Year of birth : 1986
Age: 29 years
Place of birth : South Bronx, New York, USA
Citizenship : United StatesPioneers mixing musical styles
All participants of the `24-7 Spyz` - African-Americans, a style that preached musicians - a kind of mixture of funk, soul, heavy metal and punk rock with elements of reggae and R & B. By the way, `24-7 Spyz` were, in a sense, the pioneers in a very bold mix of musical styles.
Groups ` 247 Spyz` was born in 1986 in the South Bronx, New York (South Bronx, New York. In the original starting lineup included guitarist Jimi Hazel (Jimi Hazel), bassist Rick Sketore (Rick Skatore), drummer Kindu Faybs (Kindu Phibes), and vocalist P. Fluid (P. Fluid), also known as Peter Forrest (Peter Forrest) All participants `24-7 Spyz`. -African-Americans, a style that preached musicians - a kind of mixture of funk, soul, heavy metal and punk rock with elements of reggae and R & B. By the way, `24-7 Spyz` were, in a sense, the pioneers in a very bold mix of musical styles. However, despite the obvious interest in the band from the fans ` tyazheloy` music skolkoany significant commercial success musicians did not manage to achieve. Later, after the collapse of the group and finding a new ` zhizni` in the 2000s, they were able to once again draw attention to themselves.
Critics are often compared to bands such as `Living Colour` and ` Bad Brains`; however, and they had quite a lot in common - and quantitative ,and racial composition of groups, and rock cocktails that ` meshali` these teams from different musical styles.
It should be noted that `Living Colour` were slightly more successful than the ` 24-7 Spyz` - their music was more accessible and understandable, and, consequently, more commercial. Although these experts, of course, saw that music `24-7 Spyz` deepermore complicated and much more diverse.
In 1989, he released a studio album `Harder Than You`; He has sold 300 000 copies and escorted pretty major tour support. The video for the song `Jungle Boogie` spun on MTV, and the album as a whole has been very, very successful.
The second album `24-7 Spyz` -` Gumbo Millennium` -repeated circulation of the first ; the band is still touring in a rather intense rhythm and act out a huge number of concerts. However, the album`s sound, many recognized a few more ` myagkim`, with emphasis on the guitar and a bit of ` pritihshim` thrash metal and punk.
At that time, the group left two of the four members ,however, the remaining Rick and Jim reili continue hiring session musicians. 1992 many people call a peak of creativity `24-7 Spyz`, album ` Strength in Numbers` was published, but much of the organizational and commercial plans then went wrong, and, frustrated, musicians have turned to third-party projects.
After a few years, findingthat the work of the group `24-7 Spyz` in their original composition is still in demand in Europe, the band reunited and in 1995 he released the album ` Temporarily Disconnected`. The following year released the album ` 6`, known in America as ` Heavy Metal Soul by the Pound`.
Output in 1997 EP `If I Could` marked the disintegration of the group ` 247 Spyz`.
For example, road musicians dispersed, and all of them began to look themselves in various side projects.
Again we gathered under the banner of `24-7 Spyz` musicians in 2006, however, the composition of the old recording released album ` Face the Day` attended only Rick and Jim again. Behind the drum kit sat Ralph Tobias (Tobias Ralph),and released the album on the label `The Gumbo Recording Company`