(From - http://daskino.wordpress.com/2010/09/19/rock-in-india/ ) (Posted by: daskino | September 19, 2010 ) Rock music scene in India is extremely small when compared to the film or fusion scenes. Rock in India has its origins in the early 60′s and 70′s when international stars like ‘ The Beatles’ visited our country and brought their music with them. Many prominent artistes collaboration with Indian musicians like ‘Zakir Hussain’ and ‘Pandit Ravi Shankar’ have led to the development of ‘Raga Rock’. This led various radio stations such as BBC and The Voice of America, who played a major part in bringing Western pop , folk and rock music to the masses. Mainstream Rock, also called as ‘Heritage Rock’ is a major radio format used by many commercial radio stations, predominantly in U.S.A , Canada and India. However Indian Rock bands began to gain prominence only in the late 80′s. It was some where around this time the Rock band ‘Indus Creed’ formerly known as the ‘Rock Machine’ got
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