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OriginAkka, Israel
GenresFolk metal
Oriental metal
Nu metal
Years active1999–present
MembersRiyad Sliman
Abed Hathout
Fadel Qandil
Past member(s)Bassam Beromi
Tarek Sha'aban

Khalas is a Palestinian Israeli-Arab rock band, started in 1999. The name of the band means "enough" in Arabic.[1]

In 2013, the band started on a tour across Europe along with Israeli band Orphaned Land, an event which was reported on by Western media outlets such as The Guardian[2] and CNN.[3]

Albums[change | change source]

  • Ma Adesh Feeha (We've Had It) (2003) [1]
  • Arabic Rock Orchestra (2013) [2]
  • The Peace Series Vol. 1 (2021) [3] – Split EP with Orphaned Land

References[change | change source]

  1. Earache, Asher. Interview with Bassam Beromi, Abed Hathout and Fadel Kandil of Khalas., archived by
  2. Sherwood, Harriet (July 21, 2013). "Israeli and Palestinian bands unite in 'metal brotherhood'". Guardian. Retrieved March 28, 2016.
  3. Mackay, Mairi (August 12, 2013). "Rock the conflict: Jewish and Palestinian metal bands tour for peace". CNN. Retrieved March 28, 2016.

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