Year of birth : 1998
Age: 17 years
Place of Birth : Phoenix, Arizona, USA
Citizenship : United States
Initially, the team promoted border genre funk metal, speaking for the most part in the concert halls of the Phoenix before in 1999 went independent debut CD `The Six-Billion Dollar Band`, and the group broke up. Michael McGregor (Michael McGregor) and Elia Larry (Larry `Luv` Elyea) founded the group ` Bionic Jive` in Phoenix, Arizona (Phoenix, Arizona), in 1998, diluting the duo Richard Gartner (Richard `Cunni` Gartner) and George Robbins (George Robbins),Burroughs vocalist Derrick (Derrick Burrows), and multi-instrumentalist Chris Elsnorom (Chris `TGI` Elsnor). Initially, the team promoted border genre funk metal, speaking for the most part in the concert halls of the Phoenix before in 1999 went independent debut CD `The Six-Billion Dollar Band`, and the group broke up. The second part of `Bionic Jive` of 2000 were Eliya, Gartner, and sat down at the drum kit Elsnor, plus vocalists appeared Ako Mack (Ako Mack) and Emerdzh McVeigh (Emerg McVay). The band signed with the record label `Interscope Records` and in October 2001, presented the album ` Armageddon Through Your Speaker`.Musical team went to travel on the roads, including some time spent with the hip- hop group `Kottonmouth Kings` and a few weeks of 2001 stood at ` razogreve` from hip- hop group `D12`. In 2002, the `Bionic Jive` received a warm place in the national round of Eminem (Eminem) called ` Anger Management Tour`,the next two years on their own organizing club tours across the country.
The single from the album `Ricochet` ` Armageddon Through Your Speaker` was used in an advertisement criminal action games Perevozchik` ` (` The Transporter`)- of 2002, although in the film of the composition is not. Besides,`Bionic Jive` music has been adopted in the popular sci-fi thriller ` Abode zla` (`Resident Evil`) of 2002 and the action ` Robbery in italyanski` (`The Italian Job`)- of 2003. At the same time the guys have made some progress in the radio broadcast, filmed short music videos for the songs `Pump` and ` I Shot Lucifer`,and answered for the birth of the musical material for such video games as `Postal 2` and ` ATV Quad Power Racing 2`.
And yet, in spite of the success, `Bionic Jive` was rupturable war within the team and by external pressure, which is why in 2003, the group left and Elsnor Eliya. In 2004, a limited edition was released release `Armageddon Unrealeased`,collection of early demos, remixes, etc. the material, all that did not get on the album `Armageddon Through Your Speaker`.
Rumors about the termination of activity of `Bionic Jive` leaked to the masses, and then the participants tried to find a replacement for Elia and Elsnoru. Gartner contacted McGregor guitarist and drummer Robbins in 2004 ,discussing the option of joint work on material for a new album. In this live composition `Bionic Jive` was different. Subsequently, a team of authors officially re- joined Mack and McVeigh.
On his personal website `Bionic Jive` reassured fans in 2005, saying that the group is alive and well, and that is working on the new album recording. The process of the birth of the new album took place at a recording studio `Elyea`s Mind`s Eye Digital Recording Studio` in Scottsdale, Arizona (Scottsdale, Arizona). The group reached a heavier - rapcore sound compared to its all previous material, and in 2008 the album `Passion Over Politics` was issued