Winter Mosh organised by the Duhalia Society in collaboration with Wanphai Musical Group, Thadwang Motion Picture and in association with LAC Group will be held on the 30th of December, 2017 at Nongpathar Playground, Nongstoin, West Khasi Hills. This is the second edition of the annual musical event.
The one-day festival will feature prominent metal bands from Meghalaya and its neighbouring States. A total of 13 bands will be performing at this year’s edition. The line-up includes Plague Throat, the poster boys of death metal music in India along with 10 other bands from Meghalaya, namely Intestinal Carnage, Natura, Eternal Scorn, Uthanatos and Ignite Reincarnation from Shillong; Slaughter Of Innocence and Pharia from Nongstoin; Chaotic Dread from Nongpoh; Maian and Depassionate from Mairang; along with Maximal and Lunatic Fringe from Guwahati.
Last year’s edition witnessed a footfall of over 600 and the expected gathering this year is in thousands. It is being held with an objective to promote local talents and showcase the scenic beauty of Nongstoin and its neighbouring areas in West Khasi Hills. The picturesque Nongpathar playground is just two hours drive away from Shillong.
Metal-heads from all over the Northeast are expected to gather. Thus, special precautions have been taken regarding the security and lodging. The organisers have also tied-up with local restaurants and guest houses to ensure that visitors enjoy the festival to the max.