Rock Saturday IV screams in Colombo! | Daily News


Rock Saturday IV screams in Colombo!

Strains of guitars being tuned emanated from within the clubhouse at around two in the afternoon as harbingers of what was awakened on April 27 at the CR&FC Clubhouse.

The bands tuned up, the fans made their way to the clubhouse and while the team from Suriya Brother’s busied themselves setting up for mayhem! The hot Colombo atmosphere, became even hotter as evening drew nigh, fans of Sri Lankan metal gathered to witness a once in a life time spectacle. The boys at Suriya Brother’s Sri Lanka’s number one Rock Promoters, had worked their magic and gathered together a legendary line up, indeed one on Rock enthusiast in the country ever thought they would see! A rock concert like no other! A concert that would bring 9 electrifying bands together on one stage, Rock Saturday IV was upon us as Sri Lanka’s Big 3, Paranoid Earthling, Whirlwind and Stigmata! (Yes it happened folks!!, One night only, on one stage!) joined Elorath, Man Till God, Story, Abyss, Sacrament and Silence of Loud to rain down hellfire in Colombo and for one night the hallowed halls of the CR&FC clubhouse shook to the sounds of Raw Sri Lankan heavy metal talent.

Playing to a full house of close to 400+ screaming head banging fans, the bands unleashed pure mayhem as chaos and pandemonium reigned supreme.

Featuring a mosh pit and two insane walls of death Rock Saturday IV was a phenomenon never to be forgotten! The much hyped event drew metal fans from all across Sri Lanka, including Negombo, Ratnapura and Kandy and even Overseas as well. A peek inside the halls of the CR&FC clubhouse spoke volumes about the magnitude of the watershed event and the achievement that was Rock Saturday IV.

Suriya Brother’s has always been at the forefront of promoting Rock and Heavy Metal in Sri Lanka and together with their sponsors and partners, Yes 101,, 444, Visual Symphony, N2T Beanbags, Troll Market, Kumudu Printers and Shehan Romesh photography in collaboration with Sulphur Sounds have revolutionized the Sri Lankan Rock/Metal sphere on two fronts, providing Sri Lankan rock and metal fans the entertainment they crave while providing an ideal showcase for the wealth of Sri Lankan talent that is just unfathomable.

At first glance misjudged, it is events like Rock Saturday that showcase these young artistes and highlight the talent and ideology that lies within. Suriya Brother’s has committed themselves to bringing Sri Lanka’s talented rockers to the forefront and will be back in the coming months with their other marquee events Acoustic Saturday and Colombo Open Air! Stay Tuned and Stay Metal! 

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