Oz (Japanese band)

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-OZ-
Origin Japan
Genres Alternative metal, mathcore, metalcore, hard rock
Years active 2004–2013
Labels Loop Ash, CLJ Records
Website -OZ- Official Website
Past members Natsuki
Aki
Tama
Nao
Zukki

Oz (オズ?), stylized -OZ-, was a visual kei rock band from Japan, formed in October 2004. -OZ- is signed to Loop Ash and CLJ Records. They have released two studio albums, Versus and Rouge, and DVDs, singles and maxi singles. In January 2011, they were scheduled to embark on their first European tour.

John D. Buchanan of AllMusic wrote that the band "combine[s] some of the heaviest and most aggressive sounds in the scene with a bright commercial edge".[1]

Members[edit]

  • Natsuki
    • Instrument: lead vocals
    • Birthday: January 1
    • Band history: (ディスリピュート → Scare Crow → -OZ-)
  • Aki
    • Instrument: lead guitar
    • Birthday: December 8
    • Band history: (ディスリピュート → Scare Crow → -OZ-)
  • Nao
    • Instrument: bass, backing vocals
    • Birthday: December 23
    • Band history: (ジプシー → -OZ-)
  • Zukki
    • Instrument: drums
    • Birthday: April 3
    • Band history: (ウサギ → -OZ-)

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

  • "VERSUS" [2009.09.16]
  • "Rouge" [2010.11.10]
  • "CRUNK" (Mini Album) [2012.11.14]
  • "COMPLETE BEST ALBUM" [2013.04.03]

Singles & Maxi Singles[edit]

  • "Decay" [2005.07.24]
  • "And to the End" [2005.09.29]
  • "Scene In the misereal" [2006.03.05]
  • "Eve's Apple" [2006.11.22]
  • "Adam's Apple" [2006.12.27]
  • "Six" [2007.05.30]
  • "Elf" [2007.10.31]
  • "Athena" [2008.03.05]
  • "Bulk" [2008.07.30]
  • "S.I.N" [2008.04.02]
  • "Spiral" [2008.09.03]
  • "Raze" [2008.12.28]
  • "Venom" [2009.03.04]
  • "Detox" [2009.04.01]
  • "White Pallet" [2009.12.28]
  • "Wisteria" [2010.02.24]
  • "Viridan" [2010.05.05]
  • "Force" [2010.12.28]
  • "Souga" [2011.10.05]
  • "Stigma" [2012.03.21]

DVDs[edit]

  • "Versus" [2009.09.16]
  • "Wisteria" [2010.02.24]
  • "Viridan" [2010.05.05]
  • "Detox" (Limited Edition B) [2009.04.01]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Buchanan, John D. "Oz". AllMusic. Retrieved 2014-12-12. 

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