Eight from the Ukil

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Islamic punk band (taqwacore) from California, in the 2004 novel The Taqwacores by Michael Muhammed Knight. They travel to Buffalo, NY to play a climactic taqwacore show.

The novel was turned into a 2010 film, The Taqwacores.

The Eight from the tribe of Ukil are in Hadith 4:261. After enjoying the hospitality of a shepherd, they murder him, and the prophet Muhammed has them put to a slow death.

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