18 Best and Famous Rock Bands from Trivandrum

18 Best and Famous Rock Bands from Trivandrum

 

  • Trivandrum Rock culture?

However, though Thiruvananthapuram now has more bands than ever before, there are not enough opportunities for the budding musicians to perform.

 

Also to read about other rock bands (click on the below link ).

 

1.Purple Blood

Ashwin Gopakumar, vocalist of metal band, Purple Blood from Trivandrum.

  • Metalcore/Technical Metal
  • Experimental Metal Band from Trivandrum
  • Formed in 2008 by the frontman and guitarist
  • Members:Vocals – AshwinGuitars – Arvind,Guitars – Vivek,Bass – Prashant,Drums – Ganesh
  • Contact: ask@jithumpablog.com .
  • WEBSITE :CLICK HERE.
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  • From :Trivandrum
  • Alternative/Funk Metal
  • WEBSITE :CLICK HERE.

3.Inskript

  • From :Trivandrum
  • Progressive Metal.
  • WEBSITE :CLICK HERE.

4.Rocksault

  • From :Trivandrum
  • Progressive/Groove Metal
  • Band Members :Vishnu Dethan – Vocals,Vivian Varghese – Guitars,Dileep N. – Guitars,Rahul K Girish – Bass,Hari Krishnan – Drums
  • Formed in 2005 by five high school friends.
  • Single Track List :Epiphany.
  • WEBSITE :CLICK HERE.

5.Soulburn

“The band was formed from our early college days and things were tough when we started off. But eventually we overcame every hurdle one after the other. However, it all began when we won our first inter college competition organized”.

  • Arun Dutt, Vivek Thomas
  • Genre: Rock / Experimental / Psychedelic
  • Members Vivek Thomas – Vocals,Arun Dutt – Guitars,Chippu V S – Bass,Drums & Percussion – Tao Issaro ,Keys – Yakzan.
  • Hometown :Trivandrum.
  • WEBSITE :CLICK HERE.
Soul burn
Soul burn

5.Avial(A band that consists of four talented musicians)

Most famous band till date from Kerala. So far they have released one album titled “Avial”. All songs are in Malayalam. The funny part is that most of the malayalees have never heard of Avial, and Avial is popular among non-malayalees.

  • Songs contain Malayalam lyrics which are blended in perfectly with exquisite guitar riffs, driving bass and catchy drum grooves along with samples and scratching on turntables.
  • Their first song that bought them recognition at home was the driving ‘Nada Nada’, that gained instant popularity in Kerala and later all over India.
  • Formed in the year:2003.
  • From:Trivandrum.
  • Contact: ask@jithumpablog.com
  • WEBSITE :CLICK HERE.
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avial

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9.Kolam

  • What is the meaning of “Kolam”

According to to wiki is a South Indian cultural form of painting/geometrical line drawing composed of curved loops, drawn around a grid pattern of dots. It may be drawn with white rock/chalk powder or synthetically coloured powders. The patterns range between geometric and mathematical line drawings around a matrix of dots to free form art work and closed shapes.

  • Founded 2013
  • Hometown Trivandrum
  • Genre Experimental Malayalam Rock , Kolam Rock.
  • Members :Tony Wilson – Vocals & Synth,Arpith Samuel – Drums & Electronica,Chippu VS – Bass Guitar,Arun Dutt – Guitars,Joe Johnson – Keys & Synth.
  • WEBSITE :CLICK HERE.
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kolam

10.Crimson Wood

  • What is the meaning of Crimoson wood?

This band is recommended by Avial. Crimson wood means Jesus died on the cross of Calvary and shed his precious blood for our sins. So basically Crimson Wood denotes the blood of Christ that was shed on the cross for us.

  • Originated in Trivandrum in 2007.
  • Music is little bit heavy.
  • They have released only 1 song titled “My King”.
  • And famous band Avial recommended them as well.
  • WEBSITE :CLICK HERE.
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Crim

11.Chaos

  • Chaos(originally spelt as K.oS till the later part of 2007)
  • Trivandrum based
  • Genre’s : heavy metal, thrash metal ,hard rock, psychedelic rock
  • WEBSITE :CLICK HERE.
Chaos
Chaos

12.Chaotic Years (Six piece symphonic metal band)

  • The name Chaotic Years was inspired by the scripture on Matthew 24: 4-14 where Jesus talks about the end of days.
  • From: Trivandrum.
  • The band consists of Sajoy (vocals), Taz (keys), Abhishek (guitars), Nabeel (guitars), Romel (bass) and Shawn (drums/percussion).
  • WEBSITE :CLICK HERE.
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13.Saptak

  • Started initially by a group of college students from SCT College of Engineering, Trivandrum.
  • Based in : Trivandrum.
  • Members: Shafnaz on Vocals, Gautham Ramesh on the Keys, Babu Vivek on Lead Guitar, Ansel Andrew on Bass Guitar and Arun Kumar on the Drums.
  • WEBSITE :CLICK HERE.
Saptak
Saptak

14.Rubber Band

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15.11th Minute(80s band) 

16.Pathayam:

A band that has a wide variety in the taste of music, players of different genre coming together and getting down to the roots of their folk tradition with a whole lot of themselves! Have fun listening !!

  • Genre :malayalam psychedelia/trance/groove
  • Members Vocals: Saju Srinivas,Guitars: Babu Vivek and Vinod,Bass: Vishnu,Drums: Chikku ,Percussion: Arun Kumar,Keys: Joe Johnson
  • Hometown Trivandrum, Kerala.

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17. Vidwan

They  are an Indian Folk Electronic ensemble from Kerala,South India. Vidwan is an initiative to present music with no boundaries, and a platform for the band to bring together their collective incluences from all over the world and manifest it in music

  • Genre Folk , Electronica, Experimental, World
  • Members ANOOP MOHANDAS : Vocals,NEHA NAIR : Vocals,YAKZAN GARY PEREIRA : Keyboards & Synth,TAO ISSARO : Percussion,BEN SAM JONES : Bass Guitar,Trumpet and Horns,VIVIAN VARGHESE : Acoustic Guitar & Traditional Percussion,MILAN CHERIAN : Backing Vocals & Manager,VIVEK THOMAS : Sound Engineer
  • Hometown Trivandrum
  • Influences: Incubus,Jamiroquai,Kaki King,Mutemath,Coldplay,Chilled Jazz,The cinematic orchestra,Helios.
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18.Bimblotica (Girls band)

What is the meaning of Bimblotica?

  • They smiled and said “to be frank there is not such thing as meaning ,we just given it thats all “

Five girls from Government College for Women in Thiruvananthapuram formed is ever girls rock band in Kerala.The band jams at Gopika’s home as she lives near the college.

  • From: Trivandrum.
  • WEBSITE :CLICK HERE.
  • Members:Niliya Venugopal, one of the band’s vocalists, Gopika J (vocalist), a second-year BA English, RS Krishnakala (drummer) in the third-year of BA economics, Charutha Sagar (guitarist) of third-year history and Anita John (keyboardist), a third-year psychology student.
  • Contact: ask@jithumpablog.com .

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