RUSTY EYE is a Hollywood-based Heavy Metal band with an eclectic blend of several Metal styles.
It was born in 1995 in the cradle of Mexico City, Mexico comprised by Mexican American members: main founder Mr. Rust (bass/vocals), Dr. Eye (guitar/vocals), and Dan Acosta (drums). After years of being part of its music scene, Rusty Eye relocated to Hollywood in the Fall of 2004, having new member Miss Randall in charge of drums & 2nd lead vocals. Rusty Eye is: Mr Rust, Miss Randall, and Baron Murtland on guitars.
The band has independently produced 4 U.S. releases: Stendhal Syndrome, Live at the Joint MMVI, Cryogenic EP, and Rust N' Roll. In addition, they have 12 foreign demo releases recorded in Mexico since 1995 (soon to be re-issued via the band's own DIY Epoché Records).
The latest released album "Possessor" is features guests: Claudio Simonetti (Goblin), Waldemar Sorychta (Grip Inc./Voodoocult), and Alex Mitchell (Circus of Power), as well as the iconic artwork by illustrator Joe Petagno (Motorhead).
Arduous dedication has resulted on a prolifically forward career: being nominated as a "Top 100 unsigned band" 2006 on Music Trade Magazine "Music Connection". Other awards include: Best Male Bass Player 2006 and Best Female Drummer 2005 (by LA Magazine "Rock City News"). Miss Randall was a semi-finalist at NAMM's "World's Fastest Drummer Competition" 2007, reaching 728 double-kick hits in 60 seconds.
"Mr. Cannibal" music video was released in the winter of 2007 (single was award recipient of "Best Metal Single" by The L.A. Music Awards - 2006). The video was filmed in traditional 16 mm. format, directed and financed by film visionaire Alejandro Ordóñez.