- Sujal Pradhan, NET Correspondent, Sikkim
India’s premier hard rock band from Sikkim – Girish And The Chronicles (GATC) are set to rule Spain for the famous Zurbaran rock music festival, to be held on July 8-98 in Burgos, Spain.
He will fly to Madrid on July 6, to create a festival atmosphere throughout the European nation. GATC will share the stage with rock legends and German rock giants – Bonfire, Grave Digger and many more. This is their second visit to a European country in the space of a few months, after a successful trip show at the “UR Rock festival” in Switzerland, which was held in November 2021.
The group is really excited and eager to shake up European audiences and spread their music, popularizing the name of Sikkim & India, across these international lands.
After their performance in Spain, the group will travel to Dubai, for their next concert, scheduled for July 16, 2022.
Their recent album “Hail to the Heroes”, released in February 2022, has garnered a lot of attention and news among various rock and metal fans, critics, magazines, radio stations and digital platforms around the world.
They have already been covered by various rock and metal magazines and radio stations across the US, Germany, Spain, UK, Italy, France, Russia and more.
“The group is quite pleased with the love and the overwhelming response,” the press release read further.
Formed in October 2009, GATC is a hard rock/melodic rock/progressive/heavy metal band from Sikkim, currently based in the city of Bengaluru. He’s been a big name in the country’s Hard Rock/Metal scene since 2009.
Its members include – Girish Pradhan (vocalist/guitars), Yogesh Pradhan (bassist), Suraj Karki (lead guitars) and Nagen Mongranti (drums).
Popularly known for their soaring vocals, biting guitars, thundering bass and pounding drums, and portraying the Heavy Metal/Hard Rock sound of the 80s, electrifying shows, GATC have proven themselves to be a recognized group of Hard Rock culture. in India, steadily for the last 10 years.
It has become a cult following among hair metal and rock pundits of the 80s and 90s. In addition, the band has already been booked for the Hard Rock Hell (HRH) festival, which will be held in Manchester, United Kingdom, in 2022.