GANGTOK, 18 May: The final showdown of the biggest rock fest in Sikkim, the “North Eastern Rockers 2011”, played out here at the Paljor Stadium Gym Hall on 16 May. The audience head-banged to the metal jams of the four finalists, with the headlining act performed by “Still Waters”.
Sinister Violence from Darjeeling won over the judges and the audience and took away the title, pocketing Rs. 1,00,000 in cash awards. Gangtok’s Future History scored its way to second spot. Also in performance for the spoilt for choice audience were Purple Asparagus of Kolkata followed by What Escapes Me also from Kolkata on the final day.