Nepali band ASM is performing live at The Purple Haze this Saturday, 27th May. 

Abhishek S. Mishra is a well-known name and face in the Nepalese music scene and has been involved in a number of endeavors. Be it as a talk show presenter or radio show host for The Rock Show, or for his grunge tributes, or for his Wednesday KICKASS open mic nights at Purple Haze, or for his bluesy roots in Spirit X in 2014. 2018 saw the formation of the Kathmandu, Nepal-based groove rock band ASM after adopting his initials. Saiyed Shakya, formerly of Electric Air and Vadi, plays lead guitars; Simon Upreti, formerly of Yellow Malady, plays bass guitars; Abhishek S. Mishra, formerly of Vadi and Electric Air, plays rhythm guitar; and Nikesh Manandhar, formerly of at least a dozen current bands, plays drums and percussion.