JorZine - SIXTEEN Rock And Metal Events To Take Place In Iran, The UAE, Lebanon, Egypt, Turkey And Morocco

SIXTEEN Rock And Metal Events To Take Place In Iran, The UAE, Lebanon, Egypt, Turkey And Morocco

2012-05-17

Appart from the two gigs featured in our events section, SIXTEEN Rock and Metal events (yes, you've heard it right!) will take place this weekend all over the region. So if you live in IranUAELebanonEgyptTurkey orMorocco, don't stay at home and enjoy the region's rockin' talent!

 

Who said Middle Eastern music scene was dead?

Members from 5GRSSATURA and many other Iranian Rock/Metal bands will gather for performing at Rock Learning Concert. The concert will take place on 16th17th and 18th May at Hetra Music School in Tehran, Iran. They will be playing covers from several major bands, such as IRON MAIDEN, JUDAS PRIEST and many others.

 

More information is available HERE

The Italian GUNS N ROSES tribute band NICE BOYS will be playing in Dubai, UAE on Thursday 17th May at The Irish Village Hopfest Court. The band will play a 2-hour tribute to the legendary North American band for all old school rockers out there. See you in the jungle, baby!

 

More information is available HERE

The Lebanese Rock band BANDAGE will be playing a very special concert, featuring the special appearance by Randi J. Stephan. The band will be playing on Thursday 17th May at The Rak Pub & Billiards in Mtayleb, Lebanon.

 

More information is available HERE

Holy Noise is back with another Heavy Metal Night featuring DJ STORM on the decks, bringing you some of the best Metal tunes to rock you out! The event will take place on Friday 18th May at Rock City Club, located in Howard Johnson Hotel in Dubai, UAE.

 

More information is available HERE

Dubai-based Hardcore band MIDWAY will headline Smash It Up, a new all ages show. The event will take place on Friday 18th May at Al Barsha 2, Street 28, villa 15 in Dubai, UAE. The other participating bands are the Post rockers FOX HILL V, metallers STORY OF GRACE and the Easycore band BROAD SPECTRUM ANTIBIOTIC

 

More information is available HERE

To remember the father of Heavy Metal Ronnie James Dio, who died two years ago, Metal Asylum is celebratingInternational Metalheads Day 2012 with a special Metal-filled gig with bands from all Metal genres. The concert will take place on Friday 18th May at Champs Bar (old Aussie Legends), located at Eden Hotel inDubai, UAE. These are the participating bands:

 

EDGE OF AGE + ALIVIA + SIGMA

 

More information is available HERE

The Lebanese Folk Rock band MASHROU'3 LEILA will be playing at Rock Stop concert in Gizah, Egypt. The concert will take place on Friday 18th May at Royal Muhammad Ali Club. They will be sharing the stage with some of the best Egyptian underground artists, such as the Alternative rocker HANY MUSTAFA, the Acoustic Rock band DIGLA, the Progressive rockers SIMPLEXITY, the Punk Rock band FAKING IT and singer/songwriter SHADY AHMED. So if you want to get your head banging and experience a real music festive with an extreme dose of Rock then make sure to make this stop this Friday!

 

More information is available HERE

The Turkish Black Metal band MORIBUND OBLIVION will be playing in the city of Bursa, Turkey this Friday 18th May. The concert will take place at Uludag Üniversitesi Bahar Senlikleri. The band will be playing some songs from their upcoming album "Manevi" as well as the best songs from their previous albums.

 

More information is available HERE

In commemoration of its 75 anniversaryALBA (Académie Libanaise des Beaux-Arts) organizes a cultural event which will feature several musical performances from bands from different genres. The event will take place on Saturday 19th May at ALBA campus located in Sin el Fil, in Beirut, Lebanon. The Rock bands which will participate in this event are the Symphonic Progressive band EPISODE, the Alternative Rockers ANTS WITH PANTS and the Arabic Rock band MEEN

 

More information is available HERE

The Turkish Hardcore band HATRED BARRICADE and the local Extreme metallers OPIOID will be performing this Saturday 19th May at Rock N Rolla Bar, located in Taksim district in Istanbul, Turkey. A not-to-be-missed for anyone who love the most extreme sounds!

 

More information is available HERE

The North American Alternative Metal band EVANESCENCE will be playing in Rabat, Morocco this Sunday 20th May. The band will be headlining the Mawazine Festival, which will also feature other Rock music legends such as SCORPIONS or LENNY KRAVITZ. The band will be performing at OLM Souissi.

 

More information is available HERE

The city of Istanbul will host a great Metal event this Sunday 20th May, featuring some of the best Turkish Extreme Metal bands. The event, headlined by the Brutal Death Metal band DECAYING PURITY, will also feature the Mathcore band CHOPSTICK SUICIDE, the Hardcore band LECTURE and the local metallers NEGLECTED. The concert will take place at Pulp Live, located in the Beyoglu district of Istanbul, Turkey.

 

More information is available HERE

Izmir Hardcore Crew organize an event featuring the local Hardcore band ONE AGAINST ALL (ex-Mosh Pit Project), which will be accompanied by the bands FRANKENSTEIN and SOCIAL THREAT. The concert will take place on Sunday 20th May at Hayalbaz Bar in Izmir, Turkey.

 

More information is available HERE

The Turkish bands ANILIPNESLISTANA and ANZERIA will be playing a concert on Sunday 20th May. The gig will take place at Rock N Rolla Bar, located in the Beyoglu district of Istanbul, Turkey. If you love Symphonic, Progressive or Doom Metal, don't miss it out!

 

More information is available HERE

This weekend will take place the AUB Outdoors 2012, an annual 2-day festival that takes place at the AUB upper campus in Beirut, Lebanon. The event will feature the concert of the local bands MEENEPISODE andLAZZY LUNG on Sunday 20th May, accompanied by several bands from a wide range of music genres.

 

More information is available HERE

The Moroccan Rock band HINDER MINDS will be performing this Sunday 20th May at the semi-final of the band's contest organized by Concert-Maroc.com. They will be competing with bands from different genres to get a slot in the final of the contest. The concert will take place at B-Rock in Casablanca, Morocco.

 

More information is available HERE

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