The band was formed in 2001 from George Driev - bass, George Kushev
- guitar and Spas Markov - drums. Later joined Zachary Shinikchiev
- vocals and Nikola Ivanov - guitar.
clubs performances in Plovdiv follow. The group already has a
lot of fans - mostly friends. They are everywhere, where five
have appear and strongly support them. So, after a year of concerts
and rehearsals comes time to change. Nicola left the band briefly
for official duties and Spas is called for compulsory military
duty in 2003. Behind the drums temporarily stood Svetoslav Nachev.
At the end of 2003, Nichola and Spas return.
last concert for Zachary is in club "XXL". His place was taken
by former lead singer of "Rappel Rack" - Dimo Petkov. Preliminary
talks were held with him in December 2003 and early 2004 started
2004 appeared their new web site - www.krossfirebg.com. History,
news, pictures and latest information are available for the fans.
and most significant event untill then in the band's history is
invitation from Albena Tsolova (SinBSin / EAST METAL RECORDS)
for supporting act of American power-metal legends "JAG PANZER"
in Sofia. This was a reward for their effords during those years,
which was deployed with full force on 08.11.2005 in club "Fans".
The band played about an hour, "in front of small, but high quality
heavy metal audience and give a perfect opening for the metal
veterans". Excellent reviews in the press and the internet follow.
In 2006, the band warmed up
once again for Austrian legends "Pungent Stench" in club "Snatch"
- Plovdiv, with band from city of Burgas - "Vrani Volosa".
From June of 2007 the band
has a new member - Peter Boshnakov - keyboards, replaced Nikola
In late 2007 Krossfire recorded
the song "Angels Cry", and in early 2008 - the song "Touch Of
Destiny". Records were made in "F.1Sound Studio" (www.f1soundrecords.com)
in Plovdiv with sound engineer Vasil Valchev and subsequently
released single "Touch Of Destiny". Good reviews appeared, both
in Bulgarian and international press.
In June 2008 concert was filmed
at club "POLINERO Place", which was released on Home DVD in November
2009 under the title" 7 years on stage ".
In 2008 and 2009 continued
live performances in clubs in Bulgaria and motor fairs in the
In June 2009 the song "Touch
Of Destiny" participate in CD compilation of the German magazine
"Heavy". It was published in Germany in the second half of the
month. The song of the band is first one on the list, which gives
a great advantage - each having CD will hear the song. Brief information
and photo of the band were published in the magazine, along with
information about the other bands in the compilation. Also, songs
from the CD were played on the festival "Bang Your Head !!!",
which was held in the town of Balingen at the end of June.
In early 2010 from "HEAVY"
magazine was held an interview with Georgi Kushev and Dimo Petkov,
which was printed in the edition of the magazine in April. Also,
review of "Touch Of Destiny" was published in the magazine "Rock
Hard" in July, issue number 28.
Between October '10 and March'11,
Krossfire recorded their debut album "Learning To Fly" in "F.1Sound
Studio" in Plovdiv, Bulgaria and then mastered the material in
"Master Vargas Studio" in New York, USA. The album was released
on 15th of May 2011. The band embarked on their massive, more
than thirty dates tour throughout Bulgaria on 15th of February
At the end of the year Krossfire
signed a deal with German label "PURE STEEL RECORDS". The album
was released worldwide via label on 27th of January 2012. A
lot of excellent reviews appeared in international press and online
The band uses:
"Sennheiser" wireless mics and wireless guitars | "Yamaha" bass guitar | "Line6" guitar FX | "The T.Bone" wireless in-ear monitor
"KORG" and "KURZWEIL" keyboards | "Jackson" and "Schecter" guitars | "Premier" drums | "Paiste" cymbals
"Valeto" drumsticks | "Mapex" cases