ChAOS(카오스) is a 5-membered boyband under Winning InSight, the entertainment company that’s home to artists like Norazo and Piggy Dolls. They are called “machodolls” for their manly appearance and style with a funky sound. Debut january 6th, 2012.
Meaning of “ChAOS”
“CHAOS” refers to the formless state preceding the creation of the universe or cosmos in Greek mythology. The early stage of chaos and disorder. The group was named ChAOS because they want to put some ‘chaos’ in the music industry.
Fanclub name “ChaoNyx”
The official fanclub name of ChAOS is ‘ChaoNyx’ (카오니스). This name is a combination of ‘ChAOS’ and ‘Nyx’, who is the goddess of the night in Greek mythology. She emerged out of Chaos (a “vast and dark” void). Fans refer to themselves as ‘ChaoNyx’. (Pronounced like KaoNiss). Often it’s shortened to simply ‘Ka Ni’ (카니).
PARK TAEYANG (박태양)
Name: Park TaeYang
Birthdate: March 31, 1988
Education: Anyang Art High School - Konkuk University
⋄ Drama: BIG (cameo) (2012)
⋄ Drama: SBS Aquarius (2008)
⋄ Variety: Happy Sunday (2006)
Hobbies: chess, baseball
Name: Jang HyunSun (장현선)
Birthdate: June 22, 1988
Hobbies: wakeboarding, watching movies
Name: Kim HeeJae (김희재)
Birthdate: July 15, 1990
Name: Kim DongMin (김동민)
Birthdate: February 28, 1992
Hobbies: fishing, reading
Name: Lee DuHwan (이두환)
Birthdate: January 13, 1993
Position: main vocalist, maknae
Hobbies: listening to music, watching movies
History of ChAOS
Debut - January 6th, 2012
ChAOS debuted with the digital single [She is coming]. The title track is a song which combines funky rhythms and powerful rock `n´ roll. The song starts with the sound of a crying wolf which shows off a cool and macho image. On the single is also the b-side [Last Night], a heartful break-up song with a cool synth sound in the chorus that shows off their impressive vocals.
 The 1st single [She is coming]
First mini album - July 27th, 2012
ChAOS released their first studio album July 27th with the title track [RACER]. The concept for this showed them as rugged and manly guys, which was a 180° transformation from their sleek and playful debut look. The album also included the songs from their debut single.
 The 1st mini album [RACER]
Second single - September 21st, 2012
For their second single, ChAOS went back to their funky roots with an uplifting song about a man who is willing to become invisible in order to kiss the girl he loves. The exciting rhythm with a rock-and-roll style, combined with their outstanding vocals made it a very catchy and nice song!
 The 2nd single [Kiss Kiss]
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