The Harakiri For The Sky group was founded in Vienna, Austria, in 2011 by two musicians – M. S. and J. J. As a style guide, the guys chose emotional post-black metal. In an interview, the musicians noted that Woods of Desolation, Austere, Forgotten Tomb, Amesoeurs, Gray Waters, If These Trees Could Talk, Alcest, Lantlôs, Heretoir had a huge impact on them.
After a year of hard work on the material in October 2012 through the label Art of Propaganda, the project released its debut full-length album, which received the same name for the band – “Harakiri For The Sky”. In 2013, the guys started to give the first concerts, they were helped by session musicians. So, Harakiri For The Sk performed in Italy together with Whiskey Ritual. After it was announced about recording a new album, called “Aokigahara”. Vocalists from such bands as Whiskey Ritual, Fäulnis, Heretoir, Agrypine took part in it.