THE SILVER SHINE formed in Budapest on the summer of 2004 with the main goal to take some pleasing minutes / hours / years for the fans of psychobilly, punk and rockabilly music. All the members had experience in active bands before they formed The Silver Shine. The final line-up is: Krista Kat - double bass, Ati Edge - guitar/vocals, Furo - drums.
They recorded their first EP in February 2005 and it came out as 7" on COMMITMENT RECORDS in The Netherlands during the summer of 2005. The debut EP contains 6 songs and it shows you the punk side of the band. After a couple of bigger shows the band went to studio in November 2005 to record their first full-length. Their first full-length album titled "NIGHTMARE" came out on CD by the German label called CRAZY LOVE RECORDS. This album includes 14 songs and follows the psychobilly path including punkabilly roots. The gigs / gig-invitations multiplied after their debut album and they went to stage with bands like MAD SIN, The METEORS, REZUREX, KLINGONZ, PEACOCKS, PHANTOM ROCKERS, DEADLINE, etc. in Hungary and in the abroad. The first European-tour of The Silver Shine had happened in the September of 2006 as "Nightmare Tour" and the guys showed the Hungarian derring-do in Spain, France and Germany. The welcome of the band was very good and they have got very good criticism everywhere.
After this tour their first double bassist changed to Frenk Set and after some hard months in rehearsal room the band recorded their second full-length album. It came out also by the meanest psychobilly label named CRAZY LOVE RECORDS on CD and LP titled "DON'T TRUST THE GIRL WITH THE CHAINSAW". The record contains 15 songs, a Hungarian language cover song among other tunes and a wild psychobilly version of "MERCY" originally written by the famous American duo called COLLINS KIDS from the fifties.
After the studio recordings the band went to a west-bound tour again and they made it in Czech Republic, Germany and The Netherlands. In the May of 2007 The Silver Shine was the first outlandish band in the mother country of the legend Count Drakula to show to the Romanian ghouls what the hell is the psychobilly. Since then they played with The PEACOCKS in Austria, with MAD SIN again in Zalaegerszeg, etc. In October, 2007 Set left the band and Krista Kat joined the band as double bassist. A female double bassist first time in the history of the band. She's got power more than enough to punch you in the face with her slap attack! They've've got a couple of shows with her in Austria, Italy, played at Moonlight Mayhem Festival in Prague at the end of 2007. At the beginning of 2008 they toured in Hungary with a Hungarian punk band named Semmi Komoly and went to a European tour again. They visited Denmark, Germany and Switzerland and after the tour they played one headliner show at Ukrabilly Bang Festival in Kiev/Ukraine and some shows in Czech Republic. One of the meanest show for the band happened in May when they played at Psychomania Rumble No.2. at Potsdam/Germany. At the autumn of 2008 they had a full European tour named Burning Dices tour. They played in Italy, Switzerland, France, Spain, Portugal, Romania, Poland, Lithuania, Latvia, Norway, Denmark, Germany and Austria. Before the tour their old drummer Rolee left the band because of his health problems and Furo, a good old friend of the band joined them. After the tour they went to studio to record their 3rd album. The new album title is "No Mercy" and this one came out on Crazy Love Records also on digipak CD format at the end of March 2009. The album release show happened in Budapest with UK streetpunk band DEADLINE. They played in Slovakia and they have been on a mini tour in Romania. At the beginning of July The Silver Shine toured with US horror punk/psychobilly band KOFFIN KATS in ther UK. Before the tour they had a radio live at www.radiobenelux.be. In the autumn they toured with UK psychobilly band called THE HANGMEN in Eastern-Europe and finished their video for song "Angels to Some". A couple of shows booked in Germany for the end of 2009 and they went to rehearsal room to write new material for the 4th album. The recordings of the new album started early February and some dates booked in Germany for March. In April and May The Silver Shine toured again in Germany, France, Italy and Spain.
After the European tour they played their first show in the USA on the 13th of June, 2010 at Ink'N'Iron Festival in Los Angeles, CA. It was a blast and back from the USA they continued mastering and mixing the new album. album. On the 14th of August the band played at the biggest East European Festival named Sziget Fesztival and in September they toured in the Balkan (Bulgaria, Greece and Romania). In October, the band toured in Brazil the first time. and they toured in the UK in November. The new album will be out in January and they will be on tour for 31 days all over in Europe with THE METORS, LONG TALL TEXANS and with their good friends, THE KOFFIN KATS.
.so keep your eyes open! THE SILVER SHINE is coming.
THE SILVER SHINE is a three piece punk rock mixed modern psychobilly outfit from Budapest/HUNGARY with a thunder-handed female double bassist. They toured in Europe a couple of times and they have got 3 full-length albums on one of the meanest international psychobilly label named Crazy Love Records. Sometimes fast like the wildest psychobilly hell, sometimes melodic like the sweetest punk rock heaven. So keep your eyes open, they are ready to attack!