Originally formed in Maryland in 1998, Hiretsukan relocated to NEW YORK soon thereafter. In nov 1998, between rehearsing, carrying out in local locations, and testing fresh lead performers, the music group released a four-song demonstration cassette. A three-week American tour ensued. Hiretsukan ultimately discovered its long term lead vocalist and continued carrying out around NEW YORK. In 2001, the music group was aided by Don Fury to record their debut disk effort. Authorized to the broadly acclaimed G7 Inviting Committee, Hiretsukan released Intrusive//Exotic in-may 2002. A five-week UNITED STATES tour transpired to get the record.