Blind Myself

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Blind Myself
Origin Hungary
Genres Metalcore
Years active 1995–present
Labels Warner Music Hungary / 1G Records,
Hammer Records
Associated acts The Idoru
Website http://www.blindmyself.com/
Members Gergely Tóth - vocals
István Horváth - guitar
Gergely Édes - guitar
Péter Bodnár - bass
Valentin Jankai - drums
Past members István Török - drums
Gábor Molnár - guitars
László Sleisz - bass

Blind Myself is a Hungarian metalcore band that formed in 1995.

History[edit]

2006[edit]

  • Their newest record, Ancient Scream Therapy, is released through Hammer Records in dualdisc format on December 4. Track "Lost in Time" features the vocalist of Ignite (Zoli Teglas).
  • Eastern European tour in the Balkane and some shows in Western Europe including Dirty8 Festival in France with HED(PE).
  • The band’s new record called Ancient Scream Therapy makes it to the 1st place on the albumchart of Hungary’s Hammer magazine.
  • Another Sziget Festival appearance with Sick Of It All at Hammer Stage
  • New video for Go Get A Life! new track from the new album
  • Hungarian and international tours (Ukraine, Poland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania)

2005[edit]

  • One month long European tour in Western Europe (Switzerland, Italy, Germany, France) and Eastern Europe (Slovakia, Slovenia, Czech Republic, Poland, Bulgaria, Serbia, Romania) in January and February.
  • Small tour in Italy in May
  • Summer festival shows in Hungary including Sziget with 69 Eyes and Wanted Fest with Anthrax on the Main Stage.
  • Plays two shows in Vienna: opening up for Born From Pain and Open Air Against Racism Festival
  • The new video for the song called Wise-Men of the West appears on TV in Hungary
  • European tour in September with The Idoru (Slovenia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Slovakia, Italy, the Netherlands, Germany, France, Switzerland, Austria) for three weeks

2004[edit]

  • Third album release: Worst-Case Scenario (label: Hammer/Edge Records – Hungarian Licensee of Relapse, Metal Blade, Nuclear Blast)
  • The band signs with Hardebaran Management and TwoFatMen Records/Twilight Distribution
  • The album gets raving reviews: Aardshock 94/100, Metal Hammer H 9/10
  • Hungarian major festivals
  • Sziget gig at HammerWorld stage with Children of Bodom
  • Third video for the song "Worst-Case Scenario"

2003[edit]

  • After a couple of NYC clubshows and three years of living in the United States, the band moves back to Hungary.
  • Welcome back show: Opening up for Isis in Budapest
  • Hungarian major summer festival appearances including Sziget with Napalm Death
  • Nationwide tour in Hungary
  • Wanted Festival opening for Sepultura on the Main Stage
  • First small European tour with a band called Majority Rule

2002[edit]

  • Second album, recorded in Hungary, released by 1G Records, called Product of Our Imagination (Metal Hammer H 9/10)
  • The band opens up for Slayer in Hungary (Petofi Hall)
  • Sziget appearance on Metal Hammer Stage (2nd biggest stage) with Kreator
  • NYC clubshows
  • Brutal Comp. No.1. Compilation CD, is released by McGathy Radio Promotion Co./Edge., which includes 3 songs from Blind Myself (from Product of Our Imagination) and is played in more than 500 college radio stations throughout the United States. Cover designed by Alan Roberts of Life of Agony.
  • Blind Myself plays at the legendary Gainesville Hardcore festival in Florida

2001[edit]

2000[edit]

  • First nationwide Blind headlined tour
  • American tour with Ignite (first Hungarian band that ever played in the States from the Hungarian metal scene)
  • The band settles down in NYC
  • Plays showcases in legendary clubs like CBGB’s, Continental, L’Amour, Don Hills, etc.

1999[edit]

  • Blind Myself signs with Warner Music Hungary / 1G Records
  • First full length released, called Heaven’t on Warner/1G (Metal Hammer H 9/10)
  • Second video appears on TV called "Kain"

1998[edit]

  • First EP called Horrified by the Sun is recorded and released by the band itself, distributed by Crossroads Records Hungary (Metal Hammer H 10/10)
  • First video for Horrified by the Sun appears on TV
  • Tour in Hungary
  • Sziget Festival show

1997[edit]

  • Second demo, Horrified by the Sun, is recorded
  • First Sziget Festival appearance on Banan Stage (talent stage)

1996[edit]

  • First demo is recorded, called Blind Yourself
  • First nationwide tour

1994[edit]

  • Band is formed by Gabor Molnar and Istvan Torok

first line up: Istvan Torok- drums Gabor Molnar-guitars Laszlo Sleisz - bass

Discography[edit]

Release Date Title Label Other Information
1998 Horrified By The Sun EP EP
1999 Heaven't 1G Records/Warner Music Hungary
2002 Product Of Our Imagination 1G Records/Warner Music Hungary
2004 Worst-Case Scenario Edge/Hammer Records
2006 Ancient Scream Therapy Edge/Hammer Records/Tiefdruck-Musik/Universal Music
2009 Budapest, 7fok, Eső Edge/Hammer Records
2014 Négyszögöl

Hungarian Metal Awards titles[edit]

Preceded by
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Best concert band of the year
2005
Succeeded by
Neck Sprain
Preceded by
Isten Háta Mögött
Remorse
Album of the year
2006
Succeeded by
Sear Bliss
Gire (hu)
Preceded by
Moby Dick
Best production of the year Succeeded by
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