In 1999, Shino formed the initial incarnation of the band, Awful.
At First, Shino worked as a solo artist and Awful was her solo project's name.
In 2002, Taro, who is Shino's brother, joined Awful as a vocalist and guitarist. The two began working together, formally deciding they named the band 'Awful'.
Then, Awful has got moving.
A few months later, Hiroshi ,bassist , joined Awful.
In April 2005, Hiroshi passed away after a long battle with leukemia.
In January 2006, Fumimaro joined Awful as a bassist.
In April 2006, Fumimaro left the band.
In May 2006, Sawada joined Awful as a drummer.
2006 wil be a very very exciting year for the band.
Armed with new member and posture, the band looks forward to playing in front of rock fans in Kyoto!!!
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