The band was formed in Ibaraki, Japan in 1997. The original member line-up was Tatsurou on vocals, Miya on guitar, Hiro onbass
and Satochi on drums.The name MUCC comes from a character of a Japanese kids' show. The band has gotten someattention
overseas as well and has played on bothEuropean and North American tours. In their home country of Japan, theyhave notably
played at the Nippon Budokan, which is arguably the mostsignificant live arena in all of Japan. MUCC has a hardrock sounds
similar to a lot of the other Japanese visual rock bands, although their musical stylehas also taken influence fromavant-garde,
punk, grunge and pop.