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A Group of people from Pune, India, who just want to play what they like.... Arduous was formed when Shardul Dharmadhikari and Chintan Athalye, decided to jam w
Band members: Guitars: Shardul Dharmadhikari Guitars: Chintan Athalye Vocals: Chintan Athalye (But we are looking for a better vocalist) Drums: Mohit Joshi Bass Guitar: We are currently looking for a Bass Guitarist.
Band/artist history
Arduous was formed when Chintan & Shardul met over FACEBOOK and decided to jam together since whey had all the similar influences in music e.g. Metallica, Ozzy, Iron Maiden, Megadeth, Pantera Etc. So the first couple of jams went really great so we decided to form a band and planned to play simply whatever came to our minds... I(Chintan) wrote the lyrics to our first song "I will Return" based on the current scenario in Indian Politics which is filled with Corruption, so "I will Return" was a song based on fighting against all the corruption and defeat all the evil there is... and When we uploaded this song on Soundclick.com, it debuted at RANK #9 in Heavy Metal Charts, and Rank #27 in Metal Charts on 9th May 2011.
Have you performed in front of an audience?
Yes, we LOVE playing live in front of our home crowd.
Your musical influences
Metallica, Megadeth, Pantera, Ozzy, Children of Bodom, Randy Rhodes, Zakk Wylde
What equipment do you use?
Ibanez RG370 DX, EMG 81-85 Active Pickups, POD X3 Live, Crybaby Mapex Voyager Drumset,