IN HEARTS WAKE are a Metalcore band that began in Febuary of 2006. IHW are comprised of 5 great friends (all 18, all born in 1990) that originate from Byron Bay Australia. Most of IHW’s band members have grown up and played music together from as young as 11 years old, but don’t let their ‘young’ age fool you. IHW combine a diverse range of musical elements and techniques to create their own passionate sound.
Bullet for My Valentine are a metalcore band from Bridgend, formed in 1998. The band is composed of Matt Tuck (lead vocals, rhythm guitar), Michael Paget (lead guitar), Jason James (bass guitar, backing vocals), and Michael Thomas (drums). They were formed under the name Jeff Killed John and started their music career by covering songs by Metallica and Nirvana. Jeff Killed John recorded six songs which were not released; two of these tracks were reworked later in their career as Bullet for My Valentine.
There are at least two bands called Malakai. One is a four piece metal band from Phoenix Arizona, US, and the other is a two-piece band from Bristol, UK. The following is about the Bristol Band:
They comprise of Gee (vocals) and Scott (music). Their sound is a mix of beats and samples, drawing on a wide range of influences from dub to sixties pop, all tied together by Gee’s distinctive voice.
Arbour Lane are an Australian 5-piece ambient metalcore / djentcore band from Brisbane, Queensland, formed in late 2011. The band is comprised of Vocalist Thomas Savage, Guitarists' Edward Sklavos and Michael Perks, Bass player Alex Miller and Drummer Cameron Hull. They are currently unsigned and in the process of writing their first EP (which is set for a late 2012 / early 2013 release). In the meantime, their demo's and more information can be found at: Facebook - Facebook.com/Arbourlane
Despised Icon was a Canadian deathcore band from Montreal, Quebec, formed in 2002. The band is noted for the use of two vocalists; Alexandre Erian, takes use of a mid-range screaming technique, and Steve Marois for the low growling vocals, and high pitched screamed vocals. Despised Icon is known for its work in the underground music industry and have been considered one of the founders of the deathcore genre. In April 2010 the band announced that they will be disbanding.
Of Whispers is a melodic hardcore band from Melbourne, Australia. Formerly known as Suburbia Burns, Of Whispers has a new line up, new sound and are soon to release their debut EP "Conquest". www.myspace.com/ofwhispers
The relatively new band The Endless Pandemic are a Quintet from Brisbane, Australia playing Experimental Deathcore. Bringing in elements from many other genres which allows the Music to range from heavy brutality to being rather explosive and flowing into a harmonic Serenade for easy listening.. or just a break.
The boys are soon to go back into the Studio to record a new song. This new song will go up on MySpace as a teaser for the upcoming EP mid to late 2010.
There are at least 7 bands with the name Stigmata: 1) A heavy metal band from Sri Lanka 2) a metallic hardcore band from Troy New York; 3) Russian deathcore band; 4) a hard rock band from Nebraska; 5) one of Benn Jordan's pseudonyms; 6) an alias of German techno producer Chris Liebing; and 7) an Austrian power metal band now known as Stygma IV: 1Metal metalcore/alternative metal band, formed in 2003 in Saint Petersburg.