The word "Shunq", from the song "Shunq (To The Despaired... King Of Darkness)", in Arabic has two meanings: to choke or to be hung by the neck.
Nervecell band members are not UAE nationals, they are only residents in Dubai, UAE. Vocalist/bassist Rajeh Khazaal is Lebanese, guitarist Barnaby Ribeiro is half-Indian and half-Portuguese and lead guitarist Rami Mustafa is Jordanian. Former session drummer David Haley is Australian.