th, DELUHI being the opening act. In the next three months the band played a string 15 lives, participated in two events, and released their debut single. Those lives started on May 2nd at Takadanobaba AREA and ended on July 31st at Urawa NARCISS. The events were: "CYBER VISUAL MODE" on July 6th at Ikebukuro CYBER and "CATEGORAIZ type.06" (presented by Sequence Records) on the 8th at Meguro Rockmaykan. On July 23rd DELUHI released their debut single "Orion once again".
For the rest of summer and the start of autumn, they performed a total of six lives, and took part in three events. August began with a live at Ikebukuro CYBER on the 3rd. The next day DELUHI were one of the many bands in the "SCUBER DIVE ~Shibuya ga Taihen~" mega-event, they were at Shibuya O-nest. The day after that, the band was a part of Dio's "Heltic Vision Vol.11" sponsored event at Takadanobaba AREA. Then there was a string of four lives, beginning at Meguro Rockmaykan on August 21st and concluding at Takadanobaba AREA on September 10th. The tail-end of September was a live and an event; the live was their participation in Black:List's RIOT '08 1st IMPACT tour finale at Meguro Rockmaykan on the 14th and the event was "Monstars☆Much vol.18" on the 30th at Takadanobaba AREA.
The only activity in October was during the final weeks. The band were a part of two events of Megaromania's "Bishuu no Yakata -Cardinal Circle-" TouNaKa (東名阪; Tokyo, Nagoya, Osaka) based event tour. DELUHI's performances in that was on the 24th at HOLIDAY SHINJUKU and on the 26th at HOLIDAY OSAKA. They were busy on the 26th, as they held their own sposnored event titled Rebellious Culture at Ikebukuro CYBER. DELUHI released their second single "VISVASRIT" on October 29th, effectively ending the month. The single was the first entry in a three consecutive month single release plan. The three month consecutive release was entitled after, creation, prosperity and destruction.
The band didn't have anymore regular lives for the rest of the year (November & December), they would only participate in events and release the remainder of the consecutive month single release campaign. In November DELUHI were in four events and released their third single "MAHADEVA" on the 26th. The events were: Ansem Elliot.'s sponsored "START OF AGE" at Shibuya BOXX on the 12th, "CYBER BATTLE FIELD" at Ikebukuro CYBER on the 14th, "Sweet trade vol.2" at Takadanobaba AREA on the 17th, and Rosario's sponsored "sweet dream" at HOLIDAY SHINJUKU on the 19th.
In December they were a part of five events and released their fourth single (and the last of the plan) "JAGANNATH" on the 31st. The last events of the year were: Black:List's sponsored "BLACK-RIOT #2" at Takadanobaba AREA on the 4th, "MIX LEMONed JELLY 2008★feat. hide Birthday Party ~hide Special Cover NIGHT!~" at Meguro Rockmaykan on the 8th, a Gilltia presents event at Shibuya BOXX on the 11th, SOMATIC GUARDIAN's sposnored "Senjou no Merry X'mas Final" at Ikebukuro CYBER on the 25th, and finally the "Ikebukuro Chikarou" event also at Ikebukuro CYBER on the 28th.
Although not stated, Aggy had said that he had wanted quit the music industry. The other members of DELUHI honored his decission, thus ending DELUHI permanently.
- [2008.07.23] Orion once again
- [2008.10.29] VISVASRIT (ヴィジュバスリット)
- [2008.11.26] MAHADEVA (マハーデーヴァ)
- [2008.12.31] JAGANNATH (ジャガンナータ)
- [2009.05.20] Orion once again (2nd press)
- [2009.08.05] Two Hurt
- [2010.03.24] REVOLVER BLAST
- [2010.06.16] Frontier
- [2010.07.14] The farthest
- [2010.08.04] Departure
- [2009.01.08] NO SALVATION -09 remix-
- [2009.10.xx] Two Hurt -FOOL'S MATE EDITION-
- [2009.11.04] Recall (2009 Re-Recording Version)
- [2010.xx.xx] BLITZKRIEG -ANOTHER DEPARTURE-
- [2008.07.30] Visualy[zm] The Cure Century (CD2 #7 "Two Hurt")
- [2009.05.05] J-Visual[ism] 2 (#5 "HYBRID TRUTH", #12 "Orion once again")
- [2009.10.14] Shock Edge 2009 (#1 "Rebel:Sicks, Shadow:Six")