Daysend (pronounced days-end) is a metalcore/melodic death metal band from Sydney, Australia, assembled in 2002. Their debut album, Severance, was released in the year following their foundation.
The band was formed in mid-2002 by guitarist Aaron Bilbija, bass player Meredith Webster and drummer Matt Lamb. All three had previously been together in a thrash metal band called Psi.Kore that had been founded by Lamb's brother Chuck in 1996; Lamb had joined in 1997 and Webster in late 1998. The band recorded an EP with Chatterbox Records in 2000 and toured Australia widely before Bilbija was recruited in early 2002. Relations within the group pushed Chuck Lamb out and the remaining members decided to continue in a slightly different musical direction. In 1995 Bilbija had formed a death metal band called Deadspawn and with the eventual line-up of himself plus Dave Micallef (vocals, guitar), Bob Latsombath (bass) and Wayne Morris (drums) that group had released an album on Warhead R