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In 2014, this is not a business released two albums, [[WELCOME TO THE TENGU WORLD]], and [[DEATH MARCH]]. In July, they, alongside [[GANG PARADE|pla2me]], were the first artists to be signed to their manager, [[Watanabe Junnosuke]]'s newly-formed music production company, [[WACK Shazai|WACK]].
 
In 2014, this is not a business released two albums, [[WELCOME TO THE TENGU WORLD]], and [[DEATH MARCH]]. In July, they, alongside [[GANG PARADE|pla2me]], were the first artists to be signed to their manager, [[Watanabe Junnosuke]]'s newly-formed music production company, [[WACK Shazai|WACK]].
   
In January 2015, this is not a business signed with the major label, Nippon Crown. In a signing ceremony outside Yokohama Arena, members signed the contract using their noses. During this time, Shadou Sumi took a break from the band due to a hernia, and began working as a staff member for Nippon Crown instead.
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In January 2015, this is not a business signed with the major label, Nippon Crown. In a signing ceremony outside Yokohama Arena, members signed the contract using their noses. During this time, Shadou Sumi took a break from the band due to a hernia and began working as a staff member for Nippon Crown instead.
   
 
Kato Kouban left the band in July, and auditions for a new vocalist was held. The following day, Watanabe appeared on stage and announced that he was the "first-generation Kato Kouban" and took over as the band's vocalist. In September of 2015, a new vocalist, described as the "third-generation Kato Kouban" made his debut.
 
Kato Kouban left the band in July, and auditions for a new vocalist was held. The following day, Watanabe appeared on stage and announced that he was the "first-generation Kato Kouban" and took over as the band's vocalist. In September of 2015, a new vocalist, described as the "third-generation Kato Kouban" made his debut.
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* [2015.03.11] [[THIS IS NOT A BUSINESS]]
 
* [2015.03.11] [[THIS IS NOT A BUSINESS]]
 
* [2015.08.05] [[O, Nedan Ijou. Tengu]]
 
* [2015.08.05] [[O, Nedan Ijou. Tengu]]
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== Trivia ==
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* Was the first all-male group to ever exist within WACK. The only other unit of its kind is [[Beat mints boyz]].
 
[[Category:Disbanded Groups]]
 
[[Category:Disbanded Groups]]
 
[[Category:2013 Additions]]
 
[[Category:2013 Additions]]

Latest revision as of 02:24, April 7, 2020

Tinab
this is not a business
a.k.a

Tengu Band (天狗バンド)

Years Active

2013-2015

Origin

Tokyo

Label

SPACE SHOWER MUSIC
Crown

Associated Acts

beat mints boyz

Former Members

Kato Kouban
Hitoda Unzen
Kisu Richa
Jinshi Mozu
Jou Nima
Shadou Sumi

this is not a business was a former group under WACK, and the first to be signed to the company alongside pla2me. Unlike other WACK units, they were an all-male rock band.

They were also known as "Tengu Band" (天狗バンド) due to every member's face being obscured by tengu masks.

Past Members Edit

History Edit

this is not a business were formed in 2013. In August, they released their debut album, 10 goods.

In 2014, this is not a business released two albums, WELCOME TO THE TENGU WORLD, and DEATH MARCH. In July, they, alongside pla2me, were the first artists to be signed to their manager, Watanabe Junnosuke's newly-formed music production company, WACK.

In January 2015, this is not a business signed with the major label, Nippon Crown. In a signing ceremony outside Yokohama Arena, members signed the contract using their noses. During this time, Shadou Sumi took a break from the band due to a hernia and began working as a staff member for Nippon Crown instead.

Kato Kouban left the band in July, and auditions for a new vocalist was held. The following day, Watanabe appeared on stage and announced that he was the "first-generation Kato Kouban" and took over as the band's vocalist. In September of 2015, a new vocalist, described as the "third-generation Kato Kouban" made his debut.

On November 24th, 2015, this is not a business suddenly announced that they were disbanding. One of the reasons given was "we are not a business, but I want to do business things". Afterward, WACK became a company that produced exclusively female idols.

Discography Edit

Albums Edit

Trivia Edit

  • Was the first all-male group to ever exist within WACK. The only other unit of its kind is Beat mints boyz.
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