Taoyuan Iron Rose Battle of the Bands Judges
ChthoniC Leade: Doris
Leader, bass player and chorus of ChthoniC.
Doris Yeh is the bass player and band leader; she has been on posters and cover of many international music magazines and was voted as the World’s Best Bass Player by British magazine Terrorizer and Japan magazine Burrn!! She as been a consultant for Filed Singing and Megaport Festival.
1998 1st President of Pop Music Society, National Taipei University of Business
2008 The only Asian band on the US Ozz Fest, following by 100 concerts
2011 Top 50 Rock Star, British magazine Terrorizer
2012 till now: Spokesperson for Japan musical instrument manufacturer ESP, produce global limited bass “ ESP Andromeda D.”
2012 Top 3 Bass Player of the World, Japan Burrn! Magazine
2009-2012 Cover of “FHM Men’s Gang”
2014 Performed on Germany heavy music hall “Wacken Open Air”
2018 Accumulated more than 400 single-field and outdoor concerts in Europe, US, and Asia
2019 Nominated “Best Album”, “Annual Single”, “Best Lyricist”, “Best Taiwanese Album”, “Best Band”, “Best Music Video”and won “Best Band”
1998-2019 Consultant for Filed Singing, Megaport Festival
The Chairman Vocal Yeongchi Wu
Vocal, songwriter, producer of the Chairman band, co-director of The Hu Music, vice chairman of Taiwan Music Culture International Exchange Association, master class in pop music production and application, National Taiwan Normal University
Best Band “Sacrifice”, 29th Golden Melody Awards
Best Taiwanese Album Producer “Dayuan Farmers”, 19th Golden Melody Awards
Best Taiwanese Album “For Real?” 18th Golden Melody Awards
Best Band “A New World” 17th Golden Melody Awards
Best Live Performance “Gods’ Fight” 3rd Golden Melody Awards
Best Rock Album “Gods Protect Taiwan” 2nd Golden Melody Awards
TMC 1998 Top 10 Singles “Do Not be Shy”
2005 Top 10 Album “A New World”
2006 Top 10 Album “For Real?”
2008 Top 10 Album “Spend All His Money”
2010 Top 10 Album “Gods Protect Taiwan”
2017 Top 10 Album “Sacrifice”
88balaz Vocal: Balaz Lee
Lyricists, vocal and guitarist of band 88balaz. Performed in more than a thousand concerts.
He has been the stage director and planner for Ho-Hai-Yan Gongliao Rock Festival, Taiwan Rock Festival, Beastie Rock, and Jump Festival. The band won many awards in Best Band, Best Album, Best Rock Single and Best Live Performer.
Senior K-pop music planner Kay(KR)
Kay Eunkang is a senior expert of K-pop and Korean entertainment.
For 2 decades, she directed countless artists and professionals and conducted cooperation of Asian entertainment.
Kay’s knowledge in music has a great place in Asia.
She hosted the musical tour of “Quidam and Alegria, the touring”.
From 2010 to 2012, she conducted many concerts and activities under cooperation with Band Cultural Foundation.
1999, planner for universal music hall.
2014, consultant of universal music
2018, successfully held the first Korean musical “Red Brook”
Senior Music Producer Siva Yuan
Served as host of radio program and music critic, Siva Yuan has great knowledge of pop music around the world and has unique observation and understanding. He extends his talents to host of music activities. In recent years, he contributed to Taiwan’s pop music industry by exploring talents and making suggestions to the industry. Now he runs “Pop Music Map” website and APP as a platform for music news and analysis. He once organized “Professional Exchange Forum for Pop Music Practitioners”, “Cross-border Media Contest for Pop Music Industry”, “Golden Melody Summer Camp”, “Golden Melody Awards Talent Lecture” and “Pop Music Lecture”.
Writer, Music Critic Kuma Chen
Writer/ Music Critic
Former music magazine editor
Served as judge for “Golden Indie Music Awards” for several times
Consultant for KKBOX digital music platform
Published “Do Not Touch” “Welcome to the Good Weather Record Store”
Currently served as a lecturer at Taipei University of Arts
Unique One Entertainment Director Eric Liang
Director of IM.TV
Producer of “Dongfeng Entertainment” and “HITO Ranking”
GM of Taipei Voice and HIT FAM Network
Deputy GM of Taiwan Rolling Stone Records
GM of Rolling Stone (Shanghai)
President of Rolling Stone Korea Co., Ltd.
Judge of 21, 22, 25, 27, 28 Golden Melody Awards
Consultant and producer of 5, 6, 7, 8 Golden Indie Music Awards
Consultant for program Taiwan Original Music Awards Ceremony
Judge of Taoyuan Iron Rose Hot Music
Judge, Golden Bell Awards
3rd Permanent member of Taiwan Music and Cultural Exchange Association
Writer of music column for Cultural and Creation report, Ministry of Culture
Pop music column, Government Information Office
Fire EX Vocal: Sam Yang
The vocal and songwriter of Taiwan’s most representative punk rock band “Fire EX”.
2013 Nominated as “Best Band”, “Best Live Performer”, “Best Rock Album” and “Best Rock Single”, 4th Golden Indie Music Awards
2014 Nominated as “Best Band”, “Best Taiwanese Album”, 25th Golden Melody Awards
2014 GQ Men of the Year
2014 “Best Live Performer” winner, “Best Rock Single” Best Rock Band” nomination, 5th Golden Indie Music Awards
2015 Won KKBOX Annual Independent Spirit Award
2015 Nominated “Best Live Performer”, 6th Golden Indie Music Awards
2017 Nominated “Best Album”, “Best Taiwanese Album”, 28th Golden Melody Awards
2017 Nominated “Best Rock Single”, 8th Golden Indie Music Awards
Wake Up Festival Sam Yen
Founder of Wake Up Festival
Wake Up Festival has now entered 10th anniversary this year, attracting hundreds of domestic and foreign bands and tens of thousands of fans. It has now become one of the biggest paid music festivals in Taiwan, and is advertised as the funniest festival. In 2018, Wake Up Festival was reviewed as one of the best music festival in June by Polish music media Beehype.