In a funny way, they accidentally create the meaning of KURO!, and that is Kumpulan Remaja Otodidak! which in English means... A bunch of teens who play music in autodidact way... They played Punkrock music influenced by Strung Out, Skin of Tears, Sick of Change... Around the mid year of 1999 KURO! Was performed as the opening act band for SKIN OF TEARS, a German band which is also one of the bands that influenced the way of KURO! hit some music.