The Identity Crisis is a rock band based in Gurgaon. Formed by classmates Sharang Sasan and Vidur Hans while still in school, the duo continued to pursue their passion after passing out from school and released two demo videos ‘ Fall Away’ and ‘I came for you’, both of which were featured on MTV Roots. The band then went into the recording studio to record their debut album and released the single ‘ Set Me Free’ which was also featured on MTV Roots and received airplay on HIT 95 FM through Delhi and the National Capital Region.
The band released their debut album ‘Trouble in Paradise’ in October 2014 with an album launch tour playing at Hard Rock Café venues across four cities in India namely Gurgaon, Pune, Hyderabad and Bangalore. Tour 2014 was sponsored by Videocon Mobile. The Tour was followed by a series of concerts and performances and Tour 2015 sponsored by Allianz Global Assistance, Mother Dairy and Velocity.
The Band is now in pre-production for their new album and in Tour 2017 their new single was released 'Begin Again' which was featured in VH1t
|Timson Thomas, Vocals
Timson's soaring powerful vocals propel the band and defines the sound. A seasoned vocalist having performed and toured with Bandish and Parikrama, he brings a new dynamic to the band with his stage presence and vocal style.
|Sharang Sasan: Guitar, Vocals
Sharang is the heart of the band. As guitar player and songwriter he drives the band with his passion and creative music. Sharang composes the band's material. His compositions have a unique quality enhanced by the themes, tone and structure of the songs as well as his introspective and deep lyrics. His onstage presence and energy electrifies audiences during performances.
|Shardul Sasan: Drums, Vocals
Shardul is the powerhouse of the band. A strong and accomplished drummer, he is technically sound and experienced having played onstage with musicians over the years. Shardul's drive and energy and inspirational playing powers the band and is integral to its creativity in the studio while enthralling audiences onstage. Shardul has played with his progressive rock band 'Dark Matter' and blues band ‘ Shades of Blue’in Pune.
|Ravi Sasan: Guitar, Vocals
Founder member, guitar player and lead vocalist for one of India's earliest premier heavy metal bands', 'Black Widow', the band performed across the country back in the day with ticketed concerts in Bombay and Delhi and headlining BITS Pilani and appearances at IIT Delhi. Ravi’s heavy metal influences and philosophical leanings, broodings and observations as well as interest in poetry are evident in his writing and his songs
|Brennon Denfer: Bass, Vocals
Brennon has been on the music scene for over 25 years. Bassist extraordinaire he has played with stalwarts like Louis Banks, Shubha Mudgal Steve Sequera and been part of Indian rockers Nirvana, Bandish and Silk Route. Brennon’s repertoire spans genres from jazz to funk to rock and metal. He has featured on many private albums and Hindi movie soundtracks as well as on Coke Studio. Brennon also has his own drum and bass ensemble Basspunkt and his work features on many prominent albums.
Vidur Hans: Vocals and Bass on the album
Vidur is currently in the UK studying music production
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