Artefacts is a progressive metal band from Malaysia. The band started in 2011 by Farady Anuar, Azmizam Rashid, Nikko Abas, Dzul Hizami, Haziq Ibnul, and Zhafirry Fenner. After several line-up changes, the current line-up is Zhafirry Fenner as the vocalist, Nikko Abas and Iskandar Tajuden as guitarist, Dzul Hizami holds the position on the bass and Farady Anuar as the drummer.
Combining progressive patterns, technical guitar riffs and atmospheric melodies can be the specs to define the band. Citing Born Of Osiris, Veil Of Maya, The Faceless, and The Human Abstract as their influances in generating music.
The band released their debut EP entitled Exordium on the 9th of November 2013.