Twelve Foot Ninja are gearing up for their Monsoon Tour with shows around Europe, India and Nepal - bookending the run with headlining slots at Euroblast Festival in Cologne, Germany and Silence Festival in Kathmandu, Nepal. When the ninjas toured the UK earlier this year, they sold out 5 of the 7 shows with Birmingham selling out in just hours before upgrading to a larger venue and selling out that too. Get ready.
CLICK HERE for full tour dates
Twelve Foot Ninja's album OUTLIER has been nominated for an ARIA AWARD in the BEST HARD ROCK / HEAVY METAL ALBUM category. The ARIAs are Australia's version of the Grammy Awards.
Twelve Foot Ninja's second album OUTLIER came out of the gates strongly in the US with the following Billboard charts:
#3 Heatseeker Album
#4 Hard Rock Album
#14 Alternative Album
#15 Rock Album
US college radio also jumped right on it debuting Outlier at #9 at CMJ's Loud Rock radio chart.
Australia's Triple J to premiere Twelve Foot Ninja's new single "Invincible" on Tuesday 19th July AT 1.30PM (AEST).
Twelve Foot Ninja have been "busier than a cat" working on their new album OUTLIER which is slated for local & US release on 26th August 2016. (UK/Europe not long after that)
Twelve Foot Ninja will be taking their signature sound to Australian & US stages from August through October with new dates just announced on their SHOWS page, starting with:
Thursday 25 Aug - Fowlers Live, Adelaide SA - TICKETS
Friday 26 Aug - The Corner Hotel, Melbourne VIC - TICKETS
Friday 2 Sept - The Cambridge, Newcastle NSW - TICKETS
Saturday 3 Sept - Bald Face Stag, Sydney NSW - TICKETS
(click here for US Tour dates)
More tour announcements coming soon!
TWELVE FOOT NINJA will join American hard rock band DISTURBED this November on all Australian tour dates. Are you ready to "get down with the sickness"?.
Wed 09 Nov HBF Stadium | Perth, WA (All Ages) ticketmaster.com.au | Ph: 136 100
Sat 12 Nov Margaret Court Arena | Melbourne, VIC (All Ages) ticketek.com.au | Ph: 132 849
Sun 13 Nov Hordern Pavilion | Sydney, NSW (All Ages) ticketek.com.au | Ph: 132 849
Tue 15 Nov Entertainment Centre | Brisbane, QLD (All Ages) ticketek.com.au | Ph: 132 849
Fri 18 Nov Vector Arena | Auckland, NZ (All Ages) ticketmaster.co.nz | Ph: 0800 111 999
PRE-SALE: Frontier Members pre-sale via frontiertouring.com/disturbed Wednesday 6 April (12noon AEST) until Thursday 7 April (12noon AEST) (or ends earlier if pre-sale allocation exhausted)
ON-SALE: On-sale to general public Friday 8 April from 12pm local time.
Today we leaked our brand new song 'One Hand Killing'. It's a taster to tantalise your earbuds before we get stuck into recording the rest of our 2nd album. To help fund the recording, we've also just launched a Pledge Music campaign where you can pre-order the album now and get some cool stuff in return. CLICK HERE to pre-order: www.pledgemusic.com/twelvefootninja
VH1 in the US have listed TFN in their 'The 15 Metal Bands, Young And Old, You Should Be Listening To In 2015'. Sitting alongside some pretty great bands like Faith No More, Monuments & Slayer, it's a nice little thumbs up while the band work on their 2nd album.- TFN HQ
We're taking a quick studio-break for a one off show at Griffith Uni Bar Gold Coast on Feb 26 with Caligula's Horse, Opus of a Machine & The Orchard. Tix on sale now from http://twelvefootninja.eventbrite.com.au
'Coming For You' is being officially released in the US - hitting Active Rock radio on July 22! Simultaneously, our album 'Silent Machine' is being re-released in Nth America through Volkanik. Our video for CFY is also fast approaching 1 million views on Youtube...exciting times friends :)
Due to demand we've printed another limited run of the 'Silent Machine' 72pg graphic novel/comic. These sold pretty fast last time so head to our online store to pick up a copy. ONLINE STORE: http://chasemusic.com.au/twelvefootninja/
We are STOKED to announce our first US/Canada headline tour this April-May! Tickets are on sale now - check out the tour dates below! Sat 26 Apr - Fort Rock, Fort Myers FL Sun 27 Apr - Welcome To Rockville, Jacksonville FL Tue 29 Apr - Mojoes, Joliet IL Wed 30 Apr - Skyway Theatre, Minneapolis MN Thu 1 May - The Rave / Eagles Ballroom - Milwaukee, WI Fri 2 May - Firebird, St Louis MO Sun 4 May - Carolina Rebellion, Concord NC Mon 5 May - Hard Times Cafe - Downtown FredericksburgVA Tue 6 May - North Star Bar & Restaurant, Philadelphia PA Wed 7 May - Worcester Palladium MA Thu 8 May - Cabaret Underworld, Montreal QC Fri 9 May - Bar-Coop L'AgitéE Quebec City QC Sat 10 May - Lee's Palace, Toronto ON *venue change* Mon 12 May - Webster Hall New York City NY Wed 14 May - Chameleon Club, Lancaster PA Thu 15 May - The Chance Theater (Loft) Poughkeepsie NY Sat 17 May - Rock On The Row, Nashville TN Sun 18 May - Rock On The Range, Columbus OH Tue 20 May - Ironhorse Birmingham AL (w. 10 Years) Wed 21 May - Live Oaks Bar & Ballroom, Monroe LA (w. 10 Years) Thu 22 May - The Gig Beaumont TX (w. 10 Years) Fri 23 May - Varsity Theatre - Baton Rouge, LA (w. 10 Years) Sat 24 May - River City Rockfest, San Antonio TX Sun 25 May - Rocklahoma, Pryor OK
ON SALE NOW from http://twelvefootninja.com/shows
Catch Twelve Foot Ninja on their Australian Troll Burger tour with special guests The Algorithm!
