Created in Moscow, Russia, in 1985, Shah include Antonio Garcia (vocals, guitar), Anatoly Krupnov (bass) and Andrei Sazanov (drums). The group had been pioneers of thrash metallic in the USSR and drawn the interest of Velerie Gaina, guitarist with fellow Soviet music group, Kruiz. Gaina helped Shah record their 1st demo, which then required to the Western and German impartial label Atom H Information. Suitably impressed, the label authorized the band, producing a debut collection, Beware, which betrayed the most obvious impact of Anthrax. Considering the social and politics hurdles the music group had to conquer, it was a significant accomplishment. In 1990 Shah performed at the general public Against Violence Event in Ostava, Czechoslovakia, along with German melodic rockers Bonfire and UK thrash metallic music group Talion, and had been a huge achievement. They continue steadily to perform frequently and extensively within their own country.