Their music teacher said: "First, the girls had decided to quit live performance due to an online hate campaign and concentrate on making an album. But after an edict by the government's own cleric, these girls are saying goodbye to music."
In their defence, one of the government's top officials wrote on "the talented teenagers should not let themselves be silenced by a handful of morons."
Their first plug gig was in December, where they came third in a Battle Of The Bands competition, but a debate soon erupted on social networks on whether it was appropriate for a female band to play in a Muslim region.
Many were supportive of the band, but some were abusive and called to ban them from the region.