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Top 10 Indian Rock Bands

The rock music scene in India has exploded and is largely shouldered by these bands. Here's a list of some of the best rock bands in India.

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Indus Creed

Indus Creed

Indus Creed is a rock group based in Mumbai, India. It was founded in 1984 as Rock Machine and renamed in 1993, and included Uday Benegal, Mark Selwyn, Mahesh Tinaikar, Zubin Balaporia, Mark Menezes and Jayesh Gandhi.

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Indian Ocean

Indian Ocean

Indian Ocean is an Indian rock band formed in New Delhi in 1990, who are widely recognized as the pioneers of the fusion rock genre in India.

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Fossils

Fossils

Fossils is a Bengali rock band formed in Kolkata, West Bengal, India in 1998. The group is considered one of the pioneering rock acts in Kolkata's Bengali music scene.

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Motherjane

Motherjane

Motherjane is an Indian rock band from Kochi, India, formed in 1996. The band consists of John Thomas, Clyde Rozario, Nithin Vijayanath and Vivek Thomas. They have released a total of two studio albums, and four singles.

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Parikrama

Parikrama

Parikrma is a rock and roll band from Delhi, India. They have several live performances and original numbers to their name. The band was officially formed on 17 June 1991 in Delhi. The word parikrama means 'orbital revolutions' in Sanskrit.

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Avial

Avial

Avial are an Indian alternative rock band formed in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India in 2003, and known for their Malayalam lyrics.

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Pentagram

Pentagram

Pentagram is a four-piece Indian rock/electronica band started in 1994 in Mumbai, India. Regarded as one of the pioneers of original Indian independent music, the band has received major recognition.

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Thermal and a Quarter

Thermal and a Quarter

Thermal and a Quarter is a rock band from Bangalore, India, that describes its music as "Bangalore rock", rooted in a classic rock idiom while Indian in "subtle, inescapable ways".

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Coshish

Coshish

Coshish is a Hindi Progressive Rock band from Mumbai, formed in 2006. Their debut album Firdous was released via Universal Music India and they're currently working on a box set, which will be released later this year.

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Sifar

Sifar

Sifar is a rock band from Delhi, India, formed in 2008 by Singer, Songwriter, and Music Producer Amit Yadav. The band was previously signed to Universal Music.