Karachi Thrashers, Tabahi are back with their new single ‘Survive or Die’.
This song recognizes veterans’, freedom fighters, heroic contributions to preserving liberty and freedom and what they go through in their life. Men and women in uniform put it all on the line for their country, setting aside their personal lives, often at great expense to their families and themselves, this is a tribute to all of the fallen and surviving comrades. “Survive or Die” is an old-school thrash metal anthem characterized by its fast tempo, aggression, and use of fast, percussive, and heavy palm-muted guitar riffs, energetic and high-pitched growls, overlaid with shredding-style lead work.
Tabahi stands out as the only thrash metal band in Pakistan with its lyrical content targeting the socio-political environment. The band’s name, Tabahi is an Urdu Language word that means “Destruction”, and is heavily inspired by Legendary Teutonic Thrash Metal Bands such as Destruction, Sodom, Kreator along with classic 86 Bay Area Thrash Metal Bands, Megadeth, Metallica, Anthrax, Exodus. The band was formed by Faiq Ahmed in 2005 who performs as the Lead Guitarist, while Daniyal Buksh Soomro performs as the Vocalist and bassist, and Omair Soomro performs live on drums.
Tabahi is all set to release their second EP in the coming months. The band made its footprint in the metal industry worldwide with its debut EP titled Fatwa in 2012, followed by a full-length self-titled album, Tabahi, released in 2014 and first music video, “Politricks” in February 2022.