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MUCC

The band was formed in Ibaraki in 1997. The original member line-up was Tatsurou on vocals, Miya on guitar, Hiro on bass and Satochi ondrums. In the following year the band released 2 demo tapes. In February 1999, the band had their first live at Mito Lighthouse. Bassist Hiroleft the band and was replaced by Yukke, a childhood friend of Miya. In December, their first CD album "Antiiku" was released.The name MUCC comes from a character of a Japanese kids' show. The 9th of June of 2000 the band released their first single "Shoufu/Hai"and inn January 2001, MUCC puts out their first full album ...read more

The band was formed in Ibaraki in 1997. The original member line-up was Tatsurou on vocals, Miya on guitar, Hiro on bass and Satochi ondrums. In the following year the band released 2 demo tapes. In February 1999, the band had their first live at Mito Lighthouse. Bassist Hiroleft the band and was replaced by Yukke, a childhood friend of Miya. In December, their first CD album "Antiiku" was released.The name MUCC comes from a character of a Japanese kids' show. The 9th of June of 2000 the band released their first single "Shoufu/Hai"and inn January 2001, MUCC puts out their first full album "Tsuzetsu". A remastered and remixed version of this album was later releasedin June.

In 2002, MUCC starts their own label named "Shu", under Danger Crue records and release the album Homura Uta which becomes asucess in Japan and puts the spotlight on the band.Including "Tsuzetsu" and "Homura Uta" the band has in total released 10 full-length albums the latest one beeing "Karma" which wasreleased October 6th in 2010.The band has gotten some attention overseas as well and has played on both European and Northamerican tours, in Japan they have playedon big arenas as the "Nippon Budokan".

MUCC has a hard rock sounds similiar to a lot of other Japanese rock bands but also mixes in different elements like blues and metal. Theirstyle of music has changed quite a bit during their career.

Both MUCC's label and the vocalist Tatsuro has helped other bands out to get attention, most notably the band "Girugämesh" which hasalso gotten attention overseas. « hide

Similar Bands: Girugamesh, The Gazette, Sads, Deadman (JPN), Dir en Grey

LPs
Shangri-La
11/28/2012

3.9
4 Votes
Karma
2010

2.7
12 Votes
Kyūtai
2009

3.8
12 Votes
Shion
2008

3.5
16 Votes
Gokusai
2006

3.7
16 Votes
6
2006

4
11 Votes
Hōyoku
2005

3.6
7 Votes
Kuchiki no Tou
2004

4.2
24 Votes
Zekū
2003

4
22 Votes
Homura Uta
2002

3.5
11 Votes
Tsūzetsu
2001

3.7
5 Votes
Live Albums
Psychadelic Analysis
2007

1
1 Votes
Kuchiki no To Live at Roppongi
2005

Compilations
BEST OF MUCC
2007

4.7
3 Votes
Worst of MUCC
2007

4
2 Votes

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