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Birth name: Shinya Murata.
Born: February 24, 1972 in Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan.
Kirito biography (bio):
Shinya Murata, better known as Kirito, was born in Sapporo, Hokkaidō on February 24, 1972. Formerly vocalist of the rock band PIERROT, he is now the vocalist of Angelo and also holds a solo career.
Kirito was initially involved with PIERROT, then formed Angelo.
Kirito appeared into the world of Japanese rock for the first time in 1994, with ex-PIERROT member, Jun. Pierrot's first line-up was Hidelow as vocalist, Kirito and Jun on guitars, Kohta on bass, and Luka on drums. As Hidelow and Luka left the group, Takeo and Aiji joined the group creating its final line-up as; Kirito on vocals, Jun and Aiji on guitars, Kohta on bass, and Takeo on drums.
In 1998, they debuted to the world of Japanese rock with the release of their single "CLEAR SKY" . From 1998 to 2006, before they disbanded, they created a total of 11 albums and 19 singles.
On April 12th, 2006, the group announced their disbandment.
The group members are the remnants from Pierrot which included Kirito, KOHTA, and Takeo. On August 14, 2006 they announced the formation of the group. They quickly produced their first single, aptly titled "REBORN", which was released on November 8, 2006. After only a few months, they released their second single "WINTER MOON" on February 28, 2007.
On April 18, 2007, they released their first album, titled "REBIRTH OF NEWBORN BABY".
Kirito's solo work officially began on July 6th, 2005, seven months before the disbandment of PIERROT. On the same day, he released his first debut single entitled "DOOR" with the help of avex.
On July 28th, 2007, a Japanese movie called (Scary Children's Song) was released with Kirito's new song called (Heartbeat) as the movie's theme song.