SOUNDS OF THE UNDERGROUND // 3 Melbourne Bands You Need To Know Now!

Despite the current COVID-19 Pandemic, rest assured the metal scene in Melbourne is in good hands thanks to some hidden gems from across Victoria. Here are a few bands we think you should check out.

MORE: THE GHOST INSIDE: Coming Back Swinging // KICK OUT THE JAMS with Stepson REVIEWS: AVERSIONS CROWN: Hell Will Come For Us All // BOSTON MANOR: Glue // EBONIVORY: The Long Dream I // PALAYE ROYALE: The Bastards // JUSTICE FOR THE DAMNED: Pain Is Power // THE GHOST INSIDE: The Ghost Inside // LAMB OF GOD: Lamb Of God // WISHFUL THINKING: Time To Be Alone

Melbourne is not only home to a handful of some of the great Australian bands such as Alpha Wolf, Ocean Grove and Thornhill, but also boasts a variety of up and comers that will leave your jaw on the floor of any music venue.


Firstly, with ear tingling vocals and earth-shattering breakdowns, Melbourne based Deathcore band Inhibitor are a band you will want to keep an eye on.

The five-piece hosts an impressive line-up of ex-members from bands such as Her Majesty, Kontact, Eater of the Sky & State of East London, whilst in conjunction with Hollow World. Inhibitor are a perfect combination of experience meets modern deathcore.

Inhibitor are on a mission to resurrect the Melbourne Deathcore scene.

Following the release of Death, a single from their upcoming EP Abhorrence (set for release mid 2020), You cannot help but wonder what these guys can bring to the Deathcore Table.

Check out their latest single Death on all platforms now.

FOR FANS OF: Thy Art Is Murder, Whitechapel, Signs of the Swarm.


Secondly we have Subside, a four-piece post-hardcore/rock outfit that will leave a floating atmospheric feeling in the air at any live show. Featuring melodically strong vocals paired with a perfect blend of high energy post-hardcore/metalcore and atmospheric ambient post-rock.

Subside are a new band to the scene but should not be missed, for their debut single Wandering Eyes is just a sneak peak into a new era of Melbourne post-hardcore/rock.

Check out their latest single Wandering Eyes on all platforms now.

FOR FANS OF: Inertia, Belle Haven, The Getaway Plan.

lamb of god hysteria


Lastly, but not least we have Outloved, the post-rock four-piece hailing from regional Victoria. Outloved arrived guns blazing on the scene with their debut single release of Dying to Leave, this track landing them on a few shows across Australia alongside bands such as Ocean Sleeper and ISOTOPES.

This band bring a whole new element to the Melbourne scene. Their latest single Blind & Falling features layers of intricate instrumentation from not only the drums but also the guitars, pair this with the reverb effect on the guitars and you have an atmospheric delight.

Check out their latest single Blind & Falling on all platforms now.

FOR FANS OF: Bring Me The Horizon, Dream On Dreamer, Our Last Night


Latest News