|origin||Seoul , South Korea|
Electric bass , backing vocals
|Dab Shib Rian|
Vassline was founded in 1996 in the South Korean capital Seoul and, after several line-up changes, consists of singer Shin Woo-Seok, guitarist Jo Min-Yeong, as well as bassist Lee Gi-Ho and drummer Seung Moon-Yung. The latter also plays in the South Korean metal band Metamorphosis . Guitarist Kangto Lee left the group to get on with his work with Watchout! while drummer Choi Hyeon-Jin continues his academic career.
In her career, Vassline has released four full studio albums, three compilations, two EPs, and a demo. The 2004 released Blood of Immortality was nominated for a Korean Music Awards , the South Korean equivalent of the US Grammys , in the category of Best Rock Album and won that award the following year .
In September 2005, the band played their first three concerts in the United States , two of which were in Chicago , Illinois . The group was also seen in the opening act for Shadows Fall and Arkangel .
In the local metal scene, Vassline are considered to be the pioneers of South Korean metal core.
- 1997: Club Hardcore, Vol. 1 ( compilation )
- 1998: 3000 punk (compilation)
- 1999: One Family, Vol. 1 (compilation)
- 2000: Bloodthirsty ( EP , GMC Records )
- 2001: Missing Link ( demo )
- 2002: The Portrait of Your Funeral (Album, WEA International )
- 2004: Blood of Immortality (Album, Dope Entertainment )
- 2006: The Splitsphere ( Split- EP with Myproof , GMC Records)
- 2007: Permanence (album, GMC Records)
- 2013: Black Silence (Album, GMC Records)
- 2017: Memoirs of the War (Best-Of-Album, GMC Records)
|2005||Korean Music Awards||Best rock album||Blood of Immortality||Won|
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