November 7, 2013
Was The Revivalists’ reaction when offered a chance to come to town
October 27, 2013
October is celebrated as International Drum Month and MetroPlus gets chatting with a few drummers from the city who tell us more about their muse
September 17, 2013
Arctic Monkeys – AM Rs 120 (iTunes MP3) What is it about British rock that’s without fail a delightful, diverse mix album after album? The Arctic Monkeys’ fifth s...
September 6, 2013
Core 304, the band which has been influenced by everyone from The Eagles to 3 Doors Down to Los Lobos and Gloria Gaynor, is performing in the city
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...
October 29, 2013
Lou Reed, the punk poet of rock ‘n’ roll who profoundly influenced generations of musicians as leader of the Velvet Underground and remained a vital solo performer for decades, died Sunday at 71.
October 9, 2013
At first glance, the rock musicians and the romantic poets of the eighteenth century may seem poles apart, but they have a lot in common including rebellion, substance abuse and dying young
September 16, 2013
The small tea shop at the entry point of the Manaveeyam Veedhi, near Vellayambalam Junction, has for the past many years served as the evening meeting point of musicians from various city-based ro...
August 28, 2013
Members of Doors of Perception talk about the pros and cons of being tribute and independent musicians »
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...