Madmans Esprit is a solo project of 叫號(Kyuho), with changing lineups of live members supporting the band’s live activity.
The band’s music is strongly rooted in different subgenres of black metal but, by actively mixing various influences from other genres from visual kei to Korean folk music, the band is constantly evolving its sound while keeping the core, which is described as “Depressive Suicidal Blackened Pop”.
After the successful headlining EU tour in 2019, the band had been mainly active in Asia during the pandemic, touring various venues in Japan, Korea and Taiwan.
In 2023 the band won the best metal/hardcore album KMA (Korean Music Award) with its latest full-length album “나는 나를 통해 우리를 보는 너를 통해 나를 본다“ and now the band is planning to have more international tour activities followed by new releases.
Clownus is a progressive/extreme metal band from South Korea.
The band expresses the dark and unstable human emotions of those who always have to smile while hiding their gloomy inner side, by becoming “your clown”.