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Red Hot Chilli Peppers guitarist Jack Sherman dies aged 64
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Red Hot Chilli Peppers guitarist Jack Sherman dies aged 64

Sherman joined Red Hot Chilli Peppers in 1983 replacing guitarist Hillel Slovak. He later left the band upon Slovak's return.

Evolution of post rock in India: How the sub-genre trounced unfamiliarity and apathy to earn a loyal following
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Evolution of post rock in India: How the sub-genre trounced unfamiliarity and apathy to earn a loyal following

A look at how the indie scene captures the essence of post rock and tries to describe it, as a community for the sub-genre slowly grows in India.

Sonam Sherpa, Parikrama's guitar ace and a leading figure in Indian rock, passes away at 48
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Sonam Sherpa, Parikrama's guitar ace and a leading figure in Indian rock, passes away at 48

Sonam Sherpa, who gave us the inimitable soaring solo on 'But It Rained' about three decades, passed away earlier today at the age of 48.

Inside Thaikkudam Bridge’s new album Namah, a collaboration-heavy tribute to their musical influences
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Inside Thaikkudam Bridge’s new album Namah, a collaboration-heavy tribute to their musical influences

The 12-member Thaikkudam Bridge say they let the song evolve itself and don’t force themselves on it.

Amid row over Billboard's list of top 10 rock songs of the decade, how genre is defined in 21st century merits a look
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Amid row over Billboard's list of top 10 rock songs of the decade, how genre is defined in 21st century merits a look

The top three spots on Billboard’s Top-10 Rock Songs list are dominated by one band: Imagine Dragons, who were perhaps to the 2010s what Nickelback were to the aughties

The Wall, Pink Floyd's best known album, is embodiment of tension, competing visions that haunt many rock bands
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The Wall, Pink Floyd's best known album, is embodiment of tension, competing visions that haunt many rock bands

Forty years ago Pink Floyd released its 11th studio album The Wall, which would go on to become the number two bestselling double album in history. But it would also mark the last time Pink Floyd’s core members would record an album together. Years of touring and financial stress had taken their toll. The egomania of one member, Waters, during the recording of The Wall would be the tipping point.

Bengaluru-based band Parvaaz on putting together their new album Kun, and evolving as musicians
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Bengaluru-based band Parvaaz on putting together their new album Kun, and evolving as musicians

Their lyrics on Kun explore questions of being, life, and its meaning. And while Parvaaz doesn’t explicitly talk about the political unrest in Kashmir, everything affecting them is subconsciously reflected in their music.

Of Simon and Garfunkel, 'a friend like no other', and music that transcended its makers' bitter fall-out
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Of Simon and Garfunkel, 'a friend like no other', and music that transcended its makers' bitter fall-out

As Simon and Garfunkel's debut album Wednesday Morning, 3 AM completes 55 years, here's revisiting the duo's prolific musical legacy that's long outgrown them or their troubled chemistry.

For Those Who Still Rock, We Salute You
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For Those Who Still Rock, We Salute You

A good chunk of rock music in India emanates from the North East, especially Shillong

Bengaluru band Peepal Tree on making multi-lingual rock with their debut album Chetana
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Bengaluru band Peepal Tree on making multi-lingual rock with their debut album Chetana

Unlike most bands who came together in the last four years, Bengaluru-based Peepal Tree have a lot more experience on their side. More than a decade’s worth, at that

Parx Hunt for India's best college bands launches 2018 edition; finalists to be mentored by leading musicians
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Parx Hunt for India's best college bands launches 2018 edition; finalists to be mentored by leading musicians

The Parx Hunt — India's Best College Bands will be divided across four zones (North, South, East, West), with the top-ranked band from each segment competing in a grand finale in the presence of actor-musician and former VJ Luke Kenny.

Argentine rock star Cristian ‘Pity’ Alvarez accused of shooting man four times under influence of drugs
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Argentine rock star Cristian ‘Pity’ Alvarez accused of shooting man four times under influence of drugs

Alvarez allegedly fled the scene and attempted to dispose of the weapon, which was later found in a sewer.

1968: Half a century on, looking back on the year that rock music came of age
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1968: Half a century on, looking back on the year that rock music came of age

Seduced by seminal albums and the launch of newer bands who would become legends in their own right, 1968 stood at the threshold of a new decade, heralding heavier, eclectic sounds that went far beyond the tie-and-dye fabric that defined the norm of the time

The Local Train on their second album Vaaqif, changing the way Hindi rock music is perceived
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The Local Train on their second album Vaaqif, changing the way Hindi rock music is perceived

The Local Train talk about achieving popularity in tier 2 Indian cities, and what the songs from Vaaqif are about | #FirstCulture

Remembering Jayashree Singh: The Skinny Alley, Pinknoise vocalist was indie music's rock
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Remembering Jayashree Singh: The Skinny Alley, Pinknoise vocalist was indie music's rock

Although she undertook a brief amount of training in Carnatic music, coming from an Iyer family, Jayashree Singh — best known as the vocalist for the rock bands Pinknoise and Skinny Alley — was mentored by one of Kolkata’s renowned jazz singer, Pam Crain | #FirstCulture

Ozzy Osbourne announces Farewell World Tour; touring band marks return of Zakk Wylde
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Ozzy Osbourne announces Farewell World Tour; touring band marks return of Zakk Wylde

Metal legend Ozzy Osbourne announced what he said will be his final tour in May. 2018, months after his original band Black Sabbath called it quits

Radiohead releases new video of 'Man of War' from reissued 1977 album titled OKNOTOK
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Radiohead releases new video of 'Man of War' from reissued 1977 album titled OKNOTOK

Radiohead has released the video of 'Man Of War', another one of their unreleased tracks which is a part of the deluxe reissue of their album OK Computer.

Chris Cornell passes away: The Soundgarden, Audioslave rocker's best songs
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Chris Cornell passes away: The Soundgarden, Audioslave rocker's best songs

Chris Cornell will be remembered for pioneering grunge rock in the 1980s and 1990s.

Chuck Berry passes away: Why the Godfather of rock 'n' roll will always be relevant
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Chuck Berry passes away: Why the Godfather of rock 'n' roll will always be relevant

For a man credited with being the Founding Father of rock ‘n’ roll, Chuck Berry’s career trajectory was rather tangential from the archetype. Here was a 30-year-old married man making his debut in a genre that epitomised the youth, postured individuality and immense disdain for those older.

Menwhopause, Delhi's 15-year-old rock 'n' rollers to head to SXSW festival in Austin
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Menwhopause, Delhi's 15-year-old rock 'n' rollers to head to SXSW festival in Austin

Anybody in Austin who’s seeing Menwhopause again will notice they don’t have singer Sarabjit Chadha nor their guitarist IP Singh, the psychedelic swirls are now being provided by Ahuja and drumwork by Thakur and bassist Randeep Singh on vocals.