[INTERVIEW] Rock band Walrus

Feb 18 2011 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

INTERVIEW Rock band Walrus

When told it took them a very long time to release their first single album, Walrus' Kim Jae-wook (vocalist, guitar) answered with a smile, "The fact that we made it happen is what's important." It has now been close to ten years since they met as seniors and juniors of the same major in college in 2002 and started their band. And during that time,...

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After School to break into Japanese music market in June

Feb 18 2011 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

After School to break into Japanese music market in June

Korean girl group After School are preparing to make their official debut into the Japanese music market in June, according to their agency Pledis Entertainment on Friday. "After School will release their official Japanese single and kick off their activities in the country in early June," an overseas official from Pledis told 10Asia over the phone...

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MBLAQ to make official debut into Japan in May

Feb 18 2011 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

MBLAQ to make official debut into Japan in May

Korean idols MBLAQ are gearing up to make their singing debut in Japan by opening their official Japanese website (http://www.mblaq.jp/index2.php). The webpage indicated that the five-member boy band will make their official debut into the Japanese music scene on May 4 followed by a tour. "We have been preparing for MBLAQ's debut into Japan since ..

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G.NA's "Black & White" takes 1st win on "M! CountDown"

Feb 18 2011 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

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Songstress G.NA's new song has newly triumphed on this week's music cable channel Mnet music program.G.NA came in at first place on Mnet’s live music show “M!CountDown” on Thursday with her song "Black & White," the title track to her first album of same name.“Wow, oh my god! Did I really win?” exclaimed G.NA in her acceptance speech, unable...m

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SBS "Sign" keeps lead for 4th week

Feb 18 2011 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

SBS “Sign” keeps lead for 4th week

SBS’ medical drama "Sign" continued to lead the way on the Wednesdays and Thursdays primetime chart for the fourth consecutive week, according to findings by two media research polls on Friday. “Sign” reported an average viewership rating of 17.4 percent on the survey by Total National Multimedia Research (TNmS) and 19.1 percent on AGB Nielsen...

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2PM Wooyoung strikes a pose with IU

Feb 14 2011 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

2PM Wooyoung strikes a pose with IU

2PM member Wooyoung posted pictures of himself with fellow idol star IU on his official Twitter account (http://twitter.com/NBA0430) today. In the pictures, both Wooyoung and IU are seen striking a pose while donning school uniforms and black horn-rimmed glasses with a comment below saying,

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R&B soul singer Eric Benet coming to Korea

Feb 17 2011 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

R&B soul singer Eric Benet coming to Korea

American R&B soul singer Eric Benet is set to hold concert in Korea in April, announced the concert’s organizer Private Curve on Thursday. According to a press release by Private Curve, Benet, one of the most famous soul singers in the United States, will hold a concert in Korea to celebrate the release of his fifth album “LOST IN TIME,” (2010) ...

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JYJ members receives military physical examination

Feb 17 2011 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

JYJ members receives military physical examination

Korean trio JYJ members have belatedly been found to have undergone physical examination for the military, according to their agency C-Jes Entertainment on Thursday. An official from C-Jes said, "The three members received their physical examinations with the Military Manpower Administration on Monday but they will not be entering the milita...

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After School records song with J-pop singer Amuro Namie

Feb 17 2011 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

After School records song with J-pop singer Amuro Namie

Seven-member girl group After School has collaborated with Japanese diva Amuro Namie on a song for her upcoming album, according to After School's agency Pledis Co. on Thursday. Pledis announced through a press release today that After School recently finished recording a song titled “Make It Happen” with the Japanese songstress as well as shooti...

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JYJ to meet-and-greet fans next month

Feb 17 2011 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

JYJ to meet-and-greet fans next month

Korean trio JYJ will hold a fan meeting next month, according to the group's promoter Prain Inc. on Thursday. Prain announced in a press release that the boys will meet with several thousands of fans at the Jamsil Indoor Stadium on March 12, where they will take to the stage for group and solo performances as well as talk with their fans and specia...

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Big Bang unveils track list for upcoming album

Feb 17 2011 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

Big Bang unveils track list for upcoming album

Korean idols Big Bang revealed the entire track list for their upcoming album on YG Entertainment's official blog (http://www.yg-life.com) today. The webpage showed that the group's fourth mini-album set for release on February 24 is composed of "INTRO," "HANDS UP," title track "TONIGHT," "SOMEBODY TO LOVE," "WHAT IS RIGHT" and "CAFE" -- all writte...

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SHINee, f(x) new models for online shopping mall

Feb 17 2011 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

SHINee, f(x) new models for online shopping mall

Boy band SHINee and girl group f(x) have recently been selected as the new faces of online shopping mall Auction, according to their agency SM Entertainment on Thursday.SM’s press release stated that five-member groups will be the main models for online shopping site Auction for the next 12 months, starting March of this year. “We decided on SHIN...

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Rain takes pictures with dance team

Feb 16 2011 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

Rain takes pictures with dance team

Korean pop star Rain caused a stir on the Internet on Wednesday regarding his recent weight loss and new look, after a photograph of himself with his dancers was revealed. In the picture posted on Rain's official Twitter website on Tuesday, Rain is seen with shorter hair and dark shades while sitting with several members of his dance team and a com...

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f(x)'s Krystal and Victoria dress up like Barbie dolls

Feb 16 2011 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

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Female idol Krystal of girl group f(x) has uploaded a picture of herself and leader Victoria on her official me2day [Korea's version of Twitter]. In the photograph uploaded on Monday, Krystal posted a series of four photographs of herself and Victoria, each with different expressions, both donning ball gowns with a comment underneath saying, "Toda...

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Is a surprise in store for Big Bang fans tonight?

Feb 16 2011 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

Is a surprise in store for Big Bang fans tonight?

A phrase saying "Big Bang is back 'Tonight'" has been posted on YG Entertainment's official blog (http://www.yg-life.com), arousing fans curiosity to whether the five-member boy band will make their much anticipated comeback later today.It was announced that Big Bang will make an official return to the K-pop music scene with a mini-album on Februar...

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Actor Yoon Sang-hyun releases 1st regular album in Japan

Feb 16 2011 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

Actor Yoon Sang-hyun releases 1st regular album in Japan

Actor Yoon Sang-hyun released an album in Japan on Wednesday, said his agency MGB Entertainment the same day. According to a press release by MGB, Yoon released his first full-length album “Precious Days” in Japan today which also includes a special photo book that carries never-before-seen pictures of Yoon.In line with the album's release, Yoon ...

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Super Junior-M reveals track list for upcoming album

Feb 16 2011 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

Super Junior-M reveals track list for upcoming album

Idol group Super Junior-M has unveiled the track list for their upcoming mini-album, according to their official Avex Taiwan website. The webpage revealed the entire track list of the group's second mini-album "Perfection," which features a total of six songs, including the title track of the same name and tracks "Off My Mind" and "True Love" writ...

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ZE:A to hold first ever fan meeting next week

Feb 16 2011 | in Drama & Movie News | by korean-drama-guide

ZE:A to hold first ever fan meeting next week

Korean idols ZE:A will hold their first-ever fan meeting since making their debut last year, according to their agency Star Empire Entertainment on Wednesday. The nine-member boy band will meet and greet their fans at the AX Hall in Seoul, South Korea on February 20. "The boys will perform as a group and also take the stage for solo performances," ...

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