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Iran’s Confess sentenced to 14+ years in prison & 74 lashes for playing metal

Posted by on July 10, 2019

Two members of Iranian metal band Confess, Nikan “Siyanor” Khosravi and Arash “Chemical” Ilkhani have been sentenced to a combined 14.5 years in prison by the Revolutionary Tribunal of Tehran. Frontman Khosravi was sentenced to 12 ½ years in prison and 74 lashes as Ilkhani’s initial sentence of six years has been reduced to two […]

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Iranian band Confess jailed for making music

Posted by on February 10, 2016

It’s no shock that being a metal musician is hard. It’s also not hard to imagine that being a metal musician from the Middle East is unbelievably difficult. In most of the western world, (mainly the US and Europe), metal gets a few dirty looks and some ignorant comments about loving Satan. We still play […]

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