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Top International Bands Who Have Toured In India

Coldplay aside, India, with it's huge population, has a massive fan base when it's comes to music from all genres so it comes as no surprise that a lot of international bands have taken notice. Here's a look at all the top international bands who have toured India in the past.

1

Metallica

Metallica

Metallica is an American heavy metal band formed in Los Angeles, California in 1981. They performed in Bangalore in Oct 2011.

2

Mumford & Sons

Mumford & Sons

Mumford & Sons are an indie folk/bluegrass group formed in London in December 2007. The band consists of Marcus Mumford, Country Winston, Ted Dwane, and Ben Lovett. They toured in India in 2009.

3

Lamb Of God

Lamb Of God

This heavy metal band came to India in 2012 and performed in Bangalore. Lamb of God is an American heavy metal band from Richmond, Virginia. Formed in 1994, the group consists of vocalist Randy Blythe, guitarists Mark Morton and Willie Adler, bassist John Campbell, and drummer Chris Adler.

4

Gojira

Gojira

Gojira is a French heavy metal band from Bayonne. The band was known as Godzilla until 2001. Performed in India in 2012.

5

Iron Maiden

Iron Maiden

Iron Maiden are an English heavy metal band formed in Leyton, East London, in 1975 by bassist and primary songwriter Steve Harris. Surprisingly, Iron Maiden performed in India twice. Once in 2007 and then again the following year.

6

Periphery

Periphery

Periphery is an American progressive metal band based in Washington, D.C., formed in 2005. They are known for their heavy, progressive sound which employs poly-rhythmic patterns and soaring melodies.

7

Aerosmith

Aerosmith

This American rock band, sometimes referred to as "the Bad Boys from Boston" and "America's Greatest Rock and Roll Band", played in India in 2008. They usually perform hard rock, blues rock, heavy metal, glam metal.

8

Children Of Bodom

Children Of Bodom

Children Of Bodom is a melodic death metal band from Espoo, Finland. They toured in India in 2012.

9

Terresact

Terresact

This British progressive metal band from Milton Keynes, England performed in India in 2010.

10

Porcupine Tree

Porcupine Tree

Performed in India in 2009, Porcupine Tree is an English rock band formed by musician Steven Wilson in 1987.

11

Deep Purple

Deep Purple

Deep Purple are an English rock band formed in Hertford in 1968. They are considered to be among the pioneers of heavy metal and modern hard rock.

12

Megadeath

Megadeath

Megadeth is an American thrash metal band from Los Angeles, California. The group was formed in 1983 by guitarist Dave Mustaine and bassist David Ellefson, shortly after Mustaine's dismissal from Metallica. They toured in India thrice, in 2008, 2012 and 2014.

13

The Rolling Stones

The Rolling Stones

The Rolling Stones are an English rock band formed in London in 1962. The first settled line-up consisted of Brian Jones, Ian Stewart, Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Bill Wyman and Charlie Watts. Toured in India in 2003.

14

Guns 'N Roses

Guns 'N Roses

Guns N' Roses is an American hard rock band from Los Angeles formed in 1985. Toured in India in 2012.

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Karnivool

Karnivool

Karnivool are an Australian rock band formed in Perth in 1997. The group currently consists of Ian Kenny on vocals, Drew Goddard and Mark Hosking on guitar, Jon Stockman on bass, and Steve Judd on drums. Toured in India twice, once in 2011 and again in 2012.