HEAT-A Southern California based Melodic Metal band formed by vocalist IZUMI, that originated in the Los Angeles/San Gabriel Valley area in 2007. Inspired by the sound of many great names such as Siam Shade, Galneryus, and Onmyyoza, HEAT, as of 2011, currently consists of 5 very unique and talented musicians: IZUMI (Vo.), L (Gt.), S.W. (Gt.), KAZE (Ba.), and KINO (Dr.).
In 2007, HEAT released their 1st mini album Born to be Burn, followed by their first full album, Dark & Beauty in 2008 under their original line-up. As of 2011, original guitarist CHAOS parted ways with the band and S.W. as well as KINO have come on board, lending their skills towards the creation of new sounds and great energy within HEAT.
Anime Convention Guest Appearances
- AM2 2011 - July 1-3, 2011 in Anaheim, CA