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|Name (English)||Thin Man|
|Name (Chn.)||瘦人 / Shou Ren|
|Origin||Shandong Province, now Beijing|
| Lead vocal: Dai Qin
Guitar: Guo Zhiyong (ex-Tomahawk)
Bass player: San Er
| Lead vocal: Hong Zhengguo (aka Hong Guo) (1993-1997)
Guitar: Xiao Yi (1994-1995)
Drummer: Guan Fei (1994-1995)
Formed October 1993 in Shandong, by then-lead vocalist Hong Zhengguo and then-bassist Dai Qin.
Settling in Beijing a year later, they add guitarist Xiao Yi and drummer Guan Fei to solidify the lineup.
Their hard hitting, grungy sound was relatively new in China at the time. During this period, Dai Qin sang backing vocals.
In 1995, Xiao Yi and Guan Fei leave the band. Guo Zhiyong joins on guitar, and Wang Lan on drums
In 1997, vocalist Hong Guo leaves. Bassist Dai Qin would step up as frontman. Now with Dai Qin as lead vocalist, a new bassist, San Er is added. Fu Ning also joins the band as second guitarist. At the same time, the band begins recording their debut album.
Releasing their first Album Thin Man 1 in August 1999, Thin Man soon merged to one of the most famous rock bands of China, as they had the chance to attend two times the Fuji Rock Festival in 2000 and 2001. The album went on to sell over 100,000 copies in the first three months.
They released a live VCD named Hope in January 2002.
They released their second album named Beijing Dream in July 2002.
2003, they performed during the Midi Music Festival 2003.
May 1st-4th, 2006, they performed during the Midi Music Festival 2006.
April 2007, a song of theirs is included in So Rock! Magazine (no. 62).
Participant of the Strawberry Music Festival 2009.
Midi Music Festival 2009 - 2009, May
Beijing Pop Festival 2007 - 2007, September
Midi Music Festival 2007, May 2007
Beijing beer and rock festival 2006 - October 2006
Midi Music Festival 2006, May 2006
Midi Music Festival 2003, October 2003
Articles & Interviews
- Learning How to Rock, Cityweekend, Dec 04 2006
- Shouren (Thim Man) @ Kawaguchi Lilia Hall (7th May '10)