Shredded (Battle of Bands)


Shredded, the flagship band competition of MERAZ 2019 welcomes you all for a magnificent evening. It’s time you show your passion for music as a band and set the stage on fire. If your band possesses the ability to fill the audience with zest and energy by propulsive backbeats and passionately driven guitars featuring charismatic voices.

Steps to apply:

The bands have to register and submit a song video (in mp4 format) performed by them for a preliminary shortlisting.


5th November’2019


  1. All artists must perform and compete on behalf of only one band.
  2. A band must consist of a minimum of 3 and a maximum of 8 members.
  3. There is no limit to the number of bands who wish to apply for the competition and all submitted demos will be fairly appraised for shortlisting.
  4. A maximum of 6 entries will be shortlisted for the main event.
  5. The set should NOT contain any vulgarities, profanities, lewd comments, racist remarks, violence, sexual content, etc.
  6. The bands must bring their own instruments, instrument stands and amplifiers (if required) [Drums will be provided by us].
    Note: The Event is on the main stage (outdoor) and we will have the necessary setup in regards to speakers and cables but participants are advised to get their own cables to avoid any last-minute inconvenience.
  7. Performers will have 25 minutes on stage, which includes setup and soundcheck (preferably 7 mins), performance time (15 mins), and take down (preferably 3 mins).
  8. Backing tracks will NOT be allowed. 

Judging criteria:

The bands will be judged by a panel of three recognised judges. Judges will critique the performance and provide feedback with recommendations. Audience participation shall play an important role in the final decision. There will be only one Winner.

Registration Fee:

Rs. 1,200/-

Prizes worth:

Rs. 20,000/-

Event Coordinators:

  1. Debajyoti Halder (Roton) 
  2. Contact No.: 6290890473

  3. Jyotika Mahapatra 
  4. Contact No.: 9078005048