Interview with Rex Rosario

WTS: Rex, tell us about your experiences from your childhood and your tryst with music, how did it all begin? Rex: I don’t remember exactly when I started learning, music is a traditional thing for us – it came from my grandfather, to my father and to me – and…

Kim Benzie of Dead Letter Circus

‘What’s The Scene?’ interviewed Kim Benzie, vocalist of the sensational Australian alt-rock band ‘Dead Letter Circus’ who are all set to headline the massive battle of bands at the BITS Pilani KK Birla Goa campus along with Inner Sanctum on the 3rd of November. WTS: Karnivool, Parkway Drive and now Dead…

In conversation with Jordan Rudess

Jordan Rudess has had a busy few months. After an extensive 14-month tour with his band, the keyboardist and one-half of the primary songwriting force behind Progressive Metal act Dream Theater was in Chennai for a week-long residency programme with the Diploma students at Swarnabhoomi Academy of Music (SAM), which…

Interview with Swarathma

WTS:What are the main themes or topics of most of your songs? Sanjeev: We don’t have any definite concepts or themes when we make a song. If we like the interview today, tomorrow we may do another song based on this interview. We consciously don’t make songs on particular subjects…

Interview with Sarvesh Srivastava of Sickflip

Sarvesh Srivastava is a 20 year old music producer and DJ from Mumbai, most famous for his work with Mental Martians. At the moment, Sarvesh is focusing on his collaborative solo project called Sickflip. Apart from playing shows across the country, he’s also currently working on his album which will be…

Interview with Bhoomi

Bhoomi was formed in April 2002 with the intention of playing original music in the cover-infested scene in India. Recognized as one of the best bands from Bangalore, the band is presently in the process of recording their first album. WTS caught up with band members Sujay, Praveen, Tony and…

Interview with Rzhude David

Rudy David aka Rzhude is a Bangalore-based singer-songwriter, studio owner, sound engineer and producer. He is also a founder member of Thermal And A Quarter (TAAQ) with numerous singles, albums and tours to his credit. Currently, he’s a session bass player for Dr. L Subramaniam Global Fusion Group, Lucky Ali,…

Interview with Lamb of God at Clark’s Exotica

What’s The Scene? caught up with the members of Lamb of God, the American heavy metal band from Richmond, Virginia before their performance at Nokia aLive 2012 and here’s what they had to say about performing in India, their music and more…  WTS: When you guys started out way back in ’94 in Richmond Virginia,…

Interview with Cauchemar

Cauchemar is a traditional Doom Metal band, formed by Canadian couple Annick Giroux and François Patry. Currently on a worldwide journey, Cauchemar did a one-off show in Bangalore, India as part of the TrendSlaughter Festival. WTS caught up with the travelling doomsters before the gig for a fun-filled chat. Read on…

Interview with Siddhartha Khosla, Goldspot

Goldspot is a Los Angeles-based band founded by singer/songwriter Siddhartha Khosla. They shot to fame with their debut album – ‘The Tally of the Yes Men’ and followed up with ‘And the Elephant is Dancing’. After a powerful performance at the Hard Rock Cafe, Pune on Jan 25th 2012, Siddhartha…