Tianjin

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General information

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A view of Hedong District, photo (c) Wikipedia
Chinese Name 天津 / Tiānjīn
Geographical Location 39° 7' 60" N, 117° 11' 0" E
Province Municipality of Tianjin
Bands associated 10 (show all)
Venues in town 1 (show all)
Musicians born/died in town 1 (show all)


Tianjin (天津, Tiānjīn), city also called "the harbour of Beijing".

In cooperation with Tianjin Expats, Rock in China presents this scene overview of Tianjin, it's venues and artists.

General introduction

taken from Wikipedia

Tianjin within China

Tianjin is the second largest city in northern coastal China. Administratively it is one of the four municipalities that have provincial-level status, reporting directly to the central government. Its urban area is the third largest in China, ranked only after Beijing and Shanghai.

Tianjin's urban area is located along the Hai He River. Its ports, some distance away, are located on Bohai Gulf in the Pacific Ocean. Tianjin was once home to foreign concessions in the late Qing Dynasty and early Republican era. The municipality now incorporates the coastal region of Tanggu, home to the Binhai New Area and the TEDA economic development zone. Tianjin Municipality borders Hebei province to the north, south, and west; Chinese capital Beijing is to the northwest, and Bohai Gulf to the east.

Check out the venues in Tianjin and the artists from Tianjin.

The Scene of Tianjin

For most people, Tianjin is known as the harbour of Beijing, though for the underground music scene of China, Tianjin is the harbour of metal music.


Timeline

1990

Wang Kai Ge and Zhan Ximei form the band The News Group.

1993

The band The News Group changes their name into Vomit.

1999

Vomit releases their first demo Endure

2003

March: 641 and Entamoeba Histolytica are formed.


2005

Coprolagnia are formed.

In October, 641's first record is released.


2009

July 10th Careless performed in the 揺滾倶楽部. July 18th Careless performed in the NIC CLUB.

Major Compilation Records of Tianjin

Further information

Music related information

Expats / Foreigners in Tianjin

Articles & Books


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