The Road to K-pop Stardom: Training February 13, Guest 34 The elation that a prospective K-pop star may feel from passing a difficult audition does not last long. Yes, they have the luxury of knowing that they are talented enough to be accepted into an elite entertainment company as a trainee, but their debut and eventual success is by no means guaranteed. Things like personal freedom, sleep, and even the ability to carry on a romantic relationship, in some cases all become sacrifices simply for the chance to pursue their dreams of debuting and becoming that entertainer who stands on stage every night, facing thousands of screaming fans.
This latest band that we had the pleasure of interviewing is no different. HarryBigButton are one for the heavy rock lovers out there seeking out fresh new takes on reliable older sounds.
Sounding somewhat like the lovechild of Metallica when they were good and Slayer, they are a group screaming out for a little love and attention. And damn do they deserve it. This rise in acclaim between both fans and critics increased in the same year when they Kpop music has no language band survival show Top Band for its second season.
However, despite great fan response and interest the group were kicked off in the final Not letting that get them down, they continued to play shows and festivals and gradually built up a wide following and fanbase both inside and outside of the Korean rock and indie scene both in Korea and internationally.
During this time period, the band underwent a number of lineup changes with members choosing to leave to persue other routes within the music industry.
However, they were soon back on their feet when drummer Kang Dae-hui and bassist Neil Smith were taken on. Ready to take on the rock scene again the group quickly got back into the swing of playing round and about Seoul re-establishing their fanbase again and slowly building on it.
This year saw the release of their eagerly awaited follow up album Perfect Storm finally occur and also saw another change for the group with members when their drummer left and was replaced with Taegi Kim.
We spoke to lead singer Sungsoo to find out more. How would you describe your music in three words? Where does your name come from? It would seem that K-pop is still the most marketable Korean music internationally. As musicians, do you ever feel that alternative music coming from Korea is misrepresented and undervalued by record labels?
Korean rock music needs more exposure to global audiences. I really appreciate the attention you give Korean rock music. This will definitely help rock bands in Korea get more attention from international audience.
A lot of groups have travelled outside of Korea to Europe to play gigs for international fans while also gaining more fans in the process.
Does Harry Big Button have any plan to do the same in the near future?
So we hope to see you soon. What would you say drives the group to continue making music despite the difficulties musicians have to overcome such as attracting a fanbase and then annoying said fanbase when their music style changes slightly?
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