The best Northeast bands and artists

Digital Suicide

Digital Suicide is an alternative rock band from Guwahati, Assam. The band consists of Daniel Langthasa on lead vocals and guitar, Deepak Borah on backing vocals and bass guitar, and Ratan Bordoloi on drums and percussion.

Originally hailing from Haflong, they have been friends since their formation in early 2008 and changed band names a number of times (such as Ahimxa, Spice Boys) before adopting the name Digital Suicide.

Their sound is a refreshing blend of alternative rock music, grunge, punk, old school Bollywood music, mid- 90s boy band pop and progressive rock. Digital Suicide is the new voice of independent rock scene of India. Strong bass and drum groove acts as the driving force behind the band’s music with the guitar providing simple atmospheric and ambient textures to the songs rather than just carrying the melody. Digital Suicide’s flirtation with 70’s disco and 80’s pop melodies reflect on their vocal melodies. Their music has been inspired by the works of R. D. Barman, Bappi Lahiri, Classical Music, Bands like RHCP, Placebo, Joy Division, R.E.M., Sonic Youth, Lady Gaga, MJ, Radiohead, Nirvana etc.

The band is known for their energetic live performances. Their lyrical themes and inspiration involve California dreams, love, communal hate, regional terrorism, real politik, fatty food, sex, hallucination, wild life, animals, global warming, aliens etc and to see a clearer sky is Digital Suicide’s concern.










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