Welcoming a Heavy New Year!

With 2016 coming to an end, let us discuss what awesome surprises 2017 has for us. Well here is a clue – it is going to be a heavy new year! Because some amazing metal fests are on their way as the new year arrives. First up, we have – 1. 70000 Tons of Metal Happening…

Download Iron Maiden game, only to delete it

The much hyped about Iron Maiden mobile game, just came and went. Being an enthu fan, I instantly downloaded it, only to realise that I could not play it as instantly. The game took, and I am not kidding you, 25 minutes to install. I was bored to the point that I took a nap, while…

Being the only metalhead in your group of friends

This HAD to be written. Apart from being called loner, dark and n number of other things, we all agree the following 10 points are just what our minds have become immune to. You have to answer the question: How do you like this music? It is just noise! People perceive you as dark, gothic…

COB has a new guitarist!

Alas Children of Bodom has announced their new guitarist, and it comes as no surprise that the new guy is ex-guitarist from Norther. Norther sounded like them, and now we have Daniel Freyberg join COB. After an official post by COB’s Facebook page, they have confirmed that fans can expect to see him in the upcoming…

Megadeth – Dystopia

Megadeth just released the title track from their upcoming album  – Dystopia also featuring their new guitarist –  Kiko Loureiro. The album is set to release on January 22, 2016, though listening to the song would teleport you back to 90s. How many horns on the metal meter? I’d say 6/10. Give it a listen and…

All you Randy Blythe fans, you can soon read his autobiography.

Randy Blythe’s autobiography finally has a release date! The autobiography, named –  Dark Days: My Tribulation And Trials will be released on July 14th by Da Capo Press. The autobiography comes ofcourse after the controversial sentence he had to serve in  Czech Republic. You may have read many metal autobiographies, and after a point they all seem…

Metal fest to attend in 2015

Though 2015 is a bit far still, but some great news for Norwegian Metal lovers is already here! I am talking about Karmoygeddon, to be held in Norway in 2015. It is a 3-day music fest overflowing with epic Metal Bands. What all bands are participating? For starters, two of my favourite bands are coming together:…

Soul Strings

Once in a lifetime, you get a chance to interact with renowned musicians and also listen them sing. I got such opportunity when the maestro of Indian classical music Ustad Amjad Ali Khan, and his sons Amaan Ali Khan and Ayaan Ali Khan came together at Taj Mahal Hotel, New Delhi. The purpose? Ustad Amjad…

Hail Ragasthan – an escape to music in sand dunes

  There comes a time in life when work becomes your master and you unknowingly ignore all the fun life has to offer. Same shit happened with me, when my best friend Saurav aka Sauki, asked me to go along with him to Ragasthan, and I declined because I was swamped with work. What is…

NH7 Weekender is here!

After a disappointing line-up by my past heroes The Great Indian October Fest (Bangalore) and Rock ‘N India being postponed until next year, my hopes of attending a metal gig this year were thrashed. But then NH7 emerged as a Good Samaritan. Though the line-up is not the best, but at least these guys are…