Hometown: Dhaka, BD
A Symphonic Rock/Metal Band -formed in October (2006) ,a new lineup from some old renown musicians in the country.Shams Mansoor Ghani [Keys] from Warfaze and Sazzad Arefeen [Guitars] made their minds to work on something diverse ,meanwhile Samiul Islam [Drums-Powersurge],Rony [vocals] and Sabbir [Bass-Kalponik] joined the idea of the experiment. The result was "De-illumination"-the 1st Symphonic rock/metal appearance in Bangladesh.
The name "De-illumination" expresses the intention of rejecting illuminated exterior, full of imposed knowledge and prejudice and be consumed,be the inner light or darkness of one's soul.
After releasing 5 singles in various Band Mixed Album[see discography for detail on the left hand side tab] , De-illumination released their Debut Album ONIBARJO on 25th september 2010 in Bangladesh. This is likely to be the 1st Full concept album followed by the genre symphonic Rock/Metal Adding a new era in Bangladesh music.
3 months before releasing the debut, De-illumination had signed an innovative contract which is introduced in Bangladesh 1st time ever, with Abc Radio 89.2 Fm. This tag line is titled as RADIO ALLIANCE, included year long activity update, show/gig updates, exclusive round the clock song playback and conceptual radio shows with the band.
De-illumination also own 2 big awards in Bangladesh at the end of 2011,they are: #7th CityCell Channel i Music awards: BEST BAND(by critic) for De-illumination's debut ONIBARJO in 2011,
#7th CityCell channel i Music award BEST SOUND ENGINEER for De-illumination's debut ONIBARJO in 2011
“De-illumination wins Best Band(By Critic) and best Sound engineer(Popular choice) at 7th CityCell Channel i music awards 2011 for the album ONIBARJO!”
Daily Star - 7th Citycell Channel i Music Awards
“De-illumination has been nominated for 2 awards in 7th Citycell Channel i music awards'11.First as BEST BAND and second is Sazzad Arefeen as Best Sound Engineer.
Citycell Channel i Music awards: De-illumination NOMINATED for 2!
“De-illumination OPEN AIR live on 29th July :"CONCERT FOR SOHEL" at Sultana Kamal Mohila Krira Complex Dhanmondi 9 Dhaka, Bangladesh.”
De-illumination - De-illumination OPEN AIR live :"CONCERT FOR SOHEL"
“De-illumination TV debut live on 16th may,Channel i at 3 pm, Program: AHOBAN, Are your Televisions tuned for being De-illuminated? Radio Alliance: Abc Radio fm 89.2”
De-illumination TV debut live on 16th may,Channel i at 3 pm
“ABC RADIO 89.2 fm and Sazzad arefeen Presents: "GUITAR NEVER LIES"- THE 1ST EVER guitar/music tutorial show in Bangladesh,For all the new generation of musicians and a gift for the future music industry of bangladesh!
Starting from FEB 8th every tuesday 11 pm-2 am ( night) on ABC RADIO 89.2 FM
tune in 89.2 fm from where ever you are brothers and sisters!”
GUITAR NEVER LIES-Sazzad's Guitar Guidance on ABC RADIO 89.2 Fm
“amaderGaan presents 'DE-ILLUMINATION' (Band of the Month, Nov 2010)”
www.amaderGaan.com - amaderGaan presents 'DE-ILLUMINATION' (Band of the Month, Nov 2010)
“THE DAILY SAMAKAL FEATURES DE-ILLUMINATION WITH EXCLUSIVE ARTICLE AT KURIR PORE.INCLUDED THE CHORDS OF THE SONG "SHOHOJATRI"! SHARE N ENJOY!
THE DAILY SAMAKAL FEATURES DE-ILLUMINATION!