The biggest reveal this year, as two Mega-bands, Blood Ink and Element 26, merge into one band and perform for the first time in three years! The crowds will moshpit to the likes of Lamb of God, Killswitch Engage, and even some originals.
Blood Ink and Element 26 were two bands that grew up in the music scene together and the members have always been close friends. The ideal reality of the 2 bands merging and becoming 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.
Blood Ink was founded in 2002. The band released its first album in 2006, titled Bleed the Ink. The album sold out at Virgin Megastores Lebanon and was in the Top 10 selling albums for several weeks. The band released a second album, Brain Infestations, that remains unreleased as of yet. There are plans to release in the future.
Blood Ink played several shows in different countries and has opened up for international superstar band HAIL!.
Element 26 was formed in 2006 and quickly became one of the most popular bands in the country through killer performance and music. This included opening for renowned band Lake of Tears. They released an EP in 2008. The band had to split in 2011 as some members had to travel and has been inactive since.
Kamal Khoueiry – Lead Vocals
Roy Naufal – Bassist, Backing Vocals
Joe Abdel Sater – Guitarist
Jad Mattar – Guitarist
Chris Michael – Drummer