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Bangalore Open Air 2013 – India’s biggest Pure Metal Festival

July 3, 2013

Enjoy very exciting Asia’s biggest Metal Festival in Bangalore. Bangalore Open Air 2013 bring you the finest International and local metal bands around. In 2012, the Bangalore Open Air metal festival powered by Wacken Open Air festival, to be headlined by Iced Earth and Kreator, and to be held on 16 June was announced. Bangalore was the first city in India where internationally popular rock groups Metallica, Iron Maiden, The Rolling Stones, Bryan Adams, Scorpions, Sting, Aerosmith, Elton John, Deep Purple among various other heavy metal groups performed live for the first time in India. And now you can enjoy again on 06 July 2013 at Jayamahal Palace Hotel Bangalore.

Bangalore Open Air 2013

If you’re tired of the pretentious nature of rock festivals in India then look no further than BANGALORE OPEN AIR. BOA is primed to be India’s biggest pure metal festival and is going to be an event for all true headbangers. Leave your trends and your core at the door because BOA is bringing a massive dose of face melting heavy metal to crush the unbelievers.

Ihsahn

Ishan

Ihsahn is a Norwegian composer, multi-instrumentalist and vocalist. He is best known for his work with Norwegian black metal band Emperor. He has appeared in Thou Shalt Suffer, up until March 4, 2006, played in Peccatum with his wife Ihriel (real name Heidi S. Tveitan), and now devotes himself to his solo albums.

Sodom

Sodom Bangalore open air

Sodom is a German thrash metal trio from Gelsenkirchen, formed in 1981. Along with the bands Kreator and Destruction, Sodom is considered one of the “big three” of Teutonic thrash metal. While all three bands created a sound that would influence death metal, Sodom’s music style would greatly influence many late-1980s and early-1990s black metal bands, among others.

Dark Tranquillity

Dark Tranquillity bangalore

Dark Tranquillity is a Swedish melodic death metal band from Gothenburg. They are one of the longest-standing bands from the original Gothenburg metal scene, and are one of the most integral pioneers of the melodic death metal genre of music.

Iced Earth

Iced Earth is an American heavy metal band from Tampa, Florida, formed in 1985, by guitarist and main songwriter Jon Schaffer and original drummer Greg Seymour. Originally founded under the name “Purgatory”, Iced Earth released their debut album in 1990. Since then, the band have released a total of ten studio albums, four EPs, three compilations, three box sets, one live album and one covers album.

Animals as Leaders

Animals as Leaders is an American instrumental progressive metal band that guitarist Tosin Abasi formed in 2007. It currently features guitarist Javier Reyes and drummer Matt Garstka. Prosthetic Records released the band’s self-titled debut album in April 2009. Abasi and Reyes are also members of the supergroup T.R.A.M, alongside former The Mars Volta wind instrumentalist Adrián Terrazas-González and Suicidal Tendencies drummer Eric Moore.

Leprous

Bangalore Open Show

Leprous is a Norwegian progressive metal band formed in 2001 in the metal town of Notodden, Norway, home of other bands such as Emperor, Ihsahn, Peccatum.The band went through some changes since their beginning, but current

ly their lineup consistes of Einar Solberg (synth/vocals), Tor Oddmund Suhrke (guitar), Rein Blomquist (bass), Øystein Landsverk (guitar) and Tobias Orne.
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