What are your names? / Who plays what? / How old are you?
We are Shadow In Shade.
Drummer - Arjun Shrestha
Bassist - Season Bajracharya
Guitarist - Ashish Basnet
Guitarist - Aashis Shrestha
Vocalist - Anish Ghimire
We are all on our mid 20's.
Have you had other previous members? We recently had a lineup change.That was the depature of our formal vocalist (Prajwal Kandel) and drummer (Adrain Gurung)
Did you make music even when you were young? We all started doing music when we were young through a different genres and cover songs.
Where are you from? We are from Kathmandu,Nepal.
What year did the band form? Shadow In Shade was formed in early 2010.
What's your style of genre? We play Deathcore/Experimenting Elements.
What inspires you? As a band we are highly influnced by bands like Chelsea Grin,Despised Icon,Whitechapal,All shall perish,Thy art is murder Etc
How have you developed since you started with the music? Our music has changed alot since we stared back then.we are getting better than what we were and are still evolving.
Do you have other interests of work outside the band? Outside the band every members are working mens.Everyone has a respective job to be involved with.
Are you looking for a booking agency, and what are your thoughts around that? If a Booking agency has a fair amount of deals for us we sure would consider them.
What are your songs about? Most of our songs represents Death.the lyrics are ramdom and are based on dark sides of a person.
Who does the composing and writes the lyrics? Our vocalist writes all the lyrics.we used to compose our songs while we were all together on practise room puting everyones idea in a song.but since most of us are busy with our jobs a single member does the composing now.
Do you start with the music or the lyrics? We start we the guitar riffs follwed by drums.and in the end we add lyrics.
Have you done any covers live? Yes we usually add cover songs on our live shows.
What language do you sing in? We prefer English.
What ages are most of your concert attendants? Most of the attendants are our age. the age varies from 18-40 maybe.
Do you always play the same songs live, or do you vary? We mostly play same sets.but we do add up or subtract some songs on some of the shows.
What was your first gig like? Its was a disater but we enjoyed it. we were amature so we faced a lots of problem on our first show.
What was your latest gig? We did a show last month on the 50th anniversary of laney / 5 years of tone music store.
Have you had to cancel a gig? We haven't cancelled a gig untill now.
Where do you plan to gig the comming year? We plan to play,most of the show in our hometown and we are also looking forward for our tour this year.
When did you start to sell merchandise, and what do you have for sale? We first made our official tshirt available in 2015.right now we have no merchandise for sell but a new tshirt will be made available within few months.
What do you think about people downloading music instead of buying records now a days? Downloading music is alot more easier than buying a record these days.so its good if the artists are being paid.right now we are on a digital era its part of evolution.
What do you think of my work? You are doing a wonderful work.helping small artist like us get more exposer and recognition through your readers.we are very very thankful for your help.
What have been your biggest obstacles? Finding a dedicated musician is a mojor problem for most of us here.and investments adds up the trouble.Economic crisis is the root cause for most of the bands in nepal to breakup.
What advice would you give other bands or artists? Make music and believe in it.support every band and artists.
Do you have any new material? We are almost done with our 6 track EP .We intend to release it very soon.
How can people reach you?
Here's our link to fb page
Email : Shadowinshadektm@gmail.com
What are your plans for the future? We are looking to release our EP within few months.and play more gigs in future
Do you have something to add?
do check our debut Music Video here (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=--ALMd2UbwA)
Our latest Single here (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H-PQoawsIfQ)
and at last thank you for having us here.