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is a Punk artist in Wuhan, originally from Wuhan.

General information about

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SMZB in 2006

Chinese Name 生命之饼 / shēngmìng zhī bǐng
Genre Punk
Origin / Present city Wuhan / Wuhan
Founded in 1997
This is an artist which could be a band, musical project, solo musician or any other kind of music collective. For a more precise definition, see Category:Artists.

Band members

Vocals: Wu Wei
Guitar: Zhang Mohan
Guitar: Ning Hao
Bass: Yan Ji
Drums: Hu Juan
Bagpipes & Tin Whistle: Tang Leicheng

Former band members

Guitar: Zhang Hua
Bass: Wang Xiaoxin
Guitar: Huang Haitao
Bass: Xiong Yaoping
Drums: Zhu Ning
Bass: Shi Xudong
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History

SMZB was found in 1997, as the first punk band in WuHan, one of the earliest punk bands in China.

It had 3 members at first and they had been playing in some underground places for a long time.

SMZB has experienced some member changes. By the end of 2002, they became a 4-member band until 2005.

Taken from their Myspace Page:

SMZB is founded in the end of 1996, the first punk band in WuHan, one of the earliest punk bands in China. The band had 3 members at first, they had been playing in some underground places for a long time. SMZB has experienced some member changings. By the end of 2002, it became a 4-member band untill 2005. Since the lyrics of the band are filled with oppugn toward the society and animadversion on the politics, three of its albums have failed to be released in China. Nevertheless, the lyrics of the band as well as its behavior manner have far-reaching influence on Chinese punk bands appearing afterwards. The band, which is called the thinker and resister of Chinese punk, also gains great respect and love of bands in China... The band keeps touring in China in those years, they made a Southeast Asia Tour in 2004 and a successful, also their first Europe Tour in 2005 with the help of Norway October Party Record. The band changed their guitar player and bass player, and added a bagpipes&tin whistle player at the beginning of 2006, they made second Europe tour in 2007,The band’s won a great number of European fans through its two successful tours around Europe... Since 2000, the band has released several albums, EP, LP in Europe and compilation cooperating with European bands. In American BUDS RECORDS, the band has released the first EP with combination of CELTIC folk elements... In 2007, the band was signed by MAYBE MARS RECORDS and released a new album-[Ten Years Rebellion] by now the band has 6 members,The style of the band combines CELTIC folk and punk music, just as an integration of POGUES,DROPKICK MURPHYS and RANCID...Moreover, it’s the only one CELTIC folk-punk band in China...


2003

In August their song Die For the War is included in the X-Music Magazine no. 251.

2004

The band keeps touring in China in those years, they made a Southeast Asia Tour in 2004.

2005

They hold their first Europe Tour in 2005 with the help of Norway October Party Record.

SMZB Europe tour 2005 行程表

24 of august -France - St Etienne - Elephant Pub
25 of august - France -Marseille -Le Rockab
26 of august - France - Day off
27 of august - Germany - Hamburg - Lohbusch
28 of august - Denmark -Kobenhavn - Ungdomshuset
29 of august - Norway - Halden - Feelgood
30 of august - Norway - Bergen - Garage
31 of august - Norway - Stavanger - Checkpoint Charlie
01 of September - Norway - Arendal - Kulturcafeen
02 of September - Norway - Farsund - Det Murede Pakkhus
03 of September - Norway - Lillehammer - Felix
04 of September - Norway - Day off
05 of September - Sweden - Vastras - Vaxhuset
06 of September - Sweden - Stockholm -Kafe 44
07 of September - Norway - Day off
08 of September - Norway - Oslo - Elm Street rock cafe
09 of September - Norway - Trondheim - Uffa
10 of September - Norway - Porsgrunn - sort og bla Scene
11 of September -Denmark - Day off
12 of September - Germany - Flensburg - Hafermarkt
13 of September - Germany - Stemwede Drohne
14 of September - Germany - Munster - Gleiss 22
15 of September - Belgium -Zomergen -T'oud Liefken
16 of September - Germany - Ochtrup - Jugendkultur Cafe"Hubi"
17 of September - Germany - Hannover - Stumpf
18 of September - Holland Ulvenhout- Paddopunk benefit festival
19 of September - Germany - Bad Oyenhausen
20 of September - Germany - Kaunitz -Henkenteich
21 of September - Germany -Dresde-Chemiefabrik
22 of September - Germany -Leipzig-Lichtwirtschaft
23 of September -Germany -Freiburg-Kessel
24 of September - Austria -Wien-Tuwi
25 of September - Austria - Innsbruck - PMK
26 of September - Italy - Day off
27 of September - Italy - Day off
28 of September - Italy - Fasano-Coccaro
29 of September -Italy -Viterbo - The Garage
30 of September -Italy - Monza - C.S.O.A.Boccaccio

2006

At the beginning of 2006, The band changed their guitar player and bass player, and added a flute&tin whistle player.

