The name Gerhana Skacinta was a spontaneous idea by Edy who was hardly
thinking of a name for his Blue Beat band. The idea was to have a classic
name for the band.
Gerhana Skacinta was formed by Edy with his current line up; Rejab
(trombone), Widy (main vocal), Bakri (drum), Jalud (E-bass and upright
bass), Didi (guitar), Fairus (piano and organ) and Edy himself as
trumpeter and vocal.
The line-up of Gerhana Skacinta included Bijan (keyboard), Acong (bass),
Rudy (drum) and Chiwok (2 nd trombone) with the rest as mentioned above.
About half a year later, Rudy and Bijan had to leave the band to further
their studies. Rudy's position was then replaced by Olie, ex-member of
Republic of Brickfields , Carburetor Dung and Silent Death. As soon as he
joined the band, Olie introduced Edy to a young and talented Fairus who
was a freelance musician, to replace Bijan. Then, Pian, who's a friend to
Edy joined Gerhana Skacinta casually fulfill the band's need for a
Within a short period of time, Gerhana Skacinta built their own empire and
countless fans demanded for them to record an album.
NOMINATION FOR AIM 12:
BEST GROUP VOCAL PERFORMANCE IN AN ALBUM - GERHANA SKACINTA : THE NEW
BEST LOCAL ENGLISH ALBUM - THE NEW AUTHENTIC : GERHANA SKACINTA/ EDY 'KING
DJANGO JR' HERWAN