Experience: 5 years.
Insignia are a three piece outfit From Mumbai, India. We like punk rock. It speaks to us. We like hooks, melodies, three minute songs, blazing speed, snap-happy numbers, extreme levels of volume, mellow acoustic tunes, The Beatles, The clash, The Pixies, Nirvana, Husker Du, chilled beer, R.E.M, Fugazi, Chinese food, and swapping our instruments. Do give our original songs a listen. Peace.
The Beatles, The Pixies, Nirvana, R.E.M, Ramones, The Clash, Husker Du, Fugazi, Wipers, Taking Heads, Led Zeppelin, Television, Jimi Hendrix, Buddy Holly, The Smiths, Pearl Jam, The Who, Minutemen, Sonic Youth, Gang Of Four, Guns N’ Roses, Melvins, The Beach Boys, Dinosaur Jr. , Blondie
Alternative rock/Pop-Rock/Punk Rock
Performances and Achievements:
- Played at the “Guitar.Inc rock show” at United 21 hotel in June 2011 among six other bands.
(The Lightyears Explode, G2 trio, Clear Blue Sky, Forcefield, Still A Long Way and Blakc)
- Headlined the Regatta 2011 festival of the “Govt. Medical College of Nagpur” in 2011
- Had our track “W.A.N” played on the Radio station (FM 94.3 radio one) after becoming the runners-up of artistaloud.com’s “New and Upcoming Artists” competition.
- Interviewed by “dhinchakmumbai.com” about the upcoming status of the band.
- Winner of "Prathibimb 2012 rock fest" at VJTI college-Matunga.
- Winner of “Avishkaar 2013 rock fest” at K.E.M college- Parel.
- Headlined at ‘Vivekanand college of Management’ on their Annual rock event in March 2012.
- Headlined the annual rock event at ‘Swayam Siddhi College Of Management’, Jan 2013
- Runner’s-Up at the Swami Vivekanand Diploma College Rock fest “Anvesh 2012”.
- Runner’s -Up at S.I.E.S college-Nerul’s “Distortion” band event 2012.
- Runner’s-Up at R.A.I.T college Vashi’s Goonj 2012 band event.
- Played at United 21 hotel Thane along with ‘Froth & Haze’ and ‘Jezabeth’ in August 2012.
- Played a full set on “Friday night: Live at In-Orbit” at In-Orbit mall, Vashi on 11 Jan 2013.
- Played a Pro-Bono set on “Thursday Jam-Ups“ as a part of “Rock For a Cause” at High Street Phoenix , Parel on 24 Jan 2013.
- Played at High Street Phoenix, Parel on “Thursday Jam-Ups” along with ‘Spud in the Box’ on March 2014.
- Signed up with artistaloud.com for a 3 year contract in 2014.
- Our song this bitter world gets a positive review from industry expert Parag Kamani.
- Played at Rastafa the highway shack, Pune on 23rd Jan 2015 with Sidekick as the opening act.
- Played at Rastafa as the headlining act two more times (April and July 2015).
- Played a set at Toons Café Pune on Feb 2015
- Appeared live on MET college (Bandra) online radio
- Played a set at Rolling Stone’s “The Stage” Event showcasing upcoming bands from the scene on April 2015.
- Played at Apache – The Fluid Lounge, Pune on May 2015.