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ADO was a seminal Sino-foreign rock band in Beijing between 1988 and 1992.
Lunhui (轮回) English name Again, is a Chinese rock band formed in 1991.
In chemistry, an alcohol is any organic compound in which the hydroxyl functional group (–OH) is bound to a carbon.
Andy Lau Tak-wah, BBS, MH, JPFocus Film.
Anodizing (spelled anodising in British English) is an electrolytic passivation process used to increase the thickness of the natural oxide layer on the surface of metal parts.
Asphyxia or asphyxiation is a condition of severely deficient supply of oxygen to the body that arises from abnormal breathing.
Baboo was a seminal 1990s Taiwan rock band led by singer Lin Hui-che (zh:林暐哲) and keyboardist Lee Cincin (zh:李欣芸).
Beijing, formerly romanized as Peking, is the capital of the People's Republic of China, the world's second most populous city proper, and most populous capital city.
The Beijing Midi School of Music (北京迷笛音乐学校; pinyin: Běijīng Mídí Yīnyuè Xuéxiào) is a music school in Beijing, China, established in 1993.
The Beijing Pop Festival is a rock music festival held in Beijing, China's Chaoyang Park each September since 2005.
Beyond was a Hong Kong rock band formed in 1983.
Black Box is an Italian house music group popular in the late 1980s and early 1990s.
Black Panther (Hēi Bào 黑豹) is a seminal Chinese rock band founded in 1987.
The Bouyei (also spelled Puyi, Buyei and Buyi; self called: Buxqyaix, or "Puzhong", "Burao", "Puman";; Pinyin: Bùyīzú; người Bố Y) are an ethnic group living in southern mainland China.
Brain Failure (脑浊; pinyin: Nǎozhuó) (1997-present) is a Chinese rock band that is based in Beijing, China.
C-pop is an abbreviation for Chinese popular music, a loosely defined musical genre by artists originating from mainland China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan.
Candy Lo is a Canto-rock singer-songwriter and film actress from Hong Kong.
Cantopop (a contraction of "Cantonese pop music") or HK-pop (short for "Hong Kong pop music") is a genre of Cantonese music made primarily in Hong Kong, and also used to refer to the cultural context of its production and consumption.
Carsick Cars is a Chinese indie rock trio formed in March, 2005.
Catcher in the Rye (麦田守望者 Maitian shouwangzhe) is considered to be one of China's earliest punk rock bands, formed in 1994.
Censorship is the suppression of speech, public communication, or other information, on the basis that such material is considered objectionable, harmful, sensitive, or "inconvenient" as determined by government authorities.
China Central Television (formerly Beijing Television), commonly abbreviated as CCTV, is the predominant state television broadcaster in the People's Republic of China.
Chinese is a group of related, but in many cases mutually unintelligible, language varieties, forming a branch of the Sino-Tibetan language family.
Cobra (眼镜蛇乐队 Yanjingshe yuedui) was an all-female rock band from Beijing, China.
Cold Fairyland is a Chinese rock music group based in Shanghai, China.
In political and social sciences, communism (from Latin communis, "common, universal") is the philosophical, social, political, and economic ideology and movement whose ultimate goal is the establishment of the communist society, which is a socioeconomic order structured upon the common ownership of the means of production and the absence of social classes, money and the state.
The Communist Party of China (CPC), also referred to as the Chinese Communist Party (CCP), is the founding and ruling political party of the People's Republic of China.
Cui Jian (born 2 August 1961) is a Beijing-based Chinese singer-songwriter, trumpeter and guitarist.
Denise Ho Wan-see, also known as HOCC (born 10 May 1977), is a Hong Kong-based Cantopop singer and actor, as well as a pro-democracy and LGBT rights activist.
Dennis Rea (born July 7, 1957) is an American guitarist, author, and music event organizer.
DIY ethic refers to the ethic of self-sufficiency through completing tasks without the aid of a paid expert.
Dou Wei (born 14 October 1969) is a Chinese musician, singer-songwriter and composer.
Drum and bass (also written as "drum 'n' bass" or "drum & bass"; commonly abbreviated as "D&B", "DnB" or "D'n'B"), is a genre and branch of electronic music which emerged from rave and jungle scenes in Britain during the early 1990s.
