Jesse Liu is best known as the guitarist of the Taiwanese metal band Chthonic. In Taiwan, several of Chthonic's albums were on the pop-music charts, and the band has been awarded the "Golden Melody Award"-the Taiwanese version of the Grammy Award. From Fuji Rock and Loud Park in Japan, to Ozzfest in the US, Download in the UK and WOA in Germany, Chthonic has been to major music festivals around the world and has had toured over 200 shows in more than 30 countries. Chthonic is certainly one of the most active Asian bands in the world of metal. Jesse has his own signature guitar (The Katana) from ESP.