March 4, 2006 - with: Insurgent Kid . venue: 左眼
April 9, 2006 - with: JEF . venue: VOX
June 10, 2006 - with: ANGRY JERKS, DEFY, 10 Bottles Heart . venue: VOX
June 23, 2006 - with: OLD DOLL . venue: 南京 极地77酒吧
June 24, 2006 - with: 扩音器, HAPPY SKY, ANGRY JERKS . venue: 上海 育音堂
September 9, 2006 - with: 红缨枪, WAY OUT . venue: VOX
September 16, 2006 - with: . venue: 合肥 红吧(下午3点,老明光足球场旁)
September 17, 2006 - with: 上海“1234”沙滩音乐节,25支乐队 . venue: 上海三甲港海滨乐园(详情点击
http://www.ionly.com.cn/vvv)
October 20, 2006 - with: Radioslave, 跳蚤公园 . venue: 福州 博客酒吧
October 22, 2006 - with: NOTHING TO DO, 废弃的欲望, 易拉罐 . venue: 南昌 黑铁酒吧
November 11, 2006 - with: PK14, Joyside . venue: 北京 D-22酒吧
November 18, 2006 - with: Demerit, 密三刀,Unregenerate blood, Life for drinking . venue: 北京 无名高地
November 25, 2006 - with: HAGGIS,BABU,Way Out . venue: VOX
December 30, 2006 - with: Ten Bottles Heart,AV大久保 . venue: VOX

2007

January 26, 2007 - with: . venue: 广州 邦可酒吧
January 27, 2007 - with: . venue: 珠海 现场酒吧
January 28, 2007 - with: . venue: 深圳 根据地酒吧

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SMZB Europe tour 2007 行程表

From March to May 2007, SMZB did their second Europe Tour playing in many parts of Europe including Sweden, Norway, Germany and Austria (tour dates).

March: 29-Sweden-TBA
30-Sweden-Vj-Club Jailhouse

April: 1-Day off / Travel day
2-Germany-TBA
3-Austria-Wien-Movimento
4-Austria-TBA
5-Germany-Konstanz-tba
6-Germany-Freiburg-tba
7-Germany-Offenburg-tba
8-TRAVEL DAY
9-Germany-Potsdam-Archiv
10-Germany-Zittau-cafe emil
11-Germany-Dresden-Chemiefabrik
12-Germany-TBA
13-Germany-Halle-TBA
14-Germany-Leipzig-Zoro
15-Germany-Berlin-Tommy Haus
16-Day off
17-Germany-TBA
18-Germany-TBA
19-Germany-Bentheim-Jugendhaus
20-Germany-Hamburg-LoBusch
21-Germany-Flensburg-Hafermarkt
22-Denmark-Copehagen
23-Day off
24-Norway-Oslo
25-Norway-Trondheim-UFFA
26-Norway-Lillehammer-Felix
27-Norway-Bergen
28-Norway-Stavanger Punk Festival
29-Day Off
30-Norway-Porsgrunn

May: 1-Norway-Arendal
2-Day off
3-TBA
4-Sweden-Orebro-Klubb Idiot
5-Sweden-Goteborg-Showdown


After the tour they rocked the VOX Bar in Wuhan on May 12th. August 31st, they performed at the Little Bar in Chengdu.

September 1, 2007 - with: 布格精、意外冲突 . venue: 重庆 至爱酒吧
September 15, 2007 - with: . venue: VOX bar
September 21, 2007 - with: . venue: 义乌 隔壁酒吧
September 22, 2007 - with: . venue: 南京 西祠街区
September 23, 2007 - with: . venue: 宁波 1982酒吧

2008

April 19, 2008 - with: . venue: 北京 愚公移山
May 1, 2008 - with: . venue: 海淀公园
May 3, 2008 - with: . venue: 北京 D22
May 10, 2008 - with: . venue: VOX
May 16, 2008 - with: . venue: 南京 古堡
May 17, 2008 - with: . venue: 上海 育音堂
May 24, 2008 - with: . venue: 长沙 4698
May 30, 2008 - with: . venue: 柳州
May 31, 2008 - with: . venue: 桂林 算了吧
June 27, 2008 - with: SMZB,ABERRATION,AV大久保,SWEET MARLBORO,丹麦,KWX. . venue: VOX

Discography

Compilations

Appearances in Podcasts

Media


Festival Appearances


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