Edguy is a power metal band from Fulda, Germany that was formed in 1992.
Extreme metal is a loosely defined umbrella term for a number of related heavy metal music subgenres that have developed since the early 1980s.
Filmmaking (or, in an academic context, film production) is the process of making a film, generally in the sense of films intended for extensive theatrical exhibition.
Gangtai are the C-pop artists and musical style from Hong Kong or Taiwan.
Gemini (Chinese 简迷离 Pinyin: Jiànmílí) is a Chinese rock band that consists of French composer, guitarist, and vocalist Gabryl (小文) and Chinese singer-songwriter, pianist, and lead vocalist Suna (苏娜).
Genjing Records (simplified Chinese: 根茎唱片; traditional Chinese: 根莖唱片) is a vinyl-only independent record label in Beijing, China focused on contributing recordings of Chinese musicians into global scene and vinyl record culture.
Grunge (sometimes referred to as the Seattle sound) is a subgenre of alternative rock and a subculture that emerged during the in the Pacific Northwest U.S. state of Washington, particularly in Seattle and nearby towns.
Guoyue (國樂; literally "national music"; also minyue (民乐), huayue (華樂) or zhongyue (中樂)), nowadays refers to the music composed for Chinese musical instruments, which is an extension of the Chinese traditional music.
Hang on the Box (known also as HOTB) is a punk band based in Beijing.
Happy Avenue (幸福大街 in Chinese; pinyin: Xìng Fú Dà Jiē or Xìngfú Dàjiē; sometimes translated as Lucky Road) is a Chinese rock band based in Beijing, China, founded in September 1999.
Hatesphere is a Danish death and thrash metal band from Aarhus.
He Yong (born 15 February 1969 in Beijing) is a Chinese rock musician who has been particularly active in the 1980s and 1990s.
Hedgehog is a Chinese indie rock trio formed in 2005 by partners ZO and Atom.
Hong Kong (Chinese: 香港), officially the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China, is an autonomous territory of China on the eastern side of the Pearl River estuary in East Asia.
Jay Chou (born 18 January 1979) is a Taiwanese musician, singer, songwriter, record producer, film producer, actor, and director.
Jolin Tsai (born September 15, 1980) is a Taiwanese singer, songwriter, dancer, actress, and businesswoman.
Joyside is a Chinese rock band.
Kurt Donald Cobain (February 20, 1967 – April 5, 1994) was an American singer, songwriter, and musician.
Lacrimosa are a gothic duo led by German Tilo Wolff, the main composer, and Finn Anne Nurmi.
LMF also known as Lazy Mutha Fucka or Lazy Muthafucka, is a Cantonese hip-hop group in Hong Kong.
Lonely China Day is a Chinese indie rock band from Beijing.
Luo Qi (罗琦; born 6 June 1975 in Nanchang) is a female Chinese rock singer.
Macau, officially the Macao Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China, is an autonomous territory on the western side of the Pearl River estuary in East Asia.
Mainland China, also known as the Chinese mainland, is the geopolitical as well as geographical area under the direct jurisdiction of the People's Republic of China (PRC).
Mandopop refers to Mandarin popular music.
Mayday, is a Taiwanese band that debuted in 1999 with five members, Monster (leader, lead guitar), Ashin (vocal), Stone (rhythm guitar), Masa (bass) and Guan You (drums).
The Midi Music Festival, sometimes also called Midi Modern Music Festival or simply Midi Festival is among China's largest rock music festivals and is hosted by the Beijing Midi School of Music.
The Modern Sky Festival (Chinese: 摩登天空音乐节; pinyin: Módēng Tiānkōng Yīnyuè Jié) is an outdoor rock music festival in Beijing, China, organized by the Modern Sky record label.
"Nanniwan" is a revolutionary song written in 1943 with lyrics by communist playwright and poet He Jingzhi and music by Ma Ke.
New Pants is a Chinese pop-punk band.
Nicholas Tse Ting-fung (born 29 August 1980) is a Hong Kong singer, songwriter, actor and entrepreneur.
