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OriginHobart, TAS
GenresDeath metal
Years active2004 - present
LabelsSouthern Extremities, Willowtip
Associated actsBorn Headless, Psycroptic, M.S.I.
MembersMatthew Chalk, Sam Dowson, James Excell, Ben Lawless
Past membersJulz Dowson, Craig Irons

Band Members

  • Current Line-Up
    • Matthew Chalk (vocals)
    • Sam Dowson (drums)
    • James Excell (bass)
    • Ben Lawless (vocals, guitar)
  • Former members
    • Julz Dowson (bass, vocals) 2004 - 2010
    • Craig Irons (guitar) 2004 - 2005


Hobart, TAS, 2004

Band Information

Mephistopheles is Hobart a technical death metal band with a jazz influence. The band toured the east coast in early 2005 and also supported Disgorge before releasing a full-length CD in late 2006. Ex-Psycroptic vocalist Matthew Chalk joined the band in 2009 and original member Julz Dowson departed the following year to be replaced by James Excell. A second album was released in October 2013 and supported by a tour of the south-east.



2006 Ascension Aborted Southern Extremities
2013 Sounds of the End Willowtip


2004 The Grail of Wisdom Southern Extremities