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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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The Great Metal Year of 2012: Top 10 albums

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The List Blut Aus Nord – 777 – Cosmosophy (BaN – Epitome XIV) One of the most important bands in black metal today, BaN finally ushered in an age of black metal that is now visible as an admirable bunch of bands attempting to innovate and experiment within the framework of the genre. But the reason why this band remains[…]

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Ishaan Kumar’s Apocalypse List: Top 10 Metal Albums of 2012

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OK, so the world hasn’t ended, which only means that there will be more metallicious albums in the coming years. This year had its fair share of hits and misses, with quite a few letdowns and surprisingly, not a single power metal album I heard managed to enthrall me enough to make it to my top 10. Maybe I haven’t[…]

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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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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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Kreator to co-headline Bangalore Open Air along with Iced Earth

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It definitely seems like this will be the event of the millennium! It’s called Bangalore Open Air and is scheduled for the 16th of June 2012 in Palace Grounds, Bangalore. Some days ago, it was announced that Iced Earth would be co-headlining the event. And now, the second band to join this already killer line-up is the mighty Kreator! In[…]

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Something Wicked comes to Bangalore

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Bangalore Open Air metal festival’s co-headlining act was announced today on the event’s Facebook page and it is none other than power metal godfathers Iced Earth. If such is the stature of the co-headliner, one can only imagine how gigantic the headlining act will be. Make sure you’re in Bangalore on the 16th of June to witness this epic act.[…]

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