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Ziro Festival of Music 2015 | photo showcase

— by  Music Malt   | Arunachal Pradesh Every September, since 2011, a sundry mix of music enthusiasts have been thronging the remote valley of Ziro in Arunachal Pradesh along with the Apatani tribesmen to produce an extended weekend that showcases the best of independent music in India. Ziro Festival of Music , is, undoubtedly one of the most sought after outdoor music festivals in India. Every year the festival is held at Ziro, a town in Lower Subansiri district of Arunachal Pradesh of North East India in the month of September. From Tetseo Sisters to Rewben Mashangva, Thermal & a Quarter to Boomerang, Dualist Inquiry to Nicholson, 2015 festival witnessed 35 acts by national and international bands and artists. Here are few moments from the event. (Photos by Nayan Deka and compiled by Ranjan Engticode) Ziro Festival of Music (photo - Nayan Deka) Ziro Festival of Music (photo - Nayan Deka) Ziro Festival of Music (photo - Nayan Deka) Ziro Festival of Music (photo

Intezaar by Antariksh

Antariksh Antariksh - a Delhi based Hindi rock band recently released their latest single "Intezaar" featuring Rini Rajput on vocals. The band describes their song as a combination of soulful and eclectic fusion of semi-classical vocals and soft rock music. Although the song was released on September 12, 2015 on YouTube and other online portals, Intezaar was actually created in 2010 for 'The Bet', a short Bollywood movie. The single also featured as a bonus track on Antariksh's first album, 'Khoj'. Considered as one of the best Hindi rock bands in India, Antariksh has performed in India as well as different parts of the world including UK and US. So far the band has collaborated and shared the stage with Advaita, Farhan Akhtar, Baiju Dharmajan, Hard Kaur, Euphoria etc. The band consist of Varun Rajput on Guitars and Vocals, Gurtej Singh on Guitars and Vocals, Vipul Malhotra on Drums and Sonic Shori on Bass. Antariksh released their debut album '

Slash ft. Myles Kennedy and The Conspirators to headline one of India's biggest rock music festivals

Slash and vocalist Myles Kennedy (photo: Stefan Brending) LIVE Viacom18 in partnership with MTV Indies is all set to bring none other than legendary Slash ft. Myles Kennedy & The Conspirators as the headlining artist for the latest edition of ‘MTV Indies Extreme’ - India’s one and only rock music and adventure sports festival. Saul Hudson, popularly known as Slash (former Guns ‘N Roses guitarist) started releasing solo material in 2010 and later teamed up with vocalist Myles Kennedy (from alt metal band Alter Bridge), will make his India debut in Mumbai on November 7th, followed by a second show in Bengaluru on November 14th, 2015. Slash is the the man behind some of the best guitar work on songs such as “Sweet Child O’ Mine” and ranked number 65 on Rolling Stone’s The 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time in 2011, and part of hard rock supergroup Velvet Revolver, will travel to India along with Myles Kennedy and the Conspirators. Slash said in a statement about playing

Vh1 to air The Europe Music Awards 2015; 5 Indian Artists in the running for best Worldwide Act

The Europe Music Awards , the coveted award show to honour the best in the music video medium, just got even more exciting with inclusion of five Indian nominations in their Worldwide Act Category. And bringing all this excitement to the TV screens is going to be none other than India's leading English Entertainment Channel from Viacom18 - Vh1 - that has procured the exclusive rights for airing the show in India. The five artists that have been nominated are Priyanka Chopra, Monica Dogra, Indus Creed, Your Chin and The Ska Vengers. One ACT from here who is most voted will go on to compete with the rest of the world These super-hot five Indian Artists have been nominated at the 2015 Europe Music Awards under the Best India Act category which falls under the Worldwide Act Category. The Worldwide Act category is a global category where the best talent is picked from across continents. Fans decide the best winning talent from amongst all the nominees through votes. The winner the