Qafas is a one-man-band from Bahrain, founded by Learza (Omar A.) in the year 2008 as an ideological concept before officially beginning activity as a musical project in the year 2009. The word Qafas is Arabic for the word “Cage” in English. Originally beginning as a Funeral Doom Metal project with classical influences, Qafas changed genres to old school-inspired Black Metal in the year 2011.
Qafas adheres to the philosophy of misanthropy, death, existentialism and freedom.
Qafas is foremost not associated with any political or religious themes, or ideology.