To commemorate the release of the ‘Ain’t That A Bitch’ music video Twelve Foot Ninja have released three new limited edition t-shirts which are available for purchase online. The designs feature ‘The Keyboard Grenade’, ‘Troll Burger’ & ‘Be Kind to One Another’. Only 50 of each style have been printed…. Which one will you be rocking for the Australian wide Troll Burger Tour?
Hit the STORE tab up top to grab yours!
It's been mighty tough keeping this one a secret... but we're stoked to announce our first ever US/Canada tour, and it's a pretty massive one! We will be joining our mates Periphery, Born of Osiris and Dead Letter Circus for 'This Tour Is Personal' in Oct/Nov straight after Euroblast (Oct 12)! Here are the shows we're playing in Nth America:
Oct 14 - Atlanta, GA @ The Masquerade Oct 15 - Tampa, FL @ State Theatre Oct 16 - Mobile, AL @ Alabama Music Box Oct 18 - Ft. Worth, TX @ Tomcats Oct 19 - San Antonio, TX @ White Rabbit Oct 20 - Houston, TX @ Fitzgerald's Oct 23 - Phoenix, AZ @ Martini Ranch Oct 24 - Los Angeles, CA @ The Roxy Oct 25 - San Diego, CA @ Soma Oct 26 - Santa Ana, CA @ The Observatory Oct 27 - San Francisco, CA @ DNA Oct 29 - Seattle, WA @ Studio Seven Oct 30 - Vancouver, BC @ Tom Lee Music Hall (No BoO) Nov 1 - Salt Lake City, UT @ Club Sound Nov 2 - Denver, CO @ Summit Music Hall Nov 4 - Lawrence, KS @ Granada Theatre Nov 7 - Chicago, IL @ Mojoes Nov 8 - Minneapolis, MN @ Cabooze Nov 11 - Toronto, ON @ Opera House (No BoO) Nov 12 - Quebec City, QC @ Dagobert (No BoO) Nov 16 - Worcester, MA @ The Palladium Nov 20 - New York City, NY @ Gramercy Theatre
Ticketing deets coming soon!
In conjunction with our spot at Germany's Euroblast 2013 (headlined by none other than MESHUGGAH!), we're doing a short run of exclusive club shows in Berlin, Hamburg & London. Check out the deets below! GERMANY/UK - 'European Shuriken Tour'
Oct 9 - K17, Berlin DE w. Skyharbor & Ever Forthright Tickets
Oct 10 - Headcrash, Hamburg DE w. Skyharbor & Ever Forthright Tickets
Oct 11 - Camden Barfly, London UK (supports tba) Tickets
Oct 12 - Euroblast Festival, Cologne DE w. Meshuggah, The Ocean, Textures + more Tickets
We're hitting the road in celebration of our new 'gig scrapbook' styled video for the latest single, 'Shuriken'! While the massive production for our crowdfunding-record-breaking video continues, we've decided to put together a video documenting our tour adventures over the past 12 months including the 'Silent Machine Tour', 'Sleepwalker Tour' and the recent 'Demanufacture Tour' (which was fking epic!!). In conjunction with the video, we're stoked to announce the 14-date Australian 'Shuriken Tour' this August-September-October - our last Aussie tour before Euroblast (and some other European & Nth American shows which we'll tell you about soon).
TWELVE FOOT NINJA - 'SHURIKEN TOUR'
Aug 30 - Ferntree Gully Hotel, Ferntree Gully VIC Sep 5 - Coffs Hotel, Coffs Harbour NSW Sep 6 - Tempo Hotel, Brisbane QLD Sep 7 - Parkwood Tavern, Gold Coast QLD Sep 12 - Zierholz UC, Canberra ACT Sep 13 - Waves, Wollongong NSW Sep 14 - Manning Bar, Sydney NSW Sep 19 - Small Ballroom, Newcastle NSW Sep 20 - Entrance Leagues, The Entrance NSW Sep 21 - Mona Vale Hotel, Mona Vale NSW Sep 26 - Prince of Wales, Bunbury WA Sep 27 - Rosemount Hotel, Perth WA Oct 4 - Corner Hotel, Melbourne VIC Oct 5 - Fowlers Live, Adelaide SA
Thanks to our bloody legendary supporters, we've managed to raise $52,600 to make our next video clip!!! This means we've smashed the world record for the highest amount crowdfunded for a stand-alone music video clip, and the hold the new record for reaching the largest Australian music crowfunding target of $45,000 in just 28 days. Massive thanks to the 500 pledgers who made this possible... now we're off to make an epic video clip! Cheers!