We have worked with the following bands over time, with short descriptions about each. There are some interesting announcements that we will be making soon. Watch this space. Here you go-
ONSLAUGHT (UK)- Classic Thrash Metal
One of the biggest exports of British Thrash Metal scene from the early 80’s, Onslaught have now officially joined forces with Proximity Productions- Management. Their music is clearly distinguished by razor sharp guitars, deafening drum work and impeccable vocals blended with fine production, the way it was meant to be. The band recently celebrated the 30th anniversary of their magnum opus, The Force and have been ramming through everything, since their reformation over a decade ago!
RUDRA (Singapore)- Vedic Metal
Asia’s unholy kings and the true pioneers of Vedic Metal have yet again stood ground with their extreme music that meets Indian Classical/ Carnatic melodies producing their signature sound. Their music has been widely recognised for it’s originality, The band is set to celebrate 25 years and their eighth album- ‘Enemy of Duality’ is set to release this December 17th, 2016.
CHAOS (India)- Indian Thrash Metal
Hailing from the Southern state of Kerala; these Thrash geniuses are nothing short of epicness. The band writes some hard hitting Thrash Metal with the essence of the Old School flavor; packed with some of the coolest riffs and power packed drum work, loaded with insane screams and tight stage presence.
DARKRYPT (India)- Old School Death Metal
Formed in 2013, the band has put out one of the best Death Metal releases this year, with several collaborations ranging from Rogga Johannson (Sweden), Riju Dasgupta and Nitin Rajan. Their music is characterised by powerful vocals, razor sharp guitars that tear through and drum work that compliments the entire reception. The new album- ‘Delirious Excursion’ has mixing done by Greg Chandler at Priory Recording Studios (Cruciamentum, Chthe’ilist, etc.) and mastering by the legend Dan Swano at Unisound Studios (Asphyx, Bloodbath, etc).,
ARNWALD (Germany)- Dark Ambient/ Industrial
One man Dark/ Ambient Industrial Music project Arnwald, the ultimate brain child of ‘Arnaud Vansteenkiste’ has released his latest album- ‘Primal Expurgation‘ via Abstruse Eerie Radiance. The album is particularly noted for the unusual use of electronic instruments and has stood ground in its most Avante- Garde form.
ABSOLUTUS (Belgium)- Black Metal
ABSOLUTUS is a Belgium based Black Metal outfit that has been shattering the shelter of the unconscious since 2003. Their lyrical content deals primarily with nihilism, metaphysical journeys, eerie experiences and psychology inspired by writers such as E.M. Cioran and F. Nietzsche. Starting out as a traditional black metal entity, their absolution shifted towards a more aesthetic and experimental approach. Signed to home label Abstruse Eerie Radiance.
HIGH FREQUENCY (India)- Blackened Death Metal
High Frequency is one of the most underrated extreme metal bands from the local scene in India. Having won several accolades and winning, judging and playing many competitions, the band is returning back with this tour. HF’s music is reminiscent of legends like Death and Behemoth. The band’s music is relentlessly fast, aggressive, in-your-face blackened death metal.
LEBENSSUCHT (Germany/ Bulgaria/ Belgium)- Ambient Black Metal
This band has everything that a Black Metal fan would anticipate. Sick riffs, fast tremolo picking guitars, shrieked vocals (female vocalist), blasting drums and the ambient song structures. Influences vary from Bathory to Mayhem to Carpathian Forest but the band emerges out with their own signature sound that goes largely unparalleled with the musical professionalism of this band, building a unique atmosphere whose tunes reverb in your head as you listen to them. They have put out their new EP titled ‘Fucking My Knife’ recently that released in July 2016 released via Abstruse Eerie Radiance.
TRINERGIC (India)- Melodic Death Metal
The band had been on a hiatus with the recording of their new material and are all set to make a comeback this year. The band’s music is characterised by punching double bass drums, sharp guitars and slick bass lines, backed with roaring vocals. They have a very energetic live performance which the crowds have gone mad for!
THE CHRONIC LEGION (India)- Experimental Metal
The Chronic Legion have been one of the most promising bands from the New Delhi scene. The band is busy with their upcoming self titled album. They have announced several interesting collaborations in this album with well known artists in the Indian and international Metal circuit that is set to release in early 2017.
ABADDON (India)- Heavy Metal
The city of Bangalore has produced some good old school metal bands. Abaddon has been an active part of the scene ever since. They have released their first EP- ‘Son Of Hell’.
SHRAP (India)- Post Thrash/ Groove Metal
Shrap has been one of the better known bands from the Kolkata region. Having built a loyal fan base over the years, the band has managed to release two EPs which were both critically and commercially acclaimed. The band is known for their tight and energetic live performances. The front man Saptak Dey, recently got endorsed by ESP guitars, among various other endorsements that the band carries.
PRIME RAGE (India)- Death Metal
Death Metal from the likes Decripit Birth, Gorgasm with a touch of technicality.
Taken from the band’s old performance.
DIABOLUS ARCANIUM (France/ India)- Symphonic Black Metal
DA have been in the scene for quite some time. Having influences ranging from Dimmu Borgir to Emperor to Immortal.