Newaz is a Nepalese Hard Rock Band influenced by Blues, Punk and Grunge. Satish Sthapit is known as a lead singer and guitarist of the band. They found that they were alike in many ways including genres, choice of music, arrangements and most of all, being of similar interests.

Newaz band and take part in a Band Competition being organized in Kathmandu. Then came the moment when the band NEWAZ was formed which literally meant Nepali Awaz which would also represent their Newari Community.

After the competition, Newaz went on to record their first single named “Maya Layera”. This single was released in the late 91 in the Compilation Album called “Talent” and went on to become the song which introduced them to the market of KTM. Newaz was enjoying huge success till the mid 90’s. Since then, Newaz has been in the scene in and out.

In this video, the fabulous boys of Newaz have performance cover version of the popular western song “Where Did You Sleep Last Night” at Grunge Alive, Kathmandu. The song was true stereo by popular singer Lead Belly