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Israeli band Orphaned Land spreads message of peace across Middle East

Israeli band Orphaned Land spreads message of peace across Middle East
 
Heavy metal band Orphaned Land at the 'In Extremo aniversary - 20 Wahre Jahre' (2015) Grywnn/CC/Wikimedia

Heavy metal music with a middle eastern twist is not common place, but since 1991, the pioneers of such a genre, the Israeli band Orphaned Land has been using its music to spread the message of peace and tolerance across the often tense Middle East. In this month's Mid-East Junction, RFI's Anne-Marie Bissada speaks with Chen Balbaus, the guitarist of the band, just before their show in Paris.


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