Metal Australian Heavy Metal Bands List

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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 list

If 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.
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AC/DC is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Australian Heavy Metal Bands List
Blues-rock, Boogie rock, Rock music

2
Wolfmother is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Australian Heavy Metal Bands List
Blues-rock, Rock music, Neo-psychedelia

3
Pendulum is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Australian Heavy Metal Bands List
Darkcore, Rock music, Electronic music

4
Parkway Drive is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Australian Heavy Metal Bands List
Melodic death metal, Metalcore, Heavy metal

5
Phil Rudd is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Australian Heavy Metal Bands List
Blues-rock, Heavy metal, Rock and roll

6
Mortification is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Australian Heavy Metal Bands List
Thrash metal, Groove metal, Power metal

7
Airbourne is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Australian Heavy Metal Bands List
Pub rock, Rock music, Heavy metal

8
Alchemist is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Australian Heavy Metal Bands List
Progressive metal, Heavy metal, Progressive rock

9
Andrew Stockdale is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Australian Heavy Metal Bands List
Neo-psychedelia, Heavy metal, Stoner rock

10
The Berzerker is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Australian Heavy Metal Bands List
Deathgrind, Heavy metal, Extreme metal

11
Mortal Sin is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Australian Heavy Metal Bands List
Thrash metal, Heavy metal

12
I Killed the Prom Queen is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Australian Heavy Metal Bands List
Deathcore, Metalcore, Heavy metal

13
Hobbs Angel of Death is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Australian Heavy Metal Bands List
Thrash metal, Heavy metal

14
Pseudo Echo is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Australian Heavy Metal Bands List
Glam metal, Synthpop, New Wave

15
Rose Tattoo is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Australian Heavy Metal Bands List
Blues-rock, Rock music, Heavy metal

16
Bob Daisley is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Australian Heavy Metal Bands List
Blues-rock, Folk rock, Heavy metal

17
Allegiance is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Australian Heavy Metal Bands List
Thrash metal, Heavy metal

18
Deströyer 666 is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Australian Heavy Metal Bands List
Thrash metal, Deathrash, Blackened thrash metal

19
The Amenta is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Australian Heavy Metal Bands List
Industrial metal, Black metal, Industrial music

20
The Eternal is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Australian Heavy Metal Bands List
Doom metal, Gothic rock, Gothic metal

21
Buffalo is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Australian Heavy Metal Bands List
Heavy metal, Acid rock, Progressive rock

22
Nazxul is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Australian Heavy Metal Bands List
Black metal, Heavy metal

23
Sadistik Exekution is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Australian Heavy Metal Bands List
Black metal, Heavy metal, Death metal

24
Armoured Angel is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Australian Heavy Metal Bands List
Thrash metal, Heavy metal, Death metal

25
Misery is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Australian Heavy Metal Bands List
Black metal, Heavy metal, Blackened death metal

26
Bestial Warlust is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Australian Heavy Metal Bands List
Black metal, Heavy metal, Brutal death metal

27
Striborg is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Australian Heavy Metal Bands List
Dark ambient, Black metal, Heavy metal

28
Stargazer is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Australian Heavy Metal Bands List
Technical death metal, Black metal, Heavy metal

29
Spod is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Australian Heavy Metal Bands List
Electronic dance music, Heavy metal, Indie rock

30
The Furor is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Australian Heavy Metal Bands List
Black metal, Heavy metal

31
Lord Kaos is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Australian Heavy Metal Bands List
Black metal, Heavy metal

32
Gospel Of The Horns is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Australian Heavy Metal Bands List
Thrash metal, Black metal, Heavy metal

33
Misery's Omen is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Australian Heavy Metal Bands List
Progressive metal, Black metal, Heavy metal

34
Dungeon is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Australian Heavy Metal Bands List
Power metal, Heavy metal

35
Fearscape is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Australian Heavy Metal Bands List
Fearscape Black metal, Heavy metal, Death metal

36
Chris Ross is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Australian Heavy Metal Bands List
Neo-psychedelia, Heavy metal, Stoner rock

37
Myles Heskett is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Australian Heavy Metal Bands List
Heavy metal, Stoner rock, Psychedelic rock

38
Blood Duster is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Australian Heavy Metal Bands List
Heavy metal, Stoner rock, Grindcore

39
Grinspoon is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Australian Heavy Metal Bands List
Nu metal, Groove metal, Grunge

40
Psycroptic is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Australian Heavy Metal Bands List
Technical death metal, Heavy metal, Deathgrind

41
Fuck I'm Dead is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Australian Heavy Metal Bands List
Heavy metal, Deathgrind, Grindcore

42
Dreadnaught is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Australian Heavy Metal Bands List
Thrash metal, Progressive metal, Heavy metal

43
Sunk Loto is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Australian Heavy Metal Bands List
Nu metal, Heavy metal, Alternative metal

44
Alarum is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Australian Heavy Metal Bands List
Progressive metal, Technical death metal, Heavy metal

45
Jerk is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Australian Heavy Metal Bands List
Nu metal, Industrial metal, Industrial rock

46
Pegazus is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Australian Heavy Metal Bands List
Power metal, Heavy metal

47
diSEMBOWELMENT is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Australian Heavy Metal Bands List
Doom metal, Death-doom, Heavy metal

48
Frankenbok is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Australian Heavy Metal Bands List
Thrash metal, Groove metal, Heavy metal

49
Abramelin is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Australian Heavy Metal Bands List
Heavy metal, Death metal

50
Virgin Black is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Australian Heavy Metal Bands List
Doom metal, Gothic metal, Classical music