Lavidius is an Australian heavy metal band from Brisbane, formed in 2008. The band is composed of Nizzy Sheridan (lead vocals), Jon Shedden (lead and rhythm guitar), Jay Hyndman (lead and rhythm guitar), Nathan Stiffel (bass guitar, backing vocals) and Ben Bowen (drums). The band released their debut EP “Prison Within” on September 20, 2014.
Lavidius is considered to be a groove metal band, with elements of thrash and melodic metal. Like many modern metal bands, vocals are primarily screams and growls. The music mixes catchy guitar licks, drums with double kicking and hard rock beats, dark and/or gothic overtones, harmonized dual-guitar and tasteful use of breakdowns. The band has cited being influenced by bands such as Metallica, Megadeath, Pantera, Arch Enemy, Opeth, Mudvayne, Chimaira, Amon Amarth, Devildriver, Lamb of God, Trivium and Five Finger Death Punch.
Cold And Alone - Begins with melodic notes transitioning into a punchy set of riffs and enter the strong vocals. Verses are awesome and reminiscent of Carcass. Chorus is very catchy with a flowing ...
Sep 16, 2017
Lavidius: Drop video for LP title track, "Helisma", album out now
Lavidius are dropping a new brutal video from their debut album "Helisma". It's the title track from the album and they have put together another bloodthirsty video to follow 'Cold & Alone's ...
Jul 29, 2017
Lavidius: Release single 'Days Get Darker' featuring Bjorn Strid from Soilwork', announce Helisma LP release
Brisbane's Lavidius are today announcing the release of their brand new LP, "Helisma" on Friday September 1st. The five-piece brutal crew out of Brisbane premiered their new single 'Days Get Darker ...