There is more than one band with this name: 1) The band Korea have changed its name to The Korea. Please change your tags. The Korea is a Russian band from St. Petersburg mixing different styles of heavy music such as metalcore / alternative metal. The band was formed in spring of 2003 in St.Petersburg. Since that moment Korea at once has carved its own niche in the musical environment as an extraordinary and original band. Experimenting with music and its styles band immediately draw attention, as an interesting product, each time emphasizing its own uniqueness.