There are multiple artists with this name:
1) Austere was a depressive black metal from East Corrimal, NSW, Australia. The band started in 2005 and released two full-length albums: "Withering Illusions and Desolation" and "To Lay Like Old Ashes". They also released two splits, one with the German Isolation, and one with Lyrinx from UK. The band was ended in 2010. http://www.facebook.com/OfficialAustere - http://austereofficial.bandcamp.com
2) Austere is an electronic / ambient group based in Portland, Oregon, USA. It is unknown who they are, because the group thinks that the music is the important matter and not who is behind it. They have been releasing music since 1998 and are distributed by Hypnos Online. http://austere.org
3) Austere is a black metal band from USA, with a few demos in 2006 and an EP in 2007. http://www.myspace.com/austereband
4) Austere is a solo project of James McEwen, musician born in Alberta, Canada. http://www.myspace.com/austere1
5) Austere is a post-rock band from Bristol, UK. http://www.myspace.com/austereuk Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply.