Author Archives: Abhilash Achar

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About Abhilash Achar

Abhilash Achar may be remembered as the (in)famous guy behind hits such as 'Extraterrestrial Human Being' and 'The guy who spent way too much time on the internet' or from his earlier works such as 'Serving justice in the mosh-pit'. He is currently working on his next big hit, 'Lounge Bedroom Music for a Metalhead' (You are welcome.) Find his musical misadventures at last.fm/user/humanethb

February 14, 2012

Chilly Potato at The Kyra Theatre, Bangalore

By - on 14/02/2012 at 4:13 pm

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      It was a warm, dry afternoon. Feasting on the extreme local cuisine was the first priority that day. Hyderabadi Biryani, at Four Seasons was a delight and best served with soda. With yummies in our tummies, we arrived well ahead of the crowd. The location was Mountain Heights which is primarily a tourist attraction with huge naturally occurring boulders covering the landscape. Quite an apt place for “Deccan Rock,” one would think. Day One of the festival was scheduled to begin at 2 p.m. but no one was allowed to enter the venue before 4:30 p.m. and the show went on to start only by 4:45 p.m.  Usually, rock/metal shows do start…

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Wac?aw is the guitarist in the technical death metal group Decapitated. WTS had a quick chat with him during Decapitated’s visit to India and here’s what he had to say… WTS: This was the first stop for Decapitated in this part of the world, what have been your impressions about music(especially metal) in India? Vogg: Yes, this was indeed the first time for Decapitated to play in this part of the world.Probably we are the first Polish metal group which has had an opportunity to play in India ever! And of course we had a great experience too! I mean, the show in Hyderabad was awesome and the people were so friendly and it was such a pleasure to be there….

April 14, 2011

Interview with Fractalline

By - on 14/04/2011 at 12:47 pm

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Fractalline is a 4-piece death metal band from LA with KP Krishnamoorthy on guitars, Jordan Nalley on vocals, Ray Rojo on drums and Sandesh Nagaraj on bass. WTS caught up with the band members after their recent show in Bangalore, where they spoke about their ‘Indianfestation’ tour , the Indian metal scene and their story so far… WTS: How has your Indianfestation tour been so far? KP: This tour was originally supposed to span six cities but there were a few changes in the plan. Nobody is going to turn up for anything when there’s a cricket match happening. So we are playing at four cities now. We’ve had a very good response from the cities where we’ve…