Crosswindz, the oldest battle of bands in India, is one of the Flagship events of Kashiyatra. Since its inception, Crosswindz has been home to major rock bands in India. Mindshift (Sweden), Tiny Fingers (Israel), Demonic Resurrection (Mumbai), Undying Inc (Delhi), Albatross (Mumbai), Underground Authority (Kolkata) have been our past headliners. Some of the past winners include Escape Artist, Diabolical Damage, High Frequency and the Purple Jays. Like the previous year, this year Crosswindz will organize a road trip for multi-city elimination rounds to ensure high quality participation from bands all over the nation leading to a tight battle to be the best.

After the road trip selected bands will compete in the finals to be held in Varanasi. The finals will be the opening act for headliners followed by announcement of results.