Rising from the Southwest, Codex Alimentarius formed in 2009 and within months had gained a loyal fan base. Codex have taken a hold of the local music scene and earned high regard from venues, labels and bands locally
and nationally since hitting the live circuit in September 2010.
Codex originally formed as a four piece with vocalist Stephen Bending, Stan Kemble and Tim Wright on guitars and Andrew Dicker on bass – Bringing Elliott Alderman-Broom in as a third guitarist and Frank Dennis on drums, with Ray Arrell replacing Stephen in 2013, the line-up, has now gobe strenght beyond strenght . Together they set about crafting an Individual style fusing melodic and brutal metal and after headline sets and sell out shows at venues in their local area alongside the release of their debut EP 'The Infinite Growth Paradigm Vs Finite Resources' in 2010, Codex are bringing a new age of political and more bone crushing, brutal style of metal driven by a groove/thrash/classical Infusion to the underground with great ovation, leaving the crowd hungry for more!.
Currently working on there ground-breaking debut album and with Codex's Epic masterpiece 'Baptised' to be made available for the Internationally acclaimed Xbox and PS3 game 'Rock Band 3', as well as having touring with death metal legends Vader and Krisiun (2011), Enemy Reign (USA) (2013) plus a co-headline tour with label mates Furyborn (2011). Codex have also shared the stage with Malefice (2011), Sonic Syndicate (2010), Evile (2012), Romeo Must Die(2012), The Defiled (2011), Ted Maul (2012), Saturniun "2011), Codex promises a powerful and energetic stage performance with a no-holds-barred attitude, backed up by a hunger to strive forwards with their eyes always set on dominating the UK and International Metal scene.