Blood Covenant (band)

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Blood Covenant[1]
Origin Chennai, Tamil nadu, India
Genres Christian metal, thrash metal, death metal, Unblack metal
Years active 2005 –present
Labels Independent Records
Associated acts Bonesaw
Blasphemy
Members Eddie Prithviraj
Sibi Boycott Walter
Ronald Nathanael
Brijesh Sereno
Past members Tim Elliot
David Livingstone

Blood Covenant[2] is an Indian metal band, considered the pioneers [3] of metal in South India[4] from Chennai, formed in 2005.[5][6] The band was a major force in the death metal, thrash metal and christian metal genres in India starting from the late 1990s because of its vocalist Eddie's earlier bands like Bonesaw.[7] Their later experiments are influenced by black metal.[8] Currently the band's sound is a mix of Swedish death metal and Brazilian thrash metal forming into Blood Covenant's own thrash/death style.[9] The band's current line up consists of vocalist Eddie Prithviraj, guitarist Ronald Nathanael, bassist Sibi Boycott Walter and drummer Brijesh Sereno.

Blood Covenant has toured all major Indian cities doing live shows.[4] Their most active years starting from 2005 to 2009.Since 2010 the band has been involved in projects with French and Swedish metal artists to work on their upcoming album. The band's influences include Mortification, Living Sacrifice, Extol, Crimson Moonlight, Horde, Frost Like Ashes, and Antestor.[8] All the lyrical content is based on the New Testament of the Bible.[2][10][11][12][13][14][14]

Band members[edit]

  • Eddie (Ed Bull), Vocals
  • Boycott (Thorn), Bassist[8]
  • Ronald (Slaughter) Nathanael, Guitars, Backing vocals
  • Brijesh (Hurricane) Sereno, Drummer[8]

References[edit]

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Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ http://indianbandshub.blogspot.com/2012/02/blood-covenant.html.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  2. ^ a b "There is more to a name : Goergo". Goergo.in. 27 May 2009. Retrieved 19 October 2011. 
  3. ^ Thakkar, Drashti (15 April 2013). "Blood Covenant (band)". The Hindu (Chennai, India). 
  4. ^ a b IN (14 December 2008). "Blood Covenant | Gratis muziek, tourneedata, foto's, video's". Myspace.com. Retrieved 19 October 2011. 
  5. ^ http://www.hinduonnet.com/thehindu/thscrip/print.pl?file=2009012850010100.htm&date=2009/01/28/&prd=mp&
  6. ^ http://www.hinduonnet.com/thehindu/thscrip/print.pl?file=2006060701040200.htm&date=2006/06/07/&prd=mp&
  7. ^ [1][dead link]
  8. ^ a b c d "de beste bron van informatie over newsreelindia. Deze website is te koop!". newsreelindia.in. Retrieved 19 October 2011. 
  9. ^ "Ergo May 28". Scribd.com. Retrieved 19 October 2011. 
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  11. ^ http://www.theexodusevent.com/knowmore.php?kmid=90=]
  12. ^ http://www.hindu.com/mp/2009/01/31/stories/2009013152000200.htm]
  13. ^ Krithika R • 5 February 2009 (30 April 2009). "Head bangers show". Go-nxg.com. Retrieved 19 October 2011. 
  14. ^ a b "Ergo January 30". Scribd.com. 30 January 2009. Retrieved 19 October 2011.