– by Itihas Shetty… The demons return with metal embossed all over them. It was in 2005 when a major change of sorts was seen in the Indian metal scene and only a demon(stealer) could have a hand in it. India’s only metal record label Demonstealer Records (DSR) dared to release Demonic Resurrection’s (DR) debut […]

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Being the biggest fan of black metal fan alive I feel cursed when I have absolutely no Indian black metal releases to look forward to. Expecting a release is a little to much I am asking for as there aren’t any black metal acts around. Barring a few who try there is not much of […]

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I had never heard of Deccan Rock Festival before I read about it on Rolling Stones India website. A small article that read Textures and Amon Amarth would come down and play for us. I had that sudden rush of blood moment when it finally began to sink in that Amon Amarth – a band […]

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Before I get started with the review i want to write something about my musical taste. I enjoy metal. I want it dirty, fast, brutal, dark, sick, perverted and straight forward. And I’d also like to add that I cannot spell blues when it comes to the genre. Having said that, there is something about this genre […]

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GIR XIII Bangalore leg – bands, crowd and everything in between. GIR has become one of those very few yearly gigs which i look forward to, and this year’s edition has already left me wanting for more. Thanks to Mr. Amit Sehgal for getting Enslaved, Satyricon and Sahg to perform for us. Respect. Attending a […]

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Ok to begin with this album has trounced every other Indian album in terms of recording. Actually, coming from DSR this is not surprising considering the experience. And ofcourse the man himself The Demonstealer (in this band also) loves challenges because its not all the time that the frontman of an extreme metal band does vocals […]

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…a boorishly Cursed Evolution… ingenerated with a Satyr like Face… Descension amidst hybrid din… infuriated by Clandestine Elements… an Expediton to Abnormalia to tarnish the (Forgotten) Land of Ice… crestfallen due to Altered Destinies…hankering for a Spiral Ascent… basking In Twilight’s Grace… Forsaken unto eternity…

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