20 Terrible Debut Albums by Great Artists

David Bowie, Billy Joel and 18 more iconic artists who made a bad first impression

Photos: G-Shock Rolling Stone Metal Awards 2016 Pre-Show – Insurrection 6.0

Bengaluru folk/groove metallers The Down Troddence at the Rolling Stone Metal Awards pre-show Insurrection 6.0 at the Humming Tree. Photo: Sairaj Kamath

The sixth edition of the Bengaluru gig series drew a formidable crowd, with folk/groove metal band The Down Troddence and prog metallers Escher’s Knot and Bhopal death metal band Elemental bringing the house down

Stone Temple Pilots Launch Open Audition for New Singer


“No one will ever ‘replace’ Scott, that was never the intent,” band says jointly. “The intent is to continue on, to evolve and … make music”

French Band Success Return to India

Success. Photo: Gaëlle Evellin

The electro-rock band to play in four cities, kicking off with wine and music festival SulaFest this weekend; plan to collaborate with Indian musicians

Watch Beyonce’s Surprise New Video ‘Formation’


Day before Super Bowl 50 halftime appearance, singer debuts first new song in over a year

G-Shock Rolling Stone Metal Awards 2016 Nominees Announced

RSMA 16 Logo

Zygnema, Inner Sanctum and Third Sovereign lead nominations for the seventh edition of RSMA

Saxophonist Rhys Sebastian Revisits Chick Corea, Beethoven and OP Nayyar All At One Gig


The Mumbai musician will team up with artists such as Ravi Chary, Merlin D’souza and Gino Banks at the ‘Rhyme & Rhythm’ concert to be held this month

From The Archives: Duff McKagan Dissects ‘How to Be a Man': Inside the Gritty New Ballad and Book


Bassist teams with ex-Guns N’ Roses guitarist Izzy Stradlin, Alice in Chains frontman Jerry Cantrell for book theme song

In Defense of the CD

Photo: Arbitrarily0

Are we being too quick to toss out an old friend?

65daysofstatic, Colour Haze to Play at Bengaluru’s Indie March Festival Next Month

UK post-rock/electronic band 65daysofstatic will perform at Indie March in Bengaluru. Photo: Danny Payne

The UK electronic/post-rock band and Germany psychedelic stoner band join the likes of Malayalam rock band Avial, Mumbai instrumental rock band Pangea and prog/psych rockers Parvaaz across four stages on March 19th and 20th

Choices by Blakc

  • February 10th, 2016 Ankur & The Ghalat Family, Coshish in Mumbai at Todi Mill Social
  • February 10th, 2016 Laxmi Bomb, Nirmika Singh in Mumbai at Blue Frog
  • February 11th, 2016 Bombay Black Hole in Mumbai at Blue Frog
  • February 11th, 2016 Classic Wild in Bengaluru at Hard Rock Cafe
  • February 11th, 2016 Shannon and The Silent Riot in Pune at Hard Rock Cafe

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