Name of God, the face of death, keeper of time, or just a blind man's lie?
SkyEye - the powerful Slovenian heavy metal force was founded in 2014 by guitarist Grega Stalowsky, bassist Primož Lovšin, singer Jan Leščanec, guitarist Uroš Kušar, and drummer Sandi Ponjavič. SkyEye got its current line-up in 2016 when guitarist Marko Kavčnik and drummer Jurij Nograšek joined the band. Unique and powerful vocals combined with raw and melodic guitar riffs give the band its signature heavy metal sound, reminiscent of other legendary giants of the genre.
SkyEye music was introduced to the public with the release of its first single Jerusalem in 2016, followed by the first official music video for the song Run for your life, which was released in 2017. SkyEye's producer/mixing engineer Grega Smola Crnkovič is behind the helm since the band's first demo recordings and is an integral part of the "SkyEye sound". The band made its debut live appearance in the June of 2017, and only four months later brought out its first EP under the title Run for Your Life. The overwhelmingly positive response and strong support at their performances drove the SkyEye back into the studio to record their debut album DIGITAL GOD, which was released on November 9, 2018.
Soon after the release SkyEye become one of the flag bearers of Slovenian metal. With the appearance at a live stream event named European metal festival alliance, which happened during the pandemic in august of 2020, SkyEye got its first big international exposure when it was chosen by Metaldays festival (the biggest Slovenian metal festival) as their representative. After the festival, SkyEye got its first record deal with a German record company named Reaper Entertainment Europe and new management. The single and the music video for the song Constellation was released in august of 2020, announced the release of SkyEye's second album named Soldiers of Light, which was recorded during the pandemic and was released in the June of 2021 via Reaper Entertainment. The album immediately gains the interest of the international metal community. Soldiers of Light was ranked third in the Rock Hard magazine and fourth in Rock It magazine among the new releases during the magazine's summer issues.
SkyEye was recognized as the newcomer of the year 2021 by the MetalHammer magazine and was voted on a fifth-place among the newcomers of the year 2021 by the readers of the Rock Hard magazine.
The boys are currently working on SkyEye's third album and are eager to hit the road!