Soapkills, an indie electro-pop band based in Lebanon, combine their interest in classical Arabic song and electronic music. French media have described them as "Trip hop à l'orientale". They performed in the Beirut Rock Festival 1998 along with metal bands like Dreadful Shadows, House of Usher, Snowgoose and Cimmerian Path.
Snowgoose, a Lebanese metal progressive band that has introduced metal loud music to the Lebanese ground, performed in the Beirut Rock Festival in 1998 along with other rock-head artists like Dreadful Shadows, House of Usher, Soapkills and Cimmerian Path.
Cimmerian Path was formed in November 1996. It is a well known band among local listeners. The band have played several local gigs with local and international bands.
The House of Usher participated in the Beirut Rock Festival in 1998. The concert took place at the St Georges.