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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
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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
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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
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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