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Dictionary Definition



1 make known to the public information that was previously known only to a few people or that was meant to be kept a secret; "The auction house would not disclose the price at which the van Gogh had sold"; "The actress won't reveal how old she is"; "bring out the truth"; "he broke the news to her" [syn: let on, bring out, reveal, discover, expose, divulge, impart, break, give away, let out]
2 disclose to view as by removing a cover; "The curtain rose to disclose a stunning set" [syn: expose]

User Contributed Dictionary



From the stem of desclore, from vulgar Latin disclaudere, from dis- + claudere ‘to close, shut’.


  • /dɪsˈkləʊz/
  • Rhymes with: -əʊz


  1. In the context of "transitive|obsolete}} To open, unfasten.

Extensive Definition

Disclose were a Japanese d-beat band from Kōchi City, heavily influenced by Discharge. Their sound heavily replicates Discharge's style, with an increased use of fuzz and distortion guitar effects. The subject matter is also similar to Discharge, in that the songs' themes are primarily about nuclear war, and its horrific consequences. Members & former members include: Kawakami (vocals & lead guitar), Tsukasa (vocals), Fukugawa (bass guitar), Yasuoka (bass guitar), Yousei (bass guitar), Hiro (drums), Fujiwara (drums), Uo-Katou (drums), Aki (drums) & Naoto. On June 5, 2007, Disclose frontman Kawakami died from an overdose of alcohol and sleep tablets.



  • Raw Brutal Assault Vol. 1 (2003, has tracks from 1992-1994)
  • Raw Brutal Assault Vol. 2 (2003. has tracks from 1994-1998)
  • No More Pain


  • Tragedy (1994)
  • Yesterday’s fairytale, tomorrow’s nightmare (1/6/03)
  • The Demos Album (1995)
  • No More pain


  • Nightmare or Reality (May/June 1999)

Split 12"es

  • Split 12" (with Totalitär, 2000)


  • Great Swedish Feast (1995)
  • The Aspects of War (1997)


  • Once the War started (1993)
  • Visions of War (1996)
  • 4 track ep (1997)
  • The Nuclear Victims (1998)
  • A mass of Raw sound Assault (2001)
  • Apocalypse of Death (March 2002)
  • Neverending War (2003)
  • The sound of Disaster (2003)
  • Apocalypse Continues (2004) Overthrow Records

Split 7"es

  • Kochi-City Hardcore (with Insane Youth, 1993)
  • Why must we die? (with Hellkrusher. 1994)
  • No More Pain! (with Selfish, 1994)
  • War of aggression (with Cluster Bomb Unit, 1995)
  • Attack The Enemy (with Homomillita, 1995)
  • Endless War (with Squandered, 1998)
  • Chainsaw Tour '04 (with Framtid, 2004)
  • Noise Not Music (with No Fucker, 2004)
  • Split 7" (with Hakuchi, )
  • Dis-Nightmare still continues (with World Burns to Death, 2004)
  • Split 7" (with Besthöven, 2005)
  • In Chaos We Trust (with FlyBlown, 2005)
  • Nuclear Hell (with G.A.T.E.S., 2005)
  • Controlled By Fear (with Cruelty, 2005)
  • Split 7" (with Scarred For Life, 2007)


  • Crime (1992)
  • Conquest (1993)
  • Fear of the War (1993)
  • Total Dis-Lickers (1998)


  • the aspect of war (1997)
  • sound of disaster (?)
  • The best of Disclose 1993-2001 (2006)
disclose in Swedish: Disclose

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