Imagine taking greats like Sublimes reggae ska, Red Hot Chili Peppers old school funkiness, Bob Marley roots lovers roots and Jimi Hendrix timeless solos, putting them in a room together for a couple of months and force them to collaborate and out comes Breath of Fire. From local house parties to concert venues, they consistently perform rocking the stage, connecting with the audience, spreading their positive lyrics and catchy hooks wherever they perform.
BREATH OF FIRE formerly known as Buckz Boyz based out of Oahu, Hawaii was formed in 2003. Jai (lead guitarist, singer) and Daniel (drums, vocals) two brothers raised in music along with their father, put together a home studio album “Living in Hawaii”. Their title song had a hook to it, which put them on the map with local radio airplay. In 2005 they released an 8 song EP “Genuine” a mix of island reggae, rock and ska; which featured such local acts as JD and Papa T from Big Every Time in a collaboration titled “Sounds So.” It was recognized by the local radio stations and got regular airplay as well.
They made their full album in 2006 with the release of “Simmer Down” a simple yet catchy island reggae tune that also caught the ears of radio Djs. “Simmer Down” is sold online through www.musicthatpays.com, and at their shows. Tunes “Simmer Down”, “Genuine” and “Manifest Your Destiny” are on island 98.5 FM radio and online. “Simmer Down” has been very effective as an anti-bullying intervention in many schools, as well. Read the rest of this entry →