There are, at least, four bands known as Artery: 1) A Sheffield, UK post-punk band. 2) Bulgarian balkan metal band. 3) A USA death metal / thrash metal / grindcore band. 4) A German band. 1) A Sheffield post-punk band (aka The) - influential in the 80s scene, though they didn't sell many records & are often overlooked in pop histories. Chiefly active 1978 to '85 (gigs were riotous), they recorded three studio albums, one live & a several singles - Their latest release is Civilisation (2011).