Rash is a Kenyan Swahili rock band. Formed in 2013, the five piece band is made up of Samuel Mwangi (Lead Vocals), Maximiliano "Max" Filard (Lead guitarist), Abed 'Abedi' Kariuki (Rhythm Guitar), Jona Mwendwa (Bassist) and Samuel 'Gakosh' Gakungu (drums).
Their debut single 'Let it be Rock' earned them attention and received considerable airplay on local Kenyan radio stations. Focused on promoting rock music in Kenya and beyond the band has presented their brand music at various festivals including Rift Valley Festival (2014) and Nyege Nyege Festival (2016). The band is set to launch their debut album Only a few Survivors on 24 September at the Alliance Francaise in Nairobi.