There are eight artists using this name: 1) MAX, which is short for Musical Active eXperience, is a Japanese pop group. Original members Mina, Reina, Lina and Nana formed MAX from their original group SUPER MONKEY'S in 1995 and released their debut single in May of that year. The SUPER MONKEY'S broke up after lead singer Namie Amuro went solo later that same year. The group's original focus was on covers of Italian dance music known as Eurobeat. They became households names in their own right when their third single, "TORA TORA TORA" landed in the top 20.