Planetrox China 2017 launches. Winning band performs at an International Music Festival in Canada


For musicians who dream of taking their act international and representing their country on the global stage, now’s the time to act! The Underground is delighted to announce that entries are now open for PLANETROX China 2017.

PLANETROX is a worldwide music competition whose mission is to discover the best new bands and expose them to an international audience. The winning band from each participating country will have the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to play at the Envol et Macadam alternative music festival.

Envol et Macadam is held in Quebec, Canada and organized in collaboration with the Quebec Government. It has been running for 22 years and attracts over 20,000 music fans each year. The 2017 festival will take place this September.

Former winners of PLANETROX China include Noughts & Exes, Wonder Garl神奇膠, Shotgun Politics, Bamboo Star and Sugar Bro from Hong Kong and Turtle Giant from Macau.

What bands need to do

· Register by 5 May 2017 at (select China on the left)

· Pick their best original song to submit (mp3 format)

· If chosen, prepare a video of the submitted song!

· Canvass for popular votes!

What the winning band will get
· Return flights and accommodation in Quebec City, Canada.

· A performance slot at the festival and inclusion in festival promotions

· All-access passes to mingle with music professionals and other bands

About The Underground

The mission of The Underground is to promote Hong Kong’s vibrant and diverse music scene. It has put together more than 200 shows since 2004, including regular gigs at city venues, major festivals and special events for touring acts. The boundless passion and energy of The Underground reflects the persona of its boss and founder, the legendary Chris B. The Underground is committed to helping local artists kickstart their careers and connect to the world, via events, CD releases and its vast music industry network. PLANETROX China has been organized by The Underground in Hong Kong for the past seven years. is an underground Asian music news website created for the sole purpose of supporting our own world. We support all bands and genres HOWEVER we do not support nor have any sympathy for homophobic, racist, sexist rhetoric in lyrical content or band material. UNITE ASIA!