The band was officially founded in 2005, and first performed in 2006. Since then, the band has played many concerts inside and outside Syria. This included the Cornwall City festival (Britain, 2006), toured of four Syrian provinces with the Syrian Youth Festival (2007), a Concert in the city of Damascus (Teatro center, 2007). In 2008, came the launch of the band’s first eponymous album (Gene) in Damascus under the auspices of the General Secretariat of Damascus, the Arab Capital of Culture. In 2010, Gene performed at the Damascus Citadel (Syria), The Turkish Vision Festival (Turkey), and with the Arabic Voice Project in (Egypt).