The Band “Industrial City” is one of the successful, new generation bands of Georgia, appeared after the collapse of the Soviet regime. In fact, they are the pioneers of this style in country, offering powerful and melodic Industrial metal.
The first steps of the band began in 1997. “Triple Jump” – it was the name of the band, created by 2 friends – Levan Kekelia and Jemal Mirzashvili. The style they played was classic rock and hard rock synthesis, influenced by the legendary Deep Purple, Rainbow, Ronnie James Dio, Rainbow, Led Zeppelin and Black Sabbath.
After 3 years intensive work and some gigs, due to the limitations of the common situation in the country such as limitations of this kind of music, the group was forced to finish it´s existence.
During the next 8 years, 2 members of the former band – Levan Kekelia (Lead Guitar) and Jemal Mirzashvili (Vocal) have been working in different musical projects and experiments.
In the year 2010 they decided to move in direction of industrial metal and founded the new band “Industrial City”. Having good experience, the guys created compositions and began participation on the local musical events and fests.
Strong melodic lines, hard base and powerful vocal give took them success and an army of fans in Georgia, Azerbaijan and Armenia, won all the important competitions in Georgia in field of heavy music, such:
Rock Club Fest winner – 2011 29 may, Caucasian Music Awards Phoenix “Song Of The Year” (Broken), recently – Waken Open Air Caucasus Metal Battle.
The biggest success of the band, without doubt, is it´s particpation at the prestigious and worldvide famous metal fest – Wacken Open Air 2013. The band´s very impressive performance received very good reaction of the metal fans and of the Metal Battle judges: the band is in the list of the most voted 7 bands! By opinion of the audience, it was one of the Highlights as Newcomer bands.
The band (Levan Kekelia – Lead Guitar, Jemal Mirzashvili – Vocal, Rezo Gogoberide – Samples, Archil Chkhetia – Bass Guitar, Nikoloz Rukhadze– Drums ) is working on it´s first CD and having big ambitions to take the battle and win in every Heavy Music fields!