Massar Egbari is an Egyptian Rock band that was officially launched in 2005 from Alexandria, Egypt. The band consists of 4 musicians: Ayman Massoud, Hany El Dakkak, Ahmed Hafez, and Tamer Attallah. Mahmoud Siam joined the band in 2008. It presents a kind of alternative Egyptian music, mixing rock, jazz and blues with Oriental music.
"Massar Egbari" means "Compulsory Detour", a name intended to reflect how society forces people to think and live their lives in a certain way. The band pokes fun at typical social norms and trends.
The band mainly concentrates on presenting music and songs talking about social problems. Love is not their main concern although it represents a part of their songs.
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