groove metal

Fragmenta

Fragmenta are a Thrash/Heavy Metal band from Adelaide South Australia, formed in April 2007. It consists of Duncan Fisher on guitar and vocals, Zac Backs on guitar, Mike Ward on bass guitar and Cameron Hynd on drums. Fragmenta's sound takes influence primarily from Bay Area Thrash and Classic Heavy Metal combined with progressive and melodic songwriting styles while adopting the tight rhythmic qualities of modern metal stylings.

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Lamb of God

Lamb of God is an American metal band, originally formed under the name Burn the Priest. The roots of Lamb of God were planted in the year 1990, when Mark Morton, Chris Adler and John Campbell were bros at Virginia Commonwealth University. The trio began playing at Adler's house in Richmond weathering chilly conditions. "There was no heat in the house," recalls Campbell. "We would hang around the kerosene heaters, get really drunk and write metal songs. Fumes and Black Label beer were definitely what fueled our early days."

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Sybreed

Formed in 2003 in Geneva, Switzerland by guitar player Drop and singer Benjamin, Sybreed was created to reflect their mutual tastes for metal and industrial music, with conceptual contents revolving around social misery, everyday alienation and the decay of the modern way of life in general. Later, they began work on material for their first album SLAVE DESIGN which was released in 2004, and then performed around the US to unleash the album's electronic violence on stage.

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War Faction

Formed In: May 2009 - Present
Loaction: Newcastle, Australia
Genre: Death Metal/Thrash/Groove
<a href="http://www.facebook.com/WARFACTIONBAND" rel="nofollow">http://www.facebook.com/WARFACTIONBAND</a> Band:
Eric Jenkins - Vocals
Matt Mcintyre - Bass
King Zuco - Guitar
Ben Faulkner - Guitar
Tom Taylor - Drums Bio:
We are a Newcastle Metal band established late 2010. Quickly rising from opening slots to regularly headlining local shows, playing alongside some of Australia's elite metal bands like Mortal Sin, Ouroboros and Frankenbok, and also opening for Cavalera Conspiracy.

Cavalera Conspiracy

Brazilian metal titans Max and Igor Cavalera have written and recorded new material together for the first time in twelve years, since their work in Sepultura. Formed in the summer of 2007, Cavalera Conspiracy, is their new project and features the Cavalera brothers from Brazil, bassist Joe Duplantier from France and guitarist Marc Rizzo from the United States. Cavalera Conspiracy's debut record, Inflikted, was released on March 25, 2008 by Roadrunner Records. Recording took place in July 2007 at Undercity Studios in Los Angeles, with Logan Mader (ex-Machine Head guitarist).

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Throwdown

There are three artists with the name Throwdown: 1) Throwdown are a <a href="http://www.last.fm/tag/straight%20edge" class="bbcode_tag" rel="tag">straight edge</a> <a href="http://www.last.fm/tag/metalcore" class="bbcode_tag" rel="tag">metalcore</a> band from Orange County, California. In total, they have had 9 releases. With their past two releases, they have changed their style from hardcore to a more metal direction. 2) Throwdown is a <a href="http://www.last.fm/tag/heavy%20metal" class="bbcode_tag" rel="tag">heavy metal</a> band from Texas. 3) Throwdown is a <a href="http://www.last.fm/tag/hardcore" class="bbcode_tag" rel="tag">hardcore</a> band from the Sydney suburb, Cronulla, who are featured in many bodyboarding videos put out by underground tapes.

Chimaira

Chimaira (pronounced /kaɪˈmɪərə/) is an American metal band from Cleveland, Ohio, formed in 1998. The band is a notable member of the New Wave of American Heavy Metal. Their band name is derived from the word Chimera, a monstrous creature in Greek mythology. They play a style of mainly groove metal, with some metalcore, industrial metal, and death metal influences. Chimaira was formed in 1998 by rhythm guitarist Jason Hager, and vocalist Mark Hunter. The pair recruited Jason Genaro on drums and Andrew Ermlick on bass to complete the line-up.

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DevilDriver

DevilDriver is a metal band from California, United States that formed in 2002. The group was started by Dez Fafara, formerly of the band Coal Chamber, as a result of frustrations stemming from the more mainstream direction his former band mates were attempting to take their music. After the demise of Coal Chamber, DevilDriver became his main focus. Their debut album, the self-titled "DevilDriver", was released on October 23, 2003 under Roadrunner Records.

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Contrive

Three piece Metal band from Melbourne Australia. In 1999 they released their EP "Finally" in 2001. They have toured with Stone Sour, Machine Head, Mayhem and Destruction. Performed at Metal for the Brain and have appeared on JTV and Triple J's Full Metal Racket. Their debut album "The Meaning Unseen", released in 2005, was mixed by the famed and respected Fredrik Nordstrom in Sweden. Their melodic death metal style is a mix of the US and Gothenburg sounds with some clean vocals and both chugging riffs and the melodic riffs with good hooks.

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Six Feet Under

There are at least four groups called Six Feet Under (+ two '6 Feet Under')

1) Six Feet Under (USA) is a death metal band with heavy rock influences on some of their albums. Originally a side project for Cannibal Corpse vocalist Chris Barnes and former Obituary guitarist Allen West, Six Feet Under eventually became a full-time proposition when friction between Barnes and his other bandmates became too much to bear.

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