Helsinki, Finland “goth ‘n’ roll” pioneers THE 69 EYES have launched “Drive”, a catchy new single and the first of a variety of new tracks to be made obtainable throughout the subsequent months. The band is presently throughout the studio recording its thirteenth album, to be launched in 2023 via Atomic Hearth Information (worldwide excluding Finland).
THE 69 EYES guitarist Bazie suggestions: “The inspiration acquired right here from the similar pool of music I’ve always most popular, principally from the ’80s.
“I under no circumstances plan one thing; merely seize my guitar and see what comes up. We jammed far more as a band this time and acquired right here up with tune ideas from all of the fellows. ‘Drive’ started from one little riff, which I had for a really very long time. It took a while, nonetheless it was worth it. It nonetheless sounds thrilling, and that was the target.”
THE 69 EYES singer Jyrki 69 offers: “Bazie delivered this music, and I was blown away by how modern it felt as soon as extra. Appeared like some rock radio stuff.
“Our songs are on day by day rotation on the rock channels proper right here in Finland, nonetheless they’re people who we did 15 years previously. So, I believed that we would have some modern decisions now, let’s take the airwaves!
“‘Drive’ is a traditional 69 EYES-sounding fast rocker with a Sunset Strip slap on it!”
The “Drive” music video was directed by Vicente Cordero and could also be seen underneath.
THE 69 EYES will hit the road in Europe in November and December 2022, along with America’s industrial pioneers MINISTRY and horror rockers WEDNESDAY 13.
THE 69 EYES has been haunting ranges all over the place on this planet for 33 years and seem like a extremely immortal part of the darkish rock/metallic scene. Broadly typically known as the Helsinki Vampires, the quintet gained a variety of platinum albums with “Blessed Be” and “Paris Kills” and by no means solely reached #1 of the one and album charts of their residence nation of Finland, however moreover plunged the world proper right into a sinful cosmos of affection, dying and melancholy, whereas outliving one other band rising from the goth hype of the early 2000s.
By rising their sound further into sleaze rock on “Devils” (2004) and “Angels” (2007) and by no means shying away from pitch black Elvis Presley allusions in Jyrki 69‘s darkish voice and distinctive onstage dance strikes, the band has established a worldwide following. Over the course of over three a few years, the band has toured relentlessly all via Europe, America, Asia and Australia and launched 12 full-length studio albums.
Image credit score rating: Marek Sabogal
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