Forum Sujana Mall-One of the Most Favored Shopping Mall of Twin Cities organized the Grand Finale of “FORUM ROCK ON” - the Biggest Music Battle with electrifying guitars, raging drums and sensational singing providing a platform for the talented and struggling Live Band Performers in Hyderabad and also to give its customers a unique shopping experience.
FORUM ROCK ON saw the competition which included Fusion And Rock Genres, The Prelims (Selections) were held on 24th & 25th March, 2018 at Forum Sujana Mall-Kphb, where the celebrated judges from the music industry selected the best and 6 finalists made it to the finals.
1. The Blue Soul
2. The Alchemists
3. The Revivalers
Winners – “Tha Blue Soul” (Fusion Genre) and “The Revivalers” (Rock Genre) were awarded Rs 1 Lakh each by Tollywood singer Deepu along with Mr. Tanveer Shaik – GM Forum Sujana Mall at the Forum Sujana Mall.
Judges at the Event:
Mr. Bikash Rath is a Bass Guitarist and Rhythm Guitarist and is also a versatile singer with expertise in both Hindustani as well as Western style and sings Rock, Jazz, Western, Blues, Sufi, Gazzal and many more with equal valor. He also has a band ‘The Kosmic Waves’, wherein he is the lead Vocalist and Guitarist. His band has been the only band selected in Rising Star from Hyderabad conducted by Colors channel in 2016.
Soubhagya Priyadarsi is one of the very few musicians who can flawlessly merge Western and Indian personifications of the instruments. He has been performing live since 1998 and has played on several outdoor events independently and also as a member of the Soundkraft band. He holds distinction in Hindusthani music certification.
Mr. Joseph Onesimus is a seasoned and trained musician and has expertise in playing Piano, Lead Guitar, Bass Guitar and Drums. He holds the highest grade certification for Piano.
Joshua Nadigotla Joined forces with Monkstar Music since 2015, worked with different bands curating their live gigs, mentoring them, besides that contributes at different festivals as a stage manager and programmer which worked with bands like Thaikkudam Bridge, Pentagram, Indian Ocean, Agnee, Swarathma, Euphoria, Junkyard Groove to name a few. With the expertise as a musician over 10 years, has a great ear to guide and produce bands and independent artistes. He currently plays for a band called “Audio League”
Speaking on the Occasion Mr. Tanveer Shaikh - G.M- Forum Sujana Mall said Forum always tries to do something new and unique and today we have a first of its kind Live Band competition – Forum Rock On where we have Many Talented performers presenting their talents amidst the crowd as a part of the competition. He added I congratulate the winner - The Blue Soul and The Revivalers for winning "The Forum Rock On" and mesmerizing everyone with their scintillating performance.
Speaking on the occasion Mr.Vikash From SoundKraft said “We are glad to partner with Forum Sujana Mall in organizing great platform for musicians. Rock On is the first of its kind Battle between the Bands. The Bands are categorized as Rock and Fusion. There are Brilliant talents here in Hyderabad and it’s a great initiative by Forum Sujana Mall to organize competition on a grand scale and awarding the winners One Lakh Each.