heavy metal

Millennium Bio

Band members
Verhnon - vocals Rio - lead guitars Sharmon - rhythm guitars Praful - bass Nikhil - drums


MILLENNIUM is a Bangalore based Heavy Metal combo created during 1986 with a line up comprising lead vocalist Verhnon Ibrahim, guitarists Rio and Cecil, bass player Stanley with Roberto on the drums. The band is recognised as one of the frontrunners of the Indian Metal scene, having sold over 20,000 copies of their debut album.

Roberto left in 1989 and Rio's classmate Nader duly replaced him. 1991 brought about further line up changes as Malcolm superseded Stanley on the bass and Blake took over second guitars from Cecil. After learning their craft on a diet of IRON MAIDEN covers the band released a 1992 single 'Peace Just In Heaven', the promotional video for which claimed the 'Skull Krusher of the week' award on India's MTV's 'HeadBanger's Ball' programme. Their limited edition EP, 'Born to Reign', sold out within a week of it's release. MILLENNIUM also landed the honoor of opening for DEEP PURPLE...

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