“This is what I call a well balanced band. Technically they are one of the tightest band I’ve ever seen in Kolkata”- Samidh Mukherjee(Renowned Rock musician and music director)
“AlienZ is personally one of my favourite bands in today’s music circuit. Their tight performance, sudden start and stop in between passages of a song excite me every time. Honestly I just love them”- Nandan Bagchi (Renowned musician and teacher).
“Alienz is my personal choice”- Rupam Islam (Singer, Songwriter,Composer, Poet, Writer).
“I liked their tightness and little mix of jazz in a hard style progressive composition”- A.R. Rahman (Legendary Composer).
A Short Biography
Five of them, who came from different musical background met co incidentally and dreamt of establishing a new genre in the Indian music scenario. They started their journey in 2007 with a full on head banging gig in Suri Engineering College.
Their music can primarily be categorized as Progressive Rock, yet they mix different flavours to their dishes. Their blend which varies from traditional Indian Classical to jazz, classic rock to love ballads and list goes on, fit well on their different compositions and covers as well. So they might sound like an amalgam of Dream Theater, Pink Floyd, POS, A.R. Rahman and may be Yanni too.
Alienz were the 2nd runner up in Band-e-Mataram 3 organized by Sangeet Bangla & Sambad Protidin in 2007, in the same year they won the Zonal championship in KBL Rockstar 2.
Finally they won the prestigious band hunt reality show “Airtel Band Wagon” (ETV Bangla) and were handed over the trophy by none other than Mr. A.R.Rahman.
They were selected as one of the top 10 bands from Kolkata for a compilation album” Kolkata Underground” by Saregama HMV. The compilation includes senior acts like urban reflection, span
In 2011, they released their full length Bengali debut album” Swapno noe” under the banner of Purple music, which went off the racks like hot cake in Kolkata for more than a year. Currently they are working on their first Hindi album which is planned to get released nationally.
Alienz is a Multi lingual band. They perform in Bengali, Hindi and English. They have performed in a plenty of gigs in and out Kolkata. Some of the Venues include SMIT, GNIT, Chrome (Vizag) and the list goes on.
Vocals & Guitar
Tamal Kanti Halder
Keyboards & Vocals
Mohul Chakraborty (Dodo)
Himadri Sekhar Das (Appu)