Lebanon: Oath to Vanquish

The Lebanese Death Metal trio Oath to Vanquish published their debut album on 25 July 2006 in Europe and USA, but not in their home country, Lebanon.
In this video interview, recorded in Beirut on 8 July 2006, the two brothers Elias and Carlos, along with third member of the band, Cyril, explain about the problems which Death Metal and Heavy Metal bands face in Lebanon.


Oath to Vanquish’s home page


Interview with heavy metal researcher Mark LeVine

Click to see video interview with Mark LeVine‘Heavy Metal and Islam’



Heavy metal series on Al Jazeera

‘Rocking the system’

In a series of programmes, Al Jazeera’s Playlist meets some of the bands that are ensuring that heavy metal is acquiring a growing fan base in the Middle East.



Click to see video interview with Mark LeVine on Al Jazeera


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