TAKASHI (A.K.A. ANGEL-TAKA) and SATOSHI (A.K.A. S@TT-ON) formed the band "NOIZ" in 1996. In 1999, former roadie MASATO joined the band, and NOIZ released a mini album entitled "Imitation PoPs" in March of that year. In 2002, the concept of the band being a group of space warriors (宇宙戦隊/uchuu sentai) was introduced, they then changed their band name to Imitation PoPs 宇宙戦隊NOIZ.