Assamese musicians nominated for Rolling Stone awards


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.


About Aiyushman Dutta

Who am I? Yet to find the answer. For the time being, u can call me a writer, maybe a journalist and a music entrepreneur or an errand boy! Whatever suits your fancy!

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

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: