Pharaoh is a power metal band from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. They were formed in 1997 by drummer Chris Black, bassist Chris Kerns, and guitarist Matt Johnsen. They created an albums worth of demoes, and got a deal with Cruz Del Sur Music, an Italian record company. Vocalist Tim Aymar was later added, to complete the band. Pharaoh has gone largely unnoticed in mainstream metal, being more popular in the underground community, and appearing on the website However, pharaoh guitarist Matt Johnsen was interviewed on New Hampshire rock/metal show Turn it Up, on WSCA 106.1. The interview was also broadcast worldwide on the stations live stream on July 1st, 2008.


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