PEACE$TONE is a former mixed male/female vocal group, going by the slogan "a circus of sounds". They operated mainly out of Tokyo, and were signed to the record company Osechi Records with STONE Project as their label. The band's image, stage production, and other details relating to the group was handled by their producer and president of STONE Project, Ai Minase.
- asuka (vocals) (2011-2020)
- TERRA (vocals) (2011-2020)
- ayumi (アユミ) (2015-2020)
PEACE$TONE was formed on February 14, 2011 with the belief that "the power of culture can make hearts wealthy", listing The Beatles and Jack Johnson as some of their favorites, they combine various genres matched by acoustic guitar in an "organic mixture" to produce their appealing sound. As part of their former band THETAθ (Harmony Production), Vocalist TERRA and Guitar/Prog. Yaman Chang participated in a project by the TV show "Utaban" wherein they travelled from the northernmost part of Honshu down to Aomori with no money in their pockets, pulling a cart with their sleeping bags and CDs.
In December, "Fushichou ~Phoenix~" was used as the opening song for "Koisuru Hachiouji Kanojo -Hachikano- Vol. 6 and 7 (恋する八王子彼女-ハチカノ). It is a TV program where girls introduce recommendation spots in Hachioji.
In March, they got a radio program called "PEACE$TONE no Himitsu no Door"(PEACE$TONEの秘密のドア) airing once a month.
They started out as a three-member band, but increased to six members when ayumi, ecchan, and aya joined after winning an audtion in August 2015. The audition was held due to Fukuda's pregancy, and her going away for maternity leave.
In 2016, Yaman chang retired from front stage to be part of back stage. PEACE$TONE went on as a quartet with TERRRA, ayumi, ecchan and aya, as Fukuda was still on maternity leave.
From September 2017, TERRA, Fukuda, ayumi, and etsu announced the new system of a four-piece set, becoming a mixed male and female mixed pop group.
On April 26, it was announced that Etsu would graduate from the group on October 31. Five live events were scheduled before her graduation.
On May 21, they established their official fan club, called ONE.
On October 31, Etsu left PEACE$TONE.
On January 17, "Fushichou ~Phoenix~", a track from their debut album, was included on the album "DJ KOO 17 MUSIC FACTORY". This is a mix album produced by DJKOO to celebrate the 1st anniversary of Japan's landing in Japan's live distribution application "17 Live", which is also distributed by DJKOO. PEACE$TONE was selected as one of 20 out of 1,000 applicants who entered an audition.
On March 31, 2019, their official fan club was terminated.
On April 10, 2020, PEACE$TONE went on an indefinite hiatus. Comments and full texts from the members were posted at their official site. Fukuda will continue as a soloist under the name "asuka".
- [2011.11.09] Double Fantasy
- [2015.03.14] Door's ~Yume no Juunin~
- [2015.07.12] Door's ~Yume no Tabibito~
- [2017.10.18] Drama
- [2019.01.23] For Tomorrow
- Other Albums
- [2013.01.15] Bakufu Tribute Complete (爆風トリビュートComplete) (BAKUFU-SLUMP tribute album) (#10 Shuukan Tokyo "Shoujo A")
- [2019.01.17] DJ KOO 17 MUSIC FACTORY
- Demo Songs
- Kokoro no Mama ni (心のままに)
- That's Amore ~Datsumou Musume no Theme~ (That's Amore～脱毛娘のテーマ～)
- [2015.03-?] PEACE$TONE no Himitsu no Door (PEACE$TONEの秘密のドア)
- PEACE$TONE's color was green.
- Otani Masae once performed at the same live event as PEACE$TONE.
- "えつ脱退のお知らせ" (in Japanese). PEACE$TONE Official Site. 2018-04-26.
- "ファンクラブ「ONE」開設" (in Japanese). PEACE$TONE Official Site. 2018-05-21.
- "ファンクラブサービス終了のお知らせ" (in Japanese). PEACE$TONE Official Site. 2019-01-03.
- "「ピースストーン」活動休止のお知らせ" (in Japanese). PEACE$TONE Official Site. 2020-04-10.
- Member's comments
- "PEACE$TONEのカラーは緑" (in Japanese). PEACE$TONE Official Site. 2015-01-17.