Founded on 13th October 2008 by Rajesh Purigella (Dr.)
Performed at lot of competitions, won 3rd place at Crescendo 2008, participated in battle of the bands 2008, 2010, Campus Rock Idols 2009, Sea Rock-2011, 2012, Virgin Mobile 100hr Rockathon 2009 @ Planet M, Bangalore & were quoted as “instant favourites with the crowd” by the “Deccan Herald” Bangalore.
Its noteworthy to mention about Dr. Krishanu Dey (drums) one of the former members of the band & his contribution to the songs >> “Pretty Face” “One Nation” “Nevermind” & “Children of Tomorrow”.
Dr. Krishanu Dey (Drums) has been a huge support for Rajesh & this venture till he left.
After that Rajesh met Arpit who was a beginner in guitar but the band needed a bassist more than another guitarist. So, Rajesh insisted Arpit to turn into a bassist. From then Rajesh & Arpit were trying their best to keep the band afloat by shuffling drummers and they (Rajesh) won
Since its formation the band has performed many gigs & at the same time has gone through a lot of line up changes. In the process, with the only original & founder member **Rajesh-Songwriter, Vocalist & guitarist, bassist & guitarist **Arpit, Anand (drums) joined the band wagon & they won,
After a while Anand quit the band citing personal reasons. But, this didn’t stop Rajesh from keep going. He told Arpit to pick up an Acoustic Guitar & now they play as an “Acoustic Duo” & won,
Performed @ Samsung Galaxy Grand PuneTimes DMR & AISSMS COE as a guest band & they won the crowd instantaneously.
Performed @ Lokmat yuvaNXT as a guest band @ Jamboree Maidan, Worli, Mumbai & won lots of applause & fanbase.
Some of the venues they have performed: Cafe1730 Beans & Booze, 11 east street café, Swig, Inorbit Mall, Phoenix Market City, Balewadi Stadium, Nehru Memorial Hall, Ishanya & Amanora Town Centre-Pune, Planet M & kyra-bangalore, Rude lounge, Jambori Maidan & Central Mall-Mumbai etc.,.
Till date Rajesh has written & composed more than 20 songs out of which he is done recording 8 tracks for the debut album “Stripped” which is scheduled for worldwide release soon.
The debut album “Stripped” as the title suggests features only Vocals & Acoustic Guitars on all the tracks.
This album has been created to leave a message for all the struggling artists that even though things don’t work out as planned don’t stop the Music in you! Let it flow!
They are well known for their effort to try & be different & original with their music & in their own words:
“We are focused on making quality, original music & that is what separates us from the rest”-Rajesh
Rajesh Purigella -Vocals, Guitars