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Alien Weaponry working on new album; launches patreon due to COVID-19 uncertainties

Posted by on March 20, 2020

 

The good news, Alien Weaponry are working on their new album. The not-so-great-news, the group are uncertain how the rest of the year will pan out since New Zealand have closed their borders due to the COVID-19 outbreak. In preparation for a possible bleak future of show cancellations, the band are prepared as they’ve launched a Patreon account.

 

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“So here’s the thing … we are heading into the studio to start drum tracking our new album … We are stoked to be doing this but feeling very uncertain about the rest of the year, given the rappid advance of COVID-19 and that New Zealand have just closed its borders … We have joined PATREON and are giving fans the opportunity to be part of that recording process and beyond, get a look into our world and get special content from us. With this in mind we will be putting up some historic footage (for sh*ts and giggles) including music/video from the 2014 “Zego Sessions” the first of which is going up today … Stay safe and THANK YOU for your awesome support!!! \m/\m/”

 

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Metal Insider’s 225 Best Metal Albums of the Decade (2010-2019)

Posted by on December 16, 2019

As each year approaches its end, we share our year-end lists highlighting the best of the best of the year. However, we were taken aback, realizing that not only will 2020 mark a new year, it also marks a brand new decade. It’s true what they say; time flies when you’re having fun, listening to […]

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Revolver reveal their “Best Songs of 2019”

Posted by on December 3, 2019

Revolver recently shared their Best 25 Albums of 2019. While we thought that list missed a few heavy hitters including Cattle Decapitation, the magazine has surprised us once again with their “Best Songs of 2019” list. Looking over the list, a handful of these tracks are part of albums set for a 2020 release and […]

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Alien Weaponry premiere “Blinded” music video

Posted by on July 12, 2019

Alien Weaponry have premiered a music video for the song “Blinded.” The track is taken from the b-side on the group’s new 7” single Ahi Kā, which is available now via Napalm Records. The song has a personal meaning as guitarist/vocalist Lewis de Jong explained: “The song has very personal meaning for me, but we […]

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Black Label Society, The Black Dahlia Murder, and Alien Weaponry announce U.S fall tour

Posted by on June 18, 2019

This fall, Black Label Society and The Black Dahlia Murder are teaming up for a U.S trek. Alien Weaponry will be joining in for support on most dates as Toke will join in during the last two stops of the run. The trek kicks off on September 11th in Ventura, CA and runs through October […]

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Alien Weaponry premiere “Ahi Ka” music video

Posted by on May 10, 2019

Earlier this week, Alien Weaponry premiered their first new material since 2018’s Tū with the new song “Ahi Ka.” The track is taken from Adult Swim’s new compilation, Metal Swim 2, which was released last Friday (3rd). Frontman/guitarist Lewis de Jong commented on the song: “Ahi Kā was inspired by the Auckland city council’s decision […]

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Alien Weaponry streaming new song “Ahi Ka”

Posted by on May 6, 2019

New Zealand’s Alien Weaponry have released a new single entitled “Ahi Ka.” This is the first new music released by the band since 2018’s Tu. The track is taken from Adult Swim’s new compilation Metal Swim 2, which was released on Friday (3rd). This week, the group has embarked on their first-ever North American headlining […]

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Metal By Numbers 4/24: Sunn O))) is love, Sunn O))) is life

Posted by on April 24, 2019

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   It’s an interesting mishmash on the charts today. Record Store Day always brings a slew of random sales from exclusive vinyl releases and such, but it also brings boosts to albums that have […]

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Documentary available on Alien Weaponry’s European Tour

Posted by on February 20, 2019

RNZ (Radio New Zealand) has unleashed a brand new documentary on Alien Weaponry’s European tour, which includes their appearance at Wacken Open Air. The group’s latest effort, Tū, which arrived last summer via Napalm Records is considered one of the best albums of 2018. The record has not only landed them a spot on one […]

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Alien Weaponry announce first-ever North American headline Tour

Posted by on January 22, 2019

Late last year, we caught up with Alien Weaponry drummer Henry de Jong their second-ever New York City show during their first North American Tour. During that time, Henry mentioned the group have quite a few things planned for 2019 which involved circling around a few festival appearances. Today (22nd), the band has now announced […]

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