Anarchadia - Biography



After a successful album with Paindemonium in Egypt, Raafat Atasi returned to Syria, and joined forces with Mhd. Siam and Sami Abo Loah to form an extreme Syrian metal band. At the time, the view for the band's future was yet unclear.

But after composing several songs from various genres, and with Alaa Abdullah's contribution , the band members settled on embracing thrash music as their roaring language, to express complete opposition to all forms of inequality, greed and injustice. Using a fairly simple home recording system, "Confronting My Demons" came to light as the first piece of the the first EP entitled Let Us All Unite. Subsequently, Alaa Abdullah, and Nour Sabbagh joined forces as permanent members. Alaa took over bass duties, while Nour took over vocals. Along with Mhd. Siam, Raafat Atasi and Sami on the band finalized the EP in late 2011, by adding four more tracks to the formula.

Being inspired by anarchy, creative chaos and the false order that marked this planet, Anarchadia was coined, and chosen to be the band's name. The first single entitled "Occupy The Wall", strictly embodying an utter dedication to the people of the global Occupy movement.

In 2012 Anarchadia joined forces with Metal East Record, a new born music label that supports bands from Middle East, marking a new area in the band's journey.

In late 2012 Anarchadia finished recording their album also entitled Let Us All Unite by adding more 6 songs to the EP manifesting realistic issues the world is going through, thus defining the constant struggle of mankind against all forms of injustice, and inequality pertaining to everyday experiences. But due to some problems that faced the band regarding the on going war in Syria, the release of the album was postponed to 2013 and will be released in Dubai U.A.E. instead of Syria because of the complicated political situation there.

In 2012, Anarchadia composed a song called "True World Order" featuring the legend Jon Schaffer of Iced Earth and the creator of SOL project, proudly present it to be downloadable and available for everyone and will be included in the upcoming CD.

In 2013 and before releasing the album Raafat left Anarchadia to take care of personal issues and Sami Fraihat joined the line-up.

03. 07. 2013 the band released their album Let Us All Unite online for free. physical form is available for Middle East at the time this bio is being written.

(Source: Facebook, 8.7.2013)