At war with Armenia, the Azerbaijan military released a heavy metal video

It’s a small area of Asia, bound by Iran, Turkey, and the Republic of Georgia. Smushed in between Armenia and Azerbaijan is Nagorno-Karabakh, which is what Armenia and Azerbaijan are fighting out these days. Let’s hope this doesn’t blow up into something bigger.

Or it might. The Azerbaijani army kicked it up a notch by releasing this heavy metal video. And no, these aren’t real soldiers; they’re hired local metal dudes. However, the video was uploaded to YouTube on the military’s official channel.

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Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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