What is a “best” guitar? One word: Nothing.

‘Best guitar’ is a very subjective term, ‘bad guitar’ on the other hand, isn’t.  No matter what level guitarist you are: novice, noob, progressive, moderate, professional, ace, or just a guy-who-roams-around-with-a-guitar-to-fetch-girls, you will come across guitars which totally rule and others that totally suck. Definitions of a best guitar can be arrived at by different…

Hail Weekend!

After a week of backbreaking hard work, it’s time to let your hair down. So what all awaits you today in the city? Here’s what! Jazz Duo: Sylvie Bourban (Vocals) with Mattias Windemo (Acoustic Guitar). Where?  Live at Alliance Francaise De Delhi, 72, Lodhi Estate When?  7pm  onwards …And Indian Ocean Live Where? Striker Pub…

Gig etiquette.

Not that I have attended many gigs, but I have attended enough to gather that some people should learn gig etiquette. No wonder seeing your idol right in front of you playing the songs you insanely love is maddening, but forgetting that there are people around you who are experiencing just the same is unjustified….

Boredom is not a burden anyone should bear.

And so Maynard gave a new meaning to the word Tool. Tool is the undisputed king of Progressive Metal. Country: America Established: 1990 Genre: Progressive Metal, Heavy Metal, Alternate Metal. Band Members: Maynard James Keenan- Vocals, Danny Carey- Drums, Adam Jones- Guitar, Justin Chancellor- Bass, Paul D’Amour- ex-bassist. Nothing said about Tool can be enough…

Keep Kalm(ah)

Kalmah was my gateway to Metal (2007). Before I begin to describe, a small disclaimer: Kalmah could be very heavy, not for faint hearted and alternate rock, blues, jazz, electronic, house music lovers. Country: Finland. Established: 1998 Band Members: Pekka Kokko (Vocals and Rhythm guitar), Antti Kokko (Lead guitar), Timo Lehtinen (Bass guitar), Janne Kusmin (Drums), Veli Matti Kananen (Keyboard, current member). Marco Sneck (Keyboard, ex-band member)….

Suggest, don’t insist.

I obviously want people to read my blog, but the reason why I never insist anyone is: True story 😉

Myths about Metal, busted.

If you are one of those people who think Metal is for the depressed, aggressive, dejected, ruthless, mentally sick, retarded etc. then please refer to the image below. I have been asked questions like: “What do you like in this?”, “This is just noise, how can you like it?”, “Has some demon entered this guy? Why…

The undeniable intervention of music in everyone’s life.

I decided to take a detour and write not about my favourite bands (that will come in later surely) but about how at every point in life, music can mystify one’s soul and give a kick to a retarding mood. Music is one of those things that work both as a magnifier and as a…

How I got acquainted with Metal

When I was a kid, I used to listen to Backstreet Boys, Boyzone, n-sync, Take That, Westlife, and any other pop band that ever exited back in the 90s. [Trust me, there were many] When I grew a little older, my brother made us see a video tape, which had songs by MJ and soon…