RockERA Digi 1st Round

Saturday. April 9, 2011

Organized by ERA Radio, sponsored by DiGi with the support of Ministry of Social Development & Urbanization Sarawak, RockERA DiGi is the biggest Battle of The Band in Sarawak’s calendar for 2011 which offers a total of RM10,000 cash to be won. The first preliminary round which was held at University Teknologi MARA (UiTM), Kota Samarahan was the opening round for the Battle of The Band. 10 bands compete in this first round to win a RM1,500 cash as the prize.

The 10 bands are:-

LAGENDA

DEMON SUPERSIZE MY HOBBY

SONAR INSTINCT

SOUL CATCHERS

THE MELODIES

JESTER

LOST IN STEREO

CHAOTIC BOOMER

16th DEARY

CHINTERLIZER

The show was so awesome its like you’re really in a concert rather than a competition. Personally, I think there are so much talent among those competed during this battle of the band and they are worthy as recording artists. I was quite surprised to see these qualities were born in our own local indie bands. Some of these bands has been established for sometimes and there’s no surprise if they can deliver a very powerful performance. What surprise me more was, a couple of bands were just being formed less than a year but devastatingly AWESOME!

The competition ends around late noon. Check out which band won 🙂

CONGRATULATION! to SONAR INSTINCT which emerge as the winner for the first round of RockERA DiGi entitling them to bring home the weekly prize worth RM1,500 of cash. Their debut songs during the battle was Summer Romance, a cover song from Incubus and Berfikir Di Luar Kotak, a song of their own.

Before that, lets get to know our hosts for the day, Osha & Hasmin from ERA Radio, Kuching.

The band of juries:

And these are for the album 🙂

The next preliminary round of RockERA DiGi Battle of The Band will be held next week 23/4/2011 at LimKokWing Institute of Creative Technology. Meanwhile the 3rd preliminary round will be held on the 30/4/2011 at Swinburne University, Kuching before the final on May 2011.

Tune in again for more update on RockERA DiGi disokong oleh KPSU.

Cheers~

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