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-OZ- combines a racing, metal sound with whimsical, supernatural images, exploring the concept of 'beauty and degeneracy'. Though their original sound was heavy and slower, occassionally even dreary, the band redirected their energies toward drawing in the crowds at lives. Now Tama's compositions have a sprinting, driven feel and more optimistic melodies in addition to lyricist and frontman Natsuki's hellish death vocals. Their dynamic performances create an explosive energy and heat, and they've re-established themselves as a stormy force in the visual scene.

-OZ- was created in October 2004 by a fusion between two bands: Natsuki and Aki from Scare Crow and Tama, Nao from Gypsy. Zukki, who at the time was the drummer in Usagi, later joined. Two months later, they started performing at small live houses mainly in Tokyo.

Their first maxi-singles were released in July and September 2005. Each single had a different title from the main song. All following... read more
Author: courtesy of CLJ Records last update: 2010-12-28