Multinational Corporations are a metal band in Lahore, Pakistan, influenced by British band Napalm Death. The metal and punk rock scenes in Pakistan are tiny and starved of attention. Photo: Multinational Corporations

Punk rock and heavy metal in Pakistan stays defiantly underground, starved of venues and lacking fans

  • Pakistan’s hardcore punk and heavy metal bands lack places to play in, and fans to hear their music, as big corporations dominate the country’s music scene
  • ‘The whole idea of independent music is gone,’ says one of Pakistan’s most successful musicians, who moved to India until nationalists there forced him out
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Multinational Corporations are a metal band in Lahore, Pakistan, influenced by British band Napalm Death. The metal and punk rock scenes in Pakistan are tiny and starved of attention. Photo: Multinational Corporations
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