9 bands to contest Rock finals today

 Wolf's Lair from Chennai, Tamil Nadu  on stage  during the Hornbill Rock competition at IG Stadium Kohima on December 5

The Nine bands – Dosser Urge (Shillong), Grammy Winning Effort (New Delhi), Final Surrender (Bengaluru, Karnataka), Girish & The Chronicle (Gangtok, Sikkim), Arcane Deception (New Delhi), Noiseware (Pune, Maharashtra), Sunep Assemble Band (Nagaland), Indigo Children (New Delhi) and Wolf’s Lair (Chennai, Tamil Nadu)  in random orders have entered in the finals of the  Hornbill National Rock Contest, 2011 presented by Airtel  on 7th December starting  at 5.00 pm at IG Stadium. The sound check will start at 10.0 am on 7th December.
A total of 24 bands took part in the rock contest .The judges are Dr. Wabang Pongner, Thejove Medeo and Deepti Unni from Rolling Stones Magazine, Mumbai. On the grand final day the gates will be open by 4.00pm at IG stadium and it will be a free, without ticket system.
Earlier on 6th December -the remaining four bands The Aphids (New Delhi)
Rock ventures (Nagaland), 11th hour (Shillong, Meghalaya) and Wolf’s Lair (Chennai, Tamil Nadu), while Nagaland’s achieving bands Divine Connection, XTC and OFF also performed for the night show.
The week-long contest will be part of the annual Hornbill Festival, the annual cultural extravaganza in Nagaland showcasing the rich Naga culture, organized by the state government’s Music Task Force (MTF), department of Youth Resources and Sports and the event is managed by XL.