Archive for the 'Rock' Category

Oathean – In Fear With Shiver (live)

Monday, October 13th, 2008

Oathean is a Korean melodic black metal band that formed in 1993 originally under the name Odin, named after the Norse/Scandinavian god. They went on a short hiatus and then changed their name. Oathean’s lyrics include; sadness and depression. They also utilize Korean world music into their songs, using traditional Korean instruments such as the haegeum and daegeum.

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Bulldog Mansion – Happy Birthday To Me

Monday, October 6th, 2008

Bulldog Mansion is a Korean pop rock band. Their name does not translate to Bulldog Mansion; rather, it is a phonetic approximation in Hangul, with the English name being used for their website and album art. They are most well-known in the English-speaking world for their song, “Happy Birthday to Me” featured in the SamBakZa Flash cartoon “There she is!! Step 2 — Cake Dance.

Nell – Stay

Monday, August 25th, 2008

Nell is a South Korean indie rock band, named after an Academy Award nominated film. Formed in 1999, the band consists of Kim Jong-wan on vocals , guitar and keyboard, Lee Jae-kyung on lead guitar, Lee Jung-hoon on bass guitar and Jung Jae-won on drum. It was during one of their performances in a live club when they were picked up by Seo Tai-ji and soon became the first band of Goesoo Indigene record label in 2002.

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Cherry Filter – Romantic Cat

Monday, August 18th, 2008

Cherry Filter started out in 1997 as three men and a girl formed an obscure Korean rock band that played in clubs before "hitting it big". The unique sound – comprised of emotional ballads , punk rock, rave and trance – has given them fame across the nation. The song Romantic Cat from the album Made In Korea made Cherry Filter famous. Enjoy the video of the said song below.

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