Ziad Haddad and Rima Taha Aka Stigmata, were born in the city of Beirut – Lebanon . Their interests in music started at the young age of 15 when they start listening to music. They consider this genre as being one of their most important influences into keeping their mind into music. During their teenage years, their music taste expanded to included rock & jazz. On 1999 they met by music passion when they were exposed to electronic sounds, beats and synths. Since then, their passion has been completely towards dance music. In 2002 they start listening to various Dj.. who have strongly influenced their present style such as Moshic, Fady Ferraye,John Digweed, Sasha and Anthony Pappa . By that time they were pretty much hooked to Deep and Dark Progressive, which of course has remained their favorite style…

In 2006 They started playing their own mixes into a private parties and small events…

In 2008 they made their first steps into music radio Shows:

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In 2009 STIGMATA Start the first step in big events with one of the most famous artists : The Progressive Resistance Jonatan Tesei Aka KINTAR ( SUDAM RECORDINGS ) 18th of april @ Milk Club ..

By focusing on generating emotional atmospheres and feelings with a deep dark underground sound. Nowadays, even with their short experience, they are working in their studio with new Records and new dark emotional sounds and melodies which for sure will thrill even the most demanding progressive fans in the near future.