Faraz Anwar (Urdu: ???? ????) (born 15th July, 1977) is a Pakistani Progressive metal guitarist known for his solo instrumental work and his band Mizraab.
Faraz Anwar was born on 15th July, 1977 in Karachi. In 6th grade he decided to pick-up a guitar after seeing a video of guitar virtuoso Yngwie Malmsteen on TV. Faraz got his education from St. Paul and St. Andrews, but left after his matriculation because he wanted to pursue a career in music.
Faraz Anwar started off his career in 1990 as a session guitarist playing for many different musicians. Some of the musicians that he worked for are as follow:Aakash, Arsh, Awaz, Adnan Afaq, Ali Haider, Arid Zone, Athar Ali, Alamgir, Circle, Collage, Deciples, Dominos, Faizi, Faakhir, Fariha Pervaiz, Final Cut, Fringe Benefits, Goonj, Hadiqa Kiani, Hassan Ali, Haroon, Heart Communication, Humainyo Naz, Imik, John Mall, Junoon, Junaid Jamshed, Khalid Waheed, Komal Rizvi, Live Sketches, Lucky Ali, Masood Aley, Na
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