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The 69 Eyes
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The 69 Eyes
The 69 Eyes

Finlandia / Finland

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Music genere:
Gothic Rock


Band members:

Jyrki69 - Vocals
Jussi69 - Drums
Bazie - Guitar
Timo-Timo - Guitar
Archzie - Bass


The 69 Eyes actually gathered in Helsinki sometime in 1989, when Bazie and Jyrki had some projects and started to write songs together. The first gig the guys did as The 69 Eyes happened in October of 1989, right after Archzie had joined the band. They got a record deal in early 1990, straight after recording their first demotape.

"Wasting The Dawn" was The 69 Eyes first international release. In 1999 with its unique concept of Gothic melancholy mixed with hi-energy rock'n'roll roots of the band, the album not only brought some long-waited fresh blood into the Gothic scene but also launched a new term to the media: Goth'N'Roll. The album's epic top 10 hit single "Wasting The Dawn" paid a tribute to The Doors Jim Morrison and even had HIM's Ville Valo posing at a snowy cemetery as Mr. Mojo Risin' on its video. The band is said to be the missing link between The Cult and Type O Negative.