Kimaera was born on the stages of small pubs in the streets of Lebanon after dark. Having come a long way since, the band has gained an admirable success and worldwide recognition. The band performed in the Beirut Rock Festival 2011 along with artists like Moonspell, Katatonia, Khatchadour Tankian, Eileen Khatchadourian, Sex Assets and Waste Management, Weeping Willow and Hourglass, presenting a unique rock experience.
The Weeping Willow with members hailing from LEBANON- ARMENIA and POLAND stands strong to this day as one of the most influential and controversial metal bands in Lebanon. With a relentlessly brutal sound and uncompromisingly innovative lyrics, the band has played in the Beirut Rock Festivals 2009 and 2011 along with artists like Episode, The Kordz, Kimaera, TristMoon, Soapkills and others.
True to its own style of experimental music, EpiSode's original compositions unite elements drawn from classical and orchestral soundtrack to metal music.
The Hourglass is a Syrian Progressive Power Metal band. They participated in the Beirut Rock Festival in 2011 at the Zouk Roman amphitheater along with the voice of System of a Down, Moonspell, Katatonia, Kimaera, Khatchadour Tankian, Weeping Willow and Eileen Khatchadourian, amazing people with their breathtaking performance.
Eileen Khatchadourian is an Armenian singer that stuns people with a voice that is known to move feelings, one of the major reasons why Eileen became famous, requested and loved by her audience. She participated in the Beirut Rock Festival in 2011 at the Zouk Roman amphitheater along with the voice of System of a Down, Moonspell, Katatonia, Kimaera, Khatchadour Tankian, Weeping Willow and Hourglass.
A Parisian rock/pop group that has influenced hits in Radiohead, Archive, The Smiths, Bowie, Hendrix, Kings of Leon and Mickael Geraud. They participated in the Beirut Rock Festival in 2011 at the Zouk Roman amphitheater along with the voice of System of a Down, Moonspell, Katatonia, Kimaera, Khatchadour Tankian, Eileen Khatchadourian, Weeping Willow and Hourglass.
Katatonia played in Lebanon for the first time at the Zouk Mikael Roman amphitheater. Thousands of fans of the Swedish band applauded their thrilling performance.
Moonspell is a Portuguese heavy metal band. Formed in 1992, the group released their first EP Under the Moonspell in 1994, a year before the release of their first album Wolfheart. The band quickly gained status and became one of the most recognizable metal bands from Portugal.
A singer, poet, songwriter, activist, and composer; Serj Tankian has always created music as an outlet to express his thoughts and feelings with a level of passion and consciousness that few in today’s world of music can rival. An Armenian immigrant born in Lebanon and re-rooted in Los Angeles, Serj was introduced to the melding of cultures, ideas and ideals from a very young age. The principles learned from this integration and adaptation have led to his understanding of the oneness of all things and have since maneuvered and transfigured into the music that he lives to create.