Out of Nowhere evade persecution to showcase their brand of heavy perseverance - Knotfest

Out of Nowhere evade persecution to showcase their brand of heavy perseverance

Posted by Ramon Gonzales in Culture on April 20, 2021

The Iranian metal prospects debut their latest visual for “Blind Crow” and detail what it’s like to make metal despite the constant threat of imprisonment or worse, execution.

For the last decade, the collective of Out of Nowhere has reiterated their passion for their craft in a way that far exceeds to the typical rigors of being a working musician. While just about every band can articulate a story of struggle that made them better for it, few face the kind of opposition of a metal band that exists in Iran - a region that has outlawed the music. Spending years refining their brand of djent/progressive adjacent metalcore, the band has worked in the shadows, functioning under the radar and secretly amassing their following under the constant threat of imprisonment our worse, execution, all for making aggressive metal music. It's a unique reality that results in a product that beams with sincerity and ultimately galvanizes the players in a way that truly defines the word - band. The band's latest release in "Blind Crow" serves as a testament
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