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Xakestar

Xakestar

Metal / Progressive Falun, SE
Xakestar - Rebel
Xakestar - Rebel
Xakestar - Detachment
Xakestar - Detachment
Xakestar - Curse on My Eyes
Xakestar - Curse on My Eyes
Xakestar - Crystal Shadow
Xakestar - Crystal Shadow
Xakestar-Without you I'm nothing-Placebo cover
Xakestar-Without you I'm nothing-Placebo cover

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Videos

Xakestar - Rebel

Photos

  • Xakestar - Curse on my Eyes
  • Xakestar Album cover 3

Members

Hani Rajabi

Vocals, Composer, Song Writer, Multi-instrumentalist

Mo Khojasteh

Multi-Instrumentalist, Lyricist, Vocalist, Songwriter

Ali Halli

Drums

About

Sounds Like: Tiamat, Pink Floyd, Paradise Lost, Anathema, Alice in Chains

Manager: Longhair Productions

Bio: Xakestar is a Persian rock band originally formed in Tehran, Iran, and currently active in Sweden. The band was formed in early 1999 by Mo Khojasteh (lead guitar, bass, synthesizers and lyrics), Hani Rajabi (lead vocals, keyboards, synthesizers, and electronics) and Behruz Bazargan (drums).

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Press

“I listened to Xakestar Crystal Shadow and was impressed by the sound which represents our youth in Europe and the world. Powerful, dynamic sound.”

— London Youth Express

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Q: pretty crazy how you guys had to move just to do what you love. I feel lucky.

A: Thank you. Unfortunately this is true that the pressures, censorship and threats of the Iranian authorities made it impossible for us to go on making music, and we are living far away from our home as the price we are doomed to pay only to follow our ambition which is making music. We are betrayed by the Iranian cultural context in which we emerged; simply put, we do not feel that we belong to Iranian society; in fact, we are thrown out from Iran; however, we don't consider Sweden "home". Thank you again for your involvement and visit us sometimes.

Asked by anonymous. Answered on Tue Apr 21 2015

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Stats

  • Song Plays +30 112,101
  • Video Plays 859
  • Total Fans +72 113,645
  • ReverbNation Fans +30 78,970
  • Facebook Likes 4,999
  • Twitter Followers 4,650
  • YouTube Subscribers 142
  • Widget Impressions +14 7,234