Afterthought is a hard rock/metal band, formed in 2007. Two members, Daniel McAuley and Chris May, had previously been in Deceitful Existence, who placed second in the Waikato Battle of the Bands in 2005. They played at the Band Experiments 2010, won the regional finals of World Battle of the Bands 2010, and were national finalists that competition. The released an album called Piece of Mind in 2011, and ceased performing around 2013.
- Daniel McAuley - guitar
- Chris May - drums
- Will Olson - bass
- Scott Stone - vocals (2011-)
- Mark Trembath - vocals (-2011)