Azal – Saari Duniya Hill Jayegi (Single Review)

May 13, 2010

by Hasan Faridi It’s not anything new when a band comes out in favour for Pakistani cricket. It’s all been done before by the likes of sensations CALL and Strings. But now rockers named Azal have hit the Stadium to show what its all about. Signed by Times Music of India, Fire Records of Pakistan […]

Karavan – Saara Jahan (Album Review)

May 6, 2010

As almost 6 years painfully pass while fans wait for more news from a big group, expectations of a comeback diminishes. Even 6 years is a long time for bands in Pakistan, and its rare to find a group that has kept a strong foot in the ground. But now the influential group named Karavan […]

ICU – Rebound (Single Review)

April 27, 2010

By Hasan Faridi Say Pak-Pop-Punk 5 times aloud really fast, the genre you may describe when listening to Pakistani band ICU’s new released track entitled “Rebound”. The band ICU has hit the scene again after “Chuhay”, with their infectious, humorous and eccentric music. You may think ICU comes from “I See You”, but supposedly it […]

Getting Global

April 16, 2010

By Hasan Faridi Believe it or not. Pakistan’s music industry has a horde of worldwide fans. As soon as new music hits their ears, most likely with urgent reluctance, they find the download link and add it to their collections. The problem is that the industry is too far away, and global fans can only […]

ReVolt – Bio and Review

March 20, 2010

In the lower depths of Pakistan, heavy metal continues to thrive. The band ReVolt, seems new to the scene, and brings with it a new wave of brutal music to shatter eardrums in delight. The band compromises of Saiban Khaliq and Osama Aleem on vocals and guitars, Bilal Nizami on bass and Meheryar Ali Khan […]

Nice Name Or No Name?

March 17, 2010

by Hasan Faridi Is it just me? Or are a minority of band names outdated, cheesy or just boring? It is common sense, and an advantage, to make a meaningful band name that will standout from the crowd. It does stand out from the crowd… when it becomes a laughing matter as I tell my […]

EP Better Than Ever?

February 24, 2010

by Hasan Faridi It has been approximately 3 years since the disband of the influential Pakistani rock band EP (Short for Entity Paradigm). For Pakistan, this breakup was big. Who can forget EP’s album Irtiqa released in 2003? From the abstract cover to the musical melodies, Irtiqa was an extraordinary concept. Filled with progressive and […]

Biography and review on the band Qayaas

September 11, 2009

Qayaas is a Pakistani band that started when Khurram Waqar (previously in the successful bands, Knumb and Entity Paradigm) heard Umair Jaswal at a studio, shooting a show for ARY Musik that involved promoting upcoming bands in Islamabad. Umair was already in a band called Silversmoke, a band that is popular, with rocking songs such […]