Aborted is a Belgian death metal band that formed in Waregem, in 1995. The group consists of vocalist, founder, and only constant member since the band's inception, Sven de Caluwé, guitarists Danny Tunker and Mendel Bij De Leij, bassist J.B. Van Der Wal, and drummer Ken Bedene. Although based in Belgium, Aborted's band members are from Belgium, The Netherlands and the United States. The band has released eight studio albums, two EPs and one live performance video album. Allmusic stated that Aborted "had grown into the role of key contributors to the death-grind genres" and described the band's style as "unrestrained grindcore savagery and meticulously crafted death metal technicality".