Metal Blast Festival 2016

Pour sa 5ème année, le Metal Blast Festival aura lieu au Caire le 23 avril 2016, avec à l’affiche les groupes suivants :

Swallow The Sun Death / Doom Metal

Medic Progressive Metal
Inner Missing Death / Doom Metal
Odious Symphonic Oriental Black / Death Metal
Dimlight Symphonic Death Metal

Le festival se veut un lieu d’échange, et un tremplin pour les groupes locaux. Son objectif est de créer une plateforme d’échange de culture et de savoir entre les groupes d’Egypte et des pointures internationales. A terme, en supportant le Metal Underground d’Egypte, les organisateurs espère pouvoir faire découvrir leurs pépites à l’international.

Mais le Metal Blast n’est pas juste un festival. C’est aussi un projet éducatif musical, constitué autour de workshops. Ceux-ci sont conçu pour aider la scène locale actuelle, et pour développer une nouvelle génération de rockers/metaleux à se rencontrer, apprendre, perfectionner leur maîtrise des instruments, et pourquoi pas créer de nouveaux groupes. LE Metal Blast veut répandre le Metal en Egypte, ainsi que dans tout le Moyen Orient et l’Afrique du nord.

 

Metal Blast Festival 2016

 

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Et pour ceux qui veulent plus d’informations sur le festival, voici le communiqué en press :

Metal Blast festival is one of the leading Metal festivals in the MENA region, located in Egypt.

With a main goal of supporting the local and regional metal scene through creating a platform for bands and artists currently playing underground to share the stage and exchange knowledge and culture with international giants.

The festival offers a unique perspective into the heart of the Middle East metal scene with high quality stage and sound setup to ensure complete satisfaction of both the participating bands and of course the fans.

Metal Blast is not just a music festival, but it also has educational development projects in the form of music workshops. These workshops are designed to improve and support the scene and helps the newer generation of rockers/metal-heads to socialize, learn more about their instruments, and possibly meet their next band mates. Consequently spreading metal music culture through the Egypt & the entire MENA region.

Over the past 6 years since its conception at 2010, Metal Blast hosted over 10 events with some of the best extreme metal bands to ever come out of the Middle East taking their stage.

As a culture exchange plan, our mission is to support and develop underground bands to eventually lead them to perform outside abroad and experience the metal culture in a way they have not experienced before. As well as bring metal bands from all over the world to perform in Egypt.

Some of the bands whom performed as our headliners:

– Bilocate « Jordan »
– Blaakyum « Lebanon »
– Scarab « Egypt »
– Depopulate « Poland »
– Exile « Jordan »
– Perversion « Dubai »
– Massive Scar Era « Egypt »
– Anarchy « Egypt »
– Banisher « Poland »
– Materia « Poland »

To mark the festival’s 5th anniversary this year, Metal Blast festival is hosting its biggest event yet. A group of 5 bands playing different yet complementing genres of metal have been handpicked from all over the place. We know our fans have different tastes, and our goal is satisfy them all.
Hence, we are pleased to announce that these bands are:

– From Cairo, Egypt – Medic Progressive Metal
– From Petersburg, Russia – Inner Missing Death / Doom Metal
– From Alexandria, Egypt – Odious Symphonic Oriental Black / Death Metal
– From Athens, Greece – Dimlight Symphonic Death Metal

And the headliners of this year’s festival are:

– From Jyväskylä, Finland – Swallow The Sun Death / Doom Metal

Come and join us on the 23rd of April at El-Sawy Culture Wheel in Zamalek Cairo, Egypt.
Metal Blast is committed to provide a safe, friendly and clean environment for all metal music fans from Egypt, Middle East and all around the world. It is a remarkable milestone in the history of Metal music scene in Egypt and the region in general.

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