Paji is a musician and producer from Germany, who combines electronic music with classical instruments. His music is the essence of pure joy and a result of his extraordinary passion and devotion to music. Since 2010 PAJI plays at the most famous hotspots all over Europe. PAJI played e.g. FUSION festival (Berlin, Germany) BORA BORA (Ibiza, Spain), Fête de la Musique (Paris, France) and the world-famous Tresor Club (Berlin, Germany).
Tube & Berger is a techno and house duo from Germany. It all started with a punk band in the early nineties which has developed into a Tech House Act over the years. Wanting to have the freedom to pave their own musical path and not have to bow down to a major label dictatorship, or be lured by money-grabbing managers, the two decided to establish their own label “Kittball Records”, with their friend and colleague Dj Juliet Sikora. Moreover, Tube & Berger headlined Sunscape Festival of Malta in 2017. After all, an expressive and live character is what they add to the electronic music.
Supacooks is an Armenian band that features music in Deep House, Progressive House and Melodic Techno styles. Recently they had a performance in Moscow city, organized by Orbita project at Moscow, Russia. Their latest release "Elephants" EP in collaboration with Sean & Dee is climbing up on Beatport Progressive House TOP 100, released with Beatfreak Recordings.
Starting out with buying electronic records in the late 90's Nancy is now making her own techno music. Starting her career as a DJ, her journey has taken her to European Warehouses. She was frequently playing at clubs, hosting podcasts. And together with Mad, who has taken his impressive and unique style of DJing to esteemed Armenian clubs, they will play some of their awesome techno tunes at EPIC EYE festival.
Musician, DJ, and electronic music enthusiast Teom quickly became a champion for the underground scene, had performances in GEM fest Georgia, local clubs in Tehran and Yerevan. Holding multiple residencies, DJing special events and promoting his own works, Teom has had a lot of time to develop his own style in music.
VUUR is a new band from Netherlands, created by Dutch vocalist Anneke van Giersbergen mostly known as the vocalist of melancholic metallers The Gathering. Also, she performed with Canadian metal genius Devin Townsend, launched the prog rock band The Gentle Storm, and recorded an album with Icelandic folk group Árstíðir. The Gentle Storm proved to Anneke that fans have been waiting for her to go back to the heavy progressive style of music, which is why VUUR came to be. They recently participated in HobNob festival and ZOKS festival (Amsterdam). In 2018 they have concerts in Atlanta, Sweden, Mexico, Slovenia.
"Lady Heroine" is an unsigned three-piece alternative rock band from Tbilisi, Georgia. Formed by Kote Kalandadze after the breakup of a highly influential alternative rock band "Nebo SSSR" (Sky Of USSR), the new project brings together childhood friends who grew up "craving" and sharing The Beatles, Nirvana, The Cure, The Smiths and Joy division tapes in the early 90s'. Pioneering with a new English-language album and the name of "Lady Heroine", with their music, they hope to bring back the power and the idea of rock'n'roll, the "lady" who will set you free from this mess the music scene is today.
Dogma is an Armenian ethnic progressive rock/metal band, which was created in Yerevan. Dogma was nominated in “Phoenix’ Caucasian Music Award” annually held in Georgia and were awarded For The Best Video in 2012 (“Renaissance”) and For Music Development in 2014 (“Melancholy”). The band provides an extremely unique and a compound fusion of Armenian ethnic melody and progressive metal elements. After all, this is a band that Jethro Tull's Ian Anderson, one of the gods of progressive rock pantheon, has highly praised (and actually collaborated with). They don't play often so don't miss this exclusive opportunity to see them live and experience the magic firsthand.
Vordan Karmir is Vanadzor's finest contemporary hard rock export. They have created a new form of art within the Armenian music industry, as they strongly believe that art is a powerful tool for change. Vordan Karmir’s first full-length album titled A4 was promoted not only in Armenia but also in Europe with a small tour in the UK, Germany, Spain. The band was invited to play at SXSW 2015 in Austin, TX, US. They were the first band ever from Armenia to perform at SXSW. With 4 album releases, several successful singles and numerous shows played all over the world they will return to the big stage during Epic Eye Music & Arts Festival!
Lelocity is an alternative rock band that started its journey from Los Angeles. After returning to Armenia they released several albums and played numerous shows around Caucasus. Their unique energy will get you in the mood right from the start.
A celebrated musician, member of the famous French show «Voice of France» and third season of the show “The Voice”. Born in 1987 in Paris, this singer, guitarist and songwriter now is touring the world with his progressive rock trio.
Antimatter, a melancholic, progressive electro-rock band, is currently the project of a long-term member, singer-songwriter Mick Moss. Current Antimatter albums and live appearances are based upon Moss' works, with a revolving door of one-time and regular session musicians. The earlier Antimatter albums, Saviour and Lights Out, focused on melodic vocal lines (often by guest female vocalists), dark electronica and balanced on the borderline between gothic and trip hop. Planetary Leaving Eden is a heavier sounding album, with little trace of the ambient sound of early Antimatter. The album Fear of a Unique Identity presents a more layered, energetic picture, mixing all of Antimatter's past textures with a New Wave feel.
Unaesthetic is a metal band coming from Armenia and a side project of Symphonic Black Metal band Daeron. The band explores a more cinematic approach to songwriting, pairing somber moods with groovy riffs and catchy choruses. Their music is a mixture of darkness and beauty, destruction, and sophistication. The songs start off very heavy and become lyrical, then turn to something diverse. This is how Unaesthetic breaks the circle.
Nemra is an Armenian Alternative rock band from Yerevan, formed in 2012. Catchy melodies coupled with polished instrumentation and trademark vocals are the secret recipe that saw the band swiftly gain huge popularity in the alternative Armenian rock scene gathering record amounts of euphoric fans at their shows. In 2017 the band participated in the EPIC Rock Fest Armenia and had a concert in Tbilisi, Georgia. They held a welcome concert on May 7 at Republic Square for Serj Tankian and Nikol Pashinyan, the prime minister of Armenia.
Rozen Tal is a power trio from Armenia featuring musicians from Gyumri and Yerevan. In the three years of its existence, the band had their music stretched from raw hard rock, 70's prog sounding riffs to a place where genre doesn't matter anymore, chords and melodies speak for themselves, guitars and drums scream on your face, the bass slaps you hard and kicks your ass. Be sure you'll love it! So come to watch Rozen Tal perform at EPIC EYE.