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  • Hypernova on stage!

    Iranian underground indie rockers Hypernova are jamming out.

    Watch for their debut album, coming out soon.

    05.10.08 | 19:55 GMTcomments

    The Islamic Republic of Iran may not seem a likely breeding ground for young counterculture musicians, but doors once locked tight by strict moral laws have been cracked by a new generation of homegrown talent. Hypernova is four young men from Tehran who play driving, Strokes-influenced rock in basements and at illegal parties. Their lyrics blend themes of repression and war with universal rock values like the teenage crush.

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