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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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Delhi mourns the loss of COLOSSAL FIGURES vocalist Govind Marodia

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    Delhi’s most prominent progressive metal outfit COLOSSAL FIGURES lost their bandmate and vocal powerhouse Govind Marodia today, on June 8th, following a brain haemhorrage caused by a road accident. The following excerpt from Rolling Stone India sheds more light: Govind Marodia, the vocalist and founding member of Delhi progressive metal band Colossal Figures, passed away on July 8th[…]

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JUDAS ANCESTRY undergo massive overhaul

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Guwahati’s Judas Ancestry, who have been silent for the past few months after releasing a few symphonic black metal tracks in the past, have just gone through a massive reshuffle of their line-up. Here is an official announcement via their Facebook page: This is to inform everyone that Hillol Choudhury, Rohil Talukdar, Sumon Saikia, Rhittick Gogoi & Shantanu Baishya have choose[…]

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FRAGARAK to embark on a South East Asia tour in February

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  Progressive death metal act from New Delhi, Fragarak, has been confirmed to tour South-East Asia in February 2015. The 3-date tour will mark the band’s live debut in Singapore and Malaysia. After their inaugural Asian tours in Nepal and China last year in support of full-length release Crypts of Dissimulation, the band is all set to play 2 shows[…]

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Undying Inc reveal ‘Ironclad EP’ artwork & tracklist

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An official announcement from the Delhi groove-pummeling quartet: ALL SYSTEMS ACTIVATE! THE IRONCLAD IS READY TO DEPLOY! ALBUM ART & TRACK LIST REVEAL! UNDYING INC I R O N C L A D E.P 1. Snakes Of Inertia 5:04 2. Pit Mechanics 4:02 3. Ironclad 5:41 4. Beyond Trendkill 5:40 (tribute to Dimebag Darrell)** Produced by Keshav Dhar Recorded, Mixed[…]

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Fragarak announce tour of China

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New Delhi progressive extreme metal band Fragarak have announced a tour of China scheduled for April/May. The band will play at 2 festivals in Zhenjiang and Shanghai respectively. They will be playing alongside the mighty Impiety from Singapore and other acts such as Annalyn (Thailand), Tenside (Germany), Narakam (China) and many more. The band will tour during the same time[…]

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Skyharbor added to the Download Festival 2014 line-up

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As announced officially on their label Basick Records’s website, New Delhi– originated band Skyharbor will be delivering their progressive metal/djent tunes to the audience’s at Britain’s Download Festival this year. The band have been announced as part of the line-up on the Red Bull Live stage, headlined by Sikth, for the 14th of June. The festival also features artistes such as[…]

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Norway’s Inferno Metal Festival comes to India

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Rock Street Journal and VH1 India announced the inaugural Indian edition of the well-known Inferno Metal Festival that takes place every year in Norway. The announcement, which was made on January 20th, named New Delhi and Bangalore as the 2 cities to play host to the festival. Headlining this 2-day festival will be Norwegian death metal band Obliteration and thrash[…]

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Acrid Semblance release new single ‘Through the Glass Door’

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Delhi’s melodic death metal long-timers Acrid Semblance have been in and out of the news in the recent past. They have  surfaced with a  new single released on Christmas Eve. The song in question is called ‘Through the Glass Door’. The song is intended to be part of their long-awaited 2nd full-length ‘Land of Cowards’, more details of which will[…]

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