List of Australian heavy metal bands, listed by popularity with photos when available. This list includes more than just bands, as heavy metal solo artists from Australia are included as well. It's always interesting to see where famous bands got their starts, so use this list to discover some great Australian music that you've never heard before. The heavy metal bands and artists below have played their music all over the world, but they all were formed in Australia. If you think the best Australian heavy metal band is missing from the list, then feel free to add it at the bottom so it's included with these other great acts.
AC/DC and Wolfmother are a great starting point for your to rank your favorites on this listIf you want to answer the questions, "Who are popular heavy metal bands from Australia?" and "Which heavy metal bands started in Australia?" then this list will answer your questions.