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Envy

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There are at least eleven groups, or aliases, by the name of Envy:

1. Since their formation in 1992, Envy has become a dominant band in the independent hardcore and screamo scene in Japan. Their music has evolved over the years to incorporate hardcore, screamo, and most recently, the epic tendencies of post-rock. Envy is characterized by their ability to master screamo's loud-soft dynamic to evoke both crushing brutality and gentle beauty, often within the same song. Read more on Last.fm

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Live: Envy @ London XOYO – 26 October 2011

November 2nd, 2011

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The first line of their Wikipedia entry calmly states: “Envy is a rock band from Japan.” Yes, they are. It’s absolutely correct but they’re so much more than that. Getting on for two decades as a band, the Tokyo quintet brought their expansive post-hardcore to Shoreditch for a rare appearance. As if we’d miss it.

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