Metal United Down Under is an initiative to create a united annual event with many Australian cities and the wide range of metal and metal related genres. Everybody who is involved in metal can participate. The event consists of an average of 15 shows in cities all over Australia in the same day under the MUDU banner. MUDU offers bands a stage to extend reach and fan base and targets specifically Australian underground metal bands. On average 100 bands perform on the MUDU stage.