Rock music in India really never surfaced before it sunk again.
The reason for this was that bands were not able to establish their
own identities by playing originals. It started plummeting further
when Hindi pop music took the stage with women baring themselves.
Indian record companies created hype promoting them.
has always concentrated on the International scene rather than on
the national level. This helped the band unconsciously create a
huge local fan following. Few bands like Orange Street, Thermal
and a Quarter have braved the scenario scene? and played only originals.
They have made it quite big on the national level.
prime music channels in India are MTV and Channel V. Due to the
change in the music Industry at the national level, both these channels
play film music and Hindi pop music most of the time. They do not
support local rock bands in any way.