Voice of Baceprot (VoB)


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Young, Indonesian, hijab-wearing, female metal trio Voice Of Baceprot (VOB) firstly garnered prestigious global media attention when the video of the band, playing their own song "The Enemy Of Earth Is You" both in studio and local stages in Garut stormed the internet in 2017 when they were still in vocational school. Later in that year, the song have been played with a full orchestra (Erwin Gutawa Orchestra) in front of the audience in the capital city of Jakarta.

Consisting of Marsya (vocals and guitar), Widi (bass), and Siti (drums), the trio first met when they were still in Islamic Junior High School (Madrasah Tsanawiyah) students in their hometown of Singajaya, a small village two hours’ drive away from the city of Garut, West Java.

Their teacher Cep Ersa Ekasusila Satia (aka Abah Erza) who introduced & taught them musical instruments was also the one behind the name "Voice of Baceprot".

The word “Baceprot” comes from the Sundanese language meaning “Noisy”. It was chosen to represent the type of music that they play.

Since their formation, VOB have become a point of discussion for a host of renowned global media, including The New York Times, NPR, BBC, DW, Reuters and The Guardian, featuring them in the pages of their online publication. VOB were recently named by heavy metal and rock magazine Metal Hammer as “the Metal Band the World Needs Right Now”.


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  South China Morning Post

Shattering stereotypes: Indonesia’s all-women metal band Voice of Baceprot rocks Glastonbury

Sunday, 30 June 2024

The trio had to battle prejudices and family opposition to become the first Indonesian act to perform at the iconic UK festival ...
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  The Star

Indonesia’s creative industry making waves as artists, musicians and developers shine globally

Sunday, 30 June 2024

JAKARTA: In an achievement for Indonesia’s creative industry, heavy metal band Voice of Baceprot (VoB) have become the country’s first music act to play at the prestigious Glastonbury Festival in ...
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Glastonbury 2024: here are the biggest headlines from Friday

Saturday, 29 June 2024

Metal trio – and NME Cover stars – Voice of Baceprot became the first Indonesian band to play at Glastonbury, kicking off the day’s entertainment at the Woodsies stage. Read NME’s interview wi ...
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