Monthly Archives: January 2011

Sister blog Rock in India launched

As some of the RiC members are spending their time mostly in India these days, we welcome the launch of our sister blog “Rock in India” which will feature underground acts from the Indian subcontinent.


XTX detained for drug use?

According to the website Whatsonxiamen, rock singer XTX has been detained as drug addict (Marijuana). Same news is up on CRIEnglish.

SUS2 / The Samans / Chinatown

A couple of new pages at the RiC Wiki:

SUS2 Music Factory 5th Anniversary (2005)


Just found the old photos of Micah on the event… check em out!

New artist: Phagocyte

Phagocyte was an industrial / techno metal band also referred to as the “Chinese Slipknot” during their short period of existence from late 2002 until 2004.

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Chinese Metal Videos – Multiple Personality / Original Sin / Tengger Cavalry

Our good friend The Evil Skull has uploaded a couple of new Chinese metal videos on youtube:

Multiple Personality on the wiki

Original Sin on the wiki

Tengger Cavalry on the wiki

Mastermind of Chinese noise

Torturing Nurse, the Shanghai noise / art band/conglomerate definitely entered a very active time in the years 2005-2007 with numerous records being produced and distributed world-wide, either as full-blown CD-Rs with booklet and everything the music fan requires, or in the occasional net-record MP3 collection.

This burst of creativity is now reflected at the RiC wiki…

(photo: July 9th, 2006, Yuyintang, Shanghai, from left to right: Junky, Miriam, Youki, photo: Yoshito Katori)