Metal band from ‪Darjeeling‬ to represent India in Germany

Sanjog Chamling for IG

Darjeeling music has always made us proud and it’s the heavy metal that has done us proud this time. The Gorkha‬ band SYCORAX from ‪Darjeeling is all set to represent India in Germany in an international Metal Battle. The metal band is leaving for Germany to compete in Wacken Metal Battle open air metal fest today.

India was the 27th country to be a part of the Wacken Metal Battle. 2011 saw the first Indian Metal battle band to play at Wacken Open Air. The band was called Eccentric Pendulum from Bangalore. This year  Sycorax is going to Germany after winning the finals of the Metal Battle at the Bangalore Open Air festival which was powered by Wacken Open Air.

About Wacken Open Air
Wacken Open Air (W:O:A) is a summer open-air heavy metal music festival which annually takes place in the small village of Wacken in Schleswig-Holstein, northern Germany. The festival was first held in 1990 as a small event for local German bands. Now it has become an international event and is usually held at the beginning of August.

SYCORAX from ‪Darjeeling‬ to represent INDIA in GERMANY
SYCORAX band members with the indian flag

About the band
Sycorax is a Thrash / Death Metal band from Darjeeling, that was formed in January 2011.The band plays heavy metal music and can be associated with many of its sub genre, with no one genre in particular to fit the musical style of the band, they have coined themselves as a band that plays “Pavitra Gorkha Metal”.The band has currently recorded their debut album “Sycotherapy” which is slated to release this August. According to Reverbnation the band has performed in Marine Winter Metal Fest Kolkata, Wacken Metal Battle 2013 Guwahati ASSAM.

SYCORAX‬ band from ‪‎Darjeeling‬ performing at W.O.A. in Germany.
SYCORAX‬ band from ‪‎Darjeeling‬ performing at W.O.A. in Germany.

Ever since the bands inception in 2011 the band has been playing gigs in and around India and has opened for some of the international bands that have hit the Indian shores for the past few years

Band Members :
Trivinesh Subba Vocals
Gautam Singh Guitars
Ravi Singh Bass
Ribesh Gurung Drums

SYCORAX have already done us, Gorkhas, proud and they’ve already done themselves  proud. … If  they do this just one more time they’ll give us a day that all of us back home will never forget. Go win the Wacken Metal Battle open air metal fest.

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