Enter Hyderabad, India’s newest old school hardcore powerhouse, R.A.I.D. The brainchild of vocalist Rueban Issac, R.A.I.D (Rueban and The Imperium Division) started in June of 2016 and has already seen many twists and turns to arrive as the band they are today. Along with Issac on vocals, the band is comprised of Abishek Allapanda on Guitars, Sam Jaba on Bass and Bobbin Jaydev on Drums.
R.A.I.D draws musical influence from such hardcore legends as Madball, Suicidal Tendencies, Agnostic Front, Terror, Snapcase and Hatebreed. Lyrically, R.A.I.D focuses on the classic ethos of hardcore, PMA (Positive Mental Attitude) with the added message of Hope, Strength and Salvation through the teachings of Jesus Christ. R.A.I.D strives to further breathe fresh music into a generic scene, pushing both music and lyrics to the fullest potential.