Zahlu is a vocalist, guitarist, songwriter, who performs and records with his band "The Alchemists of Sound". He also records and performs in solo accoustic mode. His varied influences in music are Rock, Metal, Powergroove, Funk, Blues, Roots, Eastern, Spanish and Tribal music. Favourite artists include; Incubus, A Perfect Circle, The Tea Party, Audioslave, Porcupine Tree, Monster Magnet, Pearl Jam, Led Zeppelin, Jimi Hendrix, Pink Floyd, The Doors, The Beatles, INXS and U2.
Born in Sydney Australia, Zahlu showed a strong interest in music at an early age and started playing guitar and writing songs at 15. He formed his first band at 16, who played their debut gig at Sydneys famed Harbourside Brasserie. Zahlu crafted his sound in Sydneys live music scene, playing in various bands, from the late 80s through to the late 90s. In 2000 Zahlu relocated to Byron Bay, where creative inspiration is in abundance.
To date Zahlu has produced and released various CDs independently which are available. "Citizen of the Universe"(2004), "Alive in Byron Bay"(2002-2007),"Solo Acoustic Sessions Phaze 3"(2001-2006)" and recently "Phaze Five"(2007). He Actively tours the East coast of Australia, busks in the outdoors of Byron Bay, and is always jamin’ writing, performing, living and breathing music.
"Music is the Medication...Take it and you will fly".