Coffins are a Japanese death-doom metal band, formed in 1996 by guitarist and vocalist Uchino. Having gone through several lineup changes in the past, they now consist of Uchino, Ryo (drums) and Koreeda (bass). Their sound is influenced by old school '80s and '90s doom metal, death metal and thrash metal. After several demos they released their 1st full-length album "Mortuary In Darkness" in 2005.
Destruktor was formed in Bendigo, Victoria, Australia in 1995 by Glenn and Jarro, out of the ashes of their previous band "Aphasia" their genre can be catagorised with death metal, black metal and thrash metal, Making it Blackened Deathrash! the first Destruktor demo “the holy trinity… denied” (1997) consisted of 3 tracks of high energy black metal, with much higher pitched shrieking vocals as opposed to the more typical death metal growls of their latter material. Shortly after the release of this demo the band would recruit Regan on bass duties.