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name of the band:

HANG ON THE BOX

members:

singer: Gia 
guitarist: oDo
bass: Niu Fang Fang
drum: Yang Yang

age:

23-27

band started:

the summer of 1998

where are you from:

BeiJing, China

instruments you use:

guitar, bass, drum, sometimes use synth

style of music:

new punk rock+indie rock

band history:

in the summer of 1998 year, on the magazine NEWSWEEK's cover in 1999 year. signed Japanese indie record label BENTEN and recorded debut album YELLOW BANANA in 2000 year. tour in Japan in 2001 year, released the second album DI DI DI and tour in America in 2003 year, released album FOXY LADY in 2005 year, released album SHANG HAI and then dissolution of band in 2007 year, band reformed with new members in October 2010.

what’s your message?

BeiJing is fucking cool.

do you play shows and how do they look like?

we used to performed at SXSW of America. Marilyn Manson said that he had to come to our gig when we tour in America, our gig not be popular in Beijing as our fame, even though we are famous rock band in China.

what was the craziest show you’ve ever played ?

here has not craziest show, you will see the crazist show at next show.

what was the worst and why?

the first time show in SCREAM CLUB in WU DAO KOU in 1998 year, at that time three girls all are students of high school, never rehearse. we went to club mere wanna see other boys punk band's show. we temporary planed get on the stage, cause at that time here had not girls punk band, we were all excited and we didn't even know what we playing, totally mass up and crazy. the singer didnt know what does she singing, but audience happy too.

what are your future plans?

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are you going for the big deal or are you more the d.i.y. type?

we had record company before, it's BENTEN, just this company took us out of china and tour in Japan and America.

your 3 favorite bands:

Ooioo
M83
ESG

your 3 favorite colors:

White, Light pink, Pink

your 3 favorite dishes:

Sashimi, hot pot, durian

your 3 favorite movies:

Inglourious Basterds
Das Leben der Anderen
Bitter Moon

your 3 favorite books:

El Alquimista

your 3 favorite records:

DIVISION BELL of PINK FLOYD

your 3 favorite venues:

BeiJing, Forbidden City, pyramid

your 3 favorite hobbies:

driving

your 3 favorite animals:

cat, wolf

3 things you totally need on stage:

contact lenses/slimming tea/watch

3 wishes:

none

what do you fight?

against discrimination homosexuals /against wear animal fur grass

what’s your best song eva and why?:

NOW I WANNA SAY TO YOU and SHANG HAI, the first one is former punk style period, another one is satirize SHANG HAI city, maybe SHANG HAI can behalf of CHINA for western, but SHANG HAI is too commercial! lack art and culture, mere is a side of China, i still think Beijing is most fucking cool city.

mp3:

"TATTOO "

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final words, wishes:

No more nice girls, we are Hang on the box

websites:

HANG ON THE BOX MYSPACE
HANG ON THE BOX WEBSITE
HANG ON THE BOX ON BENTEN
HANG ON THE BOX LAST.FM
BENTEN WEBSHOP

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