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Eyesburn is a reggae core band from Belgrade, Serbia formed 1994. The original line up was: Hornsman Coyote (guitar & backup vocals), Laza (bass), Alek (drums) and Nenad (vocals). Since the band originated from the BG HC scene, the first album (MC) was recorded live at BG club KST. Eyesburn played mostly in Belgrade clubs, occasionally having a gig or two elsewhere in Serbia.Read More...
During that period, second guitar player Gillespie joined the band and they all started to work on band’s first studio album ”Dog Life” (CD/MC). Unfortunatelly, vocalist Nenad left the band just weeks before studio, and Coyot took his place as a lead singer, continuing to expand his enormous musical talents and skills.
After the album release, Gillespie also left the band, and band continued to play as a trio. At the same time, Coyot starts to take active role as a trombone player as well, and the band started musical exploration of other genres (reggae, dub, drum & bass) making its own specific mixture of styles, and creating their own unique sound which many people liked immediately. All that lead to expanding the line up again and Nino joined the band as a second guitar playe.
Soon after, Eyesburn recorded their most popular album ”Fool Control”(CD/MC) which showed the band`s ability to grow and solidified them in the music
As a confirmation of their growing popularity they received an invitation to perform for the pre-election tours “IT’S TIME” and “USE IT”(your brain) to bring Milosevich’s political system down. This tour Eyesburn promoted themselves around the country playing in towns they never played before.
Recording soundtrack for the most popular youth film “Munje”, band expanded into wider popularity. They have play and tour mostly in Serbia, Macedonia, Bosnia and Slovenia. They are currently one of the most active bands on scene in Yugoslavia.
During 2001-2002, Eyesburn participated in EXIT festival in Novi Sad where they performed along with Tony Allen, Asian Dub Foundation, and Fun-da-mental.
They also performed as guests for big Belgrade concert of Lee Scratch Perry, (together with Ank Steady Spear), Burning Spear, and bands like Pro Pain.
Eyesburn brought back their enormous energy with the new project ”Gabau” (CD/MC) wich represents specific turnover to reggae sound and continues with another project featuring Ank Steady, “Cool Fire”(CD/MC).
The following album “Solid” in Serbia, May 2003. on B-92. It was hailed by fans and critics as their best album to date. Showcasing a matured and developed sound that explored their their hard core metal roots.
All that led to a invitation from Max Cavalera to do one song for the Soulfly album “Prophecy”,(Moses),and to play on the 2004 Prophecy Europe Tour.
Also, Coyote apears on the new Soulfly album “Dark Ages[/album” in 2005. Eyesburn was on tour in Serbia and later in other countries (Bosnia, Slovenia, Austria, Bulgaria as guests of Soulfly and Black Sabbath.
In March 2005, Laza and Nino left the band. The current lineup features Coyote (vocal, trombone, guitar), Zoran Djuroski Djura, Alek (drums), with new members: Dule (saxofone, ex Dvojac Bez Kormilara), Vucko (bass, ex Del Arno Band), Vukasin (trombone and back-up singer, Smoke’n’Soul, and Utvar (Partibejkers’ new drummer).
In April 2005. they started recording new album in Novi Sad studio “M” and studio “Cameleon” in Zemun. In December, the same year they have published the album “How Much For Freedom?” (CD/MC) for PGP RTS.
Eyesburn members parted ways in 2007, went on to work on other projects. They reformed in 2011 .
1995 - FREEDOMIZED Live - MC - SC Records
1998 - DOG LIFE - CD/MC - Metropolis
2000 - FOOL CONTROL - CD/MC - B-92
2001 - GABAU! - CD/MC Metropolis
2002 - COOL FIRE - Ank Steady Spear meets Eyesburn - CD/MC - Ammonite Records
2003 - SOLID – CD/MC- B-92
2005 - HOW MUCH FOR FREEDOM – PGP-RTS Records
1994 - WITNESS OF THE FIRST DISCUSSION - CD/MC - SC Records
1999 - DVA KORAKA NAPRED, JEDAN KORAK NAZAD -CD/MC - B92
2000 - MUNJE - Soundtrack CD/MC- B-92
Official Site: http://www.eyesburnmusic.com