Siddharth Basrur, famous for being the frontman for progressive metal band Goddess Gagged, has been singing film songs in Bejoy Nambiar’s David and Haunted. He has risen up through the Indian music scene from his days with Mumbai based alt-rock band Kinki Sky Munky.
Goddess Gagged started out as a three-piece metal outfit consisting of Arman Menzies (Guitars/Vocals), Krishna Jhaveri(Bass) and Jeremy D’Souza(Drums). Although the band was promising, the addition of Devesh Dayal(Guitars) and Siddharth Basrur (Vocals) has not only made them consistent but also trumped up their potential to be one of the biggest bands from India.
Their influences include Protest the Hero (Goddess Gagged is a Protest The Hero track), Karnivool, Tool, Periphery, Circles. The band is classified as progressive metal with heavy post-hardcore inclinations.
After releasing two impressive singles over the course of a year, the band finally released Resurfaces, their debut album at the Bacardi NH7 Weekender 2011. The seven-track album is only 40 minutes long but it really packs a punch in this short amount of time.