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However audiences try to define Sydney's Mountain Wizard Death Cult, there’s no denying the impact their genre-bending brand of bone-crushing & hypnotising metal has in the flesh and on record. Emerging from the darkness, MWDC return in with a statement on what’s to come in the form of post metal epic ORBITAL taken from their debut full length LIMINAL.


With their foundations solidified in the underground heavy community, 2022 saw the band initiate minds and souls across the country, with standout appearances at Festivals such as Blacken, Froth & Fury and even BIGSOUND, along with a myriad of headline dates in support of their previous stream of consciousness – INITIATION – showcasing the release of their debut clip and received airplay on Triple J’s The Racket. 


Band guitarist Chris Chaplin shared his thoughts on the track - “ORBITAL is a truly organic representation of what Mountain Wizard Death Cult is and the connection the four of us share in the music we create. A reflection of the claustrophobic void we explore on our record LIMINAL. Perhaps more than anything else on the record, this song seemed to just pour out of us, with the majority being captured in a single live session- I feel like the presence in the room is really felt on the recording and is the closest thing to the mesmerizing effect we create live”

MWDC have landed support slots for heavyweights such as HEXIS and King Parrot and deliver a sonically crushing experience like none other as a band to watch in the years ahead.


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Beats Cartel Presents

MOUNTAIN WIZARD DEATH CULT Orbital Era Australian Tour

Fri April 28 Canberra The Basement - SUNBURN
Fri 12 May Brisbane Bad Luck Bar
Sat 13 May Sunshine Coast Norton Music Factory - RIFF MOUNTAIN
Sun 14 May Gold Coast Mo's Desert Clubhouse
Sat 20 May Sydney House of Music and Booze
Fri 26 May Melbourne The Tote
Sat 27 May Frankston Singing Bird Studios
Sun 28 May Sunbury Sound System Studios
Fri Jun 02 Katoomba Baroque Room
Sun Jun 04 Wollongong La La La's
Sat Jun 10 Newcastle Stag and Hunter

All show info and tour tickets can be purchased HERE



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Blacken Open Air  |  Aftermath  |  Thrashville  |  Sunburn  |  Halloween Hysteria  

BIGSOUND  |  Froth and Fury Festival


King Parrot |  Sumeru  |  Blade of Horace |  Alchemy

El Colosso  |  Black Rheno and many more



“So amazing to hear some new Aussie doom/sludge. It’s considered, heavy and hits exactly when it needs to. This rules…”  Mitch Alexander TRIPLE J

“Hello, sorry, uhhh… what the heck is this and from whence has it come? I’ve donned the ceremonial robes and I’m ready to worship at the clifftop alter” 

Tommy Faith TRIPLE J

“ Absolutely unreal, It’s piercing, drawn out, gut wrenching and yeah, incredible”

Claire Mooney TRIPLE J


  • Single PUTRID LIGHT has been played on Triple J's The Racket on multiple occasions