- Sandringham Hotel, Newtown NSW (2012)
- Bald Faced Stag Hotel, Leichhardt NSW (2013 - )
Steel Assassins is a two-day Sydney metal festival established in 2012 by Metal Evilution with a focus on thrash, power and pure metal. It was originally held at the Sandringham Hotel but moved to the Bald Faced Stag the following year when the original venue closed. Italian band Megahera was the featured international in 2012 and in 2013 the line-up included Razorwyre from NZ and US act Widow. Since 2014 the festival has featured bands from New Zealand.
Line up history
- 2012 - Voyager, Megahera, Darker Half, Mystery, Taberah, Eyefear, Metal, Soulforge, Rampage, Silent Knight, The Loving Tongue, Avarin, Raven Black Night, Thundasteel, Fenrir, Temtris, Metreya
- 2013 - Elm Street, Razorwyre, Widow, Anarion, Majister, Avarin, Damnations Day, Hazmat, Bane of Winterstorm, Fenrir, Sabretung, Gorefield, Mason, Matronarch, Head in a Jar, Enter VI, Cerebral Contortion
- 2014 - LORD, Bengal Tigers, Darker Half, Eyefear, Taberah, Silent Knight, Johnny Touch, Forsaken Age, In Malices Wake, Temtris, Harlott, Atomesquad, Friar Rush, Alkira, Mattersphere, Asylum, SteelSwarm, Black Smith