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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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Ghost releases new single from their EP ‘Popestar’

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Papa Emeritus II and his masked nameless ghouls are back with a brand new track called “Square Hammer” from their new EP ‘Popestar’. The song is an “infectious little beast”, as a reviewer had rightly termed it, and is the only original in the new release, the tracklist of which is given below: Square Hammer (new) Nocturnal Me (Cover: Echo[…]

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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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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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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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RECTIFIED SPIRIT announce sophomore progressive/power metal album ‘The Waste Land’

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The announcement from Guwahati‘s RECTIFIED SPIRIT will bring cheer to those yearning for something more theatrical from India. ‘The Waste Land‘ is the title being given to this progressive/power metal album, the 2nd full-length from the dormant band slated for release on September 10th, 2015. The distribution will be carried out by Transcending Obscurity, who already have been prominent in the promotion of[…]

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Cult Fest 2015 – A review

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A few years ago, if word got around that Cannibal Corpse were to be performing in Bangalore, most of us would have laughed it off as a rumor, refusing to believe it. Now, a few days after the festival, some of us are still in a state of disbelief- that it actually happened! The first edition of Cult Fest took[…]

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Vizag heavy metal newcomers AGAINST EVIL release debut single

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There is still new blood being born in the name of metal’s original sound. From Vishakhapatnam comes yet another such band in the form of Against Evil. They started out as a hard rock cover band name Echoes and have released their debut single ‘War Hero’ today which you can (and should) listen to right here. The artwork can be credited to All Things[…]

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KRYPTOS to tour Germany with DEATH ANGEL

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Bangalore’s old-school metal torchbearers Kryptos are continuing their sorties of Europe. This time around it may just be their biggest announcement yet. They have now confirmed a tour of Germany with thrash metal superstars Death Angel, from the United States. This tour comes on the back of a highly successful tour with Italian melodic black metal band Graveworm last year[…]

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