According to MTV Iggy, Independence Rock is No. 9 on the list of Top 10 Music Festivals Around the World to check out in 2010, featuring alongside music festivals like Coachella and the Roskilde Festival. (Link)

Times of India, world's most read English newspaper has gone on to say, "... Independence Rock has been the only event in India that has regularly promoted nationwide rock talent and catered to local rock aficionados."

MTV has gone on record and said, "Independence Rock is by far the Best Local Rock Festival featuring non-international acts in all of Asia."

Every year, Independence Rock receives extensive coverage in Times Of India, Bombay Times, Indian Express, DNA, Hindustan Times, Asian Age, Deccan Herald, Metro Now, Bangalore Times, Afternoon Dispatch & Courier, Dainik Jagran, Statesman, Yuva, Sakal Times, Westside Plus, What's Hot, and more. Online coverage has been included on,, Agencyfaqs,, Buzz18, Indiecision, and many more websites.

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