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15 Korean rock and metal artists you need to know, from DAY6 to Madmans Esprit
15 Korean rock and metal artists you need to know, from DAY6 to Madmans Esprit
In recent years, the eyes of the world have gradually turned toward South Korea thanks to its pop culture exports, Netflix K-drama Squid Game, K-pop idols BTS and Oscar-winning movie Parasite, to name a few. Meanwhile, the K-rock and metal scene has rock and rolled along, waiting for its time to shine on the global stage...
BURSTERS forge their own K-rock path with soaring new single “Colors”
BURSTERS forge their own K-rock path with soaring new single “Colors”
If you’re looking to expand your knowledge of rock worldwide, then consider BURSTERS. The five-piece South Korean band are bringing their own rules to the K-rock game, and they're teaming up with AltPress to exclusively debut their first single, “Colors,” off forthcoming sophomore release, Once and for All. BURSTERS—voca...
DAY6 add a heavier edge to K-pop expectations
DAY6 add a heavier edge to K-pop expectations
As a new decade of music history begins, the music industry of South Korea is kicking off 2020 as one of the biggest in the world, with the country and its artists eager to show off what it has to offer as a global player. While Korean music has spent the past decade working its way to becoming part of the mainstream-music conversation—and now represents the sixth-largest music industry in the wor