The music of the band "Breed 77" (pronounced "Breed Seven-Seven") is a fusion of rock, metal and flamenco.
Breed 77 originate from Gibraltar http://www.placeopedia.com/?12190 (Map), an overseas territory of the United Kingdom. Old school friends from Gibraltar; Paul Isola, Danny Felice, Stuart Cavilla met up in London and became informally known as the ''Gibraltar Mafia''. When in late April 1996 this circle of friends formed a band, they wanted a name to reflect their joint origins and called themselves simply ''Breed''. The band were forced to change their name because it was previously registered by Steve Hewitt (Placebo) on his vanity record label. Stuart Cavilla, the band's bass player, had previously worked as a motorcycle courier under the call sign of ''Kilo 77'' or ''K77'', and the band became ''Breed 77''.
In 1998, ''Kerrang!'' readers voted Breed 77 the 'Best Unsigned Band'. In 1999, they won both the ''Metal Hammer'' and ''Kerrang!'' awards for the best new band. Then in 2001 they signed a five album deal with Albert Productions the legendary Australian publisher of AC/DC.
Breed 77's first self-titled album was first released in November 2001 and due to a...
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