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Wizards' Hymn is a Japanese speed power metal band. They've released their 1st full length album in 2006 ("Hymnal"). The band announced the departure of their female singer Kimiko Shirao on April 29th 2007.
On Dec. 30th 2007, they announced the new vocalist, YuSa, and keyboard (support member), Junichi Ohtsuka. In May 2008, they released their 2nd studio album; "Transience", the first album featuring their two new members. The album showed a significant departure from their old power/speed metal sound, introducing a new, more gothic/epic style of hard rock also showing elements of traditional japanese music. This style has been refered to as "Neo-Japanesque".