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MUCC (ムック) is a JRock band, and part of the Japanese Visual Kei movement. The band was named MUCC after a character name from the Japanese children's TV show Ponkickies. In the beginning, the bands music sound of pop and folk. Now their music sounds adopt metal, punk, funk and disco beat inspired tunes.

The band formed in Ibaraki, Japan in early 1997 by Tatsuro and Miya. The line up consists of Tatsuro on vocals, Miya on guitar, Hiro on bass and SATOchi as a support drummer. SATOchi became a regular member of the band after their first concert held in their home town in May 1997. The new bassist YUKKE replaced Hiro in 1999.

They are signed to the Major record label, Universal Music and released debut single "Ware, arubekibasho" (我、在ルベキ場所) in May, 2003. The band made their first performance in Nippon Budokan (日本武道館) had 7,000 fans in June 2006. The band also debuted in Europe in the summer of 2005, including performance at Wacken Open Air. Next year their American concert debut at the Otakon anime convention in Baltimore, Maryland.

In 2008, the band performed on the Taste of Chaos tour across the United State. They will perform in Europe and Japan in the fall.


MUCC Members

  • Vocal: Tatsuro (逹瑯)
  • Guitar: Miya (ミヤ)
  • Bass: YUKKE (YUKKE)
  • Drums: SATOchi (SATOち)

MUCC Discography


  • 娼婦/廃 (Shoufu/Hai) (6.9.2000)
  • 赤盤 (Akaban) (7.15.2001)
  • 青盤 (Aoban) (7.15.2001)
  • 負ヲ讃エル謳 (Fu wo tataeru Uta) (1.21.2002)
  • 水槽 (Suisou) (6.9.2002)
  • 我、在ルベキ場所 (Ware, arubekibasho) (5.20.2003)
  • 路地裏 僕と君へ (Rojiura Boku to Kimi e) (2.25.2004)
  • モノクロの景色 (Monokuro no keshiki) (6.9.2004)
  • ココロノナイマチ (Kokoro no nai machi) (3.30.2005)
  • 雨のオーケストラ (Ame no Orchestra) (6.8.2005)
  • 最終列車 (Saishuu Ressha) (10.19.2005)
  • ガーベラ (Gerbera) (2.15.2006)
  • 流星 (Ryuusei) (5.24.2006)
  • 謡声 (Utagoe) (8.23.2006)
  • ホリゾント (Horizont) (11.8.2006)
  • リブラ (Libra) (3.21.2007)
  • フライト (Flight) (5.2.2007)
  • ファズ (Fuzz) (10.31.2007)
  • アゲハ (Ageha) (8.27.2008)


  • 痛絶 (Tsuuzetsu) (1.17.2001)
  • 葬ラ謳 (Houmura Uta) (9.6.2002)
  • 是空 (Zekku) (9.3.2003)
  • 朽木の灯 (Kuchiki no Tou) (9.1.2004)
  • 鵬翼 (Houyoku) (11.23.2005)
  • 6 (4.26.2006)
  • 極彩 (Gokusai) (12.6.2006)
  • 志恩 (Shion) (3.26.2008)

Mini Albums

  • アンティーク (Antique) (12.25.1999)
  • 哀愁 (Aishuu) (12.25.2001)

Live Albums

  • 朽木の灯 ライヴ アット 六本木 (Kuchiki no Tou Live at Roppongi) (1.26.2005)
  • サイケデリックアナライシス (Psychedelic Analysis) (3.28.2007)

Videos and DVDs

  • 日本列島混沌平成心ノ中 (Nippon rettou konton Hesei Kokoro no naka) (12.10.2003) Live DVD
  • ムックヒストリーDVD ザ・ワースト (Mucc History DVD The Worst) (12.22.2004)
  • 図南の鵬翼 (Tonan no Hoyoku) (3.29.2006) LIVE DVD
  • ワールドツアーファイナル日本武道館「666」 ( Mucc World Tour Final 666 at Nippon Budokan (12.20.2006) LIVE DVD
  • MUCC〜ライヴ クロニクル〜 (Mucc-Live Chronicle-) (11.28.2007) LIVE DVD

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