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Myrath (which means Legacy) was formed in early 2001 under the name of XTAZY by guitarist Malek Ben Arbia, just 13 years old at the time, with two of his childhood friends Fahmi Chakroun (drums) and Oualid Issaoui (guitar).
The line up was shortly after completed by Zaher Ben Hamoudia (bass) and Tarek Idouani (vocals).

Myrath first started playing in local concerts a variety of songs of different styles of their favorite bands which goes from blues to heavy metal to death metal.

In 2003 Elyes Bouchoucha (keyboards and vocals) who just graduated from Tunis conservatory joined the band in replacements of Tarek Idouani while Oualid Issaoui (guitar) quit the band.
With this new line up Myrath got into progressive metal and for almost 2 years they played in several concerts exclusively songs of the progressive metal band Symphony X which was their favorite band of that time and still is.
After several years of playing music written by others, Myrath gained enough experience and playing skills to start writing their own. The choice of music they decided to write reflected their oriental origin and their western influence (a combination of progressive, oriental, heavy and melodic).
In the summer of 2004 Fahmi Chakroun (drums) and Zaher Hamoudia (bass) were replaced respectively by Saif Ouhibi and Yassine Belgith in an effort to get musicians fully dedicated to the band.


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  • -Cyanide-

    Открытие года для меня. unfamiliar fantastic [2]

    4 Jul 1:42pm Reply
  • Frank5lad3


    12 Jun 12:20pm Reply
  • JadeDM15


    7 Jun 3:32am Reply
  • badstarosta

    I checked this band and it is AMAZING! So cool progressive metal, with Symphony X influences!

    2 Jun 7:07am Reply
  • naturefirst

    unfamiliar fantastic , like this kind of music

    1 May 1:17pm Reply
  • chlorum-sama

    Myrath is the best oriental metal band after Orphaned Land [2]

    24 Apr 11:12pm Reply
  • Tal_Kuper

    Myrath is the best oriental metal band after Orphaned Land

    16 Apr 11:41pm Reply
  • Karen_Helena

    "Progressive metal is a crap genre." -Noob [2]

    30 Mar 7:53pm Reply
  • Soufizem

    Myrath is the best band of Oriental metal Tales of the sands is my fav album, they're awesome \m/

    24 Mar 6:29pm Reply
  • Harmonia-Mundi

    Tales From The Sands is a great album with several top-notch songs. Myrath has finally found their niche and honed their own unique sound. Can't wait to see this band grow more in the future. They have much potential.

    17 Mar 8:38pm Reply
  • Qu1ckZ

    good stuff

    16 Mar 4:31pm Reply
  • FalkTheNorseman

    These peeps needs more fame. Great stuff!

    14 Jan 4:21pm Reply
  • bloody72

    pozdrowienia ze Ślaska dla fanów Myrath

    27 Nov 2013 Reply
  • Gapkilla

    "Progressive metal is a crap genre." -Noob

    25 Nov 2013 Reply
  • geluwzever

    Progressive metal is a crap genre, but they're good.

    21 Nov 2013 Reply
  • m-hide

    such a cool band. Love their albums.

    18 Nov 2013 Reply
  • BARB0D

    one of the best oriental metal bands awesome... i'm a fan from iran

    9 Nov 2013 Reply
  • lros209

    Fantastic band!!! Greetings from Israel!!!

    21 Oct 2013 Reply
  • Sanity_Theorist

    Anyone here have their demo Double Face, back when they went under X-Tazy?

    4 Oct 2013 Reply
  • Cameron_Snr

    Great music!

    30 Sep 2013 Reply
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