Kimura are a Perth-based metal band known for their electrifying live performances, high-energy music, and unparalleled dedication to the craft. Since their formation, Kimura has become one of the most exciting metal bands in Australia, known for a unique blend of technical proficiency, raw power, and dynamic songwriting.
The band draws inspiration from a wide range of metal subgenres, including death, groove & thrash metal. Their music is both aggressive and melodic, combining intricate riffs with brutal rhythms, and diverse vocals. Having played countless shows across Australia, Kimura have built a loyal fan base with intense live performances and a captivating stage presence.
What sets Kimura apart from other metal bands is their ability to create a sense of urgency and intensity with every note they play. The live performances are an experience in and of themselves, with the band pouring every ounce of energy into their music and captivating audiences with their raw power and undeniable talent.
Their first full length album, "Circle The Prey," released in 2021, showcased the band's diverse range of influences, relentless drive and creative vision cementing their status as one of the most exciting metal acts in the country.
With unquestionable musical prowess, electrifying live shows, and an unwavering dedication to their craft, Kimura is a band to watch in the Australian metal scene and beyond.
Whether you're a die-hard metal fan or simply a lover of great music, Kimura is a band that should be on your radar. This is metal that makes you move!
METAL WANDERLUST - This is a modern, brutal metal band hitting their stride from the get go. “Circle The Prey” is one of my favourite albums of the year. Rating 5 out of 5
THE ROCKPIT - The aggression and intensiveness of the album is not just typical of Kimura of course but given an extra boost with solid production and precise musicianship. 8/10
HORNOGRAPHY - Kimura’s new album ‘Çircle The Prey’ is HUGE! Boasting 13 tracks of pure melodic aggression doused in groove, thrashiness and hate. Review Score 9/10
THE DEVILS HORNS - Kimura-Circle the Prey album review. FFO: Thrashy/Groovy Metalcore of the highest order!
L - R : Ian McAllister, Jono Donoghue, Gordo Steinberger, Kyle Baker
Photo : Darkspirit Photography
CIRCLE THE PREY
The first full length album for Kimura released 21st October 2021.
The heaviest and most personal release to date.
Recorded, mixed and mastered at Oracle Sound.
"Sharpen The Bones" & "Suffer Slow" both received WAM Song Of The Year nominations.
Eutanize-Sterilize is Kimura refined.
A stripped back line up with more technicality, groove and brutality.
A higher level production with accompanying official video releases.
Recorded, mixed and mastered at Audiolythic.
Released in October 2018.
The long awaited follow up to Uncaged.
Kimura refine their sound bringing more brutality and groove.
Recorded, mixed and mastered at Six Squared Studios.
Kinsukuroi was launched on 13th May 2016 at Amplifier Bar.
Track 5 "Book of the Dead" received a WAM Song Of The Year nomination.