The biggest rock act for the traditional city is back again. Yes! The most awaited rock event for all the youth in Southern part of India “IIT-M’s Saarang 2010” is just a few days away. After celebrating the golden jubilee last year Saarang is setting up a history by bringing down the biggest International Rock acts, which Chennai had never experienced before. After the successful gig with the finest Swedish Progressive/Death Metal band “Opeth”, which was withnessed by almost 8 thousand rock fans, now its time for two big international bands Hammerfall and Hurricane Bells.
Hammerfall: Initially HammerFall was a side project of Oscar Dronjak ex-guitarist of Ceremonial Oath, Jesper Strömblad, ex-guitarist /drummer of In Flames and guitarist/vocalist Mikael Stanne from Dark Tranquillity. After many lineup changes this five-piece Swedish heavy metal band has been hailed as the leaders of the new heavy metal movement. Few of their must listen to songs are Never Ever, HammerFall, Glory to the Brave, Hammer of Justice and Knights of the 21st Century.
The rock show is the culmination of the world music festival. The world music festival features bands like T.Raumschmiere, Ziskakan and Hurricane Bells. With music ranging from Blues and Jazz to Glam metal, Saarang 2010 has something for everyone. So, if you are fan of good music, then this January, the place to be is Saarang 2010, because music just doesn't get any better than this. Book your tickets at www.saarang.org.
Date: 25 January 2010
Venue: OAT IIT Madras