The Edge Band Biography
The Edge band is one of the most renowned rock bands in Nepal. The Edge Band was founded in the year 1998 in Pokhara and officially entered in the Nepali music industry in the year 2000.
The band was started along with the founder and vocalist Jeewan Gurung, and the band’s Binaya Gurung, Roshan Gurung, Sunil Gubaju, Bikash Singh, and Asok Sundas.
And the current band members are Jeewan Gurung on vocal, Bishnu Gurung on lead guitar, Sandeep BK on bass, Albin Pariyar on rhythm guitar, and Ganesh Rai on drums.
The Edge band has given countless great songs such as Mero Ashu, Thaha Chaina, Nachaheko Hoina Timilai, Samjhine Mutu, Yo Dil Mero, Kasailai Pani Ma, Timro Yaad, Dukha Diyera, and many more. This band has helped to take the Nepali music industry to another level.
The melodious voice and amazing music have successes to collect cheers from national and international millions of fans and well-wishers.
|Band Name||THE EDGE BAND|
|Founded||1998 AD [2055 BS]|
|Officially||2000 - Present|
|Debut Album||MERO ASHU - 2000|
|Debut Song||Mero Ashu|
|Founder||Jeewan Gurung [Vicalist]|
|Album||MERO ASHU 2000, VIBES 2006, ALAG 2013, GANTABYA 2017|
The Edge Band Music Journey
The Edge Band was formed in the year 1998 in Pokhara and officially entered the Nepali music industry in the year 2000 with their debut album “Mero Ashu” with a single song Mero Ashu. Along with the founder and vocalist Jeewan Gurung, and the band’s Binaya Gurung, Roshan Gurung, Sunil Gubaju, Bikash Singh, and Asok Sundas.
The Song Mero Aasu successes to collect cheers from Nepali music lovers within a week of its official release and give more confidence and hope to move forward. Slowly band added two beautiful songs Pagal Nabhana and Jeewan Mero, and numerous Jams and rehearsal in their album.
The band became famous and start performing a small concert around the Pokhara city. But the band was didn’t last long, other priorities vying against the commitment to continue making music.
After that, all members have left the band but front-man Jeewan Gurung continued his singing career. He takes time to improve himself and create his new band members Rockey Tulachan, Som Gurung, Sanjeev Shrestha, and Basanta Sharma. The incessant passion proved to be a rewarding experience.
Then The Edge Band became a strong team and releases its second album Vibes with Bajra recorded in 2006. Songs are Thaha Chaina, Kasailai Pani Ma, Jiunalai Garo Bho, Prastab, Lekhiyeka Sabbdha, Santi ko Sandesh, and Dukha Diyera.
This second album was the main turning point to The Edge band. After the release of the album, the fan base, and well-wishers grew exponentially and the media began to connect with the band. Thaha Chaina video shows on major television. Slowly the Edge band popularity spread far and wide.
Since the album release, the band has played some dozen shows in their hometown Pokhara and other different cities in Nepal. They have played numerous sold-out including charities and festivals. Their concerts are popular for flawless performance and a powerful stage presence.
The Edge band added other beautiful numbers like Samjhine Mutu, Yo Dil Mero, Nachaheko Hoina Timilai, Muskan lea, Timi lai, and other many Nepali pop songs in their Album.
Due to the nice songs and their popularity band also got a chance to rock among Nepalese of UK, USA, Hong Kong, Thailand, Singapore, Australia, Dubai, and so many other countries.
Award and Nomination
The Edge Band has received a couple of awards and nominations. The song “Dukha Diyera” grabbed the title of the Best Lyrics Award at the Pokhara Music Award. The Edge was also nominated at the 9th Tuborg Annual Image Awards in the category of Rock Vocal Performance.
Despite the fact that it was just limited to assignments, The Edge has left age to show their capacity to convey past anybody’s desire. As of now, the band is taking a shot at the new materials. They are frequently observed playing live around town and in their very own oxygen relax bar in Lakeside, Pokhara.
The Edge Band Album and Songs
The Edge Band Current Members
- Jeewan Gurung – Vocal/Composer/Songwriter
- Bishnu Gurung – Lead Guitarist
- Sandeep BK – Bass Guitarist
- Albin Pariyar – Rhythm Guitar
- Ganesh Rai – Drummer