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2002
HYPNOTIC RAGE ARE AN UNSIGNED ELECTRONIC BAND FROM BULGARIA, FORMED IN SOFIA IN 2002. THE TWO MEMBERS, KIRIL ‘KIKO’ ZAHARIEV (KEYBOARDS, VOCALS, SONGWRITING AND LYRICS) AND NIKOLAY ‘JAY’ JELEV (PROGRAMMING, SOUND DESIGN) MET IN 1993 IN BUDAPEST, HUNGARY. IN 1995 KIKO MOVED TO FRANCE UNTIL 2002 WHEN HE RETURNED TO BULGARIA AND RECONNECTED WITH JAY.

About the band Hypnotic Rage

2002
HYPNOTIC RAGE ARE AN UNSIGNED ELECTRONIC BAND FROM BULGARIA, FORMED IN SOFIA IN 2002. THE TWO MEMBERS, KIRIL ‘KIKO’ ZAHARIEV (KEYBOARDS, VOCALS, SONGWRITING AND LYRICS) AND NIKOLAY ‘JAY’ JELEV (PROGRAMMING, SOUND DESIGN) MET IN 1993 IN BUDAPEST, HUNGARY. IN 1995 KIKO MOVED TO FRANCE UNTIL 2002 WHEN HE RETURNED TO BULGARIA AND RECONNECTED WITH JAY.

2003
IN 2003 THEIR FIRST SINGLE FEEL THE VIBES ROCKETED INTO THE TOP 5 IN THE BULGARIAN CHARTS, AND HIT NO 1 ON RADIO FRESH`S AIRPLAY.

Hypnotic Rage - Feel The Vibes single

2006
IN LATE 2006 KIKO AND JAY HIT THE BULGARIAN TOP 10 AGAIN WITH THEIR SINGLE FEELING BLUE. THE VIDEO WAS NOMINATED AT THE ANNUAL MEDITERRANEAN MAD TV VIDEO MUSIC AWARDS AND THE ANNUAL VIDEO MUSIC AWARDS FOR BEST BULGARIAN MUSIC VIDEO.

Hypnotic Rage - Feeling Blue single

2006
IN LATE 2006 KIKO AND JAY HIT THE BULGARIAN TOP 10 AGAIN WITH THEIR SINGLE FEELING BLUE. THE VIDEO WAS NOMINATED AT THE ANNUAL MEDITERRANEAN MAD TV VIDEO MUSIC AWARDS AND THE ANNUAL VIDEO MUSIC AWARDS FOR BEST BULGARIAN MUSIC VIDEO.

2007
IN 2007 THE BAND RECORDED SECRET SINS. THE VIDEO WAS SHOT TO THE BACKGROUND OF BRIAN DE PALMA`S OSCAR NOMINEE THE BLACK DAHLIA. SECRET SINS REACHED NO 8 IN MTV`S WORLD CHART EXPRESS.

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2010
THEIR SINGLE RELY ON LOVE WAS RECORDED IN 2010 AND LED TO ALMOST 200,000 BAND PROFILE VIEWS ONLINE. HYPNOTIC RAGE RUN THEIR OWN RECORDING STUDIO IN SOFIA AND HAVE SELF-FINANCED ALL THEIR AUDIO AND VIDEO RELEASES THUS FAR.

Hypnotic Rage - Rely On Love single

2010
THEIR SINGLE RELY ON LOVE WAS RECORDED IN 2010 AND LED TO ALMOST 200,000 BAND PROFILE VIEWS ONLINE. HYPNOTIC RAGE RUN THEIR OWN RECORDING STUDIO IN SOFIA AND HAVE SELF-FINANCED ALL THEIR AUDIO AND VIDEO RELEASES THUS FAR.

2019
HYPNOTIC RAGE RELEASED THEIR NEW SONG "RELIEVER" WHICH IS THE FIRST SINGLE OF THE ELECTRO BAND AFTER 9 YEARS OF SILENCE.

Hypnotic Rage - Reliever single
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Context


BLENDING TRANCE AND HOUSE TO FORM A MELODIC EDM WITH A COMMERCIAL EDGE AND POP APPEAL.

INFLUENCED BY ABOVE AND BEYOND, ARMIN VAN BUUREN, CHEMICAL BROTHERS, CHICANE, DEPECHE MODE, FAITHLESS, LEFTFIELD, PAUL VAN DYK, THE THRILLSEEKERS, AMONG MANY OTHERS.

AIMING FOR A UNIQUE SOUND CRAFTED FROM A BLEND OF ARTISTIC INSPIRATION AND A STRUCTURED AND PROFESSIONAL APPROACH TO THE MUSIC INDUSTRY.

PERFORMING LIVE WITH A FUSION OF LIVE DJ SET AND BAND PERFORMANCE.

CURRENTLY WORKING ON AN ALBUM OF 11 TRACKS, SUPPORTED BY AN EYE-OPENING LIVE SHOW, FEATURING CUSTOM-DESIGNED INSTALLATIONS.