Zhaojiabang are Shanghai-based rock band formed in early 2016. The group consists of Mavis (lead vocals), Jerome (bass) , Yea (guitar) and Giagia (drums).
Influenced by The White Stripes, The Black Keys and The Hives, Zhaojiabang’s sound is rooted in modern garage rock with a twist of grunge, heavy metal & blues rock with the catchy riffs. The French lyrics influence was picked from Noir Desir. The mood and atmosphere of the band is an effect of 90s rock musicians, such as Pearl Jam, Nirvana, Deftones, Smashing Pumpkins.
As Chinese rock band, Zhaojiabang maintain the key elements of traditional Chinese song: poetic lyrics, abstract characters, implicit emotions, classical heroic spirit, ancient traditional music instruments effects.