Band of Brothers (TV series)
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|Band of Brothers|
|Country of origin||South Korea|
|No. of episodes||12|
Band of Brothers is a 30-minute-long Korean music reality show broadcast on M-Net in which Heechul and Kangin of Super Junior, and Jay and Jungmo of TRAX form a "tribute band" to not only perform music by classic pop artists but they also explore the history about the band, their personal lives as well as the influence of their music.
The members gather together on October 3, 2008 and decide to form a band called Band of Brothers, even getting their own Audi convertible and group manager. They decide that the first track tribute will be to The Beatles. In the band positions, Jay as John Lennon (vocals), Kangin as Paul McCartney (bass), Heechul as Ringo Starr (drums), and Jungmo as George Harrison (guitar). They are given the trademark Beatles attire to wear and the favourite foods to eat, and also their very own groupie. They film their first music video "I Wanna Hold Your Hand".
Today's artist is Queen, with Heechul as Freddie Mercury (vocals), Jay as John Deacon (bass), Kangin as Roger Taylor (drums), and Jungmo as Brian May (guitar). While choosing the song for their next music video, they tell their own personal stories from the song titles (Love of My Life, We Are The Champions, We Will Rock You). In the end, "We Will Rock You" is chosen for the MV.
Tribute to 들국화, a popular Korean band in the 80s. To decide on lunch, the members have a karaoke contest. Jungmo sings "One" by Eve, Heechul sings "Girls' Generation" by Girls' Generation, Jay sings "Desperado" by The Eagles, while Kangin sings a trot song. Surprisingly, everyone scores 100 marks except Jay. After many failed attempts calling their celebrity friends to help, they meet up with band Super Kid to do a live performance of "Haeng Jin".
Tribute to Bon Jovi.
Band of Brothers decide to prepare for a Showcase special. They view video messages from other artists—Super Junior, V.O.S. SHINee, Wheesung, DBSK, Younha, FT Island, Wonder Girls, Kim Gun Mo, among others—who give their support even though with many doubts. Each member takes up a position for the preparation: Kangin as director, Jungmo as music supervisor, Heechul as plan supervisor, and Jay as the leader. They begin distributing leaflets for the Showcase. Special appearances of 2AM's Jo Kwon and Brown Eyed Girls as they show their support.
The Showcase Shinee's audition
The Showcase Christmas Special
The Showcase Campus crash
The Showcase Thai massage
The Showcase Membership Training