The band was formed in Ibaraki, Japan in 1997. The original member line-up was Tatsurou on vocals, Miya on guitar, Hiroonbassand Satochi
ondrums.The name MUCC comes from a character of a Japanese kids' show. The band has gottensomeattentionoverseas 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 ahardrock soundssimilar to a lot of the other Japanese visual rock bands, although their
musicalstylehas also taken influencefromavant-garde,punk, grunge and pop.