The Lightyears Explode are a three piece garage/Indie/punk band from Mumbai, Maharashtra. Formed in 2009, the band comprises of Aaron Carvalho on Drums, Shalom Benjamin on Bass and Saurabh Roy on Guitars/Vocals. Since their inception “The Lightyears Explode” hit the Mumbai college circuit with a bang. Strong performances and positive word of mouth eventually resulted in them breaking into the big league. Their song “The Weapon” was featured on “Stupid Stupid Stupid” The third installment of the nation wide un-metal compilation album “Stupid Ditties” and "She Probably Still Is" was featured in the fourth edition of the same. The band went on to win the 2011 edition of the Channel [V] Launchpad. They released their eponymous EP in March 2011 at Bluefrog. The EP was given out free, physically as well as digitally. The digital release happened on India’s premium.