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Iranian Heavy Metal Album Is a "Big Success"

AKI is reporting that Iranian heavy metal band KOHT MIAN has released its first album in Tehran to great success. The instrumental album, entitled "Eksir", has proved very popular with young Iranians who queued up outside local stores to buy a copy of the new release. Dancing and singing to Western music in the Islamic republic is punishable by flagellation and CDs featuring only music, without lyrics, often do not require authorization to be published.

Source: Blabbermouth

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1. dana writes:

I urgently need some contact informations about this band. Who can help me???

# Apr 26, 2005 @ 10:27 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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2. brandedcfh420 writes:

well, this is a lil bit different. i would like to see just how diff. it is...but, with the way muslims are, i do not think that this will pan out to great success worldwide....BUT, i may be wrong...good luck to them though.....!!

# Apr 26, 2005 @ 12:12 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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3. sex writes:

wierd

# Apr 26, 2005 @ 7:25 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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4. BiGG Perm writes:

good for them. i'm glad

# Apr 26, 2005 @ 7:41 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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5. asianfetish writes:

now THIS is what i've been waiting for....Metal sung in a holy tongue...Satan would be proud!

# Apr 26, 2005 @ 8:49 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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6. brokenwings13 writes:

Can't help you Dana, click the AKI link, see if that doesn't anything.

I'm happy for them.

# Apr 26, 2005 @ 8:54 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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7. BLACKDOG writes:

It only makes sense.These are an oppressed people now that they do not have someone telling them how to think they've probably got a ton to get off their chest.Nothing like Metal for that.

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8. skrape writes:

f*** the muslims!

# Apr 26, 2005 @ 11:00 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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9. BLACKDOG writes:

I am interested in hearing it.Anybody know how I could pull that stunt off ?

# Apr 26, 2005 @ 11:31 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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10. metal is the answer writes:

as am i blackdog, shut up skrape you ignorant wanker

# Apr 26, 2005 @ 11:56 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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11. Incredibly Intelligent Person writes:

hey! ..... is that the new system of a down album? .............. haha

# Apr 27, 2005 @ 2:06 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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12. sex writes:

wow skrape has no self dignity

# Apr 27, 2005 @ 6:37 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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13. Skrape's Mum writes:

Skrape is just a f***ed up motherf***ing a$$ hole

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