melodic death metal

Be'lakor: Readying the Vessels

"The album acknowledges how we are pretty insignificant in the grand scheme of things..."

Be’lakor can be counted among some of Australia’s most venerated metal exports.

Belakor - VESSELS (Napalm Records)

Oh, the dichotomy of progressive/melodic death metal...
Release Date: 
24 Jun 2016 - 11:30pm

It gets me every time; I love anchovies and I love peanut butter but only a proper madman would enjoy them both together - and such is my issue with prog/melodic death.

Megadeth return to Australia with Children Of Bodom in tow

Thrash metal legends Megadeth will return to Australia this October. Fresh out of the studio where they have been working industriously on their new album, the follow up to 2013’s Super Collider,
Tour Dates: 
16/10/2015 - 21/10/2015

Having sold over 50 million records worldwide, earning platinum certification in the US for five albums and receiving eleven Grammy nominations, Megadeth have firmly cemented thems

Orpheus Omega release first single, Beacons, from forthcoming new album Partum Vita Mortem

Featuring aggressive and melodic guitar work, intricate and powerful drumming, chaotic keyboard work and a varied array of vocal stylings, the album is sure to become a staple in modern melodic death metal.

Since the release of 2013’s acclaimed ResIllusion, Melbourne’s Orpheus Omega have cemented themselves as one of melodic death metal’s most promising newcomers. 

At the Gates; Heading Our Way in 2015

If there is a name that is synonymous with Swedish melodic death metal, it has to be the one and only At The Gates.
Tour Dates: 
28/10/2015 - 01/11/2015

Known as one of the forefathers of what would become Swedish melodic death metal, At The Gates set a benchmark with their iconic 1995 album Slaughter Of The Soul – a

Damnation Festival 2015: First band announced, tickets now on sale

Swedish metal legends At The Gates will headline Damnation Festival in their only UK show of 2015.

The melodic death pioneers will top the Jagermeister Stage at Leeds University Union on Saturday, November 7.

The Black Dahlia Murder are coming down under

The bands total wall of sound has pits raging from the instant they take the stage until they leach every ounce of energy from the crowd and hand it back to them ten fold. Leaving fans decimated and euphoric at the same time.

Having dropped five genre-defining albums since forming in 2001 The Black Dahlia Murder have made it impossible to discuss melodic death metal without the mention of their name.

Armageddon - Captivity & Devourment (Listenable)

Melodic death metal veteran brings a new platoon to the war field...prepare for battle
Release Date: 
20 Jan 2015 (All day)

Being in a band with a sibling isn't always the easiest thing to do; sometimes a little family separation is just what is needed to fully shine as a musician.

Ctulu - Sarkomand (Black Blood Records/Human To Dust)

Lovecraftian black metal! What more could you want?
Release Date: 
5 Dec 2014 (All day)

The stories of H.P. Lovecraft have had not only a dramatic impact upon horror and science-fiction literature, but also upon the wider cultural world.