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.
Former Them Clones guitarist Gucci Singh launched his collaborative project, Crazy Weather, with the release of their debut album, Half Life.
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.
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 Inmate by Asylum.
A review of Deafbreed by Cheisrah.
Though 2013 abounded in gigs, it was a pretty low-key year for Indian metal bands as far as album releases went. Quite a few promised albums never dropped for various reasons, the ones that did oscillated between ho-hum and downright unlistenable, and much of the year was given to bitching and moaning about the state of the scene. It wasn’t all that bleak, however; there were a few notable releases that made the top lists this year.
Swedish metal giants Meshuggah are all set to return to India to play at the Bacardi NH7 Weekender festival. They will be performing…
BHANUJ KAPPAL As a journalist, you learn to hate deadlines with a vengeance. You’re never really