Northwest Wind is a style of music which emerged on the popular music scene in mainland China from the northwestern or xibei portion of China specifically from the Shanxi, Shaanxi and Gansu provinces.
"Nothing to My Name" (also known as "I Have Nothing") is a 1986 Mandarin-language rock song by Cui Jian.
Ogg is a free, open container format maintained by the Xiph.Org Foundation.
Omnipotent Youth Society (OYS), is a Chinese alternative rock band that was formed in late 90’s in Shijiazhuang, Hebei, which is a declining industrial city in Northern China.
Overload (超载乐队 chaozai) is a Chinese rock band, and considered the first speed and thrash metal band on the Chinese heavy metal scene.
P.K. 14 is a Chinese rock band composed of vocalist/producer Yang Haisong (杨海崧), Xu Bo (许波) on guitar, bassist Shi Xudong (施旭东), and drummer Jonathan Leijonhufvud (雷坛坛, or "Tan Tan").
Painkiller is China's first heavy music magazine and a legally registered enterprise for print media productions by Chinese State Authority.
The PAIRS Foundation, Inc., develops experiential learning curricula and programs designed to reconcile married couples and prevent divorce.
Pangu is the first living being and the creator of all in some versions of Chinese mythology.
Paul Wong Koon-chung 黃貫中 (born 31 March 1964), known professionally as Paul Wong, is a Hong Kong musician, singer, songwriter and record producer.
The Peking All-Stars were a rock band formed in Beijing in 1979 by a number of foreigners then resident in the Chinese capital, and was the first rock group in China.
Ping Pung is a Hong Kong-based Cantonese pop-rock group.
Plexifilm is an independent DVD label and film production company co-founded by Gary Hustwit (formerly VP of Salon.com) and Sean Anderson (formerly Director of DVD Development of The Criterion Collection) in 2001.
Post-punk (originally called new musick) is a broad type of rock music that emerged from the punk movement of the 1970s, in which artists departed from the simplicity and traditionalism of punk rock to adopt a variety of avant-garde sensibilities.
Prison rock (Chinese: 囚歌; pinyin: qiú gē (Mandarin), cau4 go1 (Cantonese)) is music that came after the Northwest Wind trend in mainland China.
Pu Shu (born 1973)is a Chinese singer-songwriter who was born in Nanjing and grew up in Beijing.
Queen Sea Big Shark (Chinese: 后海大鲨鱼; Pinyin: hòuhǎi dàshāyú) is a Beijing-based Chinese indie rock band.
Reflector (反光鏡楽隊) is a rock band that formed in Beijing in 1997.
Richie Jen Hsien-chi (born 23 June 1966) is a Taiwanese singer and actor.
Rock 'N' Roll on the New Long March is a 1989 album by Cui Jian, the so-called "Father of Chinese Rock".
Rock and roll (often written as rock & roll or rock 'n' roll) is a genre of popular music that originated and evolved in the United States during the late 1940s and early 1950sJim Dawson and Steve Propes, What Was the First Rock'n'Roll Record (1992),.
Ruins are the remains of human-made architecture: structures that were once intact have fallen, as time went by, into a state of partial or total disrepair, due to lack of maintenance or deliberate acts of destruction.
--> Second Hand Rose is a Chinese rock band from Beijing, China.
Shaanbei is the northern portion of Shaanxi province in Northwest China, and is a natural as well as cultural area, forming part of the Loess Plateau.
Shaanxi is a province of the People's Republic of China.
Shin is a Taiwanese five-man Mandopop rock band who debuted in 2002 with their self-titled album, Shin.
Show Lo (born July 30, 1979) is a Taiwanese singer, actor and host.
Silver Ash is a visual rock band from China influenced by the Japanese visual kei movement.
SMZB (生命之饼 pinyin: Shengming Zhi Bing) is a Chinese punk band.
Snapline is a band based in Beijing, consisting of Li Qing on guitar and keyboards and Li Weisi on bass, who met while at students the Beijing Institute of Technology.
The Spring and Autumn period was a period in Chinese history from approximately 771 to 476 BC (or according to some authorities until 403 BC) which corresponds roughly to the first half of the Eastern Zhou Period.
