YB were first ever rock band to perform in North Korea and they are billed to take the Second Stage at Pol'and'Rock Festival this year.
YB is Korea’s biggest rock band, releasing nine full-length studio albums and numerous other releases and live albums. The multiple awards winning band sold 2 million album copies and performed over 100 live converts with 500,000 audiences in a year.Formed 1996, the band consists of Yoon Do-hyun (lead vocals, keyboard, guitar), Heo Jun (guitar), Kim Jin-won (drums), Park Tae-hee (bass guitar) and Scott Hellowell (guitar). YB, featuring Korean megastar Yoon DoHyun (Dee), is known for igniting the stage with their modern-but-classic rock sounds.
An industry veteran, Yoon is considered one of the most influential figures in South Korea's music scene. Hitting 44 cities around the world including the UK, Germany, Italy, USA, Canada and Japan, YB has become a major K-Rock icon considered the absolute top rock band in South Korea. The band headline at almost every rock festival in the country. YB is widely known for their explosive and dynamic live performances, a resonant directness in vocal style and song-writing. YB released the video for their single, “Dreamer.” in 2017. The song is featured on the soundtrack for the highly acclaimed documentary, ‘Landfill Harmonic’, which is about a Paraguayan musical group that created instruments completely out of trash. YB's ‘Dreamer’ was also introduced on the U.S. Radio Candy and received rave reviews among DJs, It topped the worldwide Indy Radio composite chart, including the Radio Indie Alliance.
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