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Gutslit part ways with long time guitarist

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Bombay based Slam Grinders have parted ways with founder – guitarist Dynell Bangera. Said the band in their official statement: “Our Guitarist and brother, Dynell has decided to leave the band. His work schedule and personal commitments are making it difficult for him to continue with Gutslit. We wish him luck and the search for a guitarist who can fill[…]

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Dark Tranquility unveil album art and tracklist for upcoming album

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One of the guardians of the Gothenburg sound, Dark Tranquillity, released their first album 20 years ago and are still going strong. The fans will be happy to hear that they are ready to release their 10th album. Today the band has revealed the tracklist and cover artwork for the new album that, according to them, perfectly catches the spirit of[…]

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‘Metal to our (y)ears’: A paper on Indian metal and its fans

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Headbangers India would like to announce its support to Vishal Kapatkar, a Masters Student whose dissertation topic is Heavy Metal in India, affects of Public Relations (if any), Media & New Media, ”metal to our (y)ears…”. He is aiming at capturing the experiences and thoughts of Indian metal fans, and illustrating them in his dissertation. Please help him out by[…]

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Skyharbor part of the main line-up for Tech Fest 2013

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Delhi’s Skyharbor, the progressive metal/djent brainchild of Keshav Dhar, are all set to bang heads and cross axes with the likes of Scar Symmetry, Veil of Maya, Tesseract, Xerath, Sybreed and a whole bunch of other heavyweights at the UK’s Tech Fest 2013. The band will play on the 13th of July, smack in the middle of the 11th to[…]

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Purgation signed by Slaughterhouse Records USA

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Old-school death metal band Purgation, hailing from Kolkata, have been signed to Slaughterhouse Records, an underground record company based in the United States. The record company released an official video heralding that announcement with the song ‘System Impaled’ by the band:   The band is also getting set to finish recording their cover of ‘Terminal Show’ by Motorhead, to be[…]

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Burning Sea Festival cancelled

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The highly anticipated metal-festival-by-the-beach, Burning Sea has been cancelled due to unforeseen taxation hikes on ticket prices. Click the link to know the full story. This festival also included Indian bands Inner Sanctum and Albatross as part of its line-up.

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Albatross confirmed for Burning Sea Festival, Croatia

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As if time itself wants to play blinking games with our website, here is another announcement of an Indian metal band at a European festival this year. Heavy/horror metal band from Mumbai, Albatross, have now been confirmed as the 2nd Indian band at Croatia’s Burning Sea Festival in Zadar. This announcement of them joining Inner Sanctum there comes less than[…]

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Inner Sanctum confirmed for Metalfest Open Air, Poland

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After being confirmed for Burning Sea Open Air in Croatia, Bangalore’s Inner Sanctum have been announced as part of the line-up for Metalfest Poland 2013. This marks their 2nd European appearance of this year and the 4th Indian metal performance in Europe for 2013 so far (the others being Kryptos at WOA Germany and Zygnema at Inferno Open Air Norway).[…]

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New music video from Devoid

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Death/thrash metal Mumbaikars Devoid have unleashed their new music video for their song ‘Brahma Weapon’ from the new EP ‘The Invasion’. Watch it right here on Headbangers India:

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Undying Inc seek new vocalist

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Delhi-based groove/math metal band Undying Inc have now officially decided to ask for your help. If you are a vocalist and want to join a band that has toured Norway, among doing other great things, read on: UNDYING INC Throat Shredder Wanted.  Official Press Release.  March 2013. UNDYING INC is currently seeking a new and permanent lead vocalist. We have[…]

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