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Heretic release debut album ‘Words to Epilogues’

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Chennai-based progressive rock/metal quintet Heretic released their debut effort ‘Words to Epilogues’ on 22nd December 2012. The album features 9 tracks of alternative/progressive metal. The album can be purchased from the OK Listen! website for just Rs 99. The band also recorded a music video for the track ‘Thoughts’. View it right here on Headbangers India! Support the scene!

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Megadeth to play at Bacardi NH7 Weekender, Delhi

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Megadeth have confirmed via their official twitter account that they are going to play at the Bacardi NH7 weekender in Delhi on October 14th, 2012. Supporting them will be Indian metal acts such as Bhayanak Maut, Scribe, Undying Inc, Solstice Coil and Delhi Metal Project. More information can be found at http://nh7.in/weekender/ncr/

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Gojira to headline Indian Metal Festival this December

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French progressive-metal outfit Gojira are set to headline the Indian Metal Festival on December 15, Bangalore. Although the venue hasn’t been finalized yet, it is most likely that it shall be the same as that for the LoG gig, i.e. Clark Exotica. The day-long event will be co-headlined by Cerebral Bore (who have visited India previously), and supported by Lebanese thrashers Inner Guilt,[…]

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Heathen Beast unveil ‘Contaminating The Ganges’ video

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Mumbai based self styled ‘atheistic black metal’ act Heathen Beast have uploaded a video for their song “Contaminating The Ganges” on their youtube channel. A brutally real video aimed at addressing a brutally real problem, be sure to check it out, along with the lyrics posted underneath. Video by Akash Dwivedi.

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Hellwind- New old school metal supergroup from Mumbai

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The nods to the old school seems to have been on a rise in India thanks to new releases by Albatross and Kryptos, but now another great quintet has ‘risen from the ashes’ of past bands such as Zephyr and Apollonian Quest, bringing you Hellwind. The band’s line-up is as follows (with innovative duties spelled out): Akshay Deodhar – The[…]

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Heathen Beast announce new EP details

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Mumbai-based black metal band Heathen Beast have released the name and cover artwork of their latest EP, the follow-up to 2010’s ‘Ayodhya Burns’. Titled as ‘The Drowning of the Elephant God’, the cover is exactly that: a photo of the annual immersion ritual of the Hindu elephant god Ganesh. The EP will be released on 23rd May 2012 and its[…]

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Solar Deity streaming new track ‘Snowless’ on bandcamp

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Barely 3 weeks have passed since their debut release, and Solar Deity have released yet another single up for streaming on their bandcamp page. As opposed to their debut effort, this track is less of orthodox black metal and more of a mid tempo/atmospheric approach to the genre. DSBM enthusiasts, lap it up. http://solar-deity.bandcamp.com/track/snowless Lyrics and other artwork. – http://mehtakyakehta.com/2012/04/22/snowless/

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Kryptos to play in Germany in July

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Bangalore’s old school metal maestros Kryptos will be playing at the In Flammen Open Air metal festival in Torgau, Germany; being held from 5th of 7th July 2012. This is the band’s second show in Germany and this time the festival is headlined by death metal heavyweights Obituary, Benediction and Decapitated. Indian metal’s conquest of Europe is getting even stronger[…]

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Blood & Iron release new album details

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Chennai based power metal band Blood & Iron are back! This was a recent update on their official Facebook page: “Greetings my friends! There’s a lot to report and here it is: Our new album – and Blood & Iron’s third will be titled: “Voices Of Eternity” Artwork duties will be handled than none other than Ishaan Kumar – an artist,[…]

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1833 AD announce release date for their debut album

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Delhi-based black metal band 1833 AD have announced 5th May as the release date for their debut album ‘My Dark Symphony’. The date coincides with the Summer Blaze Metal Festival in Delhi where the band will be part of the opening line-up along with Demonic Resurrection, Kryptos and IIIrd Sovereign, opening for US death metal band Nile. The album will[…]

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