For the first time ever, the main organizers in our little scene: Metal Bell, RockRing and YM Events collaborate on an event (hopefully more to come). As we have always said since our first event “Metal Battle”: United We Stand Divided We Fall.
Date FEB 06 2016

Time: 7:30 pm -> 02:30 am.

Venue: Concrete 1994, Sin El-Fil

Ticket Price:

  • 37500 L.L. Open Bar (tickets available until FEB 04)
  • 49500 L.L. Open Bar (at the door)




We believe music is more than just a collection of sounds...
and a band is more than the five people on stage.
To us, music is a medium we use to tell our stories. The people who join us along the way turn into our family, and this family is our driving force.”

Our latest album, “Theory of Mind” which was released in March 2015 , expresses some of these stories and beliefs. Over thirteen tracks, we dig deeper than ever before, both lyrically and musically.

Svengali landed number 2 in the Virgin UAE Chart for the first week of sales.
Svengali played in Headbangers’ Weekend Festival in Istanbul alongside Kreator, Arch Enemy, Katatonia, In Flames, and many others.

The upcoming show in Beirut, Lebanon (CONCRETE METAL) will be the kick-off of the international shows that will be announced soon.


Blaakyum is an award-winning Metal band hailing from Lebanon in the turbulent Middle East.
Conceived in the hot summer of 1995, five years after the end of the Lebanese Civil War, and reformed with a fresh new line-up in 2007 after seven years of hiatus, Blaakyum’s sound is a unique blend of Thrash, Heavy, and Groove Metal infused with Middle Eastern and Levantine folk music vibes.

  • W:O:A Metal Battle 2015 Finals – Winner 3rd place
  • W:O:A: Middle East Metal Battle 2015 – Winner 1st place
  • GBOB Lebanon 2007 Champion (1st place)
  • Lebanese Band Competition 1997 (1st place)


Blood Ink and Element 26 were two bands who grew up in the music scene together and the members have always been close friends...
and interchangeably switched members & played together many gigs. Naturally, the ideal decision for the 2 bands to merge and become one became reality in 2015.
Today, Blood Ink & Element 26 have become a new band combining the best talents of both. With an incredible level of experience, musicianship, and power, this band will blast you beyond imagination.


ZiX is a heavy metal band which was formed in Beirut in 2010 by composer/bassist Ziad Bardawil who had already been working on his own projects since 1998.
In 2012, they self-produced a demo EP entitled “The WarWhore”, and are currently working on the full-length album. Lebanon’s heavy metal act Zix, who received big attention with 2012 EP The WarWhore, have signed a worldwide deal with Pure Steel Records. 7x Grammy-winning producer and hard rock legend Steve Thompson has agreed to mix Zix’s upcoming album entitled “Tides of the Final War” along with the song “Metal Strike,” which features many metal legends from Iron Maiden, MANOWAR, Black Sabbath, and many others.


Approaching the metal scene with a steady and solid ground, with a clear vision and a steady aim, promising hard work in order to be one of the few bands who will give the scene what it truly needs.
Their influence by thrash metal and the love of melodies drove them to define a sound of their own, away from being labeled as a static genre. Phenomy, a 5-piece band from Lebanon, gathered from all around the country to make this happen.

The band is currently recording its first album entitled “Once And For All”.

Do not miss Concrete Metal! Svengali is a UAE-based band, it’s not every day you see them perform in Lebanon!

You Can buy your  37500 L.L. Pre-sale tickets here:

– Abbey Road Beirut, Mar Mikhael.
Rabbit Hole Pub Hamra.
– For Jounieh/Antelias/Zouk/Byblos/Ajaltoun/Jeita you can contact Mr. Mario Abou Saleh 03/ 72 74 74 and meet him somewhere between Zouk, Jeita and Ajaltoun.

Event organized by YM Event and sponsored by Metal-Bell Magazine.
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