Ramin Rahimi

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Ramin Rahimi
Born Tehran, Iran
Occupation(s) Professional Musician, Composer
Instruments Drums, Daf, Tombak
Conga, Djembe, Cajon
Years active 1998 - Present
Labels ARC Music
Pure Steel Records
Associated acts Angband

Ramin Rahimi is a percussionist and songwriter. His music mostly focused on drums and Iranian Percussions Daf and Tombak. he is also one of the members of Power metal act Angband.


Born 1969 in Tehran, Worked with Tehran Symphony Orchestra for some years as a Cello player.[1]

Found an all percussion band named Ramin Rahimi’s Tapesh in 1998. a 25-member big band in concerts.

Joined Angband in 2007, a Power Metal / Progressive band that signed with Pure Steel Records from Germany later that year, released an album in August 2008 entitled “Rising from Apadana”.

In 2007 he also Recorded his first solo Album, then in 2008 signed with ARC Music and in July 2009 his first solo album “Iraninan Percussion” released and received well.[2]

In 2008-9 Ramin worked on Angband’s second album “Visions of the Seeker” and then focused to write materials for his new solo album “The Pulse of Persia”, the album released in June 2010 through ARC Music, a more colorful release due to many guest musicians on Persian folk instruments.[3] [4]

Ramin Rahimi played many concerts in his own country. Beside that many world music listeneres have seen him on stage in many countries, including Turkey, Germany, Finland, France, Czech Republic, Armenia, Turkmenistan and Tajikistan.

Ramin Rahimi's music featured on BBC Radio 3.[5]


Solo albums[edit]

With Angband[edit]


  • Masters of Percussion Vol.3 (2009) ARC Music


  1. ^ "The Official site of Angband". Angbandmetal.com. Retrieved 2012-10-16. 
  2. ^ "World Music Central". Worldmusiccentral.org. Retrieved 2012-10-16. 
  3. ^ TJNelson. "Persian Pulses". World Music Central. Retrieved June 11, 2010. 
  4. ^ Adam Greenberg. "The Pulse of Persia". Allmusic. 
  5. ^ "BBC Radio 3 - Late Junction, 22/06/2010". Bbc.co.uk. 2010-06-22. Retrieved 2012-10-16. 

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