The band was formed in Ibaraki, Japan in 1997. The original member line-up was Tatsurou on vocals, Miya on guitar, Hiro
onbassand Satochi ondrums.The name MUCC comes from a character of a Japanese kids' show. The band has gotten
someattentionoverseas as well and has played onbothEuropean and North American tours. In their home country of Japan,
theyhave notablyplayed at the Nippon Budokan, which is arguably themostsignificant live arena in all of Japan. MUCC has a
hardrock soundssimilar to a lot of the other Japanese visual rock bands, although their musicalstylehas also taken influence
fromavant-garde,punk, grunge and pop.