Indian rock bands from Kerala

Are you looking for some rock bands from Kerala? Take a look at some of these rocks bands from the Gods own country.

I would like to introduce you guys to the new face of Indian rock. The bands that changed the rock sensation of India. I'm talking about 4 bands that originated in Kerala.

4.Crimson wood

1.Motherjane (Progressive Rock)

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motherjane is from Cochin, formed in 1996. So far they have released two albums. Both have a very good music and lyrics accompanied with an Indian classical touch. Guitars are extremely good. They released their debut album "Insane Biography" in 2001 and second album "Maktub" in 2008. They won Asia's No.1 Rock Act in 2009 at the AVIMA Awards. Yes!, They are the No.1 band in Asia. Recently they played in a major rock festival called Java Rockin' Land Festival which was held in Indonesia. Motherjane has been featured in RSJ and Rolling Stone Magazine.
One should listen to their songs being the witness of their excellent music, I'm sure one will love it.

My favorites :

Chasing The Sun
Fields of Sound
and all of them...

Motherjane got lots of Awards and recognition from all around the world. Check out their website.
You can download their Albums are free for download on the website. One can pay if they like their songs, in order to support them.
Check myspace and YouTube for audio and video.

2.Avial (Alternative Malayali Rock)

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Avial Band is From Trivandrum formed in 2003. So far they have released one album titled "Avial". All songs are in Malayalam. The funny part is that most of the malayalees have never heard of Avial, and Avial is popular among non-malayalees. All of their songs are good go to their website to listen some tracks. Avial was featured in Rolling Stone Magazine. Check out YouTube for Nada Nada video.

My favorites

Nada Nada
Ettam pattu
Njan Aara
and all of them...

3.Heretic (metal/hardcore/metalcore)

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Heretic is from Cochin formed in 2005. They are the hardcore metal guys. Their songs are awesome. Music and vocals are really appreciable. Main attraction is their vocals. With a blend of Growling and Clean voice their songs will affect your whole body. Your heart will pump adrenaline through your veins.
They haven't released any albums. They are definitely working on it. You can download their 3 songs from their website. Motherjane recommends Heretic.

My favorites

Slaves And The System
Bleed To Heal

4.Crimson Wood (Alternative/Metal/Rock)

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Crimson Wood originated in Trivandrum in 2007. Music is heavy. They have released only 1 song titled "My King". This band is recommended by Avial.

My favorites

My King.

So that's all, Please support these bands. There are other Indian bands like Kryptos, Parikrama, Junkyard Groove, Ahimxa etc. Listen to their songs and support them too.

Sooraj E

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