Dubiously labeled a "Tech metal", or "Math Rock" band, Five Star Prison Cell offer a different and non-conformist approach to songwriting. Brutally heavy, Dark and forboding with the ability to switch time, pace, genre and style at the drop of a hat; Adam, Cam, Mark and Marc take great pleasure in constantly challenging themselves while at the same time serving up a dish of fresh new and always evolving ideas to their unsuspecting but ever growing fan base.
Since forming in 2007 from the ashes of other metal bands Isolar and Leechseed, House of Thumbs has become a fixture of the Melbourne metal scene. The band combines death and thrash metal techniques and vocals with the polyrhythmic patterns and discordant melodies associated with technical death metal, math metal and experimental metal. 2008 saw House of Thumbs release its debut EP, "Strangle Fiction" to some acclaim and on the back of this they toured throughout regional Victoria.
Guild Of Destruction are a four piece band comprising one guitar, bass, drummer and vocalist - loud enough that they are constantly taken for a five or six piece. Born in Melbourne’s western suburbs the band has released a demo – Welcome to the guild an E.P. – Cursed and being commercially released through Grindhead Records in March of 2007 their first album Into Oblivion recorded and mastered at Melbourne Records by Ren “the shark-lady killer” and Adam “Adambomb”.
The UK’s Dyscarnate play their own unique breed of intense, blistering death metal. After devastating venues across the UK, they have become a force to be reckoned with on the frontline of the British death metal scene.
Following the release of their debut EP ‘Annihilate to Liberate’ in 2008, Dyscarnate were met with overwhelming feedback from national magazines, record labels and fans alike. This resulted in a multi-album deal with the UK’s Siege Of Amida Records for Europe and Candlelight Records for the US/Canada.
Synperium are a deathmetal band from the southern highlands of nsw(sydney Austraila). Playing technical deathmetal with influences from decapitated, nile, necrophagist, spawn of possession, origin and death to name a few..... Synperium has always been a band that has progressed and evolved, bringing tight, technical and intense metal to australian audiences. in 2007, synperium released the EP "transfiguration" , and began spreading its music around the world via mailorders and the internet.
2008 saw the band sign to local australian record label, Just say Rock Records.
Sub Conscious Records announce the release of Sceptic & Dseeva's sophomore album Calm Before The Storm via Green Distribution - Available December 9th online at Waterfront Records & iTunes and at all good independent Leading Edge, JB Hi Fi, HMV and Sanity stores around Australia!!!
Artist - Sceptic & Dseeva
Title - Calm Before The Storm LP
City of Origin - Sydney AUS
Released - December 9th 2011
Musical Style/Genre - Hip Hop/Rap
Label - Sub Conscious Records http://www.subc.com.au
Distribution - Green Media http://www.greendistribution.com.au/
Sceptic is a Polish death metal band founded in 1994 by Jacek Hiro (ex-Decapitated, Dies Irae, Virgin Snatch). Marcin Urbas (one of the fastest 200 meter sprinters) handled the vocal duties for the first 3 albums (Blind Existence, Pathetic Being, Unbeliever's Script), but is currently a session member due to his sport career. Weronika Zbieg (Totem, Doctrine X) handled the lead vocal duty on the latest album, Internal Complexity.
A 4 piece Death Metal act hailing from Melbourne, Victoria. Band started by Tosh and Jono in early 2008 Upcoming 4 track demo to be available in September/October 2010 Members:
Jono- Guitars and vocals
Tosh- Bass and vocals
Alarum is a four piece technical fusion-metal band from Melbourne, Australia. They combine influences of death metal, progressive metal, jazz, and thrash.
They are stylistically quite similar to early-90's pioneers Atheist and Cynic. They are also known to play Death covers in live shows -- another band which influences them greatly. Alarum are currently working on their third album, Natural Causes set for release in early 2010.
Atmospheric, unorthodox death metal from Auckland, New Zealand. Formed in 2000. 2008 / 2009 - Everything is Fire
In 2008 Ulcerate the band's line-up changed considerably - after much consideration the decision was made to opt for a return to the lower pitched vocals utilised during the band's demo period, and so bassist Paul Kelland stepped up to take over the vocal duty from Ben Read. A new second guitarist Oliver Goater was found to replace Michael Rothwell after a more-than-amicable split. With a new, streamlined line-up, the band prepared for album no.2 ...