Barefaced Liar

Barefaced Liar

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Rock - Hard Rock | New Delhi, India
Total Song Plays: 35   
Member Since: 2004
   Last Login: over 30 days ago

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Formed in 2001 in their hometown of New Delhi, India, Barefaced Liar, then christened the teen angst friendly 'Lynchdpain' was the brainchild of 3 high school friends who at the time, shared nothing in common musically. Guitarist Sumant Balakrishnan (Bala), sharing a bizarre on and off friendship with lead singer Akshay Chowdhry throughout school, along with drummer Tushar Vig (Twig) and bass player Karan Sud decided to play a few shows around the city and in various high school festivals. Due to various reasons Sud left the band in order to pursue his higher studies in Ann Arbor, Michigan and now, just 8 months after being together, the band needed a new bassist. The remaining core members had grown into understanding each other's musical influences. Bala, who picked up the guitar after being heavily influenced by classic metal bands such as Megadeth and Metallica and Chowdhry, who grew up on Marilyn Manson, Korn and Tool along with Limp Biz'kid' Twig, decided to give a sho

Influences

Metallica,Alice In Chains,Tool,Limp Bizkit,Stone Temple Pilots,Megadeth,Korn,Incubus,Linkin Park,Guns 'n Roses,Nothingface,etc.

Bio

BaNd BiO
Formed in 2001 in their hometown of New Delhi, India, Barefaced Liar, then christened the teen angst friendly 'Lynchdpain' was the brainchild of 3 high school friends who at the time, shared nothing in common musically. Guitarist Sumant Balakrishnan (Bala), sharing a bizarre on and off friendship with lead singer Akshay Chowdhry throughout school, along with drummer Tushar Vig (Twig) and bass player Karan Sud decided to play a few shows around the city and in various high school festivals. Due to various reasons Sud left the band in order to pursue his higher studies in Ann Arbor, Michigan and now, just 8 months after being together, the band needed a new bassist. The remaining core members had grown into understanding each other's musical influences. Bala, who picked up the guitar after being heavily influenced by classic metal bands such as Megadeth and Metallica and Chowdhry, who grew up on Marilyn Manson, Korn and Tool along with Limp Biz'kid' Twig, decided to give a shot at recording some of the songs that they had begun to develop. The very first track the band recorded, 'Clone', featuring beautiful delay effects on guitar and strong vocal melodies bolstered by Twig’s always inventive drumming style (and with Bala handling the bass duties as well) garnered appreciation from friends and family and barely suggested the chemistry the band would fulfill in the coming year. Now needing a new bass player, Dushyant Purohit joined the band in may 2002. Honing his ski