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Joyside

Formed: March 1 2001
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Joyside

Joyside is a Chinese rock band. It started out as an underground band by Xin Jiang refugee, Bian Yuan in 2001, and it went from performing in small clubs for three years to recording CDs and performing on large stages. The band consists of Bian Yuan as vocalist, Liu Hao as bassist, Liu Hongwei and Yang Yang playing guitar, and Guan Zheng on drums. Along with working as a band, the individuals members are also part of other musical projects. There were the subject of the documentary Wasted Orient by Kevin Fritz who felt they represented a side of China not seen in the West.