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Mensheng is a post hardcore band from Hong Kong.
Mensheng was formed in January 2006 by Joe Wu (guitar), Pakto Luk (drums) and Danny Cheng (bass) after the break-up of their previous band. In search of an additional guitarist, they met Billy Chan through their friends. To complete the line up, Joe approached his friend Benny Cheng to join the band as the vocals.
Mensheng blends heavy riffs with emotional melodies to create their unique sound. With lyrics that focus mainly on life and social issues, they try to be honest yet giving hope to their audience.
Since their first show in August 2007, Mensheng has played in a big portion of shows in Hong Kong and are known for their energetic and emotional performance. In December 2008, Mensheng organized their first ever Southern China tour with Taiwanese screamo band Vanish with immediate success.
2009 marked an important year for Mensheng as the band went into the studio to record their highly anticipated debut album "Twisted Sight". Produced by Brian Wong (guitarist of King Ly Chee) and the band, the album received positive reviews. In July 2009, Mensheng toured in Taiwan to promote their new album. Shortly after coming back home, Mensheng organized their own CD Release Show.
Continuing to promote their new album, in January 2010, Mensheng performed in Guangzhou's I Scream Festival. Their powerful performance gave thousands of audience some good reasons to mosh and sing along. Working hard as usual, the band went on to promote their album in Shenzhen, Macau and other areas. Currently the band is writing new materials for next record, they are also filming a documentary. Starting September, Mensheng will begin a their Twisted Sight China Tour 2011 of 8 cities.
Twisted Sight 扭曲視線 - 2008
I Scream Festival - 2010