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Al Jazeera TV Broadcasts Metal In The Middle East Special

Al Jazeera TV broadcast a two part report about metal in Middle East. The reprt featured bands such as BILOCATE from Jordan, OATH TO VANQUISH from Lebanon, NERVECELL from UAE and many more.

Explore the underground world of Middle Eastern hardcore rock and heavy metal, a scene thriving in bedrooms and basements away from the periodic condemnations of governments and religious rulers.

You can watch the videos from YouTube below.

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1. InfernoNecrosis writes:

This was really cool to watch. I can't believe the kinds of things these people get arrested for... ugh.

# Apr 23, 2009 @ 2:12 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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2. Blindgreed1 writes:

IN: Indeed it was a cool video. I especially liked Nervecell and Betzefer. They're really feeling it too. Metal soldiers for life.

# Apr 23, 2009 @ 4:27 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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3. SHREDDER13 writes:

Very interesting videos...It almost makes me want to experience this "Middle Eastern Metal Invasion" in person. Anyone want to tag along with me one day?

"Foreplay/Long Time" by Boston

# Apr 23, 2009 @ 4:54 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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4. Terminator writes:

^ haha, sure i'll go! it'll be metal as f***! \m/\m/

now this is metal. awesome vids. keep on battling and soldiering brothers and sisters of the mid-east.

# Apr 23, 2009 @ 5:08 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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5. InfernoNecrosis writes:

#3 & 4 I'd be morally obliged to go with you guys to make sure you don't get killed hahahaha.

# Apr 24, 2009 @ 5:49 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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6. RememberMetal? writes:

If Egypt, Iran, etc keep driving their bands away, The United Arab Emerates could become the middle-eastern capital for metal. Tarantist and Oath to Vanquish show a lot of promise.

Now Playing: Emperor - "Sworn"

# Apr 24, 2009 @ 7:06 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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7. Quickening... writes:

Some of the bands mentioned on here were really good. It's great to see the middle eastern scene get the attention it deserves. A bit criminal that they didn't mention Salem seen as they were one of the first bands outside Norway to play old school BM, waaay back in 1985. Still a good programme nontheless.

# Apr 30, 2009 @ 11:47 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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8. That_One_Guy writes:

Not bad.

# Apr 30, 2009 @ 3:42 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address

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