UNCHAIN were formed in Kyoto in 1996. Tanigawa (vo>), Tani (ba), and Yoshida (dr) were classmates in their junior high school. Later, Sato (gt) who was their junior, joined the band. As high school students, they did cover songs of various bands like: The Blue Hearts, LUNA SEA, L'Arc~en~Ciel, even they did cover of all Hi-Standard's songs before they began to compose their original songs. In few years they moved into Osaka and began playing live gigs there.