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Discography

Studio Albums
(’94) GaeulWoochaeguk Apaeso
(’97) "...and Band"
(’98) SoWei
(’99) Hanguk Rock Dashi Purugi
(’01) An Urbanite
(’03) [YB] Stream
(’06) Why Be?
(’09) Coexistence

Live Albums
(’00) YB Live
(’02) Live is Life
(’07) After 10 years
YB project EP(’10) - YB vs RRM

Additional Projects
Yoon Do-Hyun Solo Project album(’05) - Difference
Yoon Do-Hyun solo EP (’09) - Harmony
YB Europe Tour Concert Photo Essay (’05) - On The Road
YB Vans Warped Tour Concert Photo Essay (’10) - The Boys Who Couldn’t Stop Dreaming.

Movies
YB Europe Tour Concert documentary movie (’05) - On The Road, two
YB Vans Warped Tour Concert documentary movie (’10) - A Flying Butterfly

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Bio

YB is a four piece rock band made up of vocalist Yoon Do-hyun, guitarist Heo Joon, drummer Kim Jin-won and bass guitarist Park Tae-hee.

The band has produced eight albums and two movies since its first album release in December 1997. YB are noted for their Korean style rock which is modern, full of energy yet incorporates flavours of traditional Korean music and emotion.

The band played songs such as 'Oh, Pil Seung Korea (Oh, Victory to Korea)' and 'Arirang' in front of the millions of cheering home fans during the Korea-Japan World Cup in 2002, and became Korea's indisputable leading rock band. They won the best music award from Korea's three main broadcast stations KBS, MBC and SBS. They were also acknowledged for their contributions in improving human rights in Korea through their musical activities and were nominated as the first recipient of the WPMA (World Peace Music Award) in 2003.

YB won the title of Best Musician by selling over 2 million album copies and by playing more than 100 live concerts in a year that drew more than 500,000 people totally.

YB toured four European Countries in 2005. This was the first ever European tour by a Korean rock band or pop artist. After which YB published a singles album in the UK, later coming back to perform to a crowded Trafalgar Square in 2008.

After several performances in Europe, YB realized that its typical Korean character could appeal to global music fans and decided to pursue a career outside of Korea. The band extended its
reach to areas such as the USA, Japan and other countries around the world.

In November 2006 YB had a concert in New York City. Tickets for the band’s concert at the B.B. King’s Blues Club were sold out within 20 days, which drew media attention to the band and
helped give their songs international recognition.
In addition, the band played at the SXSW music festival held in Austin, Texas, in March 2007 and held successful shows at the Show Music Box Club in Seattle and the Opireum Theatre in
L.A. In 2008, YB played 2009 Vans Warped Tour on the Kia Kevin Says Stage.

During 2010 YB have continued to push their musical boundaries by collaborating on an electronica crossover project album entitled ‘YB vs RRM’. This was critically acclaimed by the
Korean music media and brought YB’s music to the world via itunes.

YB have also maintained a very demanding live schedule including headlining many of the biggest Korean rock festivals
such as Busan International Rock Festival (2010) and Let’s Rock Festival (2010).

YB’s current plans for the future are to record their 9th album and extend their international fan base by bringing the best Korean live rock show to the world…