Qayaas – Cut My Wings & Doobtay (KM Single Reviews)

February 17, 2013

By Hasan Faridi

The name ‘Qayaas’ certainly rings a bell in the Pakistani music scene. Because music-lovers recognise them as being one of Pakistan’s finest rock bands to emerge from the country.

Their main highlights include a well-received debut album “Uss Paar” topped off with various music videos already released. They’ve won multiple awards, featured in Coke Studio, have been included in the Metal Asia Compilation (for being so kick-ass) and have made various radio and TV appearances.

LUX Style Awards 2012: Music Nominations

Nominations for the 11th LUX Style Awards were announced in Karachi this week. The Awards office of Pakistan’s most credible and coveted Awards released nominations in 26 categories in the genres of Film, Music, Television and Fashion.

The LSA Film Jury voted for Bol across all three categories. Shoaib Mansoor’s Bol was the sole film that made the grade and qualified as a bonafide entrant for an Award that is given out for excellence in cinema.

Qayaas – Uss Paar (KM Album Review)

April 11, 2011
Qayaas - Uss Paar (Album Cover)

By Hasan Faridi

Qayaas - Uss Paar (Album Cover)Uss Paar” means “The Other Side”. So take a step into Qayaas’s world.

Qayaas are one of Pakistan’s finest rock bands to emerge from the depths.

Their main highlights include creating a punch-in-the-face video for “Tanha”, being included in the Metal Asia Compilation and making various radio and TV appearances. Qayaas have also won the JD Award for the best rock band from Pakistan 2010, hosted by Jack Daniels and the Rolling Stones Magazine in India.

This band is the real shizz.

And it consists of Umair Jaswal on vocals, Khurram Waqar & Sarmad Ghafoor on lead guitars, Shaheryar Ghayas (Sherry) on bass and Fifu on the drums.

Uss Paar by Qayaas, Now Released Online [Preview Album]

April 9, 2011

Pakistan’s first progressive alternative rock band, Qayaas, showcasing 13 original songs in their debut album. Qayaas is also winner of Rolling Stones/Jack Daniels Best Rock Band 2010 from Pakistan. The album was scheduled to release on 16th of April, 2011. For some reason, the album has already made its way to CD Baby, iTunes, Amazon and can be bought for $9.99. We have extracted an album preview for you folks. Please buy the album and support music in Pakistan.