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hot_turkey_ed
02-28-2008, 02:57 PM
Source: Eurasinet (http://www.eurasianet.org/departments/insight/articles/eav022508a.shtml)

The story of Iraqi heavy metal band, Acrassicauda, has been making the rounds for a while now. A couple of weeks ago, a documentary on their story (Heavy Metal In Baghdad) made its European debut at the Berlin Film Festival. The article is a really good read. Check it out.

andrew_metalhead
03-07-2010, 12:07 PM
Well I was proud to have gotten a chance to interview the drummer Marwan on the phone. Most intelligent and outspoken musician I've ever come across. Here it is if anyone's interested.

http://metalassault.com/Interviews/030510_Acrassicauda.php

ChildrenofSodom
03-07-2010, 04:32 PM
Will be seeing them in a week.

rjturtle9
03-07-2010, 11:53 PM
When i saw this, I thought "OMG Hot Turkey Ed just posted :eek:"

but i was wrong. Just Andrew resurrecting more threads :hmm:

JRA
03-08-2010, 06:15 AM
These guys should change their name to COWPOUNDER. How did I come to this conclusion, you ask?

Well the last part of their name you pronounce "cow-da."

To which I thought,

"that sounds like Chowda."
"Nah, too New Englandish. hmmm, how about, Cow Powder?"
"No... Cow POUNDER."

I love myself.:D

DethMaiden
03-08-2010, 06:59 AM
Their new music video is pretty fantastic. Not the video itself, but the song. They've cleaned up their sound a lot. Looking forward to their set on Saturday. :fist: