Chthonic is a Taiwanese metal band originally formed in 1995, with the existing line-up having been together since 2005. Their music blends metal with traditional Chinese instruments and lyrically they are influenced by Taiwan s mythology, Taoist folk beliefs and the country s labyrinthine history. Each of their albums is a complete and conceptual story. They are renowned for their costumes, make-up and highly visual stage shows. They are also well-known for their outspoken political views on human rights, Taiwanese independence and women s rights. Ián-Bú was filmed at a festival in Taiwan in the summer of 2013 and features several tracks from their most recent album Bú-Tik, released in Europe by Spinefarm and the DVD also includes the promo videos for five tracks from the album amongst the bonus features.