83 MPH (83 Miles Per Hour) is a hard rock band based out of the capital city of Tamil Nadu, Chennai. It was formed in the month of January 2011. The band is inspired by legendary artists such as Aerosmith, Dream Theater, Pink Floyd, Muse, ZZ Top, Porcupine Tree and Grits.
They are a six-piece band widely known for their own signature styles and versatility.
83 Miles Per Hour has won many prestigious competitions like:
- Channel V LaunchPad 2012
- Hard Rock Calling (Bangalore Zonals)
- RayBan Never Hide Sound 2012
The band has opened for Swedish Metal Band called 'Vildhjarta' and French-Canadian rock band, Simple Plan. Also, opened for renowned Indian bands, 'Parikrama' and 'Indus Creed'.
83 Miles Per Hour has been featured in magazines like The Score Magazine, RollingStone India, Pulse72 and the FHM magazine.
Other achievements include:
- Winners at MCC Deepwoods 2012
- Winners at Ethiraj Srishti 2012
- Winners at WCC Festeve 2012
- Winners at NIT Calicut Ragam 2012
- Winners at MCC Octavia 2011
- Winners at KMC Pradharshini 2011
- First Runners-up at NLS Strawberry Fields 2011
- Kenny Shaiza – Vox
- Peter Francis Joshua – Drums
- Aldrin Dominic Alexander – Keyboards
- Raemus Castelino – Guitar
- Siddhartha Ramanathan – Guitar
- Nipun Narayan – Bass