They bring mystical, moody and haunting melodies to the stage that are completely entrancing. Lead singer Annamaria Pinna’s voice and presence was captivating." “Their live show is like a cathartic punch in the face” says Creem Magazine, and the band was accordingly selected to perform at the Loudwire Music Festival and Rock-fest, Texas Showdown Festival, CMJ, SXSW and Bratfest. Vajra’s new single, "The Mirror" debuted #1 Billboard Mainstream Rock Indicator Most Added Chart and debuted #38 Billboard Mainstream Rock Indicator Chart and #47 Under the Radar Chart. "Inside The Flame" charted #37 on the Under The Radar Chart. Vajra’s DIY videos for three of their singles - The Mirror, Inside The Flame (Rapid Oxidation Mix) and 3.14 (Water Mix) - were featured on the Loudwire Top 10 Rock & Metal Video Countdown. Both "Inside The Flame" and "3.14 (Water Mix)" were on the Countdown for a combined total of 37 weeks and were subsequently retired as the longest tenured videos on the Countdown.
The band also was #1 of the Reverbnation Alternative Rock Music Chart for NYC for 10+ consecutive weeks. Vajra’s music will leave you spell-bound. Vajra was formed by Annamaria Pinna during her self-imposed exile in India. Vajra’s music is hauntingly dark and hypnotic-- weaving Eastern Indian themes with melodic, progressive rock-- creating foreboding and mysterious lullabies. Their debut album “Pleroma” was released on the Summer Solstice, 2012 (6.21.12). Pleroma is an exploration in paradox (east vs.
west, soft vs. pummelling, female vs. male) and includes Blake Fleming (ex-The Mars Volta) on drums. Sylvia Massy (Tool, System of A Down, Prince, Johnny Cash) co-produced the vocals and mixed.
Tom Baker (NIN, Foo Fighters, Ministry, Prince) mastered. 2) Vajra, aka 跋折羅 or バサラ (Basara), is a trio made up of Kan Mikami (vocals, guitar), Keiji Haino (vocals, guitar) and Toshiaki Ishizuka (percussion). they have released 5 albums and one MCD on www.psfrecords.com. 3) VAJRA (Pronounce BAJRA) is a new metal band formed in 2009 in Japan, and signed by Death Trap Records (SPEED-DISK). The band has five members: Nobro (vocals), 『L.』 (guitar), 如月悠里 (guitar), 希ユキ (bass) and Rohan (drums). The group disbanded in January 2011.
They released their 1st single "THE RISING SUN" on November 25th, 2009. Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply..
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