Betzefer, an Israeli groove metal band, was formed in 1998 by Avital Tamir, Matan Cohen, Roey Berman and Menashe Hazan. After playing at shows and covering songs of other artists for a while, the band began writing and producing its own material. After debuting in 2000 with the EP Pitz Aachabar, the group released two more EPs in 2001 and 2003. Its first studio album dropped in 2005 and was titled Down Low. Since then, it has released several other albums such as Freedom to the Slave Makers and Entertain Your Force of Habit among others.