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Eyes To The Sky

Formed: 2004
From: Milwaukee, WI, United States
Last Known Status: Active

Latest Eyes To The Sky News

Below is our complete Eyes To The Sky news coverage, including columns and articles pertaining to the band. Some articles listed may be indirectly related, such as side projects of the band members, etc.

Note: We began associating news directly with bands in late 2003. Therefore, earlier band news may not be listed on this page.

Eyes To The Sky Signs To Alveran Records

Alveran Records is proud to announce the official signing of Milwaukee straight edge band, Eyes To The Sky, to a two-album worldwide deal. Formed in 2004, the group has previously released material through Seventh Dagger Records and Funeral Verse Records. Here's what the band has to say about the deal:

"We are extremely excited about this worldwide deal and our future with Alveran Records, Europe's largest and most respected hardcore label. We're very proud to be a part of a label that has released material from some of today's most important and influential hardcore acts such as Shattered Realm, Icepick, Unearth, and Bury Your Dead. Thanks to all of our friends, family, past labels, and everyone who has helped us take this band this far, it's a dream come true! Expect big things coming from Eyes To The Sky in the next year!"

The group is currently wrapping up writing and plans to enter studio to record their Alveran Records debut album this summer.

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Eyes To The Sky Post New Songs Online

Milwaukee hardcore band Eyes To The Sky have posted MP3s from their soon to be released Seventh Dagger Records debut full-length "All Bets Are Off" on their MySpace page. The new album's track listing is as follows:

1. Defiance
2. Stronger Than All
3. Truth in Death
4. Stay Gold
5. My Life (The Few, The Proud)
6. Conviction
7. S.E.I.Y.F.F.
8. xFinal Fightx
9. All Bets Are Off
10. Live & Die Honor

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Seventh Dagger Signs Distro Deal w/ Warner Bros.

Seventh Dagger Records has officially inked a new distribution deal with East West via Warner Brothers Distribution. This new deal will span both physical and digital distribution. Seventh Dagger comments:

"This new partnership ushers in a new era for Seventh Dagger, allowing for extensive label growth and a much wider level of distribution spanning the entirety of the Uninted States and Canada."

As of October 16th, the entire Seventh Dagger back catalog will be available in both physical and digital formats. Expect new releases from xBarcadiax, Eyes To The Sky, xThe Warx, and a xAFBx/Winds of Plague split in 2008.

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Eyes To The Sky Update On New Album, Lineup

Milwaukee-based hardcore act Eyes To The Sky have posted an update regarding the band's upcoming album and line-up changes. Here is the official statement:

"Alot of exciting stuff in the works in the ETTS camp. We've just entered studio with producer Kevin Forsythe to begin recording our Seventh Dagger Records debut full-length "All Bets Are Off". The album will contain nine tracks of some of the heaviest and most polished music we've ever written as a band.

"In other news our bassist Jay has decided to move on with his life. He will be heading back to college in fall and has many other exciting things ahead of him. His departure is sad as he has been with us from the start, but there is definitely no bad blood and we wish him all the best!

"Enter Charles Forsberg III, our new bassist! Charles is an exceptional bassist and many of you may already know him from the Milwaukee death metal band Empire. Make sure to come out and meet him at our upcoming dates.

"Eyes To The Sky is ready to continue doing what we do best, playing passion-filled hardcore with a strong straight edge message. We'll see you all on tour soon!!"

"All Bets Are Off" is set to hit stores this fall followed by touring.

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New York's Grimey Fest 2006 Details Revealed

Queens, NY will play host to Grimey Fest 2006 on Saturday, October 28th at Breffin Nightclub & Lounge. Admission is $12 and the show begins at 3pm. Here's the line-up:

3:00pm-3:20pm Lacerated Entrails
3:30pm-4:00pm Imperial
4:15pm-4:45pm Cipher
5:00pm-5:30pm Face The Truth
5:45pm-6:15pm xTo This Dayx
6:30pm-7:00pm Signed With Hate
7:15pm-7:45pm Fight Night
8:00pm-8:30pm Point Pleasant
8:45pm-9:15pm With Blood Comes Cleansing
9:30pm-10:00pm Eyes To The Sky
10:15pm-10:45pm Years Spent Cold
11:00pm-11:30pm Fatality
11:45pm-12:30am My Bitter End

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Eyes To The Sky Sign w/ Seventh Dagger Records

Milwaukee straight edge hardcore band Eyes To The Sky have officially signed with Seventh Dagger Records. Formed in 2004, the group has released a full-length and an EP with Funeral Verse Records and plan to release their Seventh Dagger full-length debut Summer 2007.

The group features the following members:

Ryan Baxter - vocals
Austin Thomas - guitars
Jay Olenik - bass
Dan Wick - drums

The band has released the following statement:

"We are very proud to announce the addition of Eyes To The Sky to the Seventh Dagger roster. As the premier US straight edge label, Seventh Dagger have been responsible for such must-have releases from bands such as Prayer For Cleansing, xTyrantx, In This Defiance, xArmed For Battlex, and most recently xBishopx."

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Chaos Fest 2005 (WI) Info

Details regarding the Chaos Fest 2005 are starting to materialize. Once again, the event will occur in Milwaukee, though the venue for the two-day event has yet to be confirmed. Regardless, the fest will take place on April 15th and 16th and will feature the following bands:

Accursed Dawn
Akela
Amora Savant
Arsis
Beyond Loyalty
Bound By Honor
Broken Aside
Circle Takes The Square
Defense
Eyes To The Sky
From A Second Story Window
Invocation Of Nehek
King Of Clubz
Nehemiah
Once For All
Shattercast
The Breathing Process
The End
The Red Death
Undo Tomorrow
Wings of Scarlet

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Eyes To The Sky Signs To First Strike

Milwaukee, WI metalcore band Eyes To The Sky has signed with First Strike Records. The group features ex-members of Rain Of Ruin and current members of Cause For Revelation. Prior to their First Strike debut, look for the band to release a two-song MCD.

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