Omkar Godse - Vocals , Sagar Joshi - Bass , Chinmay Agharkar - Lead / Rythm , Sumeet Ninawe - Drums , Ananth krishnan - Keys.
-: GRAVITY :-
Gravity is a 4 piece Thane based ungeneric progressive band. The band has a penchant for irregular time signatures and off-beat compositions. Hence the term ungeneric.
We at Gravity take pride in our Indian heritage and try to incorporate it in our originals. The bands originals have a major progressive influence but a subtle amalgamation of our culture. This is quite obvious in the bands composition “ Taandav “. Which has Sanskrit verses.
Also, the band draws inspiration from artsists like Porcupine tree, Dream Theater, Opeth, Pain of Salvation and the likes. Their covers include songs by Dream Theater and Porcupine Tree.
1. OMKAR GODSE -
The voice of Gravity! His vocals vary from classical undertones to metal growls. Known to be an adept and versatile singer. His style of vocals helps Gravity to play around with different scales making the band’s music even more adaptable to different crowds. With his range of vocals Gravity can achieve the cult progressive status that they seek!
His influences are Pt Bhimsen Joshi , Pt Kumargandharva , Daniel Glidenlow , Dio , Bruce Dickinson , Warrel Dayne.
2.CHINMAY AGHARKAR -
The lead guitarist of Gravity! He is arguably touted to be one of the best guitarists in the Thane scene. The constant switching between clean tones and distortion is what separates him from all the other guitarists in Mumbai. His prolific use of the guitar is what gives Gravity its subtle yet heavy feeling! He along with Sagar Joshi are the creative masterminds behind the band.
His influences are Porcupine Tree , Dream Theater , Opeth ,B B King , Paul Gilbert , Steve Vai.
He uses a Kramer Strat with Korg Ax5g Processor.
3.SAGAR JOSHI -
The Person Behind the GROOVE of the band.Intense Basslines with an intense Stage presence is something that makes him stand out form other bass players in the scene.He is completely into Progressive and Fusion music and want's his music to be represent INDIA Universally.He is greatly influenced by bands like Cynic, Aghora, Canvas Solaris, Pain of Salvation and Dream Theatre and another side of the music like vishwa mohan bhatt , kala ramnath , pt.kumar gandharva , sangeeta shankar , pt.hariprasad chaurasia and the likes.
He uses a Fender MB5 Bass guitar, Korg AX5B Bass Processor and Jim Dunlop 3 mm picks
4.SUMEET NINAWE -
Plays drums and is completely immersed into percussions. He is an open minded musician with a musical taste which varies from classical music to extreme metal. However his love is set with Progressive metal due to its extreme versatility and non-repetitive styles. Mike Potnoy, Martin Lopez, Chris Adler and Neil Peart.
He uses Mapex double pedal along with a standard kit.