the HIATUS Japan
Formed by Takeshi Hosomi during the spring of 2009 after Ellegarden announced their hiatus in May 2008. Their official site defines the HIATUS as "a project of music and art, depicters.". The Hiatus started as Takeshi Hosomi's solo project without live performance, and other members were gathered to record the first album. Other members include guitarist Masasucks (FULLSCRATCH), bassist Ueno Koji (Radio Caroline, ex-TMGE), drummer Kashikura Takashi (toe), and pianist Horie Hirohisa (Neil & Iraiza).