The Chronicles of Khan emerged onto the U.A.E. music scene as a collective of rock musicians…
A project that started out as an outlet for singer-songwriter Khan soon became a rock n roll band when his childhood friend, Sean Walters, took up the role of lead guitarist. The band slowly came together with the addition of Nick Arrieta on Drums; Shez Mo on Guitars; Joe on Bass; and finally Ross as the band’s Percussionist. Though several members changed in a short course of time, these 6 remained constant and were the basis of the bands trademark sound – which is best described as a blend of ‘generations of rock’, With influences ranging from Led Zeppelin, Rolling Stones, The Doors, Beatles to Nirvana, Soundgarden, Stone Temple Pilots, Pearl Jam, Guns and Roses to Dave Mathews and the Foo Fighters.
Chronicles of Khan has played at festivals, such as the Middle East Film and the Comic Con, the Capital Vibes, the Beats on the Beach, the Sikka Fair, the Azadi Rocks Festival, and the Truck Jam U.A.E.. This band has also entertained crowds at Dubai’s regular live music venues; for example, The Music Room and the Stereo Arcade.
Their performances have been known to be dynamically full-blown rock n roll shows, full of on-stage energy, combining melodic guitar riffs with booming bass lines and animated drum rolls, which are fronted by husky and grungy vocals. On certain occasions, the boys will let their guard down and treat their audience to some deep cuts with more ‘MTV Unplugged-style’ concerts.
Chronicles of Khan recorded their E.P. in the summer of 2017 and are looking to officially release it very soon.
They describe themselves as a multi-nation rock band deeply rooted in the U.A.E., which is known to have people from various cultures, religions and traditions. The Chronicles themselves have had members originating from India, Pakistan, Philippines, Canada, Iran, Lebanon, England, Croatia, New Zealand and Australia, who are all proud to call U.A.E. their home turf.
We are delighted that they have agreed to perform at the AAMF 2017!