A supermarket is a self-service shop offering a wide variety of food and household products, organized into aisles.
Tai Chi (太極) is a Hong Kong rock band formed in Hong Kong in 1985 by Patrick Lui (lead vocalist), Albert Lui (lead vocalist), Joey Tang (guitarist), Gary Tong (keyboardist), Ernest Lau (guitarist), Eddy Sing (bass guitarist and backing vocal), and Ricky Chu (drummer).
Taiwan, officially the Republic of China (ROC), is a state in East Asia.
The Taiwanese rock scene is nurtured by regular festivals, notably the annual Spring Scream, Hohaiyan and Formoz festivals.
Tang Dynasty (Chinese: 唐朝; pinyin: Tángcháo), also known as A Dream Return to Tang Dynasty (Chinese: 梦回唐朝; pinyin: Mènghuí Tángcháo) is the eponymous debut studio album by Chinese heavy metal band Tang Dynasty, released on December 11, 1992 by Magic Stone Records.
Tang Dynasty is a Chinese rock band formed in 1989.
The Decline of Western Civilization is a 1981 American documentary filmed through 1979 and 1980.
The Face (面孔乐队) is a Chinese rock band formed in 1989.
The Flowers,, were a Chinese rock band formed in Beijing in 1998.
The Frogs (Βάτραχοι Bátrachoi, "Frogs"; Latin: Ranae, often abbreviated Ran.) is a comedy written by the Ancient Greek playwright Aristophanes.
"The Internationale" (L'Internationale) is a left-wing anthem.
The Rolling Stones are an English rock band formed in London, England, in 1962.
The Samans, is a Chinese metal band that was formed at 2007 in Changchun, Jilin.
The Wynners are a Hong Kong pop band formed in the 1970s.
Thin Man (瘦人乐队 shouren yuedui) are a Chinese rock band formed in Shandong in 1993 and moving to Beijing in 1994.
Tian Zhen (born 2 May 1966) is a Chinese rock singer from Beijing.
Tiananmen Square is a city square in the centre of Beijing, China, named after the Tiananmen ("Gate of Heavenly Peace") located to its north, separating it from the Forbidden City.
The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.
Fan You-chen (Amis: 林納斯 Lín Nàsī; born 3 November 1978), better known as Van Fan or Fan Yi-chen, is a Taiwanese singer and actor with ancestry from the Amis aborigine tribe.
Wang Feng (born 29 June 1971) is a Chinese rock musician and composer.
Wang Leehom (born May 17, 1976), sometimes credited as Leehom Wang, is a Chinese-American singer-songwriter, actor, producer, and film director.
Wang Yong (王勇; Beijing, 1964) is a Chinese rock and world music musician.
Wu Chun-lin (born 14 January 1968), better known by his stage name Wu Bai, is a Taiwanese rock singer, songwriter and actor.
Xu Wei (Simplified Chinese:, pinyin:Xǔ Wēi; born 21 July 1968) is a Chinese rock musician.
Yaksa (Yecha) is a Chinese nu metal band that became active in the Beijing Rock scene in 1997.
YuFeiMen (与非门), also known as YFM or Nand, is a Guangzhou-based Chinese indietronica band founded in 2001.
Zang Tianshuo (Langfang, born 6 March 1964) is a Chinese rock musician.
Zen (p; translit) is a school of Mahayana Buddhism that originated in China during the Tang dynasty as Chan Buddhism.
Zhang Chu (born 17 November 1968) is a Chinese musician who was born in Liuyang, Hunan.
Zheng Jun (born 6 November 1967) is Chinese rock singer-songwriter.
Zi Yue (子曰乐队) or Yaoshi Ziyue (爻釋・子曰) are a Chinese rock band formed in Beijing in 1994.
The 2008 Sichuan earthquakeSome early Western reports used the term Chengdu quake; e.g.,,, etc.
The 2008 Summer Olympic Games, officially known as the Games of the XXIX Olympiad and commonly known as Beijing 2008, was an international multi-sport event that was held from 8 to 24 August 2008 in Beijing, China.