Hate Field: Split Views From The East

May 17, 2012

Syria’s View By Sam , with their amazing release of “Scary Fairy Tale,” definitely kicked it off. The album is generally well-mixed and the concept is extremely appealing, the thought of mixing industrial metal and Middle Eastern folk tunes is

Alfi Hayati: Egypt’s Godfather

July 13, 2011

It’s a pleasure for me to introduce Alfi Hayati, one of the pioneers of the early Egyptian metal scene in Alexandria. He is most known for being a part of the oriental black metal band known as , who have

The Odious Wraith

April 25, 2011

Coming from Alexandria in Egypt, we have an interesting band called Odious.  The band was founded in 1998 originally as doom metal with oriental and black metal influences.  After completing their line-up, they put out a demo in 2000 which