Mendeed was a metal band, formed in Dumbarton, Scotland. The band was active from 2000 until 2007 and played a mixture of classic heavy metal, thrash metal and metalcore. The band was formed in 2000. At first the members saw it as nothing more than a hobby. Two years later they started recording songs which brought them a recording contract with UK label Rising Records in December of 2003.. The bands first recording for the label was the mini-album From Shadows Came Darkness which was released in September 2004 and produced by Mark Daghorn.