Release date: 22 February 2013
Style: Black metal


7.3 | 28 votes


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6 want it

01. From Mecca To Jahannam
02. Qamar (Islamic Lies P.1)
03. 72 Virgins
04. Behind The Horns Of Allah
05. The Prophecy Of Rape
06. Qabr (Islamic Lies P.2)
07. Islamophobia
08. Sura 9
09. Allah Is Dead

Lyrics (7)

Mohammad - guitars, backing vocals
Epona - guitars
Jebrael - drums, backing vocals
Anahita - bass, vocals

Additional info
The first press by Unmerciful Death Records is 1000 CDs and 500 Vinyls.
This press contains a booklet of 12 pages with all the lyrics.

Staff review by

Looking back on over thirty years of black metal history, probably the most important mindset that runs at the core of the genre is the extreme challenge and opposition to conventional norms, and the celebration of things than run counter to them. In the realm of religion, this usually takes the form of anti-Christianity, which peaked in the early 90s with the Norwegian scene and their lovely church-burning escapades. As black metal progresses, though, one has to ask oneself: why Christianity? The faith may have the distinction of being the most oppressive religion throughout history, but surely it isn't the only one, no? Where are the black metal bands decrying Judaism, or Islam, or even extreme Hinduism? Well, ponder no more, ladies and gents, because this year Iraq's Seeds Of Iblis have given us an answer to that question.

published 19.06.2013 | Comments (58)

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20.06.2013 These gals and guys are creating quite the buzz with their rather original take on anti-religious black metal. And for this reason they have to hide their identities from their own government in order to avoid being legally decapitated.

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theembryo - 20.06.2013 at 02:32  
  Wow, what a story - thanks for the review and recommendation!
Diverge - 20.06.2013 at 07:23  
Rating: 8 My first impression: The band met the enormous amount of hype. They manage to find some level of originality, and engage listeners with their potent industrial-tinged black metal. It doesn't feel gimmicky, which is nice; on the other side, it ends up being a fun listen, with many tantalizing moments (end of Islamophobia, for instance). I have a feeling that this fun feeling might hinder some of the listeners attempting to understand the nuances of their anti-Islamic sentiment, but I find this album very palatable and interesting.
Cunt_Destructor - 20.06.2013 at 09:23  
  First of all I was really shocked to find out that there are some bands who are performing ANTI-ISLAMIC black metal. Something out of space.. I wouldn't say that this band has contributed something new to the style, except lyrical concepts, of course. But nevertheless the style of music preforming is quite original with the classical raw black-metal sound, with the perfect black metal vocal.. And surely, I was impressed by the melodic interludes during almost songs.
By the way.. The lyrics are really funny!)
a MasT - 20.06.2013 at 20:19  
  Keep it up
Boxcar Willy - 22.06.2013 at 11:01  
  I respect the idea behind the music, haven't heard it as of yet.
Kass - 15.08.2014 at 22:18  
Rating: 8 I'm not a fan of their other releases but this album sounds promising, I finally got it and will give it a listen soon.

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