Tag Archives: World Music

Indian Rock Bands That You Should Definitely Listen To Right Now

For decades, the Indian independent music community has been growing quietly in the background. Music in India is mostly associated with Bollywood and Film Music, but that’s not the whole picture. Here are some Indian Rock Bands that you should start listening to. With music in different genres, languages, and styles, some of these indie […]

Iran’s “Confess” Sentenced to 14+ Years in Prison for Playing Metal

Iranian metal guerrillas Confess have been sentenced to 14 1/2 years in prison by the Revolutionary Tribunal of Tehran. For the crime of playing metal, frontman Nikan Khosravi has also been sentenced to 74 lashes. In 2015, Confess made headlines worldwide after being arrested by Iran’s Revolutionary Guard. Musicians Nikan Khosravi and Arash Ilkhani were […]