Saket's Turquoise Cottage played host to a pretty winning alternative electro rock gig on May 2 with White Beryl, and headlined by The Circus. We had Aditya Varma observe and report, and following are some of the evening's highlights.
A review of ARIA by Mumbai's experimental/progressive act, Symphony Novel.
We spoke to Escher's Knot vocalist, Abijith Rao, about the intertwining sounds and the unbreakable bond of the 'Knot.
In addition to blazing an explosive journey over 23 years of playing rock 'n' roll, Parikrama have also often faced criticism about a perceived lack of originality or an over-reliance on playing covers. Here, we speak with Subir Malik as he responds to the accusations. Scroll down to read the full interview.
A full decade of destroying every stage they step on, and Delhi’s extreme metal spearheads, Undying Inc., are showing no signs of slowing down. They’ve paved their own path, done it their way, and, above all, kept the process of writing and playing music with honesty at the forefront. Shomi Gupta sits down with the band for a long chat on their legacy, future plans, and everything in between.
Bangalore thrash metal band Theorized have released their debut full length album, Psychosphere. Thrash be thy name.
Bombay's favourite crowdfunded gig, Control-ALT-Delete, returns on June 1 at the Blue Frog. Oh, and it's an all-new METAL line-up they're going for this time. Read on to find out more about this initiative.
Delve deeper into the world of college band music and discover the different faces, shades, and textures of L for Vendetta.
Delhi's ska/reggae troupe, The Ska Vengers, have released an animated new video for their song, 'Modi, A Message to You', on the eve of the elections in the Capital. It caught our eye,and here are 10 observations from the video. You can also view the video at the bottom of the page.
Some of our favourite rockstars, the ones we thought had departed far too early, have actually been alive all this while and been super active on Twitter. We managed to find their secret Twitter accounts on the dark web and have posted them here for you.
A review of How Are You? We Are Fine, Thank You by Bangalore's folk metal outfit The Down Troddence.
Andrew Lu talks about all things metal happening in India in his all-new metal column: Turn On, Tune In, Drop Dead. Here, he introduces the column and talks about upcoming releases by Scribe and Undying Inc., and how he's looking forward to Bhayanak Maut in a Hell in a Cell!
A review of Deafbreed by Cheisrah.
Alien Sky Cult have been the object of much internet curiosity due to their unexpected showing on the Rolling Stone Metal Awards polls. However, the Delhi-based metal band are neither
Keshav Dhar of Skyharbor writes about Indian bands and the internet in this special column.
BHANUJ KAPPAL As a journalist, you learn to hate deadlines with a vengeance. You’re never really