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KRYPTOS release brand new music video and reveal new album details

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Literally, a metal fist in the air as the album cover. That’s how little of a doubt Bangalore‘s KRYPTOS want to leave regarding what their 4th full-length album Burn up the Night is going to be all about. This announcement was made today by their German label AFM Records who have finalized the release date to be September 23rd. The artwork is very[…]

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Alas! Behemoth is upon India…

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After a forgettable debacle involving the cancellation of the Indian Music Conference (2nd time in a row), Polish black mass meisters Behemoth have decided to give a second shot at playing on Indian shores. Come September 24th, you will get to see them play at the 4th Edition of the Deccan Rock festival. They will be headliners at the festival, which will feature rising stars of[…]

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Review: Rockavaria 2016

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One of the greatest advantages of living in Germany is that there is always a good concert or festival close to you. Rockavaria in Munich is (reasonably) close to where I live, and after the success from last year, it was only obvious that I would return this year. The billing included Nightwish, Dust Bolt, Slayer, Anthrax, Sodom and more[…]

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Bizarre Leprous Productions signs on Perforated Limb

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Bizarre Leprous Productions, a well known Czech grind label, announced via their Facebook page that they have signed on Bangalore based “ultra brutal guttural crushing death metal” band Perforated Limb for the release of their debut MCD titled “Genocide of the Righteous”. Here’s what the band’s frontman Rajeev Krishnaswamy had to say about this recent development: “We are extremely stoked and[…]

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High Voltage- A gig dedicated to Classic Metal

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Cyclopean Eye Productions and Mahatobar Distribution have come together to organize a gig, the first of its kind, solely dedicated to Classic Metal. Named ‘High Voltage’, this gig will feature some of the prominent names in the metal scene, like Kryptos, Dying Embrace, Gaia’s Throne, Amorphia and Against Evil. Co-headliners Dying Embrace will be celebrating their 25th anniversary since their[…]

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SKULL FIST confirm their slot at Bangalore Open Air 2016

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Canadian heavy metal puritans SKULL FIST have confirmed an appearance at this year’s edition of India’ biggest metal festival, Bangalore Open Air, on the 9th of June. The band will kick off their Asia tour  with this festival and are now the 2nd confirmed headliners at the festival, after SOILWORK. This will be the band’s first ever show in India.[…]

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What to expect at Wacken Open Air 2016

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With 115 days to go for Wacken Open Air 2016, here’s what to expect at the 27th edition of the biggest metal festival in the world! Iron Maiden brings the Book of Souls tour to the hallowed Wacken festival grounds. Iron Maiden live is always a treat and Iron Maiden at Wacken is always something special! Lamb of God’s stage[…]

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GODLESS, new death metal act from Hyderabad to release debut EP

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From Hyderabad, India emerge Godless, a new death metal band formed by members of Skrypt, Shock Therapy, and Eccentric Pendulum. Promising a new sound, None other than Joe Haley of Psycroptic (Australia) fame has mixed and mastered their debut EP, in addition to doing a guest solo on this debut album. A statement from the band reads: We are proud to[…]

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SOILWORK and PROVIDENCE announced for Bangalore Open Air 2016

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Swedish melodic death metal veterans Soilwork and Indian ‘gamer’ metallers Providence are the first acts that have been announced for this year’s edition of Bangalore Open Air, India’s largest open air metal festival. Soilwork have earned a mammoth reputation for themselves as consistent torchbearers of the Swedish melodic death metal movement while Providence have earned a reputation for their refreshingly ‘nerdy’[…]

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