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Photo of Chinese band Alpaca

Slow Hole to China – Stoner Metal in the Middle Kingdom Words: Ryan Dyer In a dark club in Beijing, the roof has been blanketed in a haze of smoke. The band playing on stage, long-haired, sporting dirty denim, wearing vintage Led Zeppelin or Hendrix shirts, play down-tuned, slower-than-Beijing-traffic-riffs. They are …
Photo of Li Jing, from Chinese band Li Dao

First opening up to Western Music through the 80’s and 90’s, MetalTalk have heard how the Metal scene in People’s Republic of China is now blossoming. Chinese Metal history goes back to 1989, with the band Tang Dynasty who were the group to wear the tag of first Chinese Heavy Metal …