The Mods

The Mods | ザ モッズ | ざ もっず

Name in Japanese: ザ モッズ, ざ もっず

Years Active: 1979 - Present

Despite the name, The Mods were one of Japan's first high profile punk bands. In their earliest days they were mod-geared, but during their heyday their musical and fashion influences were primarily the Clash and the Sex Pistols. The group was founded in 1974 by charismatic singer Tatsuya Moriyama, then just 18, in his hometown of Hakata, a city on the southern island of Kyushu. The group was originally called the Mozz, and went through countless member changes. In 1978 the line-up gelled with...

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Websites: Official Site (Japanese), Wikipedia (Japanese), MySpace | add websites

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Modcineaste added the tag(s) punk in January, 2010.

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