August 21, 2013
Progressive fusion, a melange of Hindustani strains, tabla and sitar, with drums, guitar, bass and keyboard, is ‘Rock Veda’s signature music »
August 4, 2013
The Post rock group says the genre came to them incidentally »
June 12, 2013
Band members of Point of View bring along Bumblefoot of Guns N Roses to the city for a concert, RANJANI RAJENDRA reports
June 5, 2013
Nicky Jatin Sharma talks to the vocalist/guitarist of Delhi-based band Rampazze, which believes in keeping the rock ‘n’ roll roots alive. »
May 22, 2013
Srikanth Panaman of the Bangalore-based metal record label, Iron Fist, talksabout the cosmic rationale behind Motorhead Tribute India, a compilation featuring 12 metal artists from across India tipping their hat to the British band »
April 30, 2013
Eric Clapton-Old SockUniversal Music; Audio CD: Rs. 395/-They say never judge a book by its cover. With this album, you cannot help but judge it by its cover! Aft...
April 16, 2013
Assam’s first all-girls’ rock band Hurrican Gals is making waves in the fusion music scene »
April 10, 2013
“Earlier rock bands were more active in Visakhapatnam than in Bangalore.” — Ramana Gogula »
March 30, 2013
After months of waiting, David Bowie’s newest album The Next Day — his first original work in over 10 years — has finally been released. And I am happy to say, the hype was well worth it. Da...
March 6, 2013
With no witches in the picture, Nicky Jatin Sharma caught up with this modern rock ‘n roll band in the city to find out more.
August 17, 2013
The author can’t help falling in love with Elvis Presley even though he died 36 years ago. »
July 1, 2013
It cannot be denied that popular music across nations is largely influenced by Anglo-American pop/rock aesthetics. Classics by Elton John, Paul McCartney, Bee Gees, Olivia Newton...
June 6, 2013
The second edition of the Bangalore Open Air comes to the city on July 6, bringing together a whole lot of metal bands »
May 23, 2013
Subir Malik of Parikrama and Shiv Ahuja of progressive rock band Five8 along with zillion fans were very close to watching Ray Manzarek live this year in Delhi. The gig was cancelled and with the keyboardist and founder of The Doors passing, there will never be a chance to hear the iconic opening of Light My Fire
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May 21, 2013
Ray Manzarek, a founding member of the 1960s rock group The Doors whose versatile and often haunting keyboards complemented Jim Morrison’s gloomy baritone and helped set the mood for some of rock’...
April 29, 2013
Remember the 1990s? You should, because it wasn’t too long ago. The denim fashion, the pop groups and then, of course, there was the grunge scene, followed by the rise of alternative rock and what...
April 10, 2013
Tamil rock bands are emerging as the game changers in the Chennai rock scene. »
April 5, 2013
The Idea Rocks India Concert featuring Bollywood musical trio Shankar Ehsaan Loy, like all shows involving high-profile performers, started well over an hour late. Further, to demonstrate ‘good t...
March 11, 2013
The boys of Broken Membrane seem to have realised the dream of most young bands. Fresh out of the studios, their album, New Age, stems from personal experiences
February 27, 2013
Percussionist Ramesh Shotham traces his musical journey that began in Madras and took him across the globe, embracing varied genres and instruments. »