And that's how Joint Family was formed around the end of December 2004. For their first gig, JF played at the 'Egos Cafe' where they got an enthusiastic response for the metal-hungry crowd that had gathered with tense mosh-pits and bodies flying everywhere. Needless to say, it was a beginning with a bang.Thus,Delhi's premier Nu-metal act came to life. Within a couple of months of forming, the band had made a impact on the scene that could never be forgotten with milestones like - 1. Ego's Cafe, Jan '05 - the very first gig. 2. Headlined at S.P.A.
(School Of Planning and Architecture) - March '05. 3. NSIT - March '05 ,Avalanche rock competition being their most cherished gig, reaching the finals for the very first time, after having put up a impressive preliminary performance. 4. Destroyed Turquoise Cottage with a turn out of over 350 people - June, 2005 5.Their first outstation gig was at Chennai's June-Rock-Out(JRO) 2005 held at the Unwind Center. The band turned out to be a huge hit with the Chennai crowd! They have also played at India's most prestigious Rock festival, Independence Rock - XX in Mumbai - October '05.
Directly after which, they proceeded to take on IIT-Delhi's Rock competition, Blitzkrieg. Needless to say, they came, they saw, they conquered. Marching on, they bagged the 2nd runners up spot at the Campus Rock Idols- All India Finals in December '05. In what was to be the biggest metal fests of the year, Joint Family played at the Numero Uno Rock Oct at Hamsadhwani & Pragati Maidan along with Soulmate, Alternative rockers Them Clones and Mumbai's Metalcore act, Bhayanak Maut.All this apart, their biggest achievement has easily got to be appearing on the Great Indian Rock[GIR] 2006 Compilation with one of thier greatest songs, 'Drummer's Advice'. They released their first full-length album in 2007, called 'Hotbox' with their most loved songs on it. Featuring the likes of Drummer's Advice, Juggernaut and Random Thoughts[Of a Conflicted Mind], the album as a instant hit with the passionate lovers of the Indian Rock scene. They are currently on hiatus after their latest gig being the inaugural RSJ Pubrockfest gig at New Delhi with Amidst the Chaos and Frequency. A Family that smokes together , stays together.
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