Imperial Cult Bio:
IMPERIAL CULT is a Blackened Death Metal band from the Himalayan region of Darjeeling. The band currently comprises of:
Vocals – Ashsish Shyangbo Tamang
Lead/Rhythm Guitars – Kushal Rai
Lead/Rhythm Guitars – Siddharth Lama
Bass – Rishav Khawas
Drums – Triratna Gyalpo Moktan
The band was formed in February 2012 and has been playing shows in Kolkata, Darjeeling and Nepal. They have also been featured in an international compilation by SNRMB nepal (https://www.facebook.com/metalworlzzzzzzzzz) entitled “RAKTAPYAS – II (GLORY OF DEATH)” (http://snrmbnepal.blogspot.in/2014/07/raktapyas-ii-glory-of-death-article.html) alongside bands like Nervecell (U.A.E), Dying Out Flame (Nepal), Kartikeya (Russia), Narsamhaar (Nepal), Puteraeon (Sweden), Bidroha (Nepal), Binaash (Nepal), Turbocharged (Sweden) and many more.
Musical influences of the band include Behemoth, Vader, Naglfar, Emperor, Belphegor, etc.0
They released their debut EP Entitled “Rise of Yalamber” on the 18th of July 2014 at Darjeeling Summer Death Fest. the EP coprises of 4 songs namely:
1. Rise of Yalamber
2. Pain of Mortals
3. The Abomination
4. Black Stone
The EP was produced and recorded Independently. The EP was recorded at Pentatonics Studio, Kolkata.