Yim Jae-Bum at UC berkeley :: KASA & KGSA

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2011.09.13 18:21 CAL/Events/행사


The former lead vocalist of heavy metal band "Sinawe"" and Korean rock-ballad singer, Yim Jae-Bum, is visiting UC Berkeley for his old dream of spreading awareness of Korean Music to the western world.

Yim Jae-Bum is a popular Korean Rock Vocalist. He started out in 1986 as the lead vocalist for Sinawe, a heavy metal band. Sinawe represents the band that carried the very first recording of Yim Jaebum's raspy and husky voice, and that started the era of Korean Heavy Metal Music. It threw every debate about "First Heavy Metal Band" in Korea out the window. Yim Jaebum's name goes simultaneously with Sinawe and the song that made the beginning of the era's official announcement: "With the radio turned up high."

After recording with other Rock groups like "Asiana" and "Rock in Korea", he also released solo albums in 1991, 1997, 1998, 2000 and 2004. His voice was more leaned to the "soul" side and got a nick name that goes "Korean Michael Bolton". His voice got more polished into a contemporary pop fashion, but somehow still carrying the beauty and the dignity off the orginal metal version. Some of his biggest hit songs include "confession", "For you", "Wound Deeper than Love", and "Flying up".

Follow the link for his live performance on Youtube:
"You Raise me up" http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w3S-WFH7ie8
"For you" http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TKsTISXYK_Q (너를 위해)
"Confession" http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4BimaTM0JRk (고해)
"Rock in Korea" http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-SbSkPARDkw

He will be lecturing on "Korean Music" and performing with his own band on Tuesday, September 20th, 2011 at 4pm @ Pauley Ballroom, located on the 2nd floor of MLK. This event will be filmed by MBC's new TV program called "With the Wind," which will be released on September 25th. For this reason, there is a limit in availability of seats for this lecture/performance. Please fill out the application below and submit for seat reservation. The last day for application is Saturday, September 17th, and we will be sending out invitation emails by Sunday midnight.

Application : Fill out the following form. Due to limited availability of seats, invitations will be based on "first come, first serve". Invitation emails will be sent by Sunday, September 18th, so please check your email by the midnight.

For further questions, please contact president@kgsa.net.

(출처: KGSA)

임재범(任載範, 1963년 10월 14일 ~ )은 대한민국의 록 가수이다.
 
1986년 서울고 동창인 신대철과 함께 시나위 1집에 참여하여 〈크게 라디오를 켜고〉를 부르면서 대중 음악계에 데뷔했고, 록 밴드 부활의 이지웅 등과 함께 외인부대를 만들어 활동했으며 Rock in Korea 앨범에도 참여했다. 이후 솔로로 전향하여 큰 인기를 얻었으나 라디오 방송 펑크 등 사생활 문제로 여러 차례 어려움을 겪었다. 1993년 4월에는 가수지망생 성폭행 혐의로 방송출연규제를 받았다. 1993년 7월에는 대마초 혐의로 KBS 출연정지 처분을 받았다. 대표곡으로는 2집의〈사랑보다 깊은 상처〉, 3집의 〈고해〉, 4집의 〈너를 위해〉 등이 있다. 2010년 KBS 드라마 《추노》의 메인 타이틀 곡인 〈낙인〉으로 다시 한 번 세간의 주목을 끌었다. 2011년에는 SBS 드라마 스페셜 《싸인》 의 타이틀 곡인〈독종〉을 불렀고, 5월에 MBC 《나는 가수다》에 출연이후 제 2의 전성기를 맞았다. (출처: Wikipedia)

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  1. Oh my God.. This can't be happening.. especially when I am away from school T_T

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