Assamese musicians nominated for Rolling Stone awards


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Three Assamese musicians have been nominated for this year’s edition of the prestigious Rolling Stone Metal Awards. The list of nominees from Assam includes Nishant Hagjer (drummer of Rectified Spirit), Rainjong Lepcha (vocalist of Rectified Spirit) and Himangshu Bora (bassist of Rectified Spirit).

Son of well-know harmonica player Bb Hagjer, Nishant is already a well-known name in the independent music circles of the country. A student of Hindu College under Delhi University, Nishant is presently playing for two well known bands of the country – Undying Inc and Punkh. Rainjong Lepcha, another well-known musician of the country, started off as the vocalist of Dark Horizon and is presently a full time musician.

This is the fourth edition of the Rolling Stone Metal Awards – the first and only awards show honoring the best in Indian metal. Votings for the public choice categories are open till June 20th. The awards will be finally declared at Blue Frog, Mumbai on June 23rs.

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Posted on May 31, 2013, in Uncategorized and tagged , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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