Zikney Tzfat

 

Quoted by Israel's biggest newspaper (YNET) as the most influential band in Israel during the 90s, Zikney Tzfat brought something completely new to the rock scene then. When the three high-school friends, Oren Lutenberg, Maor Cohen, Yoni Bentovim and later Rea Mochiach formed the band in 1990, their extreme noisy mixture of Grunge and Psychedelic Rock with absurdist surreal lyrics shook the Israeli scene with something fresh that influenced countless new bands. Their chaotic concerts created a cult following and they soon after released their first album "Zikney Tzfat 1992" which still, more than twenty years on, is considered one of the most extreme albums ever released in Israel. Soon after, the original band dismantled and each member went on to pursue his own career, Rea as a leading music producer and drummer (who has played with big acts such as David Byrne and Gogol Bordello amongst others), Oren as one of the leading guitarists in Israel, Maor as a prominent solo artist and ...


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