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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 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 to burn down what was considered to be the unsightly indigenous Maori village of Okahu Bay in advance of Queen Elizabeth II’s 1953 visit. The eviction sparked a 40-year battle for the native Ngati Whatua to reclaim their land, including protests and battles with the police. Amid worldwide criticism, a small portion of the original land was ultimately returned with an apology and some compensation.”

Today (10th), the group has released a music video for the tune, and you can watch it below:

Alien Weaponry are currently on their first-ever North American headlining tour and you can check out the remaining dates below:

05/11 Rockingham, NC @ Epicenter

05/12 Washington, DC @ DC9

05/13 Boston, MA @ Middle East

05/15 New York, NY @ Saint Vitus

05/16 Montreal, QC @ L’Esco

05/17 Toronto, ON @ Velvet Underground

05/19 Chicago, IL @ Chicago Open Air

05/22 Minneapolis, MN @ 7th St Entry

05/24-26 Pryor, OK @ Rocklahoma

05/26 Denver, CO @ Bluebird Theater

05/28 San Francisco, CA @ Bottom of the Hill

05/29 Los Angeles, CA @ The Roxy

 

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