Skopje, Ma
Artist / Band / Musician
Ska / Rock / Reggae
Lithium Records
SUPERHIKS classifies as ska-punk band with reggae, latin and Balkan folk music influences. The 7-membered band, based out of Skopje(Macedonia) has been making the masses skank for 13 years. It’s formed by 3 high school friends Petar Mladenovski, Boris Minov and Zoran Zhezhov up in the early 90’s, starting with mixture of ska, punk and hardcore music. Today, the band features a powerful 3–piece horn section consisting of saxophone, trumpet and flugel horn. Superhiks has shared stages with other world famous acts: Manu Chao and Radio Bemba, Faith No More, Fun Lovin Criminals, Fishbone, Tito and Tarantula, Henry Rollins, H-Block, Rico Rodriguez and many others
Superhiks draws upon the “old school” and “new school” ska influences, adds their own twist and some local Balkan beats, and what you get is one of the major forces paving the way in the “third wave” movement.
The bands debut release, ”Cekaj be vikam…”(“Wait a second…”) was released on the Lithium Records label in 2000 and received radio air and TV play on all commercial stations nationwide. The album was reviewed in national and international publications and received critical acclaim for it’s distinctive sound and socially conscious attitude.
The video for its third single “Rade” was shown on MTV France and MTV Israel as well as the other European TV stations. Superhiks has appeared on numerous national and international compilation albums such as “Ska Generation”(BRP Records) ,” I Woke up in motion”(H.O.P.S. Contact Recs.),”Ska Factor Positive”(Ohoho Records) and others.
Their long awaited follow-up album “Trumano” was released in November 2003 again on the Lithium Records label. During the first month it was sold out in 25 000 copies.
Trumanos 4 singles followed “Rade”s success and occupied all the radio and TV charts in Macedonia as well as the Balkans. The record is being supported by aggressive touring nationwide and around Europe in 2004. The tour finished with great and spectacular 3-hour show in their hometown Skopje, playing in front of the 5 000 people. In 2006 Superhiks are realizing the 3rd (live) album from their biggest concert. It was realised in 35.000 copies and it was sold out for less than 7 days.
Superhiks is awarded for the best Macedonian band in 2001, 2002 and 2004 and their Skopje Fair concert was awarded for the best rock concert in 2004 in Macedonia.
Whether it’s a rock-steady number or an adrenaline-charged Balkan horn-driven instrumental, Superhik’s delivery always gets a crowd dancing. Open your mind to their music and your body will follow their rhythm …

* Formed in 1994
* The band aims to play melodious, and sing-along Balkan-Ska with horns.
* In 1998 own released E.P.”Music for happiness and sadness”
* In 2000 released “Wait a second…” album from Lithium Records
* In 2003 released “Trumano” album from Lithium Records
* In 2006 released “Sabotna Fiesta, Nedelna Siesta” (Live album) from Lithium Records.
* Released singles and videos: ”Falling down”, “It doesn’t take”(1998/9),”Stupid songs”, ”Rade”, “Optimi-ska”, “Goal”(2000/1) , “Drugar”, “Kolku vreme”, “Leaving”(2004)
* “Happy end”(2003) featuring Roy Paci(recorded in Bologna Italy by Lorenzo Ori courtesy of Etnaigante Label)
* Awarded for best Macedonian band in 2001,2002,2004
* Awarded for best Macedonian videos in 2001(Rade),2003(Znam deka ljubi)
* Awarded for the Best rock concert in Macedonia in 2004.
* Festivals and shared acts: EXIT 2003, Sziget 2002-3, Hodokvas 2004,Rock Otocec 2002, Alarm Festival 2002,Zagreb Open Air, Nisomnia Fest, Summer end Revent, Taksirat Festival ,T-Rock Festival….
* Touring: Summer Tours2001, 2002, 2003, 2004,”Better Tomorrow Tour”2003,”Happy End Tour april-october 2004, Cosmofon Tour August 2004…
* “Live in Skopje” album….released in May in 35.00 copies. Sold out in 7 days!
* Third studio album "And now. what?" …released 2008!
* "And now. what?" tour april-october 2009
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