POWER METAL WAS CONFIRMED TO PERFORM ON JOGJAROCKARTA ROCK MUSIC FESTIVAL
Power Metal, a notable Indonesian rock musician, was confirmed to enliven Hanoman stage on Wisnu field in Prambanan Temple area on JogjaROCKarta Rock Music Festival on day 1, 29 September 2017. This is a good news, because not only Power Metal that will perform, but also God Bless that will perform on the same stage. It's like back on 27 years ago on 1990 when Power Metal for the first time on stage on God Bless's Raksasa concert.
Power Metal which now consists of Arul Efansyah (Vocal), Ipunk (Guitar), Lucky S.W (Guitar), Babah (Bass), dan Eko Dinaya (Drum) has just released a new album titled POWER GOLD in 2016. Power Metal released a remake of a song titled "BELENGGU" from Peace, Love & War (1999) in this album.
We have a short interview with Power Metal below:
What is your opinion about today's rock music?
Last 3 years, Indonesia have a good signal on rock music. There's a lot of world class musician perform in Indonesia.
Can you tell about God Bless?
God Bless is a legendary rock band in Indonesia that have a lot of experience. They always give a great performance on every show considering of their age.
What about JogjaROCKarta venue?
Prambanan area is a good spot for this event so we can also promote about nation's heritage to young people. Beside that, bring together a masterpiece, Prambanan Temple, with moderm music permorming art can form good emotional bond for our young people to our ancestor legacy.
BURGERKILL WILL PERFORM ON JOGJAROCKARTA MUSIC FESTIVAL ON THE 2nd DAY
Burgerkill scheduled to perform on JogjaROCKarta Music Festival on day 2, 30 September 2017. Burgerkill was founded on May 1995. They come from Ujungberung, Bandung Timur. Started by Eben, youngster from Jakarta who moved to Bandung. He met Ivan, Kimung, and Dadan then founded Burgerkill. Burgerkill released their first single, Revolt!, on 1997 that became opening song for their compilation album, Masaindahbangetsekalipisan. On late 1997, they participat on compilation album, Breathless, with their song, Offered Sucks. Early 1998 the released a single, Blank Proudness, on Grindcore Ujungberung bands compilation album titled Independent Rebel.
As time went on, Burgerkill gained popularity among metal music lovers. Weaponize by good songs and stunning stage performances, Burgerkil became an idol and have a fanatic fans. After gained success on indie society, Burgerkill moved on major label and gain success. Mid 2004, with his album, Berkarat, Burgerkill nominated on the biggest music award event in Indonesia, AMI Awards, and surprisingly they win the Best Metal Production category. Burgerkill's today member are Ebenz (lead guitar), Ramdan (bass), Vicky (vocal), Agung (lead guitar,rhythm guitar), and Putra Pra Ramadhan (additional drum).
For Burgerkill lovers who can wait their performance on JogjaROCKarta Music Festival, we have a short interview for a warm-up:
Burgerkill's fans are soo fanatic. What do you think?
We are glad, of course, to have fanatic fans. We are glad that a lot of people appreciate our works. Our fans are greater and greater and spreading quickly among the development of technology. Meeting the fans was fun for us, they're like energy for Burgerkill to keep exploring and doing a lot of things.... All hail Begundal!
What do you think about Roxx?
Roxx is a living legend for Indonesian rock that still productive, even some of us are very familiar with their works. We are glad to be on the same stage with them on JogjaROCKarta, the one that brave enough presenting musician across generation.
What do you thing about our venue, Prambanan Temple area?
By holding JogjaROCKarta in Prambanan Temple area will be additional value for audience. Anyone who attend will feel a unique spirit and will have a great story after that. But, of course, we have to keep the area clean and keep in order, because however that was historical site.