(ביר7) is a Ska punk
band from Be'er Sheva
. The name is a shortened version of the city's name - Sheva
is Hebrew for seven. The band was formed in 2001
, and recorded its first album in 2003. The album Skandal
was distributed by an indie
label named "Ra records". It was sold out and later uploaded online.
Beer7 performs all over Israel, in punk festivals, clubs and pubs. They performed with Israeli bands Useless ID, Sartan HaShad, Kuku Bloff veHayetushim, Beat 69, and the Australian band Yidcore.
Beer7's music video for the Operation Ivy tribute The Radio's Not a Friend reached 1st place on the Israeli music video channel, Music 24.
The band's currently recording their second album, "Birat Ha'Negev".
Beer7 in the Israeli punk scene
There were few women on stage in Israeli punk rock
shows before Beer7's Dafna Arad
. This started a whole girl scene that includes bands like Va'adat Kishut
, Phoney Pony
, and CUBAN B
, all girl-fronted.