Drug Restaurant Members Profile: Drug Restaurant Facts
Drug Restaurant (드럭 레스토랑), previously known as Jung Joon Young Band, is a South Korean rock band under C9 Entertainment. The band currently consists of Dammit, Seokwon and Drok. Q. The band released their debut album on May 27, 2015. They changed their name to Drug Restaurant in 2016, because they wanted to go with a name that focuses on the band as a whole.
On March 21, 2019 following the scandal of illegally sharing sex video materials, the band’s leader and main vocalist, Jung Joon Young was arrested and his contract was terminated. No official announcement regarding Drug Restaurant‘s future has been made.
Drug Restaurant Members Profile:
Stage Name: Dammit (담밑)
Birth Name: Jo Daemin (조대민)
Position: Guitarist, Sub-Vocalist
Birthday: July 12, 1986
Zodiac Sign: Cancer
Height: 175 cm (5’9″)
Weight: 64 kg (141 lbs)
– Dammit is a former member of the rock band ‘Vanilla Unity’ that regularly guested at Seo Taiji’s concerts.
– Dammit wasn’t so sure about Joon-Young’s music style when he heard about the offer to be in a band with him.
Stage Name: Seokwon (석원)
Birth Name: Jung Seokwon (정석원)
Position: Bassist, Sub-Vocalist
Birthday: June 11, 1988
Zodiac Sign: Gemini
– Seokwon is a former member of ‘Munch’ and ‘Fantastic Drugstore’
Stage Name: Drok. Q (드록 규)
Birth Name: Lee Hyun Gyu (이현규)
Birthday: February 9, 1989
Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
Drok. Q Facts:
– Drok. Q is also a former member of ‘Munch’
– He was a ‘Superstar K’ contestant
Jung Joon Young
Stage Name: Jung Joon-Young (정준영)
Birth Name: Jung Joon-Young (정준영)
Position: Leader, Main Vocalist, Rhythm Guitarist, Maknae
Birthday: February 21, 1989
Zodiac Sign: Pisces
Height: 184 cm (6’0″)
Weight: 65 kg (143.3 lbs)
– JoonYoung was born in Indonesia and moved to South Korea when he was 18 years old
– He participated in Mnet’s reality television talent show, ‘Superstar K4’ in 2012, and finished in third place.
– He appeared KBS’s variety show 2 Days & 1 Night Season 3 as the youngest participant.
– He hosted his own radio show called ‘MBC FM’s Jung Joon-young’s Simsimtapa’ in 2014.
– He appeared and made a screen debut in the drama ‘Love Forecast’ in 2015.
– JoonYoung can speak five different languages: Korean, English, Chinese, conversational Japanese and Tagalog.
– He debuted as a solo singer in 2013 with a mini album and won the “New Male Solo Artist” award at the 3rd Gaon Chart K-Pop Awards.
– Due to frequent moves, he couldn’t enroll into a regular school so he took private lessons for regular subjects such as Math, English, piano and violin.
– JoonYoung also got a fourth-degree black belt in Taekwondo.
– When he turned 17, he decided to go to the Philippines to do missionary work, and taught Taekwondo and music to the children of the Philippines.
– He was a member of the choir that performed in front of the former president of the Philippines.
– He said he was determined to become a rock star after watching Nirvana’s ‘MTV Unplugged’ show during his teenage years.
– In March 2019 it was confirmed he was part of Seungri’s chatroom, where they shared illegally filmed videos of women and where they were talking on how to get prostitutes.
– On March 21, 2019 following the scandal of illegally sharing sex video materials, he was arrested.
– The company announced that they terminated JoonYoung’s contract.
– JoonYoung has been sentenced 7 years in jail.
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