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Encyclopedia > Heavy metal music in Iran
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Kahtmayan at a concert in Tehran, November, 2004
Kahtmayan at a concert in Tehran, November, 2004

Although there is no definite sound which all Iranian metal bands follow, there has been definite influence from thrash and heavy metal to extreme black metal and NSBM. Heavy metal music emanating from Iran is often referred to as "Iranian metal" or "Persian metal". Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1592x1058, 138 KB) Summary Kahtmayan at a concert in Tehran, (Nov, 2004). ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1592x1058, 138 KB) Summary Kahtmayan at a concert in Tehran, (Nov, 2004). ... Kahtmayan at a concert in Tehran, November, 2004. ... Tehran (IPA: ; Persian: تهران, also transliterated as Teheran or Tehrān), population 7,160,094 (metropolitan: 14,000,000), and a land area of 658 square kilometers, is the capital city of Iran and the center of Tehran Province. ... The term thrash may refer to: Thrash (computer science), a term used in computer science. ... Heavy metal is a genre of rock music that emerged as a defined musical style in the 1970s, having its roots in hard rock bands which, between 1967 and 1974, mixed blues and rock to create a hybrid with a thick, heavy, guitar-and-drums-centered sound, characterised by the... Black metal is a sub-genre of extreme metal, which started in the early 1980s with bands such as Venom, Bathory, and Celtic Frost. ... National Socialist black metal, commonly known as Nazi black metal or NSBM, is a subgenre of black metal music concerned with ideas of racial separatism and the Aryan race. ...


Some bands such as "Aryan Spirits" "Midgard" have patriotic lyrics referring to the aryanism in history of Iran. Patriotism is a feeling of love and devotion to ones own homeland (patria, the land of ones fathers). ... Proto-Indo-European Indo-European studies The Aryan race is a notion mentioned in the Old Persian inscriptions and other Persian sources from c. ...


See also

Figurines playing stringed instruments, excavated at Susa, 3rd millennium BC. Iran National Museum. ... Safavid era painting kept at The Grand Shah Abbas Caravanserai Hotel in Isfahan. ... Heavy metal is a genre of rock music that emerged as a defined musical style in the 1970s, having its roots in hard rock bands which, between 1967 and 1974, mixed blues and rock to create a hybrid with a thick, heavy, guitar-and-drums-centered sound, characterised by the...

External links

  • Free Download of Iranian Rock & Metal Music : Iran
  • List of Persian Metal bands
  • Metal Archives: Iran

 
 

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