Photo by: Anne K. O’Neill
Official press release:
Prophecy Productions is proud to welcome Seattle’s Eye Of Nix among their ranks. Eye Of Nix entrance with mesmerizing rhythms, emotive melodies, and haunting lyrics. The band’s creative intent is to craft music that is threatening, beautiful, and harsh.
Formed in the Pacific Northwest in 2012, the band has released two albums and a demo EP to date and has shared the stage with artists like SubRosa, Voivod, Jarboe, King Dude, Worm Ouroboros, Sabbath Assembly, Eight Bells, and Atriarch. Their last album, Black Somnia, was produced by Billy Anderson (Neurosis, Om, Pallbearer) at The Hallowed Halls in Portland, Oregon. Prophecy will be re-issuing Black Somnia as this epic, game changing album was only ever issued in limited release and as a vinyl-only pressing. Eye Of Nix will begin recording new material this winter that is slated for a yet to be determined 2019 release date.
Eye Of Nix is founding vocalist and guitarist Joy Von Spain, guitarist Nicholas Martinez, and noise/sound collage artist Masaaki Masao. As of 2017 the group is joined by bassist Zach Wise and drummer Luke LaPlante.
Eye Of Nix will play the inaugural Prophecy Fest USA, taking place this November at Brooklyn’s Knitting Factory.
Vocalist/guitarist Jon Von Spain commented on the signing:
“Eye Of Nix is excited to join an immense roster of experienced, fascinating artists and to work with Prophecy to release intense music throughout the world.”
The band has stated:
“As we continue the momentum of our path alongside so many interesting bands, we look forward to reaching listeners in Europe and beyond.”
Check out the band’s newly released music video for