Brendan Van RynJosh KingGary Markowski Mick LoweTom Brown
Thy Art Is Murder is an Australian deathcore band from Blacktown, Sydney. The group, formed in 2006, has three EPs and four albums, and is currently in contract with the Distort labels in Canada and Nuclear Blast worldwide.
Their EP Infinite Death , published in 2008, reached the 10> place of the AIR Charts, and their second studio album, Hate starts 35> at ARIA Charts>, which makes them the first extreme metal band to reach the top 40 of this ranking. The album also ranks first in AIR> and second and fourth, respectively, in the US and Canadian iTunes rankings as of its release week.
Formed in 2006 in the West End of Sydney, the band is made up of singer Brendan Van Ryn, guitarists Gary Markowski and Sean Delander, bassist Josh King and drummer Lee Stanton. Motivated by the local Australian deathcore scene, members record a three-track demo titled "This Hole Is Not Deep Enough for the Twelve of You" . They return to the studio in 2008 to record their second EP entitled Infinite Death , which gained attention thanks to Van Ryn's misogynistic titles and lyrics. >. The EP reaches the 10th place of the AIR Charts ranking. Five years after publication, the American singer Katy Perry inadvertently attributes more popularity to the group when she tweets the video of a fan playing their song Whore to Chainsaw with the paws of her cat >>>.