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Victoria K

Melbourne’s Symphonic Metal singer/songwriter Victoria Knight (under the pseudonym Victoria K) released her debut single “Monster” in 2016, featuring guitar work by Brett Garsed. “Monster” brought with it radio play nationwide and in the UK and earned Victoria a space among the Top 5 Finalists for the 2016 Australian Independent Music Awards and second place in the Australian Songwriting Association competition.

On the 5th of May, 2019, Victoria K released her brand new single “Lacuna” distributed in Australia andNew Zealand by Warner Music Group (Australia), which was the first offering from her debut album Essentia.

As a result of being invited to support the Swiss Folk Metal giants Eluveitie Victoria K formed the current band who have adopted the name Victoria K. On the 18th of May, 2019, Victoria K played the main support for Eluveitie at their Melbourne show, and produced a performance that had the crowd chanting for an encore.
Victoria K’s debut album was released on the 24th of April, 2020 and features artists including Michalina Malisz of Eluveitie.

Victoria K signed to Rockshots Records (Italy) in early 2020 and released their debut album ‘Essentia’ on the 24th of April, 2020. Essentia has received global media attention and the band has been featured in Legacy Magazine (Germany) and Heavy Magazine (Australia) amongst many others.

Essentia debuted at #17 on the Australian iTunes Rock & Metal Charts with the four Music Videos (Lacuna, Forsaken, The Haunting and Matrix) receiving over 230,000 YouTube views. Victoria K’s ‘Essentia’ won Album of the Year in the Femmetal Awards 2020 and was a finalist in the Best Band and Best Music Video categories and Victoria Knight was a finalist in the Best Operatic Vocals category.

Victoria was also nominated as ‘Best Vocalist’ in the awards named amongst the best vocalists of the genre including Floor Jansen, Elize Ryde, Fabienne Erni and Charlotte Wessels. Victoria K was also nominated in the awards for Song of the Year (Matrix) and Album of the Year (Essentia).

Anders Sandvall of identified Essentia as “one of the strongest debut albums this year” placing the album at #2 on his Best Albums of 2020 and also cited Victoria K as the ‘Best New Band.’

Due to the global pandemic Victoria K was unable to tour so in June, 2020 they played a worldwide Live Stream Show from the studio via Rockshots Twitch Channel and have since released a DVD of the event.

Essentia has been cited in over a dozen ‘Albums of the Year’ end of year lists globally and Victoria K have also been recognised as the Breakthrough Artist of the year by the Metal Female Voices Community. Metal Female Voices also recognised Victoria as one of the best young metal singers and ranked her at #2 in their “Top 50 Rock & Metal Female Singers Of All Time – 2020”

Victoria has been involved in dozens of live interviews on radio stations globally as well as in excess of 50 written interviews for media outlets. Most recently Victoria was interviewed by ‘Digital Tour Bus’ who have interviewed artists such as Amaranthe, Within Temptation and Zara Larsson.

In November 2021, Victoria K commenced their 9 show Australian Tour with shows in Melbourne, Wollongong, Newcastle, Sydney (sold out), Canberra, Brisbane, Adelaide, Whyalla (sold out) and Broken Hill. Due to Covid the tour was run over three legs with the second in March 2022 and the third leg in April, 2022.


Victoria Knight – Vocals
Julia Mammone – Guitar
Charlie Curnow – Bass – Extreme Vocals
James Davies – Drums

Formed: 12019
Location: Melbourne, Australia







Album Title: Kore
Release Date: October 14th, 2022
Label: Rockshots Records

Album Title: Essentia
Release Date: April 24th 2020
Label: N/A