Queens’ Tragic Rhapsody

Freddie Mercury | Photo Credit: Neal Preston/Corbis

Theatrical, brilliant, excessive and doomed – there had never been another band like Queen or a frontman like Freddie Mercury

Inside Gerard Way’s Crusade to Change American Music

Gerard Way | Photo Credit: CC/Stuart Sevastos

“The main objective was to change the landscape of music a bit. To re-boot Britpop in America”

Brit Prog Metallers The Safety Fire Nominated at UK’s Prog Awards

(from left) Joaquin
Ardiles, Calvin
Smith, Sean
McWeeney, Derya
Nagle, Lori Peri. Photo: Tom Barnes

British prog metal band The Safety Fire just wrapped up a tour, performances at UK’s Sonisphere and
Tech Fest and are nominated at the Prog Awards for their second album ‘Mouth of Swords’

DJ Pearl To Perform at Global Gathering 2014


Mumbai-based Pearl Miglani will perform at the festival alongside Pete Tong, Eric Prydz, The Prodigy and more

Dying Embrace Release First New Material in 10 years

Dying Embrace - (from left)
Deepak Raghu, Vikram Bhat, Jimmy Palkhivala and Pritham D’Souza. Photo: Dhruva Suresh

The Bengaluru death/doom metal band, formed 22 years ago, will launch
split CD out in February

Escher’s Knot Plot New Album

Escher's Knot - Madhav Ayachit, Siddhartha Ramanathan, Abijith Rao, Manu Krishnan, Anshuman
Mishra (from left). Photo: courtesy of the band

Progressive post-thrash
outfit Escher’s Knot about
their return from a period of
inactivity with a new single

How Indian Rockers Multitask

Multiple 1

Some of the country’s busiest musicians tell us how playing in different bands augments their skills besides helping them sidestep genre typecasting

Nervecell Working on New Material

(from left) Barney
Ribeiro, James Khazaal and Rami Mustafa. Photo: Courtesy of Nervecell

The Dubai metal band on gaining a following in the United Arab Emirates and their third new album

How U2’s Joshua Tree Was Recorded

Andy Munro

Award-winning UK-based sound engineer Andy Munro shares studio notes from his time spent with some of the world’s most famous bands

How Bengaluru Architect Kamal Sagar Convinced Jazz Legend Ahmad Jamal To Perform In India

American pianist and composer Ahmad Jamal performs live on stage at Olympia Bruno Coquatrix concert hall, in 2012, in Paris, France. Photo: Stephane ALLAMAN/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images

Sagar also set up the Windmills Craftworks Jazz Theatre and the Music Foundation to promote both international and Indian music in the country

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