Rusty Eye live at The Regent, DTLA review by Metal Assault

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March 27th 2016, The Regent, Los Angeles CA: Bringing together rock ‘n roll and wrestling in a unique live performance based entertainment form, the Rock ‘N Roll Wrestling Bash “Exotrash” was created in 2003, and after several years of success in Europe, has finally made its way to the United States, following multiple attempts to do so. The inaugural U.S. edition of the event took place at the Regent in downtown Los Angeles last Sunday March 27th 2016. This was an unknown entity to locals, but many turned up to discover what it was all about, expecting an evening of non-stop entertainment.
Doors opened at 7 PM, and the scene inside the Regent was obviously very different from what a regular concertgoer would otherwise expect. There was a wrestling ring set up in the center of the general admission floor, adjoining the stage in such a way that performers would easily be able to step in and out between the ring and the stage. Upon entering the venue, attendees were made to sign an injury release form, basically signing their lives away in case any wrestlers were to fly out of the ring and into the crowd. At 8 PM, the musical opening act Rusty Eye began proceedings with an excellent set. This progressive metal trio has been around in the LA scene for a number of years, they have been participating as the musical act in Mexican underground wrestling events, and were the ideal choice as the openers for this show as well. They don’t play nearly as many shows as they once used to, which makes each of their shows even more worth attending. Ticket holders that arrived early enough to catch this band were not disappointed, as was evident from the general applause following the set. – See more at: http://metalassault.com/gig_reviews/2016/04/01/inaugural-us-edition-of-rock-n-roll-wrestling-bash-takes-place-at-the-regent/#sthash.PzCAgzP3.dpuf
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Rusty Eye proudly presents collaboration with solo artist Sergio Arau in his new musical phase.

IMG_0108cropSergio Arau is one of the most iconic personalities in Mexican Rock en Español. He was one of the founding members of the eighties seminal band “Botellita de Jerez” and has released 3 albums as a solo artist. Simultaneously, his talents go beyond music and has directed music videos, animations, and movies. He is best known for directing the film “A Day Without a Mexican”.

Sergio Arau saw Rusty Eye play live and thought it would be a good match to incorporate their sound with his blend of Hard Rock, Metal and Punk with traditional Mexican Folk Music. The whole trio has joined as his backing band.

Jorge Herrera, from the famous “Hermanos Herrera” joined as a multi-instrumentalist. He plays a wide array of traditional Mexican folk instruments such as: Huapango violin, Jarana Jarocha, Accordion, and the Requinto Jarocho (to name a few).

The band has recorded a single called “No Me Late la Tira (Ni me Latirá)” which roughly translates to “I Don’t Like the Cops (and Never will). They plan on recording a new Sergio Arau solo album and will be playing shows soon.

Rusty Eye welcomes this new project as it brings back drummer Miss Randall, together with bassist Mr. Rust and guitarist Baron Murtland. A brand new Rusty Eye studio album in English is in talks as well.

Watch video interview with Sergio Arau:

Check out the new song “No me Late la tira!”.

Single available on Spotify, iTunes, and most digital services.

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Rusty Eye takes on Los Angeles Metro!

Hollywood’s horror-themed Metal trio Rusty Eye has just released a commercial for Los Angeles County’s Metro. Rusty Eye is featured promoting Nextrip, which allows users to get real-time bus and train arrival information on GPS-enabled smart phones or computers. Rusty Eye wrote and recorded the music specifically for the commercial. Metro LA’s new Music Videos campaign is intended as a fun way to help folks learn to ride the Metro system and remind everyone that taking transit can be fun and/or interesting.

10487203_10152534635444806_2796501218116391913_nRusty Eye is currently promoting their seventh release “Saca el Cobre”, a cover album that pays homage to Mexican Classic Rock en Español.

Power Play Magazine UK. “Saca el Cobre” Review

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Rusty Eye are a band in transition, with this being a parting album for female drummer Miss Randall, who also shares vocal duties. “Saca el Cobre”, or to give it its English name “Bring Out The Copper”, is a homage to Mexican metal. These Hollywood residents give us their take on eight tracks that range from the utterly fantastic “Cara de Pizza” to the English spoken last track, “Mr. Cannibal”. What you get in between is some really good dual vocal songs in the native Mexican tongue, taken to the absolute extreme of the heavy scale for me.
Whilst the production is very crisp, it lends itself to the ferocity of the music and really brings home the power that these guys are going for. It is a short set, with only eight songs on here, but it hits you right where it wants to, and as the meaning of the album title says, it “shows its true self”.

Stu Torley

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Rusty Eye release “Mamá” Music Video

Rusty Eye “Mamá” [Amantes de Lola cover]
Album: Saca el Cobre (2014)

A production by Raubtier
Director: Alejandro Ordoñez
Producers: Alejandro Ordoñez y Gabriel Govela
Photography Director: Fito Pardo, AMC.
Line Producer: Roberto Jimenez
Shot in La Colonia Roma, Mexico City. Mexico. 03/09/2014

Rusty Eye release “Las Persianas” Music Video

Rusty Eye “Las Persianas” [Cafe Tacuba cover]
Album: Saca el Cobre (2014)

A production by Spiderland
Director: Gabriel Govela
Producers: Alejandro Ordoñez y Gabriel Govela
Photography Director: Fito Pardo, AMC.
Line Producer: Roberto Jimenez
Shot in La Colonia Roma, Mexico City. Mexico. 03/09/2014
Thanks to: Pablo Güisa Koestinger, Memo Clemente, Gabriel Pacheco y toda la banda que fué a la peda en “Los Balcones”

Rusty Eye at the Down n Out Review

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By Andrew Bansal

May 26th 2014, Down & Out Bar, Los Angeles CA: Based out of Atlantic City NJ, metal quartet Hammer Fight are currently on a US tour and made their way to Los Angeles to headline Metal Monday at the Down & Out Bar in DTLA last night, along with local support acts Panties and Rusty Eye. Put together by prolific local metal promoters Church Of The 8th Day and Thee Static Age, the show promised an entertaining Monday night out for supporters of the metal underground in the area.

Hollywood’s very own horror-themed progressive metal trio Rusty Eye originated in Mexico City in 1995 and transitioned to becoming an LA band a decade later while still keeping their roots intact. Of late, they went through some lineup instabilities but are now getting back into the groove by playing the occasional local gigs, with original drummer/vocalist Miss Randall returning on the kit. Here they played an 8-song set consisting of three covers off of the latest Rusty Eye album ‘Saca El Cobre’, their all-covers tribute to a selection of Mexican music groups/artists, along with a few of their original tunes including a Spanish version of ‘Mr. Cannibal’. The covers are clearly targeted towards their Spanish-speaking fan base and for people unfamiliar with the original artists or the language, it’s a little hard to follow these tunes and takes a bit of getting used to. So for me, the original Rusty Eye tunes still stood out as the more enjoyable parts of the set, specially ‘Mr. Cannibal’ wherein Mr. Rust’s bass line is strongly reminiscent of Iron Maiden’s Steve Harris, and ‘Mondo Cane’ in which guitarist Baron Murtland gets to express himself fully as the band lays into some proggy jamming. Performance-wise, all three members were solid but it was clear to me that they can reach higher levels if they play on a more regular basis. Rusty Eye is undoubtedly an intriguing band in its own unique, weird ways, and it’s be good to see them back playing shows again.

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