About Us

Sold my Soul is a blues rock/hard rock band founded in January 2012 by the guitarist Smok Smoczkiewicz previously performing with the British power Trio Firebird and other groups in the UK. The music played by the band has it’s roots in the 1960’s blues an 1970’s rock. You can clearly hear many influences which band blends together it’s own way creating own sound and in some ways adding new spice to the genre.

Current line-up

Łukasz “Lipa” Lipowczan – Vocal
Smok Smoczkiewicz – Guitars
Cezary Majewski – Drums
Mieszko Służewski – Bass

Our Story

2012-2013

In September 2012 band releases their first EP and the first two gigs of the band in the Opole region (Silesia) are sold out. The group gets their first favorable reviews and in 2013 wins the Rysiek Riedel “In memoriam” festival. the groups music was then on air in the Polish National Radio “three” Radio and regional stations such as Radio Opole, Radio “Revolta” Radio “Afera” Poznań, Radio “Świdnik” etc. In September that year the group will open International Drum Fest in Opole (supporting Doug Aldrich with his Steamroller) and will continue performing concerts until the end of the year.

2014 -2016

The band’s debut album is released on May 3, 2014. “Teraz albo Nigdy” (Now or Never) is a first single of the album. By the end of 2014 the album gets very good reviews in Poland and Spain. Gitarzysta (The Guitarist Magazine) gives it review 8/10 and prints two articles of considerable size about Sold my Soul and leader of the band Smok, over the period of 7 months. A wonderful distinction for a debut band! In addition the band is awarded second place in the bluesonline.pl contest in the album of the year category. Winter 2015 sees the release of the new official video ‘Dream of yesterday’ while in April Sold my Soul performs its first foreign tour of Spain (8 club gigs) and later that year continue to play gigs in Poland. In 2016 went through line-up changes in the meantime while looking for a new singer band played few gigs with guest appearances of fellow singers.

2017-2020

In march of 2017 new video single is released with a new lead vocal Łukasz “Lipa” Lipowczan in the new line-up. Single “Ostatni Król” ( The last King ) a song dedicated to B.B King. The band plays gigs throughout the year. In December the 20th of 2017 single “Joy Machine'” is being released. The end of February 2018 the group goes into the Stobno recording studio to record a new material for its second album. After that, in June 2018 Sold My Soul goes on its second tour of clubs in Spain ( 11 club dates ) and after that plays few dates in Poland. 08 of March 2019 “Beyond the darkness” was released, preceded by the premiere of the music video “Hoppy Queen” followed by another video “Forest Woman” a month later. In April the second album of the band, was awarded the record of the week in Radio Rzeszów and later in Radio Lublin. In July Sold My Soul wins an award at Blues nad Bobrem Festiva. From August until December band is on the road promoting “Beyond the darkness”.