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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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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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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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Headbangers India Staff Picks: Top 13 albums of ’14

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The year 2014 is clearly over, but it left in its wake several metallic gems that some of us writers just can’t get over. This year was especially eventful as it saw several top-tier titans returning with new albums, a lot of new promise emerging from different bands around the world and yet, disappointment also abounded as familiar faces quit[…]

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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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More new music from Eccentric Pendulum

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Arjun Mulky (guitars) and Vibhas Venkatram (drums) let us in on another promising new snippet of new progressive material titled ‘Resisting Another Equation”, from Eccentric Pendulum. Watch the video from the Furtados Guitar Clinic conducted recently by Arjun Mulky, right here on Headbangers India.

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