The festival will be LILIAC’s first international performance outside the United States. And about us – They are one of the best upcoming rock artists from North East, Nagaland, India – North East band of international standards.
‘First Family of Rock’ is a 5-piece sibling hard rock band from Los Angeles, USA. Have you, the head bangers of Manipur ever heard of the well-known band called “LILIAC”, literally meaning “Bat” in Romanian – a 5-piece family rock/metal band from Los Angeles USA?
What is so unique and interesting about “LILIAC”?
It is the bond that siblings share; They, the talented siblings, each grew up with a musical instrument and started with street plays where they performed every weekend on the Santa Monica Pier.
Yes! This band is very empowering as it is a female fronted band that brings live and sustains a unique genre of music – “Vamp Metal”.
Their hard work and constant support from their father, Florin Christia, have taken them to great places and social media platforms. They have also made it to the nationally televised competition show “World’s Best” on CBS and America’s Got Talent on NBC.
From covering popular rock and metal songs to writing their own hook-heavy original songs and material, the band ignites the light and spark in every youth today and it was evident when the band’s debut EP “Chain of Thorns” (2019) became a hit. #1 on Amazon’s Best Sellers for Rock Music Chart.
Sold-out shows with diehard fans made their first North American tour a resounding success.
The band is currently working on their first original album, which consists of 13 breathtaking masterpieces. The good news is that Liliak is going to set the stage on fire here in Imphal, Manipur, Manipur, India mainly to inspire, empower and show their enthusiasm to the heavy metal music lovers, including the youth and the elderly. High flying road like them, “LILIAC”.
The members of “About Us” got together in the winter of 2019. The members, after spending the past 15 years in different bands and projects, came together and embarked on a journey of great achievement.
Their debut album captures the diversity of their collective musical tastes, which range from AOR to hard rock to metal and more.
Later in December 2020, the band released their first single, “Loaded Love”, and in April 2021, their first music video, “Gimme Gimme”.
Within a short period of time, their music video attracted almost 500,000 views and it launched their prosperous singing career.
The song took off and subsequently won two consecutive awards in the Best Rock category at the MG Nagaland Music Honors (June 23, 2021) and Nagaland Music Awards (October 16, 2021).
By 2021, about the US had released their self-titled debut album on their native terra firma and also released their second music video titled “Now”.
Subsequently, the band eventually made their way to Frontiers Music SRL, which had no choice but to appreciate and consider the band for their avant-garde approach to the melodic rock genre.
When the self-titled debut album “About Us” gets a grand global release later this year, buckle up and fasten your seatbelts for “About Us” to steal the show.
Date: 5th November: Phase 1 Headliner – “About Us” from Nagaland, India
Date: November 6th: Phase 2 Headliner – “LILIAC,” from Los Angeles, USA
Venue: Luangpokpa Multi Sports Complex, Luangsangbam, Imphal, Manipur
Online tickets are available at mayflos.in
Event by: NOS Group
(The author is a freelance writer)