Fans of The 69 Eyes will be stoked to hear the that lead vocalist Jyrki 69 released his debut solo album, Helsinki Vampire, today, June 23rd. Coinciding with the album’s release is the new track and for “Bloodlust,” which contains footage the upcoming movie Sunset Society. The movie, and consequently the “Bloodlust” video, stars the late Motörhead frontman Lemmy Kilmister making his last appearance post-mortem, Dizzy Reed (Guns N’ Roses), and Tracii Guns (L.A. Guns).
As you’ll hear, “Bloodlust” is reminiscent of ‘80s new wave combined with hardand the macabre. It’s catchy number.
Album pre-orders are available here.
Sunset Society is a film based on the iconic Sunset Strip about a pack of vampire rockers lead by Kilmister’s character. Jyrki 69’s portion of the music video for “Bloodlust” was filmed in Los Angeles at the historic Millennium Biltmore Hotel. The music video was directed by Vicente and Fernando Cordero of Industralism Films.
Speaking about the video with RollingStone.com, Jyrki 69 said:
‘Bloodlust’ is The Lost Boys movie taken into modern day to the Sunset Strip. Aren’t we all so glad to see that Lemmy’s doing all right? He lives forever!
Rock Hard \m/