One of the most well-known rock bands is Israel and definitely the most influential on the rock scene in the local scene is ready to explore the US Market.
The Chosen were founded by the vocalists Tom Petrover and Orit "TT" Shahaf during early nineties.
Since then they have released five studio albums, a double live album & DVD, and a unique "unplugged" live performance recorded at the world famous Philharmonic concert hall of Tel Aviv. The Chosen opened the Metallica concert in Israel, and opened the Rage Against The Machine concert in Israel as well.
The band has sold one Platinum and four Gold records until today and are considered the best and most successful Rock band in Israel, some might say a cultural phenomenon.
Achieving fame thanks to a wide base of fervent fans who follow them everywhere they performed. The band is best known for their intense and energetic live shows. They have toured all over Israel performing at concert halls and stadium arenas. They represent a whole generation of rock fans in Israel. The band was awarded the title "Band of the Year" by Galei Zahal, the number one radio station in the country, and in 2007 Album of the Year by the Israeli Music Channel for their 4th album 'Forte' which achieved gold status in 2008.
Through nonstop touring and constantly maintaining their artistic integrity, The chosen have managed to build their foundation and reputation, and become one of the biggest and most respected musical entities in Israel today.
Orit "TT" Shachaf - Vocals, Tom Petrover - Vocals & Guitar, Yahav Lipinski - Drums, Greg Perel – Bass, Zak Soulam - Guitar,
Eran Mitelman – Keyboards