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Indie rock band Mate to release new album on 20th January

3-member band Mate will be releasing a new album.

The group started out when they were invited to do guest performance for The Swell Season when they did their concert performance last January. They later became more active performing for JiSan Rock Festival, Grand Mint Festival etc. Their album released went up to #1 on rock album sales chart,Β  and they were also awarded newcomer award for the 16th Korean Music Arts Awards.

Vocalist Jung JoonIl have guested on various radio shows like MBC FM4U ‘TaeYeon’s ChinChin’, ‘Park KyungRim’s Starry Night’ etc, while guitarist Im HunIl is also performing solo in clubs in HongDae.

Drummer Lee HyunJae has also received ‘lovecall’s for CF appearance for brands like Cold Stone, Nikon, Etude House etc.

Previously in December, they also had their own Christmas concert in just7 months into their debut for 1,700 fans.

Amidst their busy schedule, the group will be releasing their 1st album with 6 songs included. The group will show a different side of them through this album.

And album is set to be released on 20th January.

S:Newsen

I really love Mate’s music and I’m looking forward to the album

Drummer HyunJae is ❀

15 Responses

  1. This album is definitely recommended..
    all the songs are awesome..
    I’m so glad that they decided to release a new mini album..

  2. I never heard from them :DDDDDDD
    I love their music ^.^

  3. REALLY?! YES!!
    I love their music.
    But yes.. Isn’t HyunJae so gorgeous?

  4. Cool! Mate! i’ll be waiting their album ^^ i love this music ❀

  5. OH! so they are Mate! I didn’t know who they were although I kept on listening to their songs HAHA best of luck to them!

  6. wow,i can’t wait!

  7. YEAAAAY!!
    I’ve been waiting for this!
    MATE’s one talented korean band and their music’s awesome πŸ™‚
    hyunjae is a bonus, tho πŸ˜€

  8. totally the drummer is really handsome!!!
    I listened to thier songs too…only MATE!

  9. I Haven’t heard from them in awhile! I’m really excited !!

  10. DUDE THAT DRUMMER IS SO FRICKIN FINE! WTF!!!!!!!!!
    HE’S DEEEFINITELY MIXED. THERES NO QUESTION…HOLY SHIT HE’S A FINE PIECE OF ASS. IHOPE THEY MAKE IT BIG I WANAN SEE MORE OF THAT SEXNESS

  11. I love Mate! They are a great great band! I’m hoping with the success of CN Blue (which they deserve), people will start to appreciate all kinds of rock music, including Mate’s! By the way, is Mate’s drummer half korean? I’ve seen many pics of him and he doesn’t look full korean.

  12. hottest drummer ever. i love mate they are amazing

  13. Soo exciting! I love their first album so much. I hope this next one is even better.

  14. This will be the year for rock!
    I hope this group will reach to the top this year~ ^^

  15. YAYYY!!!!!!
    i’ve been waiting for something new from them!
    i know it’ll be awesome…because it’s mate! =D

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