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Lakhey world !st Ethnic Metal Band from Nepal.

GENRE: NEWARI/NEPALI ETHNIC METAL

Formed: 2011

Lakhey, the instrumental band, Anil Dhital on guitar, Ashish Maharjan on flute and vocal effects, Yuson Maharjan on dhimeh, RabindraMaharjan on bhusyah, Naresh Prajapati on khin,Deepak Gurung and Ashish Dangolperforming as Lakhey, the dancing demon, and Guidoo Wyss of Commando Noise Terror as their guest drummer.Incorporating sounds of more than 15 Nepali/Newar musical instrumentsranging from the dhyangro that jhankris (faith healers) play to drive out spirits to kaa and pongraa played during funerals with seven-string guitar riffs and bass, most of the band members take on multipleinstruments, creating what they call ethnic metal music.For skeptics who believe that metal is a recent phenomena in Nepali music, Lakhey brings to light the existence of metal in Nepali music roots. And it's only Newar music the band has mostly explored which still leaves the potential of many different tribal music of Nepal untapped.A year since the first jam session, Lakhey boasts seven completedcompositions, most still untitled. Their plan now is to release an EP within a few months and follow up with an album.Lakhey is very selective about performing, the band debuted onktmROCKS Ides of March 2012, playing in-front of over 3000 people.Later the band performed in the International Tattoo Convention.Recently the band shared stage live with World's Fastest Guitarist & Number 1 Shredder of all time 'Michael Angelo Batio' on August 24, 2013 (Nach Ghar, Jamal

Band Members ANIL DHITAL = GUITARIST

YUSON MAHARJAN = DHIME

YASHIS MAHARJAN = FLUTE , VOCAL

RABINDRA MAHARJAN = BHUSIIYA

NARESH PRAJAPATI = KHEE

DEEPAK GURUNG = BASS GUITAR

Video is Produced by Metal Institute Productions

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