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A new GODLESS endeavour

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Twin-city-based bone crushers Godless have just released their 1st music video, for the song ‘Oneiros’. The song was part of their hugely successful debut EP Centuries of Decadence, which was recorded with new vocalist Kaushal LS. The band features members from both Hyderabad and Bengaluru. The EP is available for streaming online through all major streaming services, as well as up for sale on their website. Catch the band live[…]

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New Delhi’s FRAGARAK release brand new single

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‘In Rumination II- Reflections’ is the title of progressive death metal band Fragarak‘s new single, released as a motion graphics video. True to progressive form, the song is a roller coaster ride of a dark marriage between the esoteric and the innovative, clocking at over 11 minutes in duration. The song will feature on their upcoming 2nd studio release, which bears the[…]

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FRAGARAK guitarists become first Indians to be endorsed by SCHECTER Guitars

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Arpit Pradhan and Ruben Franklin of the critically acclaimed death metal band FRAGARAK are now proudly endorsed by USA based Schecter Guitar Research. They’re the first Indian endorsees of the brand. Schecter Guitars boasts an artist roster of the likes Gary Holt, Pete Townshend, Jeff Loomis, Mark Knopfler, Ritchie Blackmore, Chris Poland, Synyster Gates and many others. Reuben uses a[…]

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EXCLUSIVE: Indian premiere of Polish black/thrash meisters WARFIST

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Headbangers India is proud to present the exclusive Indian premiere of Polish black/thrash meisters Warfist, under Godz Ov War Productions. Their sophomore album “Metal to the Bone!” is due for release on Friday, 4th November and we’re proud to present the band to our listeners in India. Since the debut EP HellTyrant Rising in 2008, the band has been crushing[…]

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Review: Wacken Open Air 2016

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Every year metalheads from all over the world travel to the Holy Land of Wacken. This year was the 27th edition of the world’s biggest heavy metal festival and like its slogan said, RAIN OR SHINE. Wacken and rain simply go hand in hand these days but that doesn’t make it any less fun. Day 0 (Tuesday) We started our[…]

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When Cannons Fade…..

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Last year on the 14th of September, the death metal world unexpectedly lost one of the greatest drummers it has ever seen, at the young age of 38. Martin “Kiddie” Kearns, drummer extraordinaire at Bolt Thrower, lost his life exactly a year ago and left everyone saddened. Our thoughts go out to the family of Martin Kearns once again and[…]

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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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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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Nominees in the ‘Metal’ category at the Radio City Freedom Awards announced

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On 16th February, Radio City announced the nominees for their annual Freedom Awards. This year saw all of NINE nominations in the ‘Best Metal Artist’ category, spanning cities across India. The nominees are as follows, VOTE for your favourite:   BHAYANAK MAUT– ‘Now Creation. Forever Destruction’| Man INNER SANCTUM– ‘Guardian’| Legions Awake AMORPHIA– ‘The Lieber Code’ AGAINST EVIL– ‘War Hero’| Fatal Assault ALBATROSS–[…]

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Review: Party.San Open Air 2015 – Hell Is Here

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Music festivals can be strenuous. Camping in tents, lack of proper nutrition, lack of proper sanitation and unrelenting weather conditions. Sounds almost like a mountain climbing expedition. When you’ve already been to a few festivals over the summer, the only thing you want to do on a free weekend is sit at home, probably Netflix and chill (literally or otherwise)[…]

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