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Melechesh

Melechesh

Confirmed: Aug. 31, 2012 (Awaiting Update)
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Label: Nuclear Blast Records
Oriental black metal from Jerusalem Israel

Melechesh is a Middle Eastern black metal band that originated in Jerusalem. Ashmedi started the band as a solo project in 1993. In the following year, guitarist Moloch and drummer Lord Curse were added to the line-up. The band’s goal was to create a type of black metal incorporating extensive Middle Eastern influences mainly based on Mesopotamian/Sumerian and occult themes (both musically and lyrically); the band invented the title "Mesopotamian metal" to best describe their type of metal.

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- Last confirmed Aug. 31, 2012