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Height: 170cm Weight: 55kg Blood Type: O

1988 Group ‘Caterpillar’ lead singer

1990, 1st album [ 슬픈표정하지 말아요 ]

reading comic books, playing electronic guitar

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King of Darkness, Kyoju(교주;meaning the founder of a religion), Ma Wang


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Born in Seoul, South Korea, Shin has been involved in many musical projects since his debut in 1988[1]. He has acted as musician, singer, and producer. He introduced the techno music technique in his nation with a huge sensation in 1998, with his album called ‘Monocrom’. After that, he went to London(the United Kingdom) and New York City (the United States) to learn his music(produce) skills for nearly 2 years.

He also contributed to the broadcasting factor with hosting several Radio programmes, including ‘Music City with Shin Hae Chul’[2] and ‘GhostStation with Shin Hae Chul’[3] After supporting and campaigning for the president Roh Moo Hyun in 2002 election, Mr. Shin hosts the popular Ghost Nation on MBC, a late-night radio programme since 2003. His fans call him “Mawang” (마왕. It means ‘King of Darkness’.).
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Shin’s many musical projects include N.EX.T(means ‘New EXpermintal Team’), No Dance (with 윤상/yoon sang), Monocrom, and Wittgenstein. Shin’s music serves up nearly every style conceivable. He was also involved with composing the soundtrack to the Korean release of Guilty Gear